Blizzard has responded to the controversy regarding Ng Wai “blitzchung” Chung, stating that it will give blitzchung his prize money and will lower his ban from professional Hearthstone play from one year to six months. However, it does not offer an apology or remove all punishments against blitzchung following his support of Hong Kong’s liberation movement.

J. Allen Brack, president of Blizzard Entertainment, wrote a letter to Blizzard’s community to address the event that occurred at last week’s Hearthstone Grandmasters tournament, saying that even though Blizzard will reduce the punishment, “there is a consequence for taking the conversation away from the purpose of the event and disrupting or derailing the broadcast.”

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Source: IGN Video Games All

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