The Play-In Stage of the League of Legends World Championship is now complete, and we move on to the Worlds 2020 Main Event. Who will qualify for the knockout phase? Here are the current standings!
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As the 2020 League of Legends World Championships unfolds without an audience since Sept. 25, there could be some change before the competition ends: according to Chinese social media website Weibo, the organizers are considering welcoming a small audience for the grand final.
The League of Champions Korea (LCK)’s #3 seed, Gen.G, has qualified to the 2020 League of Legends World Championship quarterfinals in first place of Group C ahead of the League of Legends European Championship’s (LEC) #2 seed, Fnatic.
Team SoloMid and LGD Gaming were eliminated from the 2020 League of Legends World Championship in Group C before they clashed in their last game of the tournament on Oct. 10. In TSM’s case, their 0-6 record represents the worst performance by a #1 seed at the World Championship.
The words “World Championship” and “FNATIC” are usually associated with “hype come-from-behind performances," "sloppy first weeks," and "internal conflict." Not this time, or at least not under the watchful eyes of FNATIC's current head coach Alfonso “mithy” Aguirre Rodriguez.
The League of Champions Korea (LCK)’s DAMWON Gaming and League of Legends Pro League (LPL)'s JD Gaming have advanced to the 2020 World Championship quarterfinals, eliminating the Pacific Championship Series (PCS)’s PSG Talon and the League of Legends European Championship (LEC)’s Rogue on Oct. 9.
Based solely on the standings, the 2020 League of Legends World Championship’s Group of Death, Group B, has unfolded predictably so far, with DAMWON Gaming (3W-0L) ahead of JD Gaming (2W-1L), Rogue (1W-2L) and PSG Talon (0W-3L). In practice, this group is far from done and dusted.
The LPL's third seed, Suning, has advanced to the 2020 League of Legends World Championship quarterfinals in first place of Group A ahead of G2 Esports. In the process, they eliminated Team Liquid from the competition.
Europe's top seed at the 2020 League of Legends World Championship, G2 Esports, has advanced to the quarterfinals after beating Team Liquid and Machi Esports on Thursday.
Group A was seen as the easiest to predict when G2 Esports, Suning and Machi Esports were drawn. Then Team Liquid followed, and all hell broke loose: G2 Esports and Suning (2-1) are a mere game ahead of Team Liquid and Machi (1-2).
Riot Games has taken the decision to close operation of the Oceanic Pro League, and with it their Sydney office.
As we inch closer to the beginning of the 2020 League of Legends World Championship’s main stage, and as drafts are set to make a bigger impact than they did during the play-in, we stumbled upon four picks that could define this stage, in scenarios with different degrees of likeliness.
Although Micael "micaO" Rodrigues and INTZ Esports were unable to reach the 2020 World Championship's main event, the journey towards their goal was the strongest statement Brazilian League of Legends could make.
Defining the 2020 Worlds play-ins as awesome is the easy part. Splitting it into 10 words, one for each team that competed during the event, gives a far more accurate story.
The League of Legends Championship Series (LCS)’s third seed, Team Liquid, have advanced to the group stage as they beat the Oceanic Pro League (OPL)’s Legacy Esports in a tiebreaker game for first place on Sept. 28.
League of Legends European Championship (LEC) representatives MAD Lions advanced to the elimination rounds after fending off Campeonato Brasileiro de League of Legends (CBLoL) representatives INTZ Esports in Group A’s fourth-place tiebreaker.
Another day, another showcase of great League of Legends gameplay. The play-ins might have been a showcase of unrefined play in the past, but the 2020 edition has featured games of a higher quality than usual – especially on Days 2 and 3. The following picks are among the reasons why.
The League of Legends Pro League’s fourth seed, LGD Gaming (1-3 in Group B), escaped disaster as they qualified to the 2020 World Championship play-in’s knockout stage after winning in a fourth-place tiebreaker against the League of Legends Japan League’s V3 Esports.
The Pacific Championship Series’ (PCS) second-seed representatives, Paris Saint-Germain Talon Esports (3-1 in Group B), are the first team to qualify to the 2020 League of Legends World Championship group stage after their victory in a tiebreaker against the Unicorns of Love.
The League of Legends 2020 World Championship has yielded huge surprises within the first two days: PSG Talon Esports and SuperMassive Esports overperformed, whereas LGD Gaming crashed and MAD Lions struggled.