HitmaN ban stuns Dynamo

Dynamo's matches in ESEA Invite have been overtuned after Dallas "HitmaN" Micks was caught cheating.

The North American community woke up on Sunday to the news that Dynamo, one of the top teams in the continent, had seen all of their matches overturned after one of their players, Dallas "HitmaN" Micks, had been caught cheating.

Dynamo were sitting third in the league, with a 5-4 record, and looked like a serious candidate to reach the LAN finals after defeating teams like United5, complexity and Frost Gaming.

At first, it was thought that Dynamo would be marked dead in the league, but ESEA has now made it clear that the Canadian team will still be able to play out the remainder of the competition.

"All of our members were completely unaware of this as we have attended lans with him and did notice anything that was worth questioning online,” Damien "daps" Steele told HLTV.org.

"We would like to take this time to apologize to our fans and supporters as well as anyone that may have been negatively affected by HitmaN. Being in the position that we were makes this even sting more as we were sitting comfortably in 3rd place of ESEA-Invite. 

"All of our matches that have already been played will be forfeited regardless of whether HitmaN cheated in those specific matches or not.

"ESEA has allowed us to continue in Invite for the remainder of the season with an 0-9 record with the best possible outcome being a 7-9 finish which has an extremely low chance of making the lan event at the end of the season."

Meanwhile, Dynamo have confirmed that they are in the market for two new players to replace not only Micks but also Cory "STATUTORY_APE" Bate, who has joined Power Players Club.

Dynamo currently have the following players:

