Krafton Bans Team CannonBoltz From BGIS 2024 The Grind for Breaking Rules

Umesh Borkar
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Krafton Bans Team CannonBoltz from BGIS 2024 The Grind for Breaking Rules

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Krafton has revealed that Team CannonBoltz has been banned from BGIS 2024 The Grind for cheating.
Team CannonBoltz’ points have been equally distributed among the rest of the teams from its group.

The Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2024 The Grind event is ongoing. It is the qualifying event for the BGIS 2024 main event with a mix of 256 seasoned and underdog teams invited to compete within it. 

Krafton recently made a statement on its official Instagram account and revealed that Team CannonBoltz has been banned from BGIS 2024 The Grind event for breaking its rules.

Team CannonBoltz banned from BGIS 2024 The Grind

On 18th April, Krafton released an official statement on its Instagram account and said,“We are committed to maintaining a fair and competitive environment in the Battlegrounds Mobile India Series (BGIS) 2024. It is with regret that we must announce a significant decision affecting the integrity and fairness of the said competition. Team CannonBoltz has been officially banned from participating in BGIS 2024 due to violations of the tournament's Code of Conduct/Ruleset. An investigation confirmed that Team CannonBoltz engaged in activities that directly violated these rules. The specific infractions involved using unauthorized software modifications and collaborating with other players equipped with cheating devices. These actions undermine the sportsmanship, integrity, and fairness that BGIS stands for.”

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“Effective immediately, Team CannonBoltz is disqualified from BGIS 2024, and all their results from the tournament will be nullified. We will also undertake a thorough review to determine if further sanctions are necessary, including potential bans from future events organized by Krafton.”

Krafton also revealed that the points gained by Team Cannonboltz in Week 1 will be distributed equally among the other participants of the group. “Due to the disqualification of Team CannonBoltz, their accumulated total of 28 points will now be redistributed equally among the 15 remaining teams in Group 7. Each team will receive an additional 2 points. This decision is made to maintain the competitive balance within the group and ensure no team is unduly disadvantaged by the exclusion of a competitor.”

Points Redistribution

It has also been revealed that the overall standings of BGIS 2024 The Grind event have been updated to give every team a fair chance. “The seedings for the upcoming matches will be revised to reflect these new point totals. This re-seeding aims to ensure that all teams have equitable conditions for competition based on the updated standings. We urge all teams to review their new standings and prepare for their matches accordingly. The integrity of the competition is paramount, and we believe these adjustments will help preserve the competitive nature of our tournament. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. We appreciate your commitment to fair play and sportsmanship. Best of luck to all teams as we continue with BGIS 2024.”

Seedings update

BGIS 2024 The Grind Week 1 Group 7 updated Points Table:

So far, upcoming teams have dominated BGIS 2024 The Grind. A few seasoned squads like Gods Reign and Gujarat Tigers have not been able to show consistent performances and now have only 3 matches each in order to grab a spot in the top 64 of The Grind event.


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Umesh is a passionate gamer having experience in a variety of mobile and PC gaming titles. Having played his fare share of games has allowed him to express his thoughts with ease. His present focus is on the Indian region.