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LPL week 2 delayed due to coronavirus outbreak

Riot Games has indefinitely postponed week two of the Chinese League of Legends Pro League (LPL) due to the coronavirus outbreak in China.

“We have decided to postpone week 2 of the LPL until we can ensure the safety and health of our players and fans,” the LPL wrote. “To our fans, we sincerely apologize that it has come to this and we will share any and all info as soon as we can.”

LPL on Twitter

We have decided to postpone week 2 of the LPL until we can ensure the safety and health of our players and fans. To our fans, we sincerely apologize that it has come to this and we will share any and all info as soon as we can.

The LPL went on break after week one in celebration of the Chinese New Year and was originally scheduled to return on Feb. 5 for week two. The LPL’s academy league, the League of Legends Development League (LDL), was set to begin after the break but will be delayed alongside the LPL until further notice.

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