Canada Damien "daps" Steele
Canada Michael "miKnutty" Vitaterna
Canada Darren "snk" Cooper
2013-11-19 15:10
Cheetos xD
2013-11-19 16:27
2013-11-19 15:11
Hitman Absolution sucks obviously and he just was frustrated and took it all out at CS:GO. Nothing more to add here. Be real..
2013-11-19 15:12
Absoultion is bad?
2013-11-19 15:35
Blood Money was much more exciting.
2013-11-19 15:53
2013-11-19 15:12
ESEA bans without proof because they don't want to admit their anti cheat is garbage BOYCOTT ESEA
2013-11-19 15:12
As an old teammate of his, plenty of proof.
2013-11-19 15:17
2013-11-19 15:40
speculative proof or hard proof?
2013-11-19 15:41
The jokes he made the last 2 yrs, the way he denied it last night on mumble, some say the videos, but for me....him having 2 friends join our old team who both got cheating bans months before him. I also don't think you randomly get picked out of a hat to get a vac ban then a ESEA ban months later.
2013-11-19 16:12
I'm just speculative of ANY ESEA BAN because of the wrongful way that me and i know several other players have been i dont know the guy, never watched a demo of this guy so i honestly have no idea
2013-11-19 16:14
so be quiet then.
2013-11-19 18:45
.. why are you even commenting then.. he has the highest percentage of smoke headshots in a high level of play... go to hos youtube. All bullshit
2013-11-19 19:14
honestly just tryin to get the word out that even if he does/did cheat ESEA still may have no hard proof if a high level player gets banned from the community its my opinion that the community should know what he did wrong
2013-11-19 19:18
hey bud... can you speak English?
2013-11-20 14:37
What match was he caught cheating in?
2013-11-19 15:15
if it's ESEA it's worth questioning if it's even a legitimate ban
2013-11-19 15:16
I know that's why i'm asking :D Any idea which game it was?
2013-11-19 15:31
2013-11-19 17:27
? hi
2013-11-19 17:28
all games
2013-11-19 17:58
Hi m8 hows you
2013-11-19 18:06
good men
2013-11-19 19:51
is his face in real life
2013-11-19 20:20
Really omg
2013-11-19 20:57
Let me guess, you are a caught cheater?
2013-11-19 21:13
i'm not the only one whose been falsely banned
2013-11-19 21:34
falsely :D
2013-11-21 10:02
"falsely" *rolls eyes* :D
2013-11-21 20:22
Can you shut the fuck up, kiddo. You're literally responding to every comment in here you trash can.
2013-11-19 23:54
he probably wasnt, since esea is fucking trash.
2013-11-19 15:56
Finland 6294 
2013-11-19 15:16
Georgia Fatal Fighter 
Thinking I cheat wont make you a better player :D
2013-11-19 15:18
Whether he is cheating or not (i don´t know that and i don´t care) that statement is kind of true. I see lots of people that claim others are cheating and just stop trying to beat them.
2013-11-19 16:25
Great team, so sad that one dickhead fucked it up. miknutty should also leave a sinking ship like ape and play without headache.
2013-11-19 15:18
cyx | 
Chile FEL1PPE! 
fucking cheats
2013-11-19 15:19
2013-11-19 15:19
ESEA? Oh well could be another false accusation and they won't give out the proof like they always have
2013-11-19 15:20
THANK YOU +100000000000000
2013-11-19 15:41
2013-11-19 18:30
please provide a basis for your claim
2013-11-19 18:46
idk about HitmaN but "vEz and wyrm" legends in NA, were so blatants...so, online bro, means nothing! want a real proof? They need to show some LAN skills
2013-11-19 20:21
please have more NA lans if there's one close to me i'd gladly go to it and burst onto the scene ;)
2013-11-19 20:39
Your all over this thread being an idiot. Yes ESEA's cheat client is over-blown. BUT people who KNOW the person as a teammate are telling you he isn't legit and your still talking. Make a thread about your own ban if that's what this is about and don't defend clowns unless you are one as well.
2013-11-19 22:11
the original comment was "ESEA? Oh well could be another false accusation and they won't give out the proof like they always have" they won't give out proof is the problem, not about defending hitman or anyone else
2013-11-19 22:33
Well get used to this. USB hacks are not detectable first of all. If you watched their nuke match you would have thought what everyone in twitch thought. THAT DAPS was fearlessly walling and hard angling corners only when they were occupied. ESEA reviewed their matches and banned a caught former cheater instead of the real culprit since getting the absolute solid proof was impossible. And what person would use detectable hack in esea-i simply taking their chances. BTW he said on stream"i'll go back to playing online and there WILL BE OTHER HITMANS". What do you take that to mean?
2013-11-20 22:21
all of your previous posts.
2013-11-20 14:41
ye i knew it. fucking cunt
2013-11-19 15:21
World ruyy 
put him in jail, NOW!
2013-11-19 15:24
Finland teco 
2013-11-19 16:32
rip dynamo
2013-11-19 15:25
Sorry but tbh there had to be someone in his team who knew. youtube.com/watch?v=9vZl4nh9ZZE youtube.com/watch?v=1XRvkSKvjQs REALLY? If not he has the most insane game sense ever.
2013-11-19 15:26
Denmark jjh 
lol, ofc everyone in team knew but who will say 'yes we knew that he was cheating and havend done shit about it'?
2013-11-19 15:31
pretty sus, weird for anyone to have played with him that long and not asked the question. That being said tho the guy has decent enough mechanics, I could see him being a decent player without cheats.
2013-11-19 15:34
Nothing there is 100% cheats, pls. Some people just have a dodgy playstyle cause they take stupid chances like prefiring through smoke. It has to work sometimes, doesn't it?
2013-11-19 15:38
its so easy to put on xray and say OMG SUCH A CHEATER HOW DID HE KNOW?!? without the context of the rounds, hell you'd even need the voice comms to properly determine if he was or not
2013-11-19 15:48
Exactly. Even without voice comms those youtube links don't show any cheats. It's bs.
