League of Legends World Championships: Worlds Collide

Hello, Summoners! With less than 24 hours to go before group stages start for the League of Legends World Championship 2015, check out a quick rundown of who’s playing and what to expect.

Teams
Representing…
North America League Championship Series: Counter Logic Gaming (CLG), Team Solomid (TSM), and Cloud 9 (C9)
European League Championship Series: Fnatic (FNC), H2K, Origen 
League Master Series (Taiwan): ahq e-sports, Flash Wolves
LoL Pro League (China): Edward Gaming (EDG), Invictus Gaming, LGD Gaming
LoL Champions Korea: KOO Tigers, KT Rolster, SKTelekom T1
Wildcards: Bangkok Titans, paiN Gaming (Brazil)

This year, Worlds will be taking place across Europe. The group stage (which starts tomorrow) will take place in Paris. The Quarterfinals from October 15 to 18 will be in London, with Semis on October 24&25 taking place in Brussels. To close out, the finals will take place on Halloween (October 31) in Berlin with the top team taking home the Summoner’s Cup.

The opening ceremony will set things off tomorrow, with the live stream starting at 7am PST, and matches starting right after.  A rebroadcast will being at around 4pm.

 

About The Author

Walter Mack
Daily News Staff

Walter is a California native. He is currently in his last year of college pursuing a B.A. in English, but is often mistaken for a freshman...or a middle school tourist on occassion. His earliest gaming experience was Pokemon Red version on the Gameboy color, which he played actively. He would dabble with the Nintendo 64 and Playstation 2 for a bit before transitioning to many years of F2P MMOs. He then moved on to League of Legends, with whom he as an on and off again relationship. He currently spends most of his game time on his Playstation 4. He's also a bit of a Marvel nut.