Spirit Academy file protest in CIS Minor qualifier

Spirit Academy have filed a protest following their defeat in the second round of the open qualifier for the CIS Minor.

Spirit Academy, who are currently ranked 78th in the world, were denied the chance to attend a CIS Minor for the second time in a row after being defeated by FONTAN 16-11 in the Round of 128.

After the match, Spirit Academy approached CEVO, the company in charge of the qualifier, and filed a protest, claiming that two of FONTAN's players, Egor "⁠darkinho⁠" Lobanov and Sergey "SER1Y" Oleynikov are currently barred by FACEIT.

1uke and co were defeated in the second round of the qualifier

Aleksey "⁠1uke⁠" Zimin took to VK.com, Russia's biggest social media platform, to vent his frustration, and provided links to the alleged FACEIT accounts of darkinho and SER1Y (who plays under the alias "fix").

Contacted by HLTV.org, Team Spirit manager Ruslan "Eddieh" Buhryn revealed that CEVO told his team that it could take over 24 hours for them to review this case. Even if FONTAN are disqualified, Spirit Academy will not be able to reclaim their spot in the tournament, which is running on a tight schedule and is already down to just 16 teams - FONTAN being one of them.

darkinho's team, who will take on mimimishki in the Round of 16, are just two wins away from securing a spot at the CIS Minor, which will run later this month, in Bucharest.

In a tweet, Spirit ironically applauded the "excellent choice" to have CEVO run the qualifiers for the CIS Minor, which they described as the "most important tournament of the season".

HLTV.org has reached out to CEVO for comment.

