Farming Simulator, the Esport
There are all kinds of variety in the ever growing industry that is Esports and with that we always seem to catch wind of new things. ...
The coronavirus COVID-19 has put whole countries in quarantine and flights are cancelled all over the world. The current situation affects millions of peoples daily life and not even esports can escape the effect of the pandemic. Many big tournaments have already cancelled and most others are working on solutions or decisions. In the list below we have all of the upcoming tournaments in the world of esports and we will update the list as soon as information is available.
Further down in this article you can find more information about each game specifically and relevant information about the decisions that have been made regarding the events.
|CS:GO||IEM Katowice||24/2 - 1/3||Katowice||Played without audience|
|CS:GO||ESL Pro League Season 11||16/3 - 12/4||TBA||Played online||Groupstages played online|
|CS:GO||FLASHPOINT||13/3||Los Angeles||Played||Played in a studio|
|Apex Legends||Global Series Major||13/3 - 15/3||Arlington||Delayed|
|Dota 2||ESL One Los Angeles||15/3 - 22/3||Los Angeles||Delayed||Planning a new date|
|SF5||Capcom Pro Tour||Spring 2020||Several||Cancelled|
|Tekken 7||Tokyo Tekken Masters||4/4 - 5/4||Tokyo, Japan||Delayed|
|Dota 2||ONE Esports Jakarta Inv.||17/4 - 19/4||Jakarta, Indonesia||Delayed||Being played in November|
|Rocket League||Rocket League World Championship||24/4 - 26/4||Texas||Cancelled|
|TwitchCon||TwitchCon Amsterdam||2/5 - 3/5||Amsterdam, Holland||Cancelled|
|LoL||LEC||Spring 2020||Germany||Played Online||Resumed 3/20|
|LoL||Mid-Season Invitational||May||TBA||Cancelled||Moved to 3-19th July|
|LoL||LPL||Spring 2020||China||Played online|
|LoL||LCK||Spring 2020||South Korea||Delayed||Resumed 3/23|
|LoL||LCS||Spring 2020||Frisco||Played Online||Resumed 3/21|
|Overwatch||Overwatch League||Spring 2020||Global||Played online|
|Call of Duty||Call of Duty League||Spring 2020||Global||Played online|
|Hearthstone||Hearthstone Masters Tour||20/3 - 22/3||Los Angeles, USA||Played online|
|PUBG||PUBG Global Series Berlin||30.3 - 12.4||Berlin, Germany||Delayed||New date has not been announced|
|Dota 2||EPICENTER Major||2/5 - 10/5||Moscow, Russia||Cancelled|
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the CSGO scene?
In order to ensure the safety of players, fans and our crew in the current global dynamics, Season 11 of #ESLProLeague will be played entirely online and the finals will be moved from Denver to a studio location.— ESL Counter-Strike (@ESLCS) March 11, 2020
Full details: https://t.co/qBdmv0QjSj pic.twitter.com/rhT6awYDEQ
Our statement regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the safety of our players. pic.twitter.com/KGFTPNrh4b— Flashpoint (@Flashpoint) March 6, 2020
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the DOTA 2 scene?
Due to the concerns surrounding COVID-19, the ONE Esports Dota 2 Jakarta Invitational will be moved and merged with the recently announced ONE Esports Dota 2 Indonesia Invitational this November. The upcoming Indonesia Regional Qualifier will also be played behind closed-doors. pic.twitter.com/7bI7z8fGig— ONE Esports (@oneesportsgg) March 13, 2020
We're sorry to say this, but #EPICENTER Major we were all looking forward to has been canceled due to the increasing danger of the spread of COVID-19.— EPICENTER (@epicentergg) March 16, 2020
The safety of players, fans, staff and everyone involved is the most important thing for us.
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the LoL scene?
An update on the 2020 LCS & Academy Spring Split from Chris Greeley, LCS Commissioner pic.twitter.com/0G7SsoSTOt— LCS (@LCSOfficial) March 17, 2020
The #LEC Returns this Friday!— LEC (@LEC) March 17, 2020
Due to the ongoing developments of the coronavirus pandemic we have decided to play the remainder of the 2020 LEC Spring Split 100% remotely online, with matches resuming Friday, March 20th.
More info: https://t.co/Ewe5oZExfR pic.twitter.com/fZOcS2Zoid
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the CoD scene?
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the Overwatch scene?
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the scene for Apex Legends?
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the scene for Rocket League?
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the scene for Hearthstone?
Upon further review of the coronavirus situation given the broad international nature of our event, we have made the decision to hold Masters Tour Los Angeles entirely online.— Hearthstone Esports (@HSesports) March 6, 2020
More information can be found here: https://t.co/tznP5uaOZC
How is the recent coronavirus outbreak affecting the scene for Street Fighter V?
We've experienced a few changes to the CPT schedule in recent weeks due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. Full list of changes available via the following link:https://t.co/YciaFVFLjo pic.twitter.com/MGaydK9zVX— Capcom Fighters (@CapcomFighters) March 11, 2020
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