Free Fire has millions of active players and the makers are into growing its eSports now. The new city-based tournament, the Free Fire City Open 2021, was announced by Free Fire India on April 30th.
The FFCO 2021 is in it’s final stages with only two more city finals remaining. In the tournament already many teams has been disqualified including many teams such as Total Gaming. Here in this article we will take a look at the two more disqualified teams from the tournament just before Vizag finals for violating rules.
Free Fire City Open 2021: Two More Teams Disqualified
The officials have disqualified various teams because of rule breaks. Now, in the latest development, Garena has disqualified two teams from the FFCO Vizag Finals for violating rules. Players named Risky, Hotshot, Avd1n03, and Sai from Team Gaming With Dino shared their accounts with Agent 47, Yash, Applee, and MrWinner from Team Appledinoff during the online qualifiers (FFC Mode).
This is a clear breach of the FFCO 2021 rulebook, which states:
Rule 8.3.1: All participants are expected to play at their best at all times within any match of Free Fire in any tournaments conducted by Garena. Offenders who violate this rule will be subject to penalties from light sanction to extraordinary sanction at the sole discretion of Garena officials.
Rule 184.108.40.206 (Smurfing): Using another player or participant’s account
Both these teams, i.e., Gaming with Dino and Appledioff, and their players have received ‘Severe Sanctions,’ resulting in immediate disqualification from the tournament. They will be replaced by the next best team in the region.
Additionally, Team LCG Esports requested officials to forgo their Wildcard Finals slot due to personal reasons. After review, Garena forfeited their space and awarded it to the next best team.
The Vizag Finals is scheduled for this coming Friday, i.e., July 9th, while the Wildcard Finals will occur on July 16th. The Free Fire City Open 2021 is a first-ever city-based tournament with a massive prize pool of ₹60 Lakhs. The event started on June 4th and will conclude with the National Championship on August 15th.
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