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League of Legends: World Championship 2019 guide

Here's everything we know so far.

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Our League of Legends Worlds 2019 guide contains everything we know so far about the League of Legends World Championships 2019, and will be updated with teams, schedules, results and standings as soon as they arrive.

Winning the League of Legends World Championships is every pro-players’ dream and this year’s competition is set to be one of the fiercest yet.

As it’s just on the horizon, we thought we’d put together a guide which will get you clued up on League’s premier tournament. We’ll continuously update this page throughout the competition too, so stay tuned and keep this page bookmarked for all the latest.

What are the key dates?

The 2019 League of Legends World Championship will kick off in Berlin with the Play-In stage. Twelve teams will take part, and only four will emerge with guaranteed Group Stage.

Here are the dates for the Play-In Stage:

  • Play-Ins: Oct 2-5
  • Play-Ins: Oct 7-8

The following teams will compete in the Play-In Stage:

  • CBLOL (Brazil) Team
  • LCL (Russia) Team
  • 3rd Seeded LCK (South Korea) Team
  • 3rd Seeded LCS (North America) Team
  • 3rd Seeded LEC (Europe) Team
  • LJL (Japan) Team
  • LLA (Latin America) Team
  • 3rd Seeded LMS Team
  • OPL (Australia ) Team
  • LST (Southeast Asia) Team
  • TCL (Turkey) Team
  • 2nd Seeded VCS (Vietnam) Team

Once the Play-In stage has concluded, the competition moves onto the Group Stage.

Here are the key dates for the Group Stage:

  • Groups: Oct 12-15
  • Groups: Oct 17-20

The following teams will automatically qualify for the Group Stage:

  • 1st Seeded LCK (South Korea) Team
  • 2nd Seeded LCK (South Korea) Team
  • 1st Seeded LCS (North America) Team
  • 2nd Seeded LCS (North America) Team
  • 1st Seeded LEC (Europe) Team
  • 2nd Seeded LEC (Europe) Team
  • 1st Seeded LMS Team
  • 2nd Seeded LMS (Chiniese Taipei) Team
  • 1st Seeded LPL (China) Team
  • 2nd Seeded LPL (China) Team
  • 3rd Seeded LPL (China) Team
  • 1st Seeded VCS (Vietnam) Team

Next up, the Quarters and Semis.

Here are the key dates:

  • Quarterfinals: October 26th & 27th
  • Semifinals: November 2nd & 3rd

Finally, the Grand Finals which will take place in Paris, France at the AccorHotels Arena.

  • Finals: November 10th

Who has qualified for Worlds 2019?

Below we'll list all of the teams who qualify for Worlds 2019:

South Korea (LCK)

  • Griffin
  • SK Telecom T1
  • TBD

North America (LCS)

  • Team Liquid
  • Cloud9
  • Clutch Gaming

Europe (LEC)

  • G2 esports
  • Fnatic
  • TBD

China (LPL)

  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • Royal Never Give Up
  • Invictus Gaming

Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao (LMS)

  • J Team
  • ahq e-Sports Club
  • Hong Kong Attitude

Oceania (OPL)

  • Mammoth

Turkey (TCL)

  • Royal Youth

Latin America (LLA)

  • Isurus Gaming

Vietnam (VCS)

  • TBD
  • TBD

Brazil (CBLOL)

  • Flamengo Esports

Russia (LCL)

  • TBD

Japan (LJL)

  • TBD

South East Asia (LST)

  • TBD

How do I tune in?

Once Worlds 2019 gets underway, you’ll be able to watch all the action via League of Legends’ official homepage.

Riot Games’ official Twitch and YouTube channels will also broadcast the event live too.

Worlds 2019: Schedule, Results and Standings

Riot Games hasn’t released it’s official schedule just yet, but as soon as it’s live we’ll update this section!

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