WESG APAC Finals cancelled amid coronavirus fears

WESG has announced that the Asia-Pacific Finals have been cancelled amid China's coronavirus outbreak.

The event was due to take place in Macau from February 16-18 after being rescheduled from its original date of January 3-5 and moved from Kuala Lumpur, in Malaysia, following issues with a local tournament organiser.

But the WESG officials announced on Wednesday that the event had been called off after Chinese health officials urged people to limit travel due to the Wuhan coronavirus, which has killed 17 people and infected over 500, mostly in mainland China.

WESG has not yet released any information about the new dates or the location of the event, with further details expected after this week's Lunar New Year celebrations.

The WESG APAC Finals will feature a total of 16 teams, determined by national and regional qualifiers that were held between October and December. The team list for the event is the following:

#3
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Canada Herodionus 
F in chat
2020-01-22 20:54
#5
SPUNJ | 
Other SportMode 
ChrisJ top 5 soon
2020-01-22 20:55
#82
OK | 
Peru TheJuan 
+1111
2020-01-22 22:00
I agree
2020-01-23 00:26
#122
chrisJ | 
Germany lucolf 
+247899
2020-01-23 02:40
+1
2020-01-23 13:47
+1 very yes
2020-01-24 08:48
#103
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Germany Bier 
Good Guy German Teams: don't even qualify for these kind of plague events
2020-01-22 23:16
#4
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Latvia Revelatiombe 
F
2020-01-22 20:55
#6
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Denmark Brother_Nature 
damn wtf is it that serious?
2020-01-22 20:55
#11
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Bosnia and Herzegovina DaddyNiKo 
Yes. They can get infected and spread the virus in their own country.
2020-01-22 20:56
thats kinda cringe
2020-01-22 21:09
Dont think you know what cringe means then
2020-01-22 21:28
#74
ropz | 
Europe STFU_M8 
DANISH flag = everything cringe for them
2020-01-22 21:39
+1
2020-01-22 21:42
#86
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Other wholelottared 
+1 they are not wrong tho
2020-01-22 22:21
+1
2020-01-23 12:27
#14
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Canada Herodionus 
It’s extremely infectious and spread by air
2020-01-22 20:57
#87
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Denmark GenericPilot 
Its not though
2020-01-22 22:24
If that was the case the coronavirus would've been classified as a health emergency already
2020-01-22 23:32
it is a health emergency
2020-01-23 01:32
I meant before, when they hadn't announced it
2020-01-23 03:16
#108
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United States Slyckz 
pretty sure it just spreads by human contact
2020-01-23 00:11
It is not "extremely" infectious, the real difficulty is that the incubation period is long (10-22 days) and it is hard to detect a patient beforehand.
2020-01-23 04:42
#158
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Brazil Fauchard 
+1
2020-01-23 12:37
#18
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Thailand hahahoha 
you know 2004 SARS? same thing
2020-01-22 20:59
#70
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Bosnia and Herzegovina BigDaddyNaz 
I thought SARS was in '02
2020-01-22 21:32
Sars was disappeared in 2003 cuz temperature got warmed.
2020-01-23 07:18
It is definitely more serious than what the officials said Even Chinese government officials and an American got infected... Do you guys remember SARS? The infection was out of control since the Chinese government did not report all of their cases and Chinese didn't have that sense to prevent the spread
2020-01-23 09:27
truly bad bro, now HuBei province(whose capital city is WuHan) is restricted. And I have cancelled all my Chinese New Year celebrations and stay in home. FeelsBadMan😢
2020-01-24 06:05
#7
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Brazil fuNNa 
LUL
2020-01-22 20:55
F
2020-01-22 20:55
#10
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Canada Matomoto 
Wild
2020-01-22 20:56
#15
allu | 
Sweden Draden 
Shots fired EDIT: Why did you change it?
2020-01-22 20:58
#72
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Canada Matomoto 
I saw a fair few comments removed and was worried I'd get banned for some reason
2020-01-22 21:38
F
2020-01-22 20:56
unluko for camel riders, top contenders
2020-01-22 20:58
wtf men
2020-01-22 20:59
ez 800k for virtus pro
2020-01-22 20:59
stay safe my chinese friends
2020-01-22 20:59
#34
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United States fatburger 
its in the us now too bb
2020-01-22 21:03
stay safe my usa friends
2020-01-22 21:04
#40
daps | 
United States fatburger 
yes yes
2020-01-22 21:05
welp
2020-01-22 20:59
sad
2020-01-22 20:59
#23
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Yugoslavia plsnopermaban 
That's a shame, but understandable and a good decision from WESG.
2020-01-22 21:00
#88
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Denmark GenericPilot 
+1
2020-01-22 22:25
smart move
2020-01-22 21:01
#29
ropz | 
Czech Republic y0fl0w 
RIP ITS OVER
2020-01-22 21:01
wow
2020-01-22 21:01
They didnt pay last event money so its for better!
2020-01-22 21:02
#146
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France LeDiplomate 
They eventually did.
