Esports Allegations Highlight Valve Anti-Cheating Concerns

Recent allegations of cheating dating back to a CS:GO tournament six years ago illustrate the immaturity of the esports scene and highlight how the game’s publisher, Valve, needs to evolve a more developed stance on matters of integrity, according to a leading esports campaigner.

The mud-slinging came to light last week when a professional player with the IMBA team accused a teammate of utilising wall hacks – cheating to enable them to see otherwise hidden opposition players on their screen – in open competitions that took place in Copenhagen in 2012 and 2013.

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