2013-11-19 16:00
You're the guy that got banned ? cause you seems really fucking mad in all comments you have posted
2013-11-19 16:03
i got banned from ESEA for cheating after not playing for two months... however it was around the time of the bitcoin scandal and i was very active on the forums about it i know ESEA bans without proof (not speaking for or against hitman i dont know him) that's a fact, and any hope i ever had of competing at a high level in CS is totally ruined because ESEA is our only option here in NA it's just really unfortunate that the service is so corrupt and bias
2013-11-19 16:12
Well ya, the thing you said about NA and CS is awful tbh. They should fix it .
2013-11-19 16:19
so if i seem upset i apologize, but they have destroyed my reputation and ruined any chance of me ever seriously competing in the game I've loved for the last 10 years almost 3000 hours of practice (between 1.6, css and CSGO) and ESEA gives me a cheating ban without any proof whatsoever
2013-11-19 16:30
3k hours isnt that much tbh, but i get your point.
2013-11-19 16:39
3k hours is all i could guess lol, none of my source hours show in my steam profile and i know i have over 800 at least
2013-11-19 16:47
Like i said, i get your point but its still not much over 3 games.
2013-11-19 16:57
Finland FRGVN 
well as he said 3k is just the record he has.. Ive prolly got like 10k hrs on cs franchise but theres 2,5k on this account on record atm
2013-11-19 20:36
Scrolling down and all I see is your comments.. why you so butthurt?
2013-11-19 17:08
i have nothing other than MM and ALTpug to play for absolutely no reason
2013-11-19 19:31
Get a new account start all over? Yeah your steam digits may be high but you still have your skill.
2013-11-19 19:48
then i risk "ban evasion" and that could possibly double the time of the ban (covering both accounts)
2013-11-19 19:52
Nobody will have to know its you
2013-11-19 20:19
Holy crap that's bad.
2013-11-19 16:21
World mhk- 
This guy is hilarious!
2013-11-19 16:15
1mpala | 
Ukraine he-he  
DallasIsHitman5 months ago in reply to XTS Strey Only vacced once, But my cheats get through esea quite easily. LOL
2013-11-19 17:04
I don't think many people have seen that lol
2013-11-19 20:32
These videos show nothing man. The last ace on inferno, come on? He got two kills banana because they just ran up to him and the last three kills on the B spot, come on, I could have done that… Just listen, come around the corner pre firing and thats it. Maybe he is cheating, but these videos don't show it.
2013-11-19 18:53
2013-11-19 20:08
Denmark jjh 
2013-11-19 15:27
without ape the team won't be very good anyways
2013-11-19 15:27
i got it
2013-11-19 15:33
no more cheating bitch bb
2013-11-19 15:37
Romania blg- 
Cheat to win, like a fucking man! :)
2013-11-19 15:39
this is what what csgo community needs -_-
2013-11-19 15:39
HitmaN cheated in Bf3 as well. Only retards cheat in retard games xD
2013-11-19 15:43
Oh so cheating in counter strike is still a better thing than cheating in an other game ?Cheating is lame anyways.
2013-11-19 15:48
Not better. More logical. As you can achieve more in CS:GO, the incentive is higher. Of course cheating in itself is illogical, purposeless, unfair, disrespectful and very very lame indeed.
2013-11-19 23:32
Morocco razoR2k 
Hitman's deagle is so accurate ! i mean the bald hitman.
2013-11-19 15:47
hitmain sucks
2013-11-19 15:51
2013-11-19 15:53
vac banned aswell isnt he now ?
2013-11-19 16:03
United Kingdom jMz86 
Cory "STATUTORY_APE" Bate missed a great opportunity here. His Alias should be "Master". Cory "Master" Bate.
2013-11-19 16:04
2013-11-19 16:11
United Kingdom jMz86 
You know you love it Patrick Stewart :P
2013-11-19 16:13
I love statutory rape more than masturbate hahah!!!
2013-11-20 15:36
United Kingdom jMz86 
I see what you did there you naughty little man haha
2013-11-20 16:07
2013-11-19 21:18
So no one even thought he could be cheating, yet no one is defending him!
2013-11-19 16:15
organner.pl or x22.com ? hahahaha
2013-11-19 16:30
Finland teco 
Funny how some retards are still defending him, hahaha.
2013-11-19 16:35
Thinking I cheat wont make you a better player. (c) HitmaN
2013-11-19 16:49
If this is true then it's disgusting how his team-mates did nothing about it and then claimed innocence... If cs:go is to become a big and respected game, not a joke like CoD or similar, it has to lose this image of angry teenagers hacking to make up for lack of skill and not being able to handle a defeat.
2013-11-19 16:58
bring back stevenson , blackpanther and lari
2013-11-19 16:59
dRiim | 
Finland dRiim 
dodgy but not bannable... needs more than youtube-videos (a bit sceptical about these after the colon-incident)
2013-11-19 17:05
The ban is from their Anti-Cheat, not from youtube videos. ESEA admins/owners know what it is, but they probably don't want to share it because it will help others beat their system. I know the ESEA client does take occasional screenshots, what else I dont know...
2013-11-19 17:19
dRiim | 
Finland dRiim 
yeah, talking only about the clip (that clips only are not enough). Screenshots are another thing though :)
2013-11-19 17:31
chrisJ's brother
2013-11-19 17:07
He came from BF3, not 1.6 or CSS, was named Hitman, and he had VAC bans before he joined Dynamo. LOL Dynamo is dead. Once your team gets associated with a cheater, its over. Statutory_Ape was probably their best player skill wise.
2013-11-19 17:12
+1 even happened when mosbeck left curse. And he was never officially caught. Though now it seems like the he may have been help his fellow cnuks.
2013-11-19 22:14
2013-11-19 17:12
ooo fuckin hell
2013-11-19 17:17
The real question is: "How was he so bad even though he was cheating?"
2013-11-19 17:19
Estonia looodi 
