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theScore esports Daily (Oct. 26): TyLoo's captainMo refutes match fixing allegations, kioShiMa reportedly standing in for C9 at BLAST

by Dimitri Pascaluta 20d ago
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TyLoo in-game leader captainMo refutes allegations of match fixing

TyLoo in-game leader Ke "captainMo" Liu has refuted the allegations of match fixing brought against members of the team on Oct. 25 by an anonymous user on Chinese social network Weibo.

The post, made by an anonymous user, contained screenshots of a conversation that allegedly took place between captainMo and a figure in the Chinese CS:GO scene known as Xiao Jin back in 2015.

kioShiMa reportedly standing-in for Cloud9 at BLAST

French player Fabien “kioShiMa” Fiey will stand-in for Cloud9 at the BLAST Pro Series event in Copenhagen, reports VPEsports' neL.

Citing unnamed sources, neL reports that long-time AWPer Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham, who announced his break from professional gaming just over a week ago, will not be returning to the team for the duration of the event, and that kioShiMa will be serving as his replacement.

Fortnite developer gets $1.25 billion from new investor group

Fortnite developer Epic Games has closed a $1.25 billion investment round from a coalition that includes KKR & Co., Vulcan Capital, Kleiner Perkins and esports startup aXiomatic Gaming, according to Bloomberg's Eben Novy-Williams and Christopher Palmeri.

According to Bloomberg, other investors in the $1.25 billion round include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Iconiq Capital and Smash Ventures.

Dimitri Pascaluta is a content creator for theScore esports. You can follow him on Twitter.

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