SC player gets lifetime ban by Overwatch system during tournament

SC team player Alvar "consss" Rämman received a lifetime ban during a match at Telialigaen Fall 2022. The Estonian posted screenshots on his Twitter account stating that the ban was given by the Overwatch system.

consss called the ban a mistake and reached out to popular members of the professional community to draw attention to the situation.

After the ban, consss was unable to take part in the closed qualifiers for CCT Central Europe Series 2. SC faced Young Ninjas and Infinite with a replacement in Markus "Sickta" Jan Martinonis.

CS:GO's Overwatch is an in-game system for assessing and analyzing game demos, which allows the community to detect unscrupulous players. Within this system, complaints about violations of the game's rules, including the use of cheats, are considered, while violators detected by multiple users get their access to matchmaking blocked.