The Overwatch League has postponed its scheduled matches in Seoul amid reports that Asia’s virus outbreak is spreading in South Korea.
The league previously postponed matches scheduled for three cities in China this month and rescheduled them for March in Seoul due to the COVID-19 illness. Those matches, along with previously scheduled home dates for the Seoul Dynasty, have now been postponed.
“In order to protect the health and safety of our players, fans, & staff, we are canceling plans to host OWL 2020 matches in South Korea in Weeks 5, 6, and 7, including the Seoul Dynasty home event. We’ll share more info about when and where matches will take place at a later,” Overwatch League said in a statement.
This is the first year for OWL’s unprecedented global schedule including host matches for its 20 city-based franchises in Asia, North America and Europe.