The Overwatch League (OWL) has announced the cancellation of its February and March matches in China to prevent the further spread of the Wuhan coronavirus among its Chinese fans, players, and staff.

The first homestand on China was scheduled to be hosted by the Shanghai Dragons on February 14 at the SMT YunChuang at 11:00 p.m. SGT.

The cancelled matches will likely take place at a later date.

In addition, Chinese teams Guangzhou Charge and Shanghai Dragons have decided to take prevention procedures as well by relocating its team players and coaching staff outside of China and to a safer place in South Korea.

The Chengdu Hunters have decided to stay in their training facility in China and promised to keep its players safe by thorough disinfection and sanitation.

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