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CoD Champs 2014: SSOF Gaming Disqualified

The Brazilian team was set to compete in a pool with OpTic and Epsilon.

CoD Champs 2014: SSOF Gaming Disqualified

A tweet from @MLG_Brasil has revealed that qualified Brazilian team "SSOF Gaming" has been disqualified from the Call of Duty Championship and that the team will not be replaced. According to the Twitlonger, only 31 teams will compete for the $1,000,000 prize pool next weekend.

Here's the roughly translated version (using Google Translate):

Team SSOF Gaming (We Are Brazil) was disqualified from the Call of Duty ® World Championship Tournament. Based on recent investigations, it was discovered that the team broke the Next Rule Classifier Day 23: "Users are prohibited from sharing information about their accounts created on GameBattles with another person for any reason. This includes, but is not limited to, User Names, Passwords, Gamertags, Emails, etc.. If someone else access your account, you may be disqualified and removed from GameBattles. This includes also give your password to others can recover your account from Xbox Live Gamertag. If an account is stolen, the creator of the account is responsible for any lost credit / damage that account. " During the final, someone else has accessed the account from XBL one of the players of the team and played in his place. happened was the last Activision, organizer of the championship, which examined the case and at no time there until the CoD Champs (Top 03/28) decided that there would be how to replace the vacancy. Therefore, the Champs will be held in this 2014 edition with only 31 teams.

SSOF Gaming was placed in Group G with OpTic Gaming, Epsilon eSports and NSP (South Korea). As of now, that pool will consist of three teams instead of four.

Both MLG and Activision have not released an official comment or confirmation yet on the subject.

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