ISAC Spin-Off

MBC has shared an exciting new sneak peek of its upcoming “2020 Idol Star eSports Championships – Chuseok Special”!

In place of the “2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships – Chuseok Special,” which could not be held indoors due to recently reinstated social distancing guidelines, MBC will be airing two spin-off competitions over this year’s Chuseok holiday. In addition to a brand-new dog agility competition, MBC will be airing the popular eSports event as its own stand-alone Chuseok special on October 1.

As previously announced, the upcoming special will feature idols going head-to-head in two different mobile games: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile and the mobile version of KartRider, which is a brand-new event.

This year’s lineup of competitors includes members of NCT, MONSTA X, SF9, The Boyz, IZ*ONE, (G)I-DLE, LOONA, Oh My Girl, PENTAGON, AB6IX, WJSN, Lovelyz, Golden Child, CRAVITY, N.Flying, WEi, APRIL, ONF, GWSN, and DONGKIZ, along with soloists Park Ji Hoon, Ha Sung Woon, Kim Jae Hwan, and Natty.

MBC’s “2020 Idol Star eSports Championships” will air on October 1 at 5:50 p.m. KST.

In the meantime, check out the preview photos from the two competitions—some of which feature the idols going to hilarious lengths to block the sunlight—below!

PUBG Mobile

NCT Dream’s Jisung, Jaemin, Chenle, and Renjun

Park Ji Hoon, Kim Jae Hwan, and Ha Sung Woon

The Boyz’s Q, New, Sunwoo, and Ju Haknyeon

IZ*ONE’s Miyawaki Sakura, Yabuki Nako, Kim Chae Won, and Kang Hye Won

(G)I-DLE’s Yuqi and Shuhua

LOONA’s Olivia Hye and Chuu

N.Flying’s Seo Dong Sung, Yoo Hwe Seung, Cha Hun, and Kim Jae Hyun

SF9’s Taeyang, Chani, Hwiyoung, and Dawon

Golden Child’s Donghyun, Seungmin, Y, and Daeyeol

ONF’s U, E-Tion, Wyatt, and J-Us

AB6IX’s Kim Dong Hyun, Jeon Woong, Lee Dae Hwi, and Park Woo Jin

PENTAGON’s Yuto and Wooseok

CRAVITY’s Taeyoung and Wonjin

GWSN’s Miya and Seoryoung

DONGKIZ’s Munik and Jaechan

KartRider (Mobile)

NCT’s Jungwoo, Jeno, Taeil, and Haechan

MONSTA X’s Kihyun and Minhyuk

IZ*ONE’s Choi Ye Na, Kwon Eun Bi, and Jo Yu Ri

WEi’s Kim Dong Han and Kim Yo Han

Oh My Girl’s Binnie and Mimi

SF9’s Youngbin and Jaeyoon

N.Flying’s Seo Dong Sung and Kim Jae Hyun

WJSN’s Eunseo and Dayoung

APRIL’s Yena and Chaewon

Lovelyz’s Mijoo and Kei

AB6IX’s Lee Dae Hwi and Park Woo Jin

PENTAGON’s Wooseok and Hui

Golden Child’s Donghyun and Y

ONF’s MK and Hyojin


Which idols will you be rooting for? Let us know in the comments below!

While you wait, watch the “2020 Idol Star Athletics Championships – New Year Special” with English subtitles here:

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