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Valve condemns racist behaviour of pro players during DOTA 2 matches

Developer says it will not tolerate racist langue between pro players but puts onus on teams to discipline

Valve has said it will "not tolerate racist language between pro players in any form" after two separate incidents directed at Chinese teams during professional DOTA 2 matches.

Andrei "skem" Ong from Complexity Gaming was formally reprimanded by his team -- receiving the maximum fine -- for a racist comment he made towards Chinese team Royal Never Give Up during the DreamLeague tournament earlier this month.

Just days later, Carlo "Kuku" Palad from TNC Pro Team used the same slur during another match, which resulted in thousands of Chinese players review-bombing DOTA 2 on Steam after Valve failed to take action against either player.