File:Worlds 2016 Jin Air Green Wings (Tier 3) profileicon.png File:Worlds 2016 Just Toys Havoks (Tier 3) profileicon.png File:Worlds 2016 Kaos Latin Gamers (Tier 3) profileicon.png  The final prize pool reached $6.7 million. Knockout Stage - October 13th - October 29st, 2016 in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles ), Top two teams from each group advance to Knockout Stage, Initial prize pool $2,130,000 USD (Approximately € 1,896,990 EUR). The games were played on the 6.18 patch of the game with Yorick disabled and Aurelion Sol was disabled for days 1-3. League of Legends Worlds 2016 Championship Venues. Xue "Mountain" Zhao-Hong (薛兆鴻) The 2019 League of Legends World Championship was the ninth world championship for League of Legends, an esports tournament for the video game developed by Riot Games.It was held from October 2, 2019, to November 10, 2019, in Berlin, Madrid and Paris. ADC SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy will play at a sold-out Staples Center for the 2016 Worlds title. Lee "Kuro" Seo-haeng (이서행) Kang "Baeme" Yang-hyun (강양현)  This third game was the second-longest in competitive League of Legends history, at 71 minutes and 20 seconds. Jian "Uzi" Zi-Hao (简自豪) Liu "Westdoor" Shu-Wei (劉書瑋) Teams are divided into four groups of four: Maximum of one team per region in each group. , Group D was considered to be the group of death because it had three top Korean, Chinese, and North American teams, and a strong European team. Jungle Heo "Pawn" Won-seok (허원석) League of Legends; January 10, 2015 at 2:45 AM EST Organized by storyyy. For the grand finale and final of the tournament Riot has gone all out and hired the Staples Center in California. Kevin "Hauntzer" Yarnell On-Air Team: Daniel " Tsepha " Drakos, David " Phreak " Turley, Devin " PiraTechnics " Younge, Julian " Pastrytime " Carr, Max " Atlus " Anderson, Trevor " Quickshot " … ADC Cloud9 and H2k-Gaming were respectively the only North American and European teams to advance out of groups. Cho "Mata" Se-hyoung (조세형), Shek "AmazingJ" Wai Ho (石偉豪) Sixteen teams qualified for the tournament based on their placement in regional circuits such as those in North America, Europe, South Korea, and China. Facebook; Twitter; Group Stage; Riot's LoL … Follow. 8 teams qualify: [Show][Hide] 1. Aleksander "PvPStejos" Glazkov  The championship victory was SKT's third in four years, and a successful defense of their 2015 title.  Royal Never Give Up defeated the North American champions TSM to even their records at 3–3 and win the head-to-head tiebreaker to move on to the quarterfinals. Konstantinos "FORG1VEN" Tzortziou The last team to make it to the quarterfinals was Albus NoX Luna, a Russian wildcard team that finished second in its group. Groups (4 → 2) then Round Robin. Matches are be… Yilliang "Doublelift" Peng Tournaments . Host: Eefje " Sjokz " Depoortere & James " Dash " Patterson. Xie "Jinjiao" Jin-Shan (谢金山) Each unbelievable play and phenomenal match created moments and memories that will never be forgotten.  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The League of Legends World Championships for Season 6 has begun, which means we’re in for a … Jesper "Zven" Svenningsen Micael "micaO" Rodrigues LoL Worlds 2016: Schedule, standings and results.  In the other semi-finals, Samsung Galaxy swept H2k-Gaming, the last European team in the tournament, 3–0 to advance to the finals. Jungle By remaining on this website you indicate your consent. Marcin "Jankos" Jankowski It is worth paying attention to the most popular matches of the World Championship series starting from 2016. Worlds sees the planet’s best League of Legends teams of the year battle it out and become world champions. , Tiebreaking matches were played in groups A and C., The Cinderella story of the tournament was the run of Albus NoX Luna, the CIS champions who became the first wildcard team to make it to the quarterfinals in the history of the League of Legends World Championship. Kim "Deft" Hyuk-kyu (김혁규) Lee "Wolf" Jae-wan (이재완), Top The final was held in front of a crowd of nearly 20,000 fans at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Choi "Huhi" Jae-hyun (최재현) After the 2015 League of Legends World Championship was held across Europe, the 2016 edition was held in North America. Lee "Scout" Ye-chan (이예찬) Zaqueri "aphromoo" Black, Jung "Impact" Eon-yeong (정언영) This page was last edited on 17 November 2020, at 19:08. One group of 8 teams 1.1.2. , Three teams from the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) circuit and one from the European League of Legends Championship Series (EULCS) made it to the semi-finals. Kang "Ambition" Chan-yong (강찬용) League of Legends' 2016 World Championship will travel across the United States from September 29 through October 29. Kasper "Kobbe" Kobberup Russian-German DJ Zedd made an exclusive song for the tournament titled "Ignite", the song became available for streaming viewing on the game's official YouTube channel. This website stores data such as cookies to enable necessary site functionality, including analytics, targeting, and personalization.  