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Dallas Fuel’s OGE suspended for 4 games

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This is the third issue the Fuel have had this month

Dallas Fuel player entering the OWL Arena
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The Dallas Fuel have once again found themselves on the wrong side of Blizzard’s Overwatch League discretion, this time due to the actions of player Son “Oge” Minseok, who has received a four game suspension for account boosting back in the summer of 2017.

Account Boosting is a process in which one player is paid to take over another player’s account and increase the account’s skill rating in competitive play. This action is explicitly forbidden in the Overwatch League’s rules as well as in Blizzard EULA for Overwatch itself. It’s possible that this was a more minor instance of account sharing, since previous players like the Philadelphia Fusion’s Kim “Sado” Su-min was banned for 30 games for boosting. But without knowing the specifics of Blizzard’s rules or their ruling, it’s impossible to say for sure.

This is the third separate disciplinary action taken against the Dallas Fuel in the last month after player, Timo Taimou” Kettunen, who was fined for his use of a homophobic slur on stream, and Felix “xQc” Lengyel was fine and suspended for using emotes in a “racially disparaging manner” in the Overwatch League’s stream chat.