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Blizzard Entertainment Bans Professional Gamer For Pro-Hong Kong Protests

Blizzard Entertainment Bans Professional Gamer For Pro-Hong Kong Protests

American video game developer Blizzard Entertainment banned a professional gamer from its tournaments after he expressed support for the ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Blizzard decided to ban Hong Kong-based professional gamer Chung Ng Wai, who plays under the name “Blitzchung,” after its Asia-Pacific Grandmasters tournament Monday. In his post-game interview, Chung donned a gas mask in support of the Hong Kong protesters and shouted “Liberate Hong Kong. Revolution of our age!”

In response, Blizzard Entertainment announced that Chung had fallen afoul of its rules …

Click here to read the rest of the story at the Washington Free Beacon.

(Reporting by Alex Griswold.)



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