Accusing MYiShinyA of smurfing on Sensei's account.
Note, this is a collaborative effort between me and Tgun. We take full responsibility if this accusation turns out to be unfounded and would hope that you would all trust us not to come to a conclusion on this sort of matter lightly.
In the ACL Online Round 2 that I played today I played one game against Sensei. He did a peculiar build that I recalled having played against a while ago on the North American ladder, but was being performed by MYiShinya. After this game, Sensei forfeit against me and left the tournament abruptly. Being curious I opened up both replays to note the similarities between their builds, and also noticed that their hotkeys were also the same.
For reference, Shinya uses these hotkeys
1: scouting probe/army
4: aditional production
I currently have 2 replays from both me and HuT against shinya on NA ladder and these are the hotkeys he uses. These are the same used against me, Delete and HuT in ACL OR 2. They are all ShinyA's hotkey set up. I have the replays provided.
Piqued, I went to find more Shinya and sensei replays. Fenner supplied me with one from patch 1.4.3 almost a year ago against sensei. Sensei uses these hotkeys
Compare those to recent replays from SEACL 3, Tier 3. Sensei vs Tragic hero where he is still using the same hotkey scheme months afterwards, and very recently. They are also the same replays Sensei uses in ACL OR 1, from these replays against Pezz and DevianT.
The only conclusion that me and Tgun can arrive to is that ShinyA was playing on Sensei's account for the ACL Online Round 2.
ACLPro was made aware of the claims regarding SenSei this afternoon and has been looking into the situation internally. A final verdict will be made as soon as appropriate. The decisions made by ACLPro will not be based on that of the community. However we will consider looking into any further evidence put forward. Due to the serious nature of this, ACLPro will not make a decision until it has considered all options.
Yeah when iaguz initially brought this up with delete and I, we were certainly a little curious. Out of practice and in tier 3 of seacl suddenly beats delete and kingkong and then forfeits. I had 2 shinya reps from about a month ago and opened them up and found out he used the hotkeys mentioned by iaguz above. These were identical to the hotkeys sensei used against delete. Especially considering that shinya has a very unique style that sensei seemingly was replicating it seemed very suspicious. It is sad to see that there was more evidence of him smurfing.
Now I won't say that sensei and shinya are 100% smurfing but at this point it seems very likely and I feel bad for all the players who were knocked out by him, potentially ruining their chances of qualifying for acl.
ACL shouldn't 'work with anyone', information like this should be given to them and then they decide internally. Don't muddy the waters with anyone else, it was an ACL tournament and they have 100% power and should not be influenced.
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