2020-01-23 07:47
nope Windigo didnt get !
2020-01-23 15:44
Is this happens..?
2020-01-23 15:53
#171
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France LeDiplomate 
They did.
2020-01-23 18:13
RiP
2020-01-22 21:04
monkaS
2020-01-22 21:04
#42
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Luxembourg fowkingell 
WESG doesn't pay out anyone anyway
2020-01-22 21:08
maybe do it online?
2020-01-22 21:08
#47
gAndhi | 
Turkey sedo7 
Saved asian cs :D
2020-01-22 21:09
#49
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Poland Julka 
Camel Riders lmao
2020-01-22 21:10
#56
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Germany Neckarstadion 
respect Camel Riders!
2020-01-22 21:17
Best name ever :()
2020-01-24 09:04
#50
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Germany sc0g3r 
Wuhan to Macau : 935km Wuhan to Chongqing : 750 km So are they gonna cancel whole WESG now or what?
2020-01-22 21:11
Yes cuz virus is traveling
2020-01-23 01:12
The virus is already in America
2020-01-23 07:07
Good... dont let it spread
2020-01-22 21:13
plague inc is real
2020-01-22 21:13
LUL
2020-01-22 21:15
F
2020-01-22 21:17
WUHAN OMEGALUL
2020-01-22 21:18
F
2020-01-22 21:23
pay WIndigo their money scammers
2020-01-22 21:24
#62
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Finland Smoonah 
bot tournament
2020-01-22 21:25
So it begins
2020-01-22 21:27
#67
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United States xiquo 
rip ez moneys
2020-01-22 21:29
expected
2020-01-22 21:30
F asian cs
2020-01-22 21:30
#75
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Poland mamba99999 
VP had a chance to win something and this comes up.
2020-01-22 21:40
#76
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Czech Republic Limacool 
Good decision, health should be priority.
2020-01-22 21:40
Hope for the best
2020-01-22 21:43
#80
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Brazil trevz 
stay away from the fishes guys
2020-01-22 21:51
bats*
2020-01-23 10:50
You eat bats in China?
2020-01-23 14:34
I don't. But I'm sure some adventurous diners do, a habit maybe.
2020-01-23 16:55
#85
United Kingdom Res0 
I feel bad, this tournament has just been a complete disaster(((
2020-01-22 22:18
F
2020-01-22 22:28
Stay healthy bro
2020-01-23 07:06
Thx men best of health for you as well
2020-01-23 17:41
Thanks bro, im really need it
2020-01-23 18:42
monkaS
2020-01-22 22:57
Wtf mens
2020-01-22 22:59
#100
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United States Bonger__ 
Sad !!!
2020-01-22 23:14
Macau time
2020-01-23 00:16
I was meant to fly to Wuhan tonight but called it off literally 5min before the check in closed. The quarantine is going live at 10am local time, shit’s getting real.
2020-01-23 00:26
Stay safe dawg
2020-01-23 03:18
Cheers dude but no need to worry about me. My best friend's wife is from the neighbouring Anhui province and she called me as soon as the quarantine was announced (a few hours before it hit the Western press) as I was on my way to the airport. I called my girlfriend (she is Wuhanese) and her entire family got in the car at 3am and drove out of the province. Just about time too - only a few hours later they started turning people around to stop them from leaving the city.
2020-01-23 10:01
rip
2020-01-23 00:27
oof.
2020-01-23 01:18
a very good tournament which will go up and reveal to us with players with very big skill "PS for the big inter / players skiller teams and not expensive considering their region"
2020-01-23 01:28
Safety first 😊
2020-01-23 05:35
#135
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Indonesia Exodd 
What a disaster, hope everyone is alright at times like these
2020-01-23 06:01
#137
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Austria doMK0 
It's mostly dangerous for sick or old people as well as children. We will get used to these kind of news in the next decades. When the first antiobiotic resistent bacteries are going around, people will die of easily treatable diseases like pneumonia again. Health and disease experts in my country have been warning about that immenant danger for several years now. And it's far worse in the US, China, India, etc. because of poorer food production, and healthcare standards for the general population. For gods sake, anyone can buy antibiotics over the counter in the US, where in Austria, even the physicians follow strict protocol nowadays to determine wether antibiotics are needed (you only get it as prescriptiondrug and get several advices on how to take them properly).
2020-01-23 06:34
Lol why post when you clearly don't know what you're talking about Also, antibiotics for humans are not available over the counter in the USA.
2020-01-23 09:17
why say shit you dont know
2020-01-23 14:11
#164
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World Beard43 
This is a virus, not bacteria.
2020-01-23 14:45
F
2020-01-23 10:57
This is alarming anyone can get infected and spread the virus in their own country. Keep safe guys.
2020-01-23 13:33
#165
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World Beard43 
Bugger.
2020-01-23 14:46
#176
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Portugal Drago845 
Nice Move Safety always first
2020-01-23 21:44
#180
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Europe H1P_STER 
Poggers
2020-02-18 10:13
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