16 March 2020
Valve canceled EPICENTER Major 2020 due to the threat of coronavirus spread
The EPICENTER Major 2020 tournament, which was scheduled to take place on May 2–10 in Moscow, was canceled by the Valve decision. This is due to the global coronavirus pandemic and related logistic problems.
Evgeny Kalganov, Event Director of Epic Esports Events:
"We are very sorry to report this, but the tournament we were all looking forward to has been cancelled. The safety of players, fans and employees is the most important thing for us. Anyone who has already purchased tickets for EPICENTER Major will receive a refund as soon as possible.
We hope that the threat of a pandemic will soon pass, and EPICENTER will again host the best teams in the world.”
The procedure for returning tickets will be announced later.
Epic Esports Events is a tournament operator specializing in hosting international competitions and is the organizer of the EPICENTER tournament series in Dota 2 and CS:GO in Moscow and Saint Petersburg throughout 2016-2019. The award-winning EPICENTER series gather tens of millions of viewers all over the globe, its quality appraised by prestigious awards such as EUBEA, Eventex, MarSpo, BISPO, BEMA and Sport Leaders Awards.