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Valve Banned Players

From Liquipedia Counter-Strike Wiki


List of players currently and previously banned by Valve and prohibited in taking part in any Valve endorsed events.

Currently Banned by Valve[edit]

Player
Team
League
Type
Start
End
Luminosity GamingLuminosity GamingINTZ eSportsINTZ eSportsBOOM EsportsBOOM Esports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
Team HereticsTeam Heretics
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
Team WildTeam WildpaiN GamingpaiN Gaming
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
Gambit YoungstersGambit Youngsters
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
Hard Legion EsportsHard Legion Esports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
Neverest EsportsNeverest Esports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
Tricked EsportTricked Esport
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
iGame.comiGame.com
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
Permanent
máquinasmáquinas
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
Epsilon EsportsEpsilon EsportsRed ReserveRed Reserve
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
Furious GamingFurious Gaming
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
FURIA EsportsFURIA Esports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
HeroicHeroic
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
Team KinguinTeam KinguinAristocracyAristocracy
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
Syman GamingSyman GamingK23K23
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
ex-Outlawsex-OutlawsWindigo GamingWindigo Gaming
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2023
Hard Legion EsportsHard Legion Esports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
Evidence e-SportsEvidence e-Sports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
SK GamingSK GamingMIBRMIBR
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
FreestyleFreestyle
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
9z Team9z Team
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
Quantum Bellator FireQuantum Bellator Fire
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
eSubaeSuba
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
Ninjas in PyjamasNinjas in Pyjamas
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
following 2nd Major 2022
Vega Squadron AcademyVega Squadron Academy
VAC
Cheating
2020-08-12
2025-08-11
BaclerbiBaclerbi
VAC
Cheating
2020-08-12
Permanent
VAC
Cheating
2019-09-21
2024-09-19
HOLLYWOODHOLLYWOOD
VAC
Cheating
2018-11-01
Permanent
Fierce TigerFierce Tiger
VAC
Cheating
2018-05-19
2023-05-17
VAC
Cheating
2018-03-17
Permanent
VAC
Cheating
2018-01-26
2023-01-26
VAC
Cheating
2017-12-26
2022-12-24
subtLesubtLe
VAC
Cheating
2016-12-23
Permanent
Tempo StormTempo Storm
VAC
Cheating
201?-??-??
202?-??-??
Team NeckBREAKTeam NeckBREAK
VAC
Cheating
2015-05-20
Permanent
VAC
Cheating
2015-05-10
Permanent
ZiomkiZiomki
Match Fixing
2015-02-06
Permanent
Epsilon EsportsEpsilon Esports
Match Fixing
2015-02-06
Permanent
Retired
Match Fixing
2015-02-06
Permanent
Match Fixing
2015-01-26
Permanent
TorquedTorqued
Match Fixing
2015-01-26
Permanent
GXGX
Match Fixing
2015-01-26
Permanent
Epsilon EsportsEpsilon Esports
VAC
Cheating
2014-11-20
Permanent
TitanTitan
VAC
Cheating
2014-11-20
Permanent
ALTERNATE aTTaXALTERNATE aTTaX
VAC
Cheating
2014-11-20
Permanent
Copenhagen WolvesCopenhagen Wolves
VAC
Cheating
2014-10-20
Permanent
Team PropertyTeam Property
VAC
Cheating
2014-10-09
Permanent
NO SIR!NO SIR!
VAC
Cheating
2014-07-03
Permanent
Planetkey DynamicsPlanetkey Dynamics
VAC
Cheating
2014-06-30
Permanent
LemondogsLemondogs
VAC
Cheating
2014-05-27
Permanent
SFTO eSportsSFTO eSports
VAC
Cheating
Unknown
Unknown

Expired Valve Event Bans[edit]

On April 15th, 2021 Valve announced that players whose VAC bans were older than five years would now be eligible to participate in the Major cycle as long their ban was prior to their participation in a Major or Major qualifier. [1]

Player
Team
League
Type
Start
End
NorthNorth
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
DreamEatersDreamEaters
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
W7M GamingW7M Gaming
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
DETONA GamingDETONA Gaming
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
FaZe ClanFaZe Clan
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
NordavindNordavind
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
Natus VincereNatus Vincere
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2022-05-23
VAC
Cheating
2016-11-10
2021-11-10
HeroicHeroic
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2021-11-08
AGO EsportsAGO Esports
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2021-11-08
SKADESKADE
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2021-11-08
Team DignitasTeam Dignitas
Bug Abuse
2021-01-27
2021-11-08
INSINEINSINE
VAC
Cheating
2016-10-16
2021-10-15
huehuehuehue
VAC
Cheating
2016-09-02
2021-08-31
VAC
Cheating
2016-06-10
2021-06-10
VAC
Cheating
2016-05-27
2021-05-26
VAC
Cheating
2016-05-22
2021-05-21
VAC
Cheating
2016-02-15
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2015-??-??
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2015-??-??
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2015-??-??
2021-04-15
Team SiNisterTeam SiNister
VAC
Cheating
2015-07-14
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2015-06-11
2021-04-15
Inactive
VAC
Cheating
2015-05-28
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2015-04-17
2021-04-15
malefiQmalefiQ
VAC
Cheating
2015-04-16
2021-04-15
Vyalie PitoniVyalie Pitoni
VAC
Cheating
2015-02-28
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2014-??-??
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2014-10-28
2021-04-15
GPlay.bgGPlay.bg
VAC
Cheating
2014-10-25
2021-04-15
Team JusTusTeam JusTus
VAC
Cheating
2014-08-14
2021-04-15
Qlimax CrewQlimax Crew
VAC
Cheating
2014-07-01
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2014-07-01
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2014-07-03
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2014-01-01
2021-04-15
DETONA GamingDETONA Gaming
VAC
Cheating
2013-??-??
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2013-12-14
2021-04-15
NBDALENBDALE
VAC
Cheating
2013-10-10
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2013-09-04
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2013-07-25
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
2013-03-24
2021-04-15
VAC
Cheating
201?-??-??
2021-04-15

Overturned Valve Bans[edit]

Player
Team
League
Type
Start
End
FnaticFnatic
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-11-28
2020-12-01
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-10
2020-10-16
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-08
2020-10-16
Huat ZaiHuat Zai
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-08
2020-10-16
Huat ZaiHuat Zai
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-07
2020-10-16
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-04
2020-10-16
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-04
2020-10-16
Big Time Regal GamingBig Time Regal Gaming
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-04
2020-10-16
Lynn Vision GamingLynn Vision Gaming
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2020-10-02
2020-10-16
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2015-03-06
2019-06-25
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2013-05-11
2018-09-06
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2012-12-22
2017-08-22
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2014-08-13
2016-12-04
Cipangu.GOCipangu.GO
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2015-07-18
2016-10-13
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2016-06-22
2016-08-09
OnlineBOTSOnlineBOTS
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2014-12-24
2016-06-18
Platinium eSportPlatinium eSport
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2014-06-??
2015-04-07
against All authorityagainst All authority
VAC
Cheating (False Positive)
2014-06-??
2015-04-07

References[edit]