Fifteen cities competed in a short but intensive bidding process, which concluded with Reykjavík’s winning proposal.
The League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI), which was cancelled last year due to COVID-19, will kick off on Thursday, May 6. Competition between the top 12 teams from regional leagues will culminate with a finale on Sunday, May 23. MSI is also one of the largest events on the yearly League esports calendar.
The VALORANT Champions Tour (VCT) Masters Reykjavík will begin on Monday, May 24. This tour will be the first VALORANT esports event to bring together the top ten teams in a live international competition. They will all be fighting for a spot at the VALORANT champions later this year. VCT Masters Reykjavík will conclude with a showdown scheduled to take place on Sunday, May 30.
Iceland extends exemption from border restrictions to fully vaccinated non-Schengen visitors
– From 18 March, everyone who can provide proof of a certified vaccination will be allowed to travel to Iceland without being subject to PCR testing and quarantine.
– Visitors who can provide valid evidence of prior infection are also exempt from border measures.
– This exemption will apply to citizens outside the Schengen area, including the UK and USA.