| Tags: League of Legends
| Author David Hollingsworth
League of Legends: LCK To Resume on February 5th without Live Audience
Following on from the news that the League of Legends Pro League (LPL) and League of Legends Development League (LDL) will remain on break due to the Coronavirus outbreak in China, the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK), via Riot Games Korea, has confirmed that the LCK will go ahead as planned. However, it won’t feature a live audience.
Riot Games Korea released the following statement on the LCK: “We’re carefully monitoring the current situation and are considering measures so that the tournament can be held safely. In case of any changes, we will notify immediately.”
Riot Games Korea also don’t expect any more issues to impact the LCK’s Spring Split return date (Feb 5th), however, were the situation to worsen, they are prepared to take measures to keep people safe. Providing all is well and the LCK continues, Riot Korea will make preparation to assure the safety of those at the event.
As for the LPL, we’ve had no more updates from the League since the 26th, however, the English language casters have all confirmed that they’ve decided to head back home. As of publishing, they’ve all returned safely to the UK & Ireland with plans to return to China once the situation has been resolved.