In the final game, SK Telecom played a more cautious gameplay style, which was effective against Samsung Galaxy's riskier play. Stats and Info previews the all-South Korean matchup. It took place in the USA in four cities: the group stage in San Francisco, the quarterfinals in Chicago, the semifinals in New York and the grand finale in Los Angeles. ... 2016 World Championship. Its success prompted the team in charge of the Los Angeles bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics to look into including esports presentation technologies used by Riot Games if the bid is successful.  SKT also became the first team to win three world championships. Jungle Group Stage (October 1-4th, October 8-11th) 1.1. Wong Xing "Chawy" Lei (王心磊) Support The 2017 Season World Championship is the conclusion of the 2017 League of Legends competitive season. 25% of sales from Championship Zed skins & Championship ward skins increase the prize pool. League of Legends Worlds 2016 will take place across October in the United States Riot Games have announced days, dates and locations for the month-long eSports extravaganza that is … Bae "Bang" Jun-sik (배준식) Kim "Pray" Jong-in (김종인) ... SKT would be taking a bigger advantage – a tower, perhaps, instead of just staying alive. Two Former LOL World Championship Teams face off in the 2016 LOL Worlds Finals . After one long month of countless games, the League of Legends 2016 World Championship is finally coming close to an end. Tian "Meiko" Ye (田野), Top The best place to watch LoL Esports and earn rewards! Bae "Bengi" Seong-woong (배성웅)  The final prize pool, which included fan contributions via purchase of in-game items, was worth $6.7 million. Worlds 2016 is the sixth League of Legends tournament of the World Championship series. Prize pool : $5 070 000 .  European first seed G2 Esports underperformed in this group, while ROX Tigers, the second seed from Korea, won the group as expected, but had to do so by defeating Albus NoX Luna in a tiebreaker game. Andy "Smoothie" Ta, Tong "Koro1" Yang (童扬) Matches are best of one 1.1.4.  As of April 2017, it has over 26 million views on YouTube.. Kang "Gorilla" Beom-hyeon (강범현), Lee "Duke" Ho-seong (이호성)  Faker's performance on the map's middle lane broke the previous 208 kills record at Worlds by the third map of the finals, and he ended up with 217 kills. Two Chinese teams, EDward Gaming and Royal Never Give Up, advanced by finishing second in their groups. One team from Pool 1 - the top seeds from Korea, China, Europe and North America. Sixteen teams qualified for the tournament based on their placement in regional circuits such as those in North America, Europe, South Korea, and China. Hours watched : 22 936 435 .  SKT's Lee Sang-hyeok, who uses the handle "Faker", was named as the tournament MVP. 0. The semi-finals for the LoL Worlds 2016 will take place in New York at the famous Madison Square Garden which is home to many sporting teams.  Samsung Galaxy, would convincingly win the group with help from the strong play of Kang "Ambition" Chang-yong. $ 5,070,000 US Dollars (as of October 28, 2016) are spread among the teams as seen below: Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on October 29, 2016, as follows: Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts: From Leaguepedia | League of Legends Esports Wiki.  Many commentators called this matchup the true World Finals. SK Telecom T1 defended their title from the 2015 League of Legends World Championship by defeating runner-up Samsung Galaxy 3–2 in a best of five final series. 1.1.3.  After winning a similar engagement over Baron later in the game, Samsung Galaxy was then able to quickly destroy five of SKT's defensive towers and win the game. 2. Initial prize pool $ 2,130,000 USD (Approximately € 1,896,990 EUR) 2. Riot partners with Acer for Worlds 2016 and the All-Star Event, Update: Fan Contributions to Worlds Prize Pool, https://lol.gamepedia.com/2016_Season_World_Championship?oldid=2273911, About Leaguepedia | League of Legends Esports Wiki, 1111 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. On October 28, the prize pool reached $5,070,000 USD (Approximately € 4,621,122.46 EUR). Win a gaming chair used throughout Worlds 2016! Vincent "Biofrost" Wang, Darshan "Darshan" Upadhyaya Jo "CoreJJ" Yong-in (조용인) Support (substitute), Yu "MMD" Li-Hung (游立宏) 2. Oskar "Vander" Bogdan, Martin "Wunder" Hansen In the event that a tie cannot be broken between Group Stage teams, prize pool money is averaged. Blank is 6-3 at Worlds 2016, and all three of his losses have come using Olaf.  