DPC Tour 2's match featuring Nigma and Gladiators was planned to kick off March 22. However, as the players on Nigma side tested positive for COVID-19, the match was postponed by DPC. The rescheduling of this match has made many fans and critics ponder over the rules of the whole season.
Previously, a similar situation between Nigma Galaxy SEA and BOOM Esports ended up in a very different manned. The latter had to forfeit their match due to electricity issues in the city. Esports faces like Kyle "Kyle" Freedman, Ben "Noxville" Steenhuisen and Melchior "Seleri" Hillenkamp have spoken on that matter, trying to point out the unfair approach of the organizers:
Abed "Abed" Azel L. Yusop from EG also couldn't stay silent over the matter:
The key point here is the fact that similar situations tend to end differently depending on the team that ended up missing the game. Nigma's led by one of the scene's most decorated captains Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi, who's been playing the game for years. Their SEA roster consists of younger stars, and it seems that they were not able to convince the orgs to rechedule the match.
Problem's made harder by the fact that all the regional DPC leagues are organized by different companies. Some rules are shared between the leagues, while others are made up by the orgs. However, for the sake of competitive integrity is is surely needed to create the common rulebook to follow. Situations like this one help the devs to see the problems. Hopefully, soon we'll see some announcements concerning the matter.