As the state of the game dwindles and the player base decreases, it seems that the money cows and power hungry admins have ditched all ethics regarding fair competition. With the recent Russia base drama, where admins said that proven players can cheat*, behind us everyone thought and hoped that it will be the last of such kind in our scene. Unfortunately, a new scandal is unraveling behind the scenes of GT Quake Live Duel Cups. Current situation shows that professional players and community favourites have gained privileges compared to their competitors.

* Challonge bracket and standings & pictures showing the same
** It's ok to cheat if you're popular (c) Nico
*** OW popularity contest