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‘League of Legends’ world championship will be held in Shanghai starting in September

The Verge Sunday, 2 August 2020
‘League of Legends’ world championship will be held in Shanghai starting in SeptemberThe League of Legends World Championship 2020 will be held in Shanghai | Riot Games

Even though many esports tournaments this year have been postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, Riot Games announced that it will hold the League of Legends World Championship 2020 in Shanghai from September 25th to October 31st. The finals will be held in Pudong Soccer Stadium. The company says by hosting the event at one site rather than several different sites, they’ll be able to more closely control the show environment.

At present the plans call for early stages of the tournament to have no in-person audiences. The company says it will rely on “local guidelines” to decide whether to allow an in-person audience for the finals. If so, details about tickets and any safety measures that need to be applied will be...
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