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Blizzard Entertainment Bans Esports Player After Pro-Hong Kong Comments

Blizzard Entertainment Bans Esports Player After Pro-Hong Kong Comments

Blizzard Entertainment Bans Esports Player After Pro-Hong Kong Comments

October 8, 2019
PAOLO ZIALCITA

Blizzard Entertainment, the game developer behind hugely popular titles such as World of Warcraft and Overwatch, has banned a professional esports player from competing and taken away his prize money after he expressed support for Hong Kong’s protest movement.

Ng Wai Chung, who lives in Hong Kong and plays under the name Blitzchung, is one of the top players in the Asia-Pacific region for the online card deck game Hearthstone.

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