In September, Valve made a lengthy blog post about “Keeping things competitive” talking about fairness in CS: GO Majors, leagues and importantly, conflict of interest, as teams and players should not have any financial interest in the success of any team that they are competing against in CS: GO esports.
Now, in the latest CS: GO blog post called “Keeping things transparent“, Valve has provided additional details and throughs, specifically aimed towards relationships between teams and tournament organizers in CS: GO Majors. In short, teams and players registering for CS: GO Majors in the 2020 season have to disclose their business relationships with tournament organizers or other participating teams and players.
If teams or do not follow this new rule, they will likely get disqualified from a tournament. This is all to keep things transparent in CS: GO Majors going forward and so there won’t be a distrust in the community. Check out the full explanation from Valve below:
At the time of writing, Valve notes that they do not intend to add any additional rules to the 2020 season except for the one above.
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