|Posted on July 27, 2021 at 5:35 AM|
A VAC ban is the harshest punishment a CS:GOplayer can receive. While the system may not catch cheaters all the time, they're banned for life. For players who are professional, this means that they can again never take part in major tournaments, the most important CS:GO tournaments throughout the year. It is essential to be knowledgeable of most famous cheaters in CS: GO to be able to become a great player.
The most well-known CS:GO ban by the VAC professional players
Simon "smn" Beck
Simon "smn" Simon "smn", is a German professional CS:GO play, was banned by the VAC at the end of 2014. He was part of the German team Team ALTERNATE at that time. In the following years, he joined ALTERNATE aTTaX. He was initially banned from ESEA and was then expelled from VAC.
Though not many are familiar with the name smn the VAC ban has caused quite a stir within the CS:GO community. In a Facebook post that was deleted after the announcement of his ban, the player admitted to cheating and also slammed several other players.
The article triggered a witch hunt that saw fans accuse these players of cheating and searched for videos that appeared suspicious. However, while the initial outrage from the public was serious however, the situation was about to change to the worst.
Hovik "KQLY" Tovmassian
Hovik "KQLY" KQLY, a French CSGO pro, was banned by the VAC within hours of smn's smn. KQLY was a player for Titan, CS:GO's largest team in the time.
KQLY's ban added an enormous amount of fuel for the witch hunt. KQLY was among the players named by Smn. Many took this as a sign that all the players listed were cheating. Professional player know about the Most Famous Cheaters in CS: GO: GO.
KQLY admitted that he used cheats on occasion, but denied that he ever used them professionally.
Nikhil "forsaken" Kumawat
When Nikhil "forsaken" Kumawat was caught running an aimbot on his laptop during the eXTREMESLAND 2018 Finals, it was not the end of his own professional career. He may have single-handedly killed the entire Indian scene in CS:GO.
India was a huge growth market for CS.GO teams in the early days. OpTic Gaming jumped on the chance to sign some of the most promising players India could offer, including those who were resigned.
Forsaken was able to use an aim assist. While playing eXTREMESLAND his computer's virus protection software flagged the cheats, prompting the tournament administrators to look over his computer. Forsaken tried to hide his cheating by using a humorous name for the file: "word.exe".
forsaken has been given forsaken was given a five-year ESIC ban, meaning the player is not allowed to participate in any event, whether Valve-sponsored or not, on top of his VAC ban.
Vinicius "vsm" Moreira
Vinicius "vsm" Moreira is considered to be among the next big names to be a part of the CS:GO video game from Brazil. However, there is one aspect that has kept him back. He was only 13 when he began playing games with matchmaking software. His account was banned by VAC.
The VAC restriction has had a massive impact on his professional career. While big tournament organizers have cleared his name and permitted him to compete in their tournaments, Valve hasn't followed suit.
Joel "emilio" Mako
Being VAC exiled is enough. Being banned during a game, with thousands of viewers watching, is even more egregious.
Joel "emilio" Mako is an ex- Swedish professional player in the CS:GO game. In October of 2014, the team was playing in the Fragbite Masters. During a match against HellRaisers emilio suddenly disconnected the server. To everyone's surprise, an automated message stating that the player was been disconnected because of a VAC ban appeared on the screen.
The initial idea was that the ban was an error. However, as time passed it became evident that the ban was legitimate. His team was disqualified, and HellRaisers received a forfeit win. Emilio denied ever using cheats and tried to clean his name. Again, Valve refused to reconsider.