Riot Games will now require proof of COVID-19 vaccination from all players, coaches and support staff intending to participate in person at all tournaments and events scheduled in Brazil. , according to a report by . Riot has reported that all participants in its Brazil events, including live spectators for the League of Legends tournament, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with two doses or One dose is subject to manufacturer and proof of required vaccination.
Live events in Brazil need proof of vaccinations
Violent events across all of its titles such as the Brazilian League of Legends Championship Series (CBLOL), Valorant Challengers Brazil and Wild Rift’s Wild Tour Brazil will now need to follow the guidelines, according to the report. As CBLOL is expected to have a live audience at the studio, Riot required spectators to present proof of vaccinations prior to entering the venue.
The company revealed its intention to move forward with live events with Covid-appropriate rules, but also noted that it is monitoring the situation around the spread of the Omicron variant. This decision may change depending on how the pandemic situation plays out, it clarified.
“The number of spectators allowed to attend the CBLOL event will be less than the maximum capacity of the studio to ensure social distance between people” Riot told ge Globo. The company added that it will announce more information on ticket sales shortly.
Timing around new rule to produce proof of vaccination
The company’s announcement of proof of vaccination follows controversy surrounding Argentina coach Rodrigo “Onur” Dalmagro. The former coach of KRÜ Esports, lost the opportunity to coach Brazilian organization LOUD Esports after he took to Twitter to announce his stance on vaccination passports, sparking a debate in the Valorant community.
Onur also clarified that the organization was fully aware that he was unvaccinated, but allegedly went a different route following outrage on social media. Onur also notes that he is not against vaccines but against the concept of a vaccine passport.
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