The ESL begins random drug testing next month. Intel Extreme Masters, ESL One and ESL ESEA Pro League competitions are going to be doing this regularly.
An ESL spokesperson said.
“In order to maintain the fair play spirit of our sport, ESL has partnered with NADA (Nationale Anti Doping Agentur, located in Bonn, Germany) to help research and determine an anti-PEDs policy that is fair, feasible and respects the privacy of the players, whilst simultaneously providing conclusive testing results.”
“ESL will remain proactive in ensuring all professional players and organisations involved in our competitions will be informed about the current status of this initiative,” the spokesperson continued. “This will include the list of banned substances, the methods of testing, and the disciplinary actions for players caught using PEDs and/or admitting to having used them.”
The ESL is working with the World Anti Doping Agency to get new rules worldwide to create a prevention program. If you are wondering about marijuana you can smoke it just not the day of competition.