The final major DPC 2019-20 is now officially announced as ”cancelled”. The event was bound to happen from 20th to 28th of June in the Shrine Singapore Indoor Stadium.
The 2019-20 Dota Pro Circuit was hugely disrupted by the on-going pandemic of Coronavirus with countries going under lockdown, travel bans, restrictions on gatherings and it looks like things are going to stay the same way for a while for prevention measures.
PGL Esports, the organisation of Singapore Major confirmed the word about the cancellation in a tweet on their official Twitter account.
The Singapore Major was the final chapter of Dota Pro Circuit of this season and for the teams, one last shot to obtain a direct spot into the grand The International 10. Although, Valve has already posted an update regarding The International 10 on 1st of May saying ”it is likely that the event will need to happen in 2021.”
To all the fans disheartening from the news about the premier event, Valve has given a word that though The International is postponed for the time being, the yearly Battle Pass still will be released sometime very soon.
The first two Majors and Minors were successfully pulled-off of this years DPC season before the virus started to take over. The first DPC event to get cancelled was the ESL One Los Angeles Major followed by ample of others. Nevertheless, ESL and OGA Dota Pit thoroughly transitioned into online events to make up for their cancelled LAN events whereas EPICENTER and Singapore Major are only announced as cancelled and no word about transition into online or something alike as of now.