Dates Sep 23 - Nov 04
Location Beijing, China
Prize Pool $ 4,596,591 +
The World Championship is the most prestigious tournament in League of Legends, and one of the biggest esports events in the world. In it, 24 of the best teams from around the world face-off to stake their claim of being the best, as well as looking to take home the lion's share of the massive prize pool (Starting at $ 2,130,000, which is later boosted by fan contributions).
The event will be played in four cities: The Play-In and Group Stage will be played in Wuhan at the Sports Center Gymnasium. Quarterfinals will be played in a Guangzhou at the Guangzhou Gymnasium. The Semifinals are played in Shanghai at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. The Grand Final will be played in Beijing at the Beijing National Stadium also known as the "Bird's Nest", the same stadium that hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics.Format & Rules