This article originally appeared on ABACUS Esports tournaments can typically draw thousands of spectators into sports arenas, but the coronavirus has forced some of China’s biggest gaming events to either postpone or relocate . But at least one league is still determined to charge ahead: Organizers say they’re moving the King Pro League (KPL) and its Global Tour online. KPL is China’s top professional competition for Tencent’s mobile blockbuster Honor of Kings, known elsewhere as Arena of Valor. Game tournaments already attract huge online audiences, but moving the entire competition online could introduce new challenges. To ensure fairness, for instance, esports computers are typically provided by the contest organizer while tools like mice and keyboards are inspected before the game begins. KPL says it will do its best to overcome difficulties to ensure a fair competition. Amid the Covid-19 outbreak, some esports tournaments have moved matches outside of China. Blizzard’s Overwatch League announced last week that it’s relocating matches from three Chinese cities to Seoul, South Korea. Purchase the China AI Report 2020 brought to you by SCMP Research and enjoy a 20% discount (original price US$400). This 60-page all new intelligence report gives you first-hand insights and analysis into the latest industry developments and intelligence about China AI. Get exclusive access to our webinars for continuous learning, and interact with China AI executives in live Q&A. Offer valid until 31 March 2020.