Riot announced that 40% of the prize pool will be awarded to the winning team and 15% to the runner up.  The second match was also won by SKT, who were able to continuously build up an insurmountable advantage after winning a battle in the mid-game, ending the game after 31 minutes.  On October 28, the sale of these unique Championship skins had grown the prize pool to $5.07 million, making it the largest single prize pool in League of Legends history.  Teams were seeded against each other based on their performance in the group stage, and played a best-of-five, single-elimination bracket. Support, Ki "Expect" Dae-han (기대한) , After losing the first two games, Samsung Galaxy won a long third game against SK Telecom. ADC League of Legends; January 10, 2015 at 2:45 AM EST Organized by storyyy. Now it's the event in esports, selling out Staples Center in 45 minutes. , The first match of the best of five series lasted 40 minutes and was won by SK Telecom, who were able to attack Samsung Galaxy's undefended base after winning a big "all-in" battle between the two teams. , The quarterfinals were held at the Chicago Theatre, starting on October 13.  Casey Wasserman, the chairman of LA 2024, suggested using technology used in certain segments of the League of Legends World Championship such as augmented reality and virtual reality to make the Olympics more accessible to a younger demographic. This was more the sort of LoL I think everyone I’d spoken to was afraid would happen. Jungle Park "Ruler" Jae-hyuk (박재혁) 25% of sales from Championship Zed skins & Championship ward skins increase the prize pool. The Groups of teams were decided through a live Group Draw Show on 10 September. Alfonso Aguirre "mithy" Rodríguez, Andrei "Odoamne" Pascu In the event that a tie cannot be broken between Group Stage teams, prize pool mon… The 2019 Worlds was the biggest yet, breaking esports viewership records . , Viewership numbers were higher than those for the 2015 League of Legends World Championship. It was held from September 29 – October 29, 2016, in cities across the United States. El 2016 League of Legends World Championship (traducido como: Campeonato mundial de League of Legends 2016) fue la sexta edición del torneo mundial del videojuego multijugador de arena de batalla en línea League of Legends. Notably, when Bengi plays Jungle for SKT T1, he is 2-0 using Olaf. , SK Telecom's team shared a $2 million prize purse between its members. William "Meteos" Hartman Support, Lee "CuVee" Seong-jin (이성진) This happened twice during the semifinals: for the first time during the LoL Worlds 2017, and for the second time this year. Streams: Twitch.tv; YouTube; Audio only: Mixlr by eSportwikis.  It was Faker's first Worlds MVP. The tournament's group stage was held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, the quarterfinals at The Chicago Theater in Chicago, and the semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Kirill "Likkrit" Malofeyev, *Tong "Koro1" Yang replaced Chen "Mouse" Yu-Hao after the latter retired from the tournament due to a private issue. LoL , LoL Worlds , Riot Games . The various stages of the 2016 Worlds were held throughout the United States in Chicago, San Francisco, New York City, and the finals in Los Angeles. eSports. Gabriel "tockers" Claumann Patch: 6.18 w/ Yorick disabled. Trevor "Stixxay" Hayes SKT's Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok was named MVP of the tournament. Han "Peanut" Wang-ho (한왕호) Worlds 2016 isn’t going to be your typical tournament. The final was followed by 43 million unique viewers, with a peak concurrent viewership of 14.7 million. Mid Ongoing Recent Upcoming Events series Compare. Luka "PerkZ" Perković Yoo "Ryu" Sang-wook (유상욱)  SKT dominated the early stages of the game and built up a lead in both kills and gold. Mid (substitute) H2K vs SSG G1 at S6 Worlds 2016. LoL Worlds 2016 16 Players. 43 million unique viewers saw the finals and peak concurrent viewership for the finals was 14.7 million; 370 million hours of esports were streamed over the course of the entire world championship. On October 28, the prize pool reached US$5,070,000, This page was last edited on 1 December 2020, at 00:42. Since its inception, Worlds has grown and evolved.  