Omega Esports has announced that the ban recently imposed on the organization over Valve’s match-fixing allegations has been lifted. Omega Esports revealed that they have conducted an internal investigation and contacted the organizers of the Dota Pro Circuit (DPC) 2021-22 Tour 1 (Winter Tour). Now unbanned, Omega Esports will be able to compete in the next Tournament (Spring Tour) of the DPC 2021-22 and any other Valve-sponsored events. At the time of this writing, Shenal “ABDaniel, a Dota 2 analyst, is the only member left on Omega Esports’ Dota 2 team.
Omega Esports’ Call for Unblocking Has Been Accepted by Valve
“Valve representatives have accepted our appeal to lift the ban on our organization and have allowed us to participate in the DOTA Pro Circuit Spring Season and other Valve-sponsored events.” Omega Esports announced.
On November 23, 2021, Beyond the Summit, the organizer of the DPC Southeast Asian (SEA) tournaments from 2021 to 22 announced that a number of former and current Omega Esports members (Prince, Piolz, Van, Hiro, Zenki and CTY) have been banned by Valve. to fix the match. At moment later, Omega Esports released a statement that the tournament’s organizers had not sent it an official copy of the ban. Omega Esports also said that they do not accept match fixing and that they will investigate the matter.
Although the organization has been banned, players involved in the Dota 2 match-fixing case are still banned. Omega Esports announced that they have terminated their contract with Chris”CTY“Ian Francis Maldo, Dota 2 Coach, and Prince Players”Prince“Daculan and Ryniel Keit”Zenki“Calvez. These three members are among the six that have been banned.
Patt”Piolz“Piolo Dela Cruz, Van Jerico”Valve“Manalaysay, and Dave”Hiro“Hiro Miyata are three other players who have been banned.
In its statement, Omega Esports also mentioned that they will strengthen their internal processes to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future. Neither Omega Esports nor Valve have publicly shared evidence regarding this matter.
Liew”Eren“Jun Jie, Ramzi”Ramz“Bayhaki and Lee”Forex“Sang-don was a member of Omega Esports when the ban was announced, having only joined the team three days earlier. All three left the team after that. Analyst AB, who previously worked for the team. organizations such as WG.Unity, Tigers, BOOM Esports and Signify, also joined the team three days before the ban was announced.AB continues to be a member of Omega Esports.None of these four have been charged. match-fixing and it remains to be seen whether they will be accepted or not, again competing for the 2021-22 DPC.
The position of Division 1 of Omega Esports was given to BOOM Esports for the Winter Tour. As a result, Omega Esports will likely have to participate in the open qualifiers during the Spring Split to rejoin the DPC.
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