Esports host fired from ‘CS:GO’ Major for allegedly smashing a TV

Esports commentator and host Matthew ‘Sadokist’ Trivett has been fired from a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) match for allegedly smashing a TV.

CS:GO’s Rio Major launched on October 31 and can proceed to November 13.

The 34-year-old took half within the preliminary Challenger’s Stage however was absent from the primary day of the Legends Stage, which began November 5 and a substitute (Anders Blume) was introduced the next day.

Esports organisation ESL then launched a assertion confirming his departure from the CS:GO match.

“We can confirm that an incident took place last night involving Sadokist. As a result of this, Anders has stepped in to commentate for the remainder of the tournament. We have no further comments and would like the focus to remain on the competition.”

Counter-Strike Global Offensive CS:GO on Steam
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Credit: Valve

However, in line with quite a few sources (through Sadokist obtained into a verbal argument and threw an object at a group of individuals filming promotional materials at a lodge which homes all gamers, expertise and stuff throughout the match. A “scuffle” then broke out earlier than Sadokist smashed a TV. Police had been then known as to the scene.

ESL instantly fired Sadokist, requested him to instantly depart the lodge and allegedly booked the primary flight out of Rio for him.

Sadokist beforehand made headlines in 2018 when he stop the ESL Pro League workforce after utilizing a racial slur on a livestream and telling CS:GO character DonHaci to kill himself (through PC Gamer).

Speaking to EpicGames News just lately, Valorant professional Jake ‘Boaster’ Howlett mentioned: “Honestly, I don’t think people can look down on esports anymore. Gaming has grown so much over the past three years, it’s not something that can be clowned upon anymore,” he continued earlier than stating that “in some countries, gamers are top tier celebrities.”

In different information, esports organisation Fnatic has introduced the launch of music label Fnatic Music, and launched the label’s first album.

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