The Esports Integrity Fee (ESIC) published the outcome of its investigation into the alleged complicity of a number of Heroic gamers within the CS:GO teaching bug scandal, on 18th Oct 2021. Amidst the 5 accused, the 23-year-old Nikolaj “niko” Kristensen was the one participant who was discovered responsible, following his admission of being concerned within the spectator bug abuse together with Nicolai “HUNDEN” Petersen.
Regardless of being in breach of the ESIC Code of Conduct Articles 2.4.4 and a pair of.4.5, niko was handed a lenient disciplinary punishment as he has ADHD (Consideration Deficit Hyperactivity Dysfunction) and Asperger’s Syndrome. The Danish rifler (through a Twitter thread) got here ahead to discuss each, his private well being and the sanctions levied in opposition to him by the ESIC.
CS:GO rifler niko accepts ESIC’s verdict whereas additionally talking about his private well being
Niko who at the moment performs for OG has served the Danish group Heroic twice, from October 2016 to August 2018, after which once more from April 2020 to February 2021. Throughout this time niko began to belief HUNDEN deeply, which in line with the ESIC and on account of his situation “considerably impacted his means to know proper from mistaken, make value-based selections on his personal, and talk successfully in a standard approach”.
HUNDEN saved fostering this relationship however just for egocentric causes. He exploited that belief at a timing that was handy to him, making niko consider that abusing the spectator bug was no huge deal. Speaking about this specifically niko mentioned that,
Having mentioned that, niko went on to take full accountability for his actions by admitting that regardless of it being a mistake, the function he performed in all of this can’t be denied and all that he can take away from the problem is there’s a lesson to be realized and so forth.
As for his private well being, niko says that it’s one thing he has by no means needed to speak about publicly. All through his life and profession he has realized about each the positives and negatives of his analysis, which incorporates the benefits he receives whereas enjoying CS:GO professionally.
As per ESIC, the next sanction has been handed to niko,
A extreme public reprimand for his behaviour.
A warning as to future conduct with extreme penalties for any future breach of the ESIC Integrity Program.
Necessary attendance at two one-on-one training classes with the ESIC Commissioner of minimal 30 minutes period every.
A minimal 15 minutes check-in with the Commissioner each month for no less than six months to make sure he has understood and is complying with the ESIC Integrity Program and to supply him assist for any points he may be having on this respect.
It will likely be someday earlier than OG may be seen competing in a match as they didn’t qualify for each the PGL Main Stockholm 2021 and BLAST Premier: Fall Finals 2021.
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