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2020 Cancelled Gaming Events, Conferences, and Tournaments

COVID-19 has led the the cancellation or postponement of gaming events around the world. Here's an easy-to-reference list of gaming-specific cancellations to keep you in the know. I've aimed to link directly to the official website or social media announcements so you can easily verify and find more info.

Last updated 3/26/2020

E3 Expo 2020

Game Developers Conference (GDC)

ESL One 2020 Dota 2 Major

ESL One Rio 2020
Postponed / delayed to November 2020

Epicenter Dota 2 Major 2020

South by Southwest (SXSW)

Dreamhack Summer
Postponed / delayed

Dreamhack Masters

Dreamhack Tours

Dreamhack Dallas
Postponed / delayed

Overwatch League (March and April matches)
Cancelled, but might be played online

ESL Pro League Denver 2020
Matches moving to online / finals moved to Europe with no audience

eMLS Cup(Major League Soccer)
Postponed / delayed

League of Legends Rift Rivals

League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI)
Postponed / delayed to July

Smite Pro League Season 7
Postoned / delayed until April 4th, online-only until further notice

Apex Legends Global Series Major 1
Postponed / delayed

FIFA 20 FUT Champions Cup Stage V

FIFA 20 PlayStation Licensed Qualifying Event

FIFA 20 CONMEBOL eLibertadores Online & Live Event

Mortal Kombat Final Kombat 2020
No audience

2020 Pokémon Europe International Championships

Hearthstone Masters Tour Los Angeles
Online only, broadcast cancelled

Flashpoint 1 CS:GO league
No audience (Sweden playoffs cancelled)

League of Legends European Championship (LEC)
Postponed / delayed, moved to online

TEKKEN World Tour 2020 "Norcal Regionals" and "The Mixup" tournament
Removed as official qualifying rounds, with "Mixup" postponed

SOULCALIBUR World Tour 2020 "Final Round" and "The Mixup"
Removed as official qualifying rounds, with "Mixup" postponed

Tokyo TEKKEN Masters Tournament
Postponed / delayed

TwitchCon Amsterdam

Rocket League Season 9 World Championship
Live event cancelled, moved to online

Minecraft Festival
Postponed / delayed until 2021

Copenhagen Games 2020

Insomnia 66

Special thanks to @ZhugeEX for initialy compiling many of these.

Feel free to give me a heads up about any errors, updates, or additional gaming event cancellations that belong on this list.

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