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Esports Arena: Postponements, Cancellations Abound Across Leagues

In competitive gaming: Twitch introduces new esports directory; 'MLB The Show 20' tournament wraps up; and 2019 'Overwatch' League MVP jumps ship for 'VALORANT.'

Esports Arena: Capcom Bans Two ‘Street Fighter’ Pros After “Offensive Statements” Surface

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: 'Overwatch' League unveils new midseason tournament; 'League of Legends' shifts Summer Split start date; and ESL and DreamHack ink exclusivity deal with Twitch.

Esports Arena: Games Done Quick Raises $400K to Aid Coronavirus Efforts

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: 'League of Legends' wraps up Spring Splits tournaments; BMW partners with top esports organizations; and Wayne Gretzky faces off with Alexander Ovechkin in 'NHL 20'…

Esports Arena: ‘Call of Duty’ League Returns With Online Events

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: Riot Games' new first-person shooter 'VALORANT' off to hot start on Twitch; High School Esports League expands globally; and 'Overwatch' pro's contract is terminated…

Esports Arena: 2020 Arc World Tour Events Canceled; Riot Games Debuts New Shooter in Closed Beta

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: Psyonix launches a new online 'Rocket League' tournament.

Esports Arena: Pro NASCAR Drivers Turn to Virtual Races After Coronavirus Cancellations

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: 'Overwatch' League returns with online matches after brief hiatus; 'CounterStrike' Rio de Janeiro tournament postponed to November.

Esports Arena: Leagues Shift to Online Events Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Elsewhere in competitive gaming, a 'Smash Bros.' champion donates a portion of his winnings to event organizers to offset losses amidst outbreak.

Overwatch League Cancels All Events in March and April Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Overwatch League has canceled all events scheduled for March and April amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

Esports Arena: Coronavirus Wreaks Havoc; Jeremy Lin’s Competitive Gaming Org Suspends Operations

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: the Paris Eternal set a new Overwatch League record and competitor Dominique "SonicFox" McLean claims another 'Mortal Kombat' championship.

Esports Arena: New ‘Smash Bros.’ Pro Tour Launches; Coronavirus Impacts Polish ‘CS:GO’ Tournament

Also happening in competitive gaming this week: esports organization T1 makes waves in two different scenes while a major rule change rocks the Overwatch League.

Esports Arena: Coronavirus Derails Multiple Tournaments

The coronavirus outbreak has severely affected multiple esports organizations around the world, with leagues in many different games announcing changes to their schedules due to the growing pandemic…

Esports Arena: ‘Smash Bros.’ Pro Pleads With Nintendo for More Support of Competitive Gaming Community

Elsewhere in competitive gaming: a new revenue-sharing framework for 'Counter-Strike: Global Offensive' competition is approved and the 'Call of Duty' League issues its first major rule change.