In March, which seems so long ago, Riot halted the League of Legends European Championship spring season and all League Championship Series and Academy games, and changed the format of its Spring Finals, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today it announced that the Mid-Season Invitational, the second-biggest tourney on the LoL calendar (behind only the World Championship) will also be canceled.

“The Global League of Legends Esports team has been working hard over the past few months to react to these changes, support our regional leagues as they have successfully pivoted to online competition, and try to preserve our next big international competition, the Mid-Season Invitational. One outcome of this hard work was the decision to delay MSI from May to July with the hope that the crisis would be waning, travel restrictions would come down, and we could deliver an exceptional MSI,” Riot’s global head of LoL esports John Needham wrote.

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