An eSports event solely for the disabled is being held in Japan

'League of Legends' gameplay. 'League of Legends' gameplay. RIOT GAMES, developing disability aid services in Gunma has, as Gunma eSports Association established by ONELIFE in February 2019, decided to hold “First eSports Event for Disabled in 2019 GUNMA.”

The 2000-person League of Legends event will be held on Aug. 31, 2019, at Big Cube in Vient-Takasaki of Takasaki City with a grand prize of 1,000,000 JPY ($9,250 USD).  Event registration begins May 17 with a deadline of Aug. 10.

Interested qualified gamers (those who have a disability certificate) can sign up to compete on the event's website.  Please note that the website is in Japanese.

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