MIBR and Yeah controversy as ESL One: Road to Rio give go ahead

MIBR and Yeah controversy as ESL One: Road to Rio give go ahead

MIBR and Yeah controversy as ESL One: Road to Rio give go ahead

Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive eSports teams MIBR and Yeah gaming are free to compete in ESL One: Road to Rio. The decision by Value to let both teams compete has stirred up some controversies as Yeah Gaming are backed by people connected to MIBR.

The current involvement between both organisations include two players being listed as co-founders of Yeah while both being involved with MIBR, the two people that have involvement in both organisations are Epitácio “TACO” de Melo and Ricardo “dead” Sinigaglia, TACO is currently playing for MIBR and dead is currently the coach of the team having replaced Wilton “zews” Prado in late march. With an old player for MIBR, Marcelo “coldzera” David, now competing for FaZe Clan, both zews and coldzera are also said to be involved with Yeah Gaming. The organisers of ESL One: Road to Rio have given their endorsement of the relationship between the two organisations and have given both teams the go ahead to compete.

The documents obtained by HLTV, the organisers of ESL One: Road to Rio did not try to hide or cover up the financial relationships between the two, within the documents an annual fee was even given to the Immortals Gaming club, the parent company of Yeah. On Yeah’s website there is a section that mentions MIBR.

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