In the past few days, if you followed the latest news, a exploit su Sword and Shield Pokémon which is gradually ruining the competitive scene of the two titles. In short, it allows the losers to cancel the clashes, so that these do not suffer penalties and the winners do not receive any prize. In the meantime that the developers are working on a solution, The Pokémon Company has unearthed the hatchet and is starting to take serious measures.
Given that the exploit is based on disconnection from online games, the company has now promised temporary and permanent bans from the game for those who abandon battles too frequently. Obviously this refers to the use of this specific bug, so you don't have to worry about being punished if your connection makes tantrums.
While waiting for this method to be completely removed from Pokémon Sword and Shield, we can at least count on the Pokémon Company's iron fist to finally return to enjoy the competitive.