The Overwatch League 2020 matches that were due to be held in South Korea in weeks five, six, and seven have been cancelled. This includes the home event for Seoul Dynasty, South Korea’s Overwatch League team.
The Overwatch League Twitter page announced the decision today, saying that it was done “in order to protect the health & safety of our players, fans, & staff”. A few hours before the announcement, ChannelNewsAsia wrote that South Korea had reported 161 new coronavirus cases, making the country the world’s largest total outside of China with 763 cases.
We’ll share more info about when and where matches will take place at a later.
— Overwatch League (@overwatchleague) February 24, 2020
The new location and dates for the cancelled Overwatch League 2020 matches will be announced in a future date.