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Blizzard suspends Hearthstone Grandmasters player over pro-Hong Kong democracy support, starts controversy > NAG
Over the weekend, the company made the questionable decision to ban Hearthstone Grandmasters player Ng “Blitzchung” Wai Chung from official tournament play for one year and cancel his $10,000 prize cash for the event, citing an alleged “rule violation”. Chung’s mistake? Having a political opinion. In a video interview at the Asia-Pacific Grandmasters competition in Taiwan, Chung donned a gas mask and shouted “Liberate Hong Kong. Revolution of our age!” in Chinese. The video has since been scrubbed from Blizzard’s …