The CS:GO Coaching Scandal Continues With New Names
The CS:GO coaching scandal is not yet over. After ESL recently banned 3 coaches, including Aleksandr ‘MechanoGun’ Bogatiryev of Hard Legion Esports, Ricardo ‘dead’ Sinigaglia of MIBR, and Nicolai ‘HUNDEN’ Petersen of Heroic due to the exploitation of CS:GO’s coaching bug, several new coaches appeared guilty from different CS:GO competitions across the globe.
Below is the list of newly-tagged CS:GO coaches involved with the scandal. The CS:GO community is expected to see more names soon.
Erik “AKIMOV” Akimov (Hard Legion; Brazil) – Allegedly exploited the coaching bug in at least one match. AKIMOVE is no longer part of Hard Legion.
Aset “Solaar” Sembiyev (K23; Kazakhstan) – Turned himself in as one of the coaches who exploited the bug in at least one match. Solaar is suspended by K23.
Nicholas “guerri” Nogueira (FURIA; Brazil) – Caught using the bug in two matches. Guerri already posted a video detailing the incident and explaining his side. FURIA has yet to release a statement.
Faruk “pita” Pita (formerly Ninjas in Pyjamas; Bosnia and Herzegovina) – Admitted to exploiting the bug in one match. Ninjas in Pyjamas, his former team, reported no actions so far.
Allan “Rejin” Petersen (mousesports; Denmark) – Confessed to exploiting the bug on four maps and matches under Tricked, his former team. Mousesports suspended Rejin.
Ivan “F_1N” Kochugov (Gambit Youngsters; Russia) – Confessed to exploiting the bug on one map. Gambit suspended Kochugov.
Henrique “rikz” Waku (DETONA; Brazil) – Caught using the bug in a match. Rikz claimed that there was no information passed on. Detona has yet to decide on what to do with Rikz’ actions and statements.
Arthur “prd” Resende (RED Canids; Brazil) – Admitted to using the bug. PRD, however, claimed that no information was passed on. RED Canids suspended PRD after the incident.
Bruno “ellllll” Ono (paiN; Brazil) – Caught using the bug. Ellllll claimed that his action had no interference in the result of the game. Pain Gaming has yet to release its decision.
Pedro “peu” Lopes (W7M; Brazil) – Caught using the bug. Peu, however, claimed that no information was passed on. W7M has yet to release a statement.