2020 in esports

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Years in esports

2020 in sports

List of esports events in 2020 (also known as professional gaming). Several events have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and some organizers opted to continue running tournaments remotely through the internet.[1]

Calendar of events[edit]

Tournaments[edit]

Date Game Event Location Winner(s)
January 24 – 26 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020 [2] Leipzig Messe − Leipzig, Germany BIG
February 8 – 9 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare CDL London Homestand [3] Copper Box ArenaLondon, United Kingdom Chicago Huntsmen
February 14 – 16 Rainbow Six Siege Six Invitational [4] Place BellMontreal, Canada SpaceStation Gaming [5]
February 21 – 23 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive DreamHack Open Anaheim 2020 Anaheim Convention CenterCalifornia, United States Gen.G
February 22 – 23 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare CDL Atlanta Homestand [6] Gateway Center ArenaGeorgia, United States Atlanta Faze
March 20–22 iRacing eNASCAR Pro Invitational Series Dixie Vodka 150 Remote venues Denny Hamlin
June 13 – 14 rFactor 2 24 Hours of Le Mans Virtual Remote venues Rebellion Williams Esports
(Louis Deletraz
Raffaele Marciello
Nikodem Wisniewski
Kuba Brzezinski)
[7][8]
September 25 – October 31 League of Legends 2020 League of Legends World Championship Shanghai Media Tech Studio - Shanghai, China

Pudong Football Stadium - Shangai, China (final only)

Damwon Gaming[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Esports keeps the lights on, as COVID-19 shuts down global sports". Deutsche Welle. March 23, 2020.
  2. ^ "DreamHack Open Leipzig what you need to know". Daily Esports. Retrieved January 28, 2020.
  3. ^ "Chicago Huntsmen win CDL London". Dot Esports. Retrieved March 1, 2020.
  4. ^ https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/rainbow-six/siege/news-updates/7GqDMKRQa2V8Dqgbe7RLVg/six-invitational-2020-event-guide. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Six Invitational 2020 - Rainbow Six. Match Schedule, Results, Teams, Tickets". egamersworld.com.
  6. ^ "Atlanta Faze win CDL Atlanta". Dexerto. Retrieved March 1, 2020.
  7. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2020/06/14/sports/autoracing/14reuters-health-coronavirus-lemans-esports.html
  8. ^ "Rebellion Williams win first virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans". June 14, 2020 – via www.reuters.com.
  9. ^ Erzberger, Tyler (October 31, 2020). "DAMWON Gaming win 2020 League of Legends World Championship". ESPN.com. Retrieved October 31, 2020.