Russia Aleksey '1uke' Zimin
Aleksey '1uke' Zimin
Age:
28
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
623
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.09
Russia Egor 'darkinho' Lobanov
Egor 'darkinho' Lobanov
Age:
24
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
8
KPR:
0.76
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.11
They deserve the win
2017-10-10 11:56
Wow
2017-10-10 11:55
nice bro epic
2017-10-10 11:55
+1
2017-10-10 11:56
vk.com sellout Kappa
2017-10-10 11:57
#6
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CIS SelVoice
typical CIS
2017-10-10 11:56
12 replies
Ahaha, for sure. About 5 years ago me and my friends played some online CS 1.6 tournament (just for fun) and when we won 1uke's team with score like 16:3 they also "filed a protest" and we just got ban without any reason or evidence because someone from his team knew someone from tournament organizers. Unfortunately it's common thing in CIS "scene".
2017-10-10 16:54
11 replies
With the little difference that they got caught cheating by EAC, which is more than just a claim
2017-10-10 19:05
10 replies
I'm not saying FONTAN didn't cheat. But retards like 1uke will always cry about your "cheats" after they lose, no matter if you cheat or not.
2017-10-10 19:13
9 replies
#104
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Russia alexgone
proofs?
2017-10-11 00:21
4 replies
What for?
2017-10-11 00:27
3 replies
#107
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Russia alexgone
1uke's perfomance. a rondom hltv user pretending being a semi-pro with a experience of playing with 1uke 1uke
2017-10-11 00:34
2 replies
? I didn't pretend to anything and I made it clear that we (mix of friends, not even team) played this online tournament just for fun. And I didn't say I played with 1uke, I said I played against him. live-cs.ru/tourney/match/20078/ i.imgur.com/alkubye.png i.imgur.com/ZqXPhd0.png i.imgur.com/W0Nt06k.png i.imgur.com/wCygvm4.png
2017-10-11 01:22
1 reply
#121
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Russia alexgone
chot pizdec realno. sorry za nagon, prosto kogda takoe random chuvak s hltv pishet, zakradivayutsya podozreniya
2017-10-14 10:58
you are the one who cries
2017-10-11 01:22
3 replies
Get lost, kid.
2017-10-11 01:24
2 replies
keep on crying, its free
2017-10-11 01:24
1 reply
you are the one who cries
2017-10-11 01:25
Ez for team yp
2017-10-10 11:56
#8
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United States Globebuster
expected
2017-10-10 11:56
#9
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Norway fen0m
Lul
2017-10-10 11:57
so mad? lul
2017-10-10 11:57
7 replies
With the current cheating epidemic, they should be irritated. More so when they actually have to play against players known for cheating. Not something that should be taken lightly.
2017-10-10 16:17
6 replies
No ofc not,they should punch these guys next lan for sure
2017-10-10 16:17
1 reply
#80
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Luxembourg fowkingell
That's exactly what stevose would do
2017-10-10 16:47
Why they didn't check players BEFORE the match?
2017-10-10 16:51
3 replies
idk, perhaps they just weren't aware of it? Or perhaps they noted fishy plays during their match, and looked into it? Who knows. Cevo - as the event host should have however checked the players competing... Not really the teams job.
2017-10-10 18:26
1 reply
Cry is free then.
2017-10-10 18:31
They did. As i said cevo admins doesnt care about it
2017-10-10 21:33
Trevl has an esea ban : )
2017-10-10 11:58
15 replies
for skinchanger:)
2017-10-10 12:01
14 replies
skinchanger is only an excuse lmao armenian brain belives in everything he's told
2017-10-10 12:33
10 replies
armenian brain? if you fucking poorlak don't know details so stfu and don't talk about his and pashanoj bans
2017-10-10 12:35
9 replies
lets be real if u would get caught cheating, what would you say? yeah i cheated? i arent think thatz you would say skinchanger or Clara lol
2017-10-10 12:37
8 replies
omg why you still mad? bcs he still playing in semi-pro team or what? many people were banned for using schanger (my friends from russia aswell)
2017-10-10 12:39
7 replies
k you are just braindead
2017-10-10 12:41
4 replies
Good arguments pridefangay
2017-10-10 12:41
3 replies
da zabey dolbaeb bez mozgov
2017-10-10 15:14
You're retarded if you think they actually got banned for using a skinchanger LOL
2017-10-10 15:17
not arguing with retards
2017-10-10 15:24
Well some streamers shows that they use skinchanger and they are not banned - you know why - because valve doesn't give a dang about those - just textures Boone else sees
2017-10-10 15:31
1 reply
they are not banned bcs they are not using skinchanger on esea i'm still playing with changer since 2016
2017-10-10 16:55
Who the fuck uses skinchanger lmao only retarded kids would do that, everyone with brain also should be awarw that every non-steam extension to csgo can cause problems
2017-10-10 12:55
2 replies
why not lol? I wrote in support and they answered me that I can use the schanger and faceit aswell befose they add their shitty af anticheat but noone knows about esea that's why so many players was banned many people wrote that I used skinchanger not fucking hacks but the admins don't give a shit about it they put the reason for "cheating"
2017-10-10 13:21
1 reply
Well ur probs a kid then. I am almost certain those players who claim they got banned due to skinchanger only use it as an excuse, because who the fuck cares about skins especially if it only shows for yourself.
2017-10-10 16:07
#14
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Europe skelteR
online qualifiers...cheaters paradise
2017-10-10 11:59
1 reply
#43
sXe | 
Russia Duzzle
cevo is a cheaters paradise. cevo admins are stupid
2017-10-10 13:07
Hmm
2017-10-10 12:00
#16
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Russia calcium20s
omg...
2017-10-10 12:01
team with tr3vl crying haha
2017-10-10 12:02
#19
malta | 
Malta vfXy0
Fucking hypocrites...
2017-10-10 12:05
#20
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Netherlands Polakva
2017-10-10 12:05
#23
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Russia v1p3rrr
