The Board Game Consequences of COVID-19 - 2020 Event Cancellations and Postponements

April 1, 2020 - 1:45pm

There have been multiple reports of board game convention cancellations and event reschedules thus far.  Here are the ones we are aware of currently:

- Tokyo Game Market, which was supposed to take place April 25-26, 2020 has been cancelled;

- LeiriaCon in Portugal has been cancelled;

- Seoul Boardgame Festa, the biggest board game event in South Korea, which was scheduled for May 2-3, 2020, has now been cancelled;

- WizKids has decided to cancel all upcoming trade and consumer events during Q2 and Q3 2020.  The WizKids Organized Play Program has been put on hold until June;

- UK Games Expo has changed the convention dates from May 29-31, 2020 to August 21-23, 2020;

- Unpub 10 has been moved from May 22-24, 2020 to August 20-23, 2020;

- Tabletop Scotland has been postponed until October 10-11, 2020;

We will report further as we learn of more cancellations and postponements.