As the onslaught of coronavirus around the world brings about the imminent shut down of multiple esports events, fans are left without any good events to enjoy.
Seeing this as an opportunity to bring something new to the table, many organizers have decided to carry out online tournaments to keep the community entertained. Rivalry joined the party when they announced No Major No Problem, a local South American event where eight local teams compete online for a prize pool of $5,000. The tournament will commence from today itself and will go on till March 22nd.
The participating teams are:
- Thunder Predator
- Team Unknown
- Infamous Young
- NoPing e-sports
- Omega Gaming
- paiN Gaming
- FURIA Esports
These eight teams will be split into a two divisions and each team will fight through their division to reach playoff stage.
From what it seems, online events will become a norm for a while till the restrictions regarding coronavirus are lifted off. To mitigate the damage caused to the industry and individuals, more and more organizations are focusing on conducting online tournaments to gain some easy profits.