its even harder to cheat, just beacuse it take alot of your skill to hide your cheat one cannot just run around and hs throug walls...
2013-11-19 17:39
this +universe!!!!!! people think that if u are cheating u have to be so obvious, but people like HitmaN, vEz, and wyrm. They were so fcking bad at this game and the pressure made them use the fcking cheat, even trying to hide there is always something "special" with 0 logic
2013-11-19 20:38
nooooooob !
2013-11-19 17:33
Europe eler 
stupid cunt
2013-11-19 17:39
I kinda agree on ESEA or any other league for that matter, not showing evidence of bans (being screenshots, client logs, whatever) to the general audience as that might lead to some speculations on how things work behind the scenes and some shady stuff might be developed to bypass clients, avoiding detection, stopping it from working properly basically, etc. If they banned someone, they probably had reasons to do so, being via anticheat detection or manual ban (demo analysis) or not, just my two cents...
2013-11-19 17:43
esea is retarded, they never state or show proof the cheating reason for their bans... slemmy was banned twice and got unbanned both times without any statement from esea and left the community wanting answers.
2013-11-19 17:46
unban = called money, we all know that! bye
2013-11-19 20:40
I knew this bitch was hacking, when I was playing with him on the netcode server he was soo sketchy.
2013-11-19 17:48
why o why? the eternal question just learn to play cs kids its so much more rewarding when you effortlessly own players just by your experience, this cheating gives 0 satisfaction, and if it does, then your brain is fucked up
2013-11-19 17:48
I'm sure he's the only one in ESEA or Europe...
2013-11-19 17:52
kidding me?
2013-11-19 18:08
proof please and not yt videos with xray
2013-11-19 18:02
inb4 UBAR!
2013-11-19 18:09
ESEA just mad that orgranner bypasses their anti-cheat client.
2013-11-19 18:11
the best possible outcome being 7-9 Good luck there mates!
2013-11-19 18:14
2013-11-19 18:15
Dosia | 
Russia cann0n 
i supposed hes cheating periodly but +1 lpkane and ESEA now going to garbage !
2013-11-19 18:35
Europe chespiZ 
its funny these american/canadians are racist and talk shit "WE ARE THE BEST" esea/mm and they r cheating w000a
2013-11-19 18:38
lol it was obviously for anyone. It's a kid... a virgin kid without life ! without girlfriend and friends. All day on CS !! trying to be someone in this world but he can't. You don't need a high IQ to realize this.... look how his message are. Dunno in other country but in Romania we had same problems in PGL with guys who swear that they never use Cheats or so. Acting like emokids.....
2013-11-19 19:02
Stop prolonging this antisocial nerd's 15 minutes
2013-11-19 19:04
twitch.tv/viral187/b/481026159 the VOD of Warden and OCT calling out hitman, golden VOD
2013-11-19 19:32
lol i watched the whole thing, that was really entertaining...he had some crazy aim in that DM tho.
2013-11-19 21:35
Amazing but in the middle I kind of realized what MAY have happened. Daps may have been the one cheating now but they have hitman on vac ban and since he IS a cheater but neither one was caught on client. MAYBE they would have banned daps but it was more reasonable since they didn't have esea client proof. Ape bailed on the scene which was the smart thing to do mKawper makes himself seem dumb to not get the psychology of the conversation.
2013-11-20 02:19
murica fat and cheaters wut
2013-11-19 19:38
Its CANADA nubcake and Germany is the most talked about cheater country of all, you make Brazil seem legit.
2013-11-20 02:21
VAC banned, ESEA banned, thought to be shady in BF3, plays 2 seasons of CSGO and gets to this level. Kid has the highest hsp through smoke from any pro player.. Yet he does so average on LAN (mostly local) cool kid
2013-11-19 19:53
#riphitman based god
2013-11-19 20:23
Korea ws0 
2013-11-19 22:20
Finland FRGVN 
uhm Id like to see the match on nuke where daps made some unbelievable moves himself.. everyone on twitch chat called him out that match cause it was too much to see with x-ray.. not saying he hacked but hitman mightve told em shit :S
2013-11-19 20:27
Edward | 
Canada k1st 
hitman is bad anyways
2013-11-19 20:28
Norway duffz00r 
Got what he deserved! how cute..
2013-11-19 20:28
2013-11-19 20:41
Who ?
2013-11-19 20:42
hah knew it. your a fkn scumbag
2013-11-19 20:59
2013-11-19 21:42
epic ^^
2013-11-21 02:10
2013-11-21 02:42
Good for summit watched that match on cashe or w/e but I only remember ape and mkawper doing work. I'm sure he'll land in another retarded top team when his ban wears off. cough* mosbeck *cough Edit:The above commentor is correct it was on nuke vs. summit's team. Daps was one manning T like you've never seen picking apart two man stacks like eating fileted trout. Spineless.
2013-11-19 22:22
esea doesn't provide proof because they don't want people to know exactly how the client catches people, that would just make it easier to build a cheat against it. people will always deny cheating after being banned for it. this is no exception
2013-11-19 23:23
United Kingdom jMz86 
I wonder how trust worthy Valve would be with it, because if it works as good as they say it does, surely they would pass the information on to Valve and have it implemented in VAC. Inb4 it's Esea's own version of Overwatch :P haha**
2013-11-20 16:10
United Kingdom smoggy:. 
pfft...play hard go pro!
2013-11-20 07:39
I played with him in MM and i felt very awesome to be killed by a pro player but now, i'm angry . RIP
2013-11-20 19:39
2013-11-21 00:31
bad news from usa!
2013-11-21 18:24
recently i read how esea client works (full administrative access, taking screenshots, tracking mouse movement and more) so there very low probability that they are wrong
2013-11-21 18:50
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