Hand Shakes, High-Fives Banned at ‘League of Legends’ Event, Due to Coronavirus

The Game Developers Conference was cancelled last week. It’s looking increasingly likely E3 is also on shaky ground, and other geek-related events are scrambling to figure out a path forward. Besides conventions, the other gaming events most impacted by the spreading novel coronavirus are esports events, where thousands of people gather into close proximity to watch skilled players square off against one another in close proximity.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/dyg5xq/hand-shakes-high-fives-banned-at-league-of-legends-event-coronavirus