requests module (or actually
it) fails to open the CA certificates file.
If you don't want to verify the server's certificate, you can change the
r2 = requests.get('https://www.hitbox.tv/api/chat/servers',
If you care about certificates (and you should), make sure that CA certs
file is bundled with your application. According to the
You can also pass verify the path to a CA_BUNDLE file for private
certs. You can also set the REQUESTS_CA_BUNDLE environment variable.
Requests can also ignore verifying the SSL certificate if you set
verify to False.
See here: http://docs.python-requests.org/en/latest/user/advanced/#ssl-cert-verification