League of Legends’ 2020 World Championship continues to be taking place in Shanghai

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The League of Legends World Championship logo floats over the Pudong Soccer Stadium in Shanghai

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The 2020 League of Legends World Championship continues to be going to happen — all inside Shanghai, to make sure participant security in the course of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The month-long occasion will begin on Sept. 25 and Finals will shut it out on Oct. 31 at Shanghai’s Pudong Soccer Stadium. Riot Games hasn’t mentioned the place the sooner phases can be held.

The League of Legends World Championship usually entails touring round a bunch nation, visiting many alternative cities as totally different phases happen. The esports workforce at Riot Games is trying to scale back journey this 12 months, because of the coronavirus pandemic. The early phases of the match may also not be performed in entrance of a dwell viewers, focusing as a substitute on a digital viewing expertise. It’s unclear if Riot Games intends to host a dwell viewers for the Finals. We’ve reached out to the developer for extra info.

To make up for the dearth of tour this 12 months, Riot Games is promising to return to China for the 2021 World Championship, with intention to tour. The 2022 World Championship will happen in North America.



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