Recently in Moscow hosted an eSports tournament for the game FIFA 19 – Moscow Cyber Cup. The event was memorable not only a huge organizational budget: conduct a cost of 37 million rubles, but the dismissal of the official of the mayoralty of Moscow, who was involved in the organization of the tournament.
As reported 4PDA, the tournament was attended by about fifteen people, and broadcast on Twitch, watched a little more than a hundred.
After conducting a Cyber Cup Moscow General Director of sports and entertainment events of the Moscow sports Committee Alexander polinskiy, left the position which he held. It is a hasty resignation, alas, not officially reported.
However, in light of recent events we can assume that this is directly related to the failed championship FIFA 19.
I left his office. No more comments can not give,
– said the official.
What is known about the official?
Alexander polinskiy, is organizing the largest sporting events since 1992, and from 1999 to 2002 he held the position of General Manager of the national team of Russia on football.
He previously stated that such a large amount was necessary in order “to hold the tournament at a high level.”
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