May 23, 2024

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ESL suspends Russian esports teams and competitions over invasion of Ukraine

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ESL suspends Russian esports teams and competitions over invasion of Ukraine

Main esports operator ESL has declared that “businesses with evident ties to the Russian governing administration, like individuals or organizations underneath alleged or confirmed EU sanctions similar to the [Ukrainian] conflict,” will not be permitted to contend in its Pro League occasions. ESL events set to acquire place inside the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) location, which features Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, have also been suspended.

“We are all shocked and saddened by the Russian invasion into Ukraine and hope for a swift and tranquil resolution,” ESL said in a assertion. “Soon after monitoring the problem, we are now putting an preliminary established of steps in position.

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