Top-ranked League of Legends player is banned from event based on toxic behavior

No, be a dude.
The usual trajectory in professional sports seems to be that no matter how noxious you are as a person, it’s all ignored if you play well enough. League of Legends, on the other hand, has taken a stand; a player by the name of Tarzaned will be kept out of participating in the game’s Scouting Ground event due to failing the standards of behavior set by Riot Games.

The Scouting Ground is meant to be a way for players to find teams and sponsors by displaying their ability in an open venue, and Tarzaned is currently a dedicated jungler rated number one in the North American region. His response to being told that he was not welcome to the event was… well, more or less what you’d expect from someone who got rejected based on behavior. Still, it’s a feather in the cap of Riot Games, enforcing the idea that toxic behavior is unwelcome at all levels of play including the top.

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