Nice organizing cevo and EL Biggest tournament quals on shitty platform with minor in EU, not CIS
2017-10-10 12:10
#24
tr3vl | 
Russia trevl
its a kek : - )
2017-10-10 12:12
#25
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Korea xtkjdtr01
Sad
2017-10-10 12:14
CIS minor in EU lul
2017-10-10 12:23
haha darkinho that nup was always cheating on faceit fkin nup
2017-10-10 12:24
when guys with esea bans making protest vs guys with faceit bans. legit cis minor
2017-10-10 12:40
3 replies
hahaha
2017-10-10 12:51
#45
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Russia Sur10n
Tier 3-5 CIS scene in a nutshell
2017-10-10 13:12
#61
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Hungary Chooselife
That :D
2017-10-10 14:06
#34
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India nicebaitm8
lel why use CEVO which doesn't even have admins in CIS regions.
2017-10-10 12:40
Sore ass loser
2017-10-10 12:45
I get CEVO is shit and these guys shouldn’t have been allowed to play but spirit academy are just being sore losers tbh
2017-10-10 12:51
7 replies
#56
REZ | 
Sweden jackir
so would you be if you lost vs confirmed cheaters
2017-10-10 13:54
6 replies
Esea ban vs facit ban... So, no reason to cry
2017-10-10 14:08
5 replies
#64
REZ | 
Sweden jackir
who cares abt esea m8 its only na that uses it :D
2017-10-10 14:15
4 replies
you dont use cuz you dont have money and you are too bad to play there :p
2017-10-10 19:05
3 replies
#118
REZ | 
Sweden jackir
or it's just garbage?
2017-10-12 17:50
2 replies
yup, you should be :)
2017-10-12 20:52
1 reply
#120
REZ | 
Sweden jackir
you are?
2017-10-13 12:10
>Lose >Bbbbbbut they cheated!!!!!! xDD No they shouldn't be allowed to play, but you lost under the rules fair and square
2017-10-10 13:05
3 replies
#57
REZ | 
Sweden jackir
did the rules include that cheating was fair?
2017-10-10 13:54
2 replies
Idk, that was an old ban, doubt he would try it again. It's fucked in my opinion, but clearly cevo doesn't care so idk
2017-10-10 17:59
1 reply
#101
REZ | 
Sweden jackir
:D
2017-10-10 23:32
>darkinho and SER1Y had been banned from previous Minors thats not true. there was 1 player, who got disqualified on cologne cis minor because of suspicous gamestyle.without any proofs, probably just by other org request. not banned, he was still allowed to play on the next minor and starladder league, and his nickname was efim1337. completely different person, who has no relations with ones mentioned in 1uke's post.
2017-10-10 13:15
#47
jL | 
Lithuania CagXD
Karma boyz x)
2017-10-10 13:15
#48
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Norway Napapijri
cry is free
2017-10-10 13:15
#49
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World Nydhogg
darkinho Banned for cheating 08/01/2017 - 08/01/2019 welp
2017-10-10 13:16
Spirit Academy, who are currently ranked 78th in the world,
2017-10-10 13:23
1 reply
#53
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Switzerland Yabbahh
78 Boys!!!!! XDD
2017-10-10 13:30
#52
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Brazil LaicaBoss
Spirit academy is so bad, loses to a t65 team and want to take the spot by accusing the other team as a cheaters lmao this made my day
2017-10-10 13:28
#58
CEpr | 
Belarus Cerjj
actually, the fact that some of them has been banned on faceit doesn't mean anything. Faceit ban relates only to faceit platform, that's all. If they have been banned by VAC it would be really decent reason to disqual them, but there is no VAC ban so...
2017-10-10 13:59
4 replies
Oh rly. Many pro and normal players were banned on both faceit or esea and didnt recieve vac ban So ur saying stronger anti cheats like faceit ac and esea ac are bad compared to vac?
2017-10-10 14:06
3 replies
#65
CEpr | 
Belarus Cerjj
who are those pros? Could you please share with me and give me some examples.
2017-10-10 14:17
2 replies
naumoff ? he was banned from cis minor and got all of his team Dq'd
2017-10-10 18:48
1 reply
#116
CEpr | 
Belarus Cerjj
he is not even a pro, he was VAC banned on a previous steam account and when admins had found this out he would have been DQ. In addition, I saw that match against k29 (now Nemiga) and his plays were really strange after that admins check him.
2017-10-11 12:52
#66
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Russia Reph
pomashnim blyat
2017-10-10 14:25
#72
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Argentina w33nter
They should had said that before the match (refusing to play) not after losing it. This sounds as crying, even if they are right. FONTAN players should be investigated.
2017-10-10 15:20
1 reply
#110
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Denmark Xipingu
If I were rich, I would bet this is crying 100%. If you really had an issue with this, you wouldn’t wait till the match was done. That’s bullshit.
2017-10-11 01:09
#76
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Sweden lagcats
gl to the team
2017-10-10 16:10
#83
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Estonia mr_abdul
like they would make it to top 16 even xdlele
2017-10-10 17:14
2 replies
VEGA SQUADRON
2017-10-10 17:49
1 reply
#90
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Estonia mr_abdul
yes? They just lost to eco against navi (and the game)
2017-10-10 17:57
#84
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Europe keNLey94
if they couldn't beat them they didn't derserve to move on anyway
2017-10-10 17:21
Wait, fix is cheater??
2017-10-10 17:49
2 replies
diferent one, just same nicks, not one from ua
2017-10-10 17:53
1 reply
Whew
2017-10-10 19:45
Sounds like cevo
2017-10-10 19:11
#103
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Nigeria Asbhdhsbs
Those salty CIS tears...
2017-10-10 23:37
#105
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Russia alexgone
they actually qualified to the cis minor.... this game is done
2017-10-11 00:21
1 reply
#109
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Denmark Xipingu
Well no one says they are cheating now... Albeit it is sad they did not discover the ban.
2017-10-11 01:07
#117
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Norway sparta92
fking cheaters
2017-10-11 22:12
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