On September 14, MBC unveiled line up of ‘2020 Idol eSports Athletics Championships’.
As mentioned before, all indoor events for the ‘2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships – Chuseok Special’ will be cancelled due to safety concerns of COVID-19. Instead, they would be airing eSports event as its own stand-alone Chuseok special. The event will include two different mobile games: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile and KartRider mobile version. The event will be held in Gyeonggi Province and there will be no audiences.
The line ups for PUBG event includes NCT Dream, Park Ji Hoon, Ha Sung Woon, SF9, The Boyz, IZ*ONE, (G)I-DLE, LOONA, N.Flying, PENTAGON, ONF, Golden Child, Kim Jae Hwan, AB6IX, GWSN, DONGKIZ, and CRAVITY. For KartRider tournament MONSTA X, NCT, Oh My Girl, WJSN, Lovelyz, WEi, IZONE, SF9, PENTAGON, N.Flying, APRIL, ONF, Golden Child, soloist Natty, and AB6IX will all be competing.
Since the event will be held without any audiences, it will be live streamed so that artists and fans can communicate with each other and participate as much as possible. KartRider event will be aired on September 14 at 6 p.m. KST through V Live.