gokushima receives 2-year ban from ESIC for match-fixing

The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) has completed an investigation into Russian esports athlete Erkhan "gokushima" Bagynanov's involvement in match-fixing activities, finding him guilty. The corresponding press release was published on ESIC's official website.

Based on the investigation carried out, Bagynanov was banned from participating in tournaments from the organizers who collaborate with ESIC for a period of two years. The player will be unbanned on March 26, 2026.

The press release states that gokushima participated in fixed matches as well as placed bets on his team. Moreover, the esports athlete is accused of concealing all the facts and circumstances of violating the ESIC Code.

Earlier, insider Alexey "OverDrive" Birukov told about the Commission’s decision to ban FORZE's former player. According to him, he played 80 fixed matches, earning over $100,000, with the estimated amount reaching $300,000-400,000.

Origin: esic.gg