In addition, this issue affected all the teams participating in Busan, especially RNG participated in the unanticipated situation of different delays between the two sides. Therefore, from a competitive fairness perspective, we decided to replay all three games with RNG. The replay will end with all other group matches by Sunday, May 15. The first replay is scheduled for tomorrow. We apologize to the players, teams and fans for this, and promise to continue to work with the players, monitor the competition environment, and commit to maintaining the fairness of the competition.
The announcement comes from Alex Francois, the global head of Riot Games event operations. In the previous news, we mentioned that the RNG team participated in this year’s competition in the form of online competitions.MSI, At the same time, in order to ensure the fairness of the competition, Riot will use the network delay tool to control the delay of all teams during the game to about 35ms as much as possible.
Later, the official also released a QA to further explain the problem.