Full List of CS:GO Coaching Bug Punishments

Craig Robinson  | 
Rejin CS:GO Ban

Allan "Rejin" Petersen is one of the most high profile bans of the coaching bug scandal.(Photo courtesy StarLadder)

Since late August 2020, several coaches were revealed to have used a spectator bug within the CS:GO client. The first three people were Aleksandr “MechanoGun” Bogatyrev, Ricardo “dead” Sinigaglia, and Nicolai “HUNDEN” Petersen, who received their punishment from ESL and their partners at the end of August. As time went on, more and more people had announced their guilt of using the same bug in the past. In contrast, others were outed by members from across the CS:GO community. Since then, the The Esports Integrity Commission (ESIC) conducted a thorough investigation and delved out 37 bans on September 28th.

The sad part is the list is only going to get bigger as ESIC still has 80% of their footage left un-reviewed. Perhaps some players bans are going to get an even bigger penalty while other coaches are still yet to be caught.

Some esports teams have also announced their own punishment to their coaches. Some players are suspended with a chance to return, as is the case with Casper “ruggah“ Due, while others are working with their organization still without being directly involved with ESIC partnered events, such as Nicholas “guerri” Nogueira. Other organizations have yet to announce a suspension or other statement regarding their staff. The list below contains all 37 CS:GO coaches known and punished so far.

Coach Team when the bug abuse occurred Current Team Ban duration
Aleksandr “MechanoGun” Bogatyrev Hard Legion N/A (Removed from Hard Legion) Now 36 months, was 24 before ESIC’s further investigation
Robert “RobbaN” Dahlström FaZe Clan FaZe Clan (Manager) 5.5 months
Arthur “prd” Resende Neverest RED:.C (suspended) 10 months
Allan “Rejin” Petersen Tricked Esports N/A (Removed from mousesports) 19.8 months
Henrique “rikz” Waku DETONA DETONA
Jasmeet “RoSeY” Gill Nordavind Nordavind (org staff member) 10 months
Casper “ruggah” Due Dignitas OG (suspended, but will return) 3.75 months
Asset “Solaar” Sembiev Syman, K23 K23 (suspended) 10 months
Sergey “starix” Ischuk Na’Vi Hard Legion (suspended) 10 months
Anton “ToH1o” Georgiev ex-Outlaws, Windigo Team Excellency 10 months
Slaava “Twista” Räsänen ENCE (Moved to analyst) 15.75 months
Erik “AKIMOV” Akimov Hard Legion N/A (Removed from Hard Legion) 7.5 months
Arno “AmoZ1K4” Junior Evidence N/A 10 months
Andrey “Andi” Prokhorov Na’Vi Retired 10 months
Alessandro ”Apoka” Maracucci</ Luminosity Gaming, INTZ, BOOM Esports Boom Esports 5.4 months
Alexander “ave” Holdt North Inactive 6 months
Morgan ”B1GGY” Madour Team Heretics Team Heretics (terminated) 7.5 Months
Toftbo “casle” Ardenskjold Maquinas Team Singularity 10 months
Bruno ”bruno” Ono Imperial, paiN paiN Gaming 10
Christian “chrille” Lindberg Epsilon, Red Reserve Galaxy Racer 10 months
Ricardo “dead” Sinigaglia SK Gaming, MiBR M1BR (suspended) 6.5 months
Rodrigo “dinamo” Haro Furious Gaming Recently dropped from 9z Team FEM 10 months
Henrik “FeTiSh” Christensen Heroic Lyngby Vikings 3.75 months
Egor “fuRy” Morin DreamEaters Hard Legion (Manager) 7.5 months
Ivan “F_1N” Kochugov Gambit Youngsters Gambit Youngsters (suspended) 8.75 months
Eliomar ”Glou” Hernandez Freestyle Inactive 10 months
Nicholas ”guerri” Nogueira FURIA FURIA 4 months
Germán “Hellpa” Morath 9z Inactive 10 months
Nicolai “HUNDEN” Petersen Heroic Heroic (suspended) 8 months
Mariusz “Loord” Cybulski Team Kinguin Wisla Kraków 6 months
Sergey “LMBT” Bezhanov HellRaisers, forZe forZe 7.5 months
Mikołaj “miNIr0x” Michałków AGO AGO 3.75 months
Alexey “NooK” Kozlovskiy QB Fire Retired 7.5 months
Milan “Pepik” Gellebra eSuba Team Brute 10 months
Pedro “peu” Lopes W7M W7M 5 months
Faruk “pita” Pita Ninjas in Pyjamas N/A 10 months
Nikolay “pNshr” Paunin SKADE SKADE 3.75 months
Arthur “prd” Resende Neverest RED:.C (suspended) 10 months
Craig Robinson
Craig Robinson
Craig is passionate about two things: History and Gaming. Whilst at university, Craig focused his degree on history and voluntarily wrote about esports on the side. Nowadays, he tends to write about esports whilst enjoying history as a hobby.