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Last July, esports organisation ESL lifted the lifetime ban on tournament participation from Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players who had been caught cheating or participating in match-fixing schemes. The new sanctions now call for a two-year ban on cheaters and a five-year ban on match fixers, with the potential for longer bans in extreme cases. This week, esports tournament organisation DreamHack joined ESL in implementing the same rule changes and lifting prior lifetime bans.


Early this morning, esports organisation ESL announced a number of changes to its rules regarding cheating, doping, bribery and, most notably, match-fixing. In accordance with these changes, four former players from iBuyPower who were lifetime banned for fixing a match will be allowed to compete in ESL events.


He's not even 20. But over the last few years, Lee "Life" Seung established himself as one of the world's most dominant StarCraft 2 players.

Life found himself in the spotlight for the wrong reasons earlier this year though when he was taken into custody by the Changwon District Prosecutor's Officer. The Zerg player has since been charged for receiving 70 million won for deliberately throwing two KeSPA Cup matches last year.