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League of Legends Worlds 2018 Play-In Stage: Schedule, Stream & Teams

Find out who's playing who in the first stage of Worlds 2018.

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The Play-In Stage of the League of Legends is now under way, and will see 12 teams separated into four groups do battle to take their place in the Play-In Knockout stage.

Teams within each group play a Double Round Robin format, which means that each team gets to play every other in their group twice.

The top two teams from each group will then proceed to the Play-In Knockouts. In this stage, the first place team from one group will play the second-place team from another.

Once these matches have concluded, we'll have our four teams who advance to the Group Stage, which takes place later on this month.

To help you stay on top of the action, we will be updating this article with the latest information about who's playing who and when.

We've also included a stream for you right here. If you're catching up after the event then you can do so at 8:00pm tonight, when the day's play will be re-broadcast.

Play-In Stage Day 1 - Monday 1st October 2018

Note that all start times are approximate and given in BST

TimeTeam 1Team 2
9:00AMCloud9KaBuM! e-Sports
10:00AMGambit EsportsG-Rex
11:00AMDetonatioN FocusMeKaBuM! e-Sports
12:00PMG-RexKaos Latin Gamers
1:00PMDetonatioN FocusMeCloud9
2:00PMGambit EsportsKaos Latin Gamers

Play-In Stage Day 2 - Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Note that all start times are approximate and given in BST

TimeTeam 1Team 2
9:00AMEdward GamingInfinity Esports
10:00AMG2 EsportsBahcesehir SuperMassive
11:00AMDire WolvesInfinity Esports
12:00PMAscension GamingBahcesehir SuperMassive
1:00PMDire WolvesEdward Gaming
2:00PMAscension GamingG2 Esports

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Play-In Stage Day 3 - Wednesday 3rd October 2018

Note that all start times are approximate and given in BST

TimeTeam 1Team 2
9:00AMG-RexGambit Esports
10:00AMKaBuM! e-SportsDetonatioN FocusMe
11:00AMKaos Latin GamersGambit Esports
12:00PMKaBuM! e-SportsCloud9
1:00PMKaos Latin GamersG-Rex
2:00PMCloud9DetonatioN FocusMe

Play-In Stage Day 4 - Thursday 4th October 2018

Note that all start times are approximate and given in BST

TimeTeam 1Team 2
9:00AMBahcesehir SuperMassiveG2 Esports
10:00AMInfinity EsportsEdwards Gaming
11:00AMBahcesehir SuperMassiveAscension Gaming
12:00PMInfinity EsportsDire Wolves
1:00PMG2 EsportsAscension Gaming
2:00PMEdwards GamingDire Wolves

The Play In Knockouts stage starts this Saturday 6th October, and will conclude the next day. As soon as we know who's made it this far, we'll add in the extra detail just below.

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