The League of Legends World Championship is in full swing! A week of back-to-back skirmishes left 16 best League of Legends teams standing on the Rift, ready to fight on for the 2020 Summoner’s Cup in the Main Event. Let’s see who made the cut and preview some of the upcoming World Championship Group Stage matches.
Round One of the 2020 World Championship seeded out the weak links rather quickly! INTZ and V3 Esports were knocked out of the running, both with a final Win-Loss ratio of 1-3. Team Liquid and PSG Talon came out on top of their Play-In groups with nearly-clean sweeps, both teams finished the first round at 3-1 and move on to the Group Stage.
Legacy Esports, SuperMassive, MAD Lions, Rainbow 7, Unicorns of Love and LGD Gaming all qualified for a second shot at the Group Stage qualifiers in Round Two. LGD Gaming and Unicorns of Love showed us exactly what we love about competitive esports: top-tier gameplay and awe-inspiring wins. Both teams earned their Group Stage spots with scores of 3-0 in the Finals of Play-In Round Two.
Here is the final list of competitors for the World Championship Group Stage, including the direct seeds, and their respective group placement.
Group A: G2 Esports, Machi Esports, Suning and Team Liquid.
Group B: DAMWON Gaming, JD Gaming, PSG Talon and Rogue.
Group C: Fnatic, Gen.G Esports, LGD Gaming and Team SoloMid.
Group D: DRX, FlyQuest, Top Esports and Unicorns of Love.
The world’s best professional League of Legends teams have made it to the Main Event. Representing North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, South Korea, China and CIS are 16 LoL teams — ready to storm the Rift in full force! Only eight Playoffs sports are up for grabs, a single click can make it or break it for League’s top talent.
Group Stage — Main Event:
Group Stage matchups begin on Saturday, 3 October, and run through to 11 October. Top Esports and FlyQuest are kicking off the Main Event at 10:00 CEST/BTS+1, followed by four more matches on Saturday.
Group Stage: 3-6 October and 8-11 October.
Playoffs: 15-18 October and 24-25 October.
Finals: 31 October.
Tune in and watch the League of Legends 2020 World Championship online, streamed live on the League of Legends Esports platform.
The tournament schedule, standings and vods are available directly on the platform. To check out ongoing skirmishes, click WATCH. Past standings and concluded matches can be viewed through the VODS tab.
When the stakes are so high, you can expect nothing but jaw-dropping action! Here are the weekend’s matchups you wouldn’t want to miss:
At 20/33 (1.61) to wow their fans, Fnatic go up against NA rivals Team SoloMid, who are at 13/10 (2.30) to take the win on 3 October.
On Sunday, G2 Esports stand as favourites to win at 7/11 (1.64) against Suning Gaming, at 5/4 (2.25) to turn the tides.
If you’re interested in betting on the 2020 World Championship Group Stage matches, we’ve got you covered at EnergyBet with our League of Legends betting markets. Check out the latest, top-tier odds for this season’s action-packed matchups and back your favourites to take the Nexus!
Be sure to come back for more, we’ll be keeping you up to date with League of Legends World Championship standings and the next, rip-roaring LoL events at stellar betting odds.
*Odds subject to change. Odds correct at time of publishing.
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