Continued with recent events, where he is a professional player hearth Suspended for expressing support for protests in China, Brian Kliber, card collector and tournament commentator, resigned in protest of "incredibly hard" punishment before Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai.
Brian Kibler released a statement today that "will not participate in Grandmasters"Unless" something changes. "
"I certainly did not expect a position in the Hearthstone community to lead me to make sensitive statements about international affairs, but I always saw my strange place as a public figure in games as an opportunity to try to make the world a better place wherever I could, so here we are . "
According to Blizzard. Chung has violated Grandmaster rules since hearth when involved in "any act that, at Blizzard's sole discretion, discredits the public, offends a part or group of the public, or damages Blizzard's image," claims the company, which Chung says "Free Hong Kong, the revolution of our time!" after winning APAC Hearthstone Grandmasters Game While acknowledging that he thinks Blizzard has "correctly determined the punishment for his actions," Kibler goes on to say that punishment "is not something that can be associated with good conscience."
Blizzard's actions, closely linked to the company's trading ambitions in China, were outrageous. Some have called for a boycott of the company's products, The protests of Blizzard employees and Hearthstone competitors followed.
Via: BMK Gaming