ESPN's Timothy Lee called the finals "an instant classic". League Of Legends Worlds 2016: And The Winners Are... Spoilers ahoy! The tournament is broken … Dennis "Svenskeren" Johnsen 25% of sales from Championship Zed skins & Championship ward skins increase the prize pool. Søren "Bjergsen" Bjerg  I May was also hurt when one of its players was suspended for one match on the last day and fined $2000 for abusive behavior in online games. Kang "Albis" Chia-Wei (康家維), Felipe "Yang" Zhao Twitch - Riot Games Player Experience Stream, YouTube - Riot Games Player Experience Stream, 2016 World Championship hits North America, MSI 2016 Update and Worlds 2016 Implications, How to get your 2016 World Championship Tickets, Player Experience Streams for Worlds 2016, Update: Fan Contribution to Worlds Prize Pool, Coke Esports returns with World Finals big-screen viewing parties. Peak viewers : 1 620 065 . Mihael "Mikyx" Mehle, Song "Smeb" Kyung-ho (송경호) Single elimination 1.2.3. At the end of the match, Samsung’s mid-laner Crown looked utterly miserable. Date: September 29th - October 29th.  H2K-Gaming ended the wildcard run of Albus NoX by sweeping them 3–0 in the quarterfinals. Li "Xiaohu" Yuan-Hao (李元浩) by Lampstradamus. Bracket Stage 1.2.1. Ming "Clearlove" Kai (明凯) 3003.  During Cloud 9's match against Flash Wolves, Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi killed 690 minions, which set a new record for this statistic at worlds.  The total cumulative daily unique impressions (the amount of unique viewers that tuned in every day via online and television channels) reached 396 million. Zachary "Sneaky" Scuderi 1.1.1. 1st vs. 4th and 2nd vs. 3rd seeds from group stage 1.2.2. Sixteen teams are divided into four groups of four (group draw will be live). Each time when T1 took part in the competition, they performed the most popular match. Hu "SwordArT" Shuo-Chieh (胡碩傑), Chen "Ziv" Yi (陳奕) Gabriel "Revolta" Henud  The turning point in this game was a fight over Baron, an important in-game objective, where Samsung Galaxy was able to kill half of SK Telecom's team and destroy two of their turrets afterwards. The video referenced multiple highlights from previous League of Legends world championships. September 21, 2016. Kwon "Wraith" Ji-min (권지민), Top The 2016 League of Legends World Championship was the sixth world championship for League of Legends, a video game developed by Riot Games. , Riot Games collaborated with Zedd, an electronic dance music disc jockey to create "Ignite", a dance music anthem for the tournament. 0.  The group stage was played in a best of one double round-robin format, where each team played every other team in their group twice, with the top two teams from each of the four groups advancing to the knockout stage. On October 9, the prize pool reached $4,145,000 USD (Approximately € 3,708,927.12 EUR). Mid Kang "Athena" Ha-woon (강하운) Mid (substitute) Support, Jang "Looper" Hyeong-seok (장형석) 1.1.2. Lee "Faker" Sang-hyeok (이상혁) It was held from September 29 – October 29, 2016, in cities across the United States. , The final lasted six hours and was played in front of a crowd of nearly 20,000 fans at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. At most one team per region in each group. Hsiung "NL" Wen-An (熊汶銨) One team from Pool 1 - the top seeds from the regions of the four semifinal teams at, One team from Pool 3 - the third seeds from North America and Europe, the last seed from the region of the team at MSI, and the second IWC team, Two teams from Pool 2 (all other teams that do not fall into Pool 1 or 3. Chou "AN" Chun-An (周俊諳) Kim "Trick" Gang-yun (김강윤)  Despite a 1–2 showing in the first week, H2K managed to make the quarterfinals at the top of its group by winning four straight matches, including a tiebreaker against EDward Gaming, to become the only European team to move on. Groups (4 → 2) then Round Robin. IN 2011, A FEW hundred people at a Swedish computer festival saw the first League of Legends World Championship. , Group C was the only group without a Korean team seeded first. The tournament's group stage was held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, the quarterfinals at The Chicago The… Based on the results of 2016 MSI, the European (EU LCS) summer split champion team was seeded to Pool 2 due to didn't qualify for top 4. Its two qualifiers were both considered championship favorites, since H2K-Gaming was a strong European team and EDward Gaming was a strong Chinese team. Chres "Sencux" Laursen 3003.  SK Telecom T1 won a five-game series against the ROX Tigers, who had won the 2015 Summer League of Legends Championship Korea season and were favorites to win this event.  Riot pledged to add 25% of all revenue generated from selling Championship wards and skins – customizations for the player controlled hero character – to the prize pool. 2016 League of Legends World Championship. , The semi-finals were held at Madison Square Garden in New York over two days.  Most of the players for Samsung Galaxy (SSG) had never played in the finals before, while most members of SK Telecom (SKT) were returning members of the 2015 championship team. Single Round Robin 1.1.3. Lee "Crown" Min-ho (이민호) Seasons Three and Five were dominated by SKT, and Season Two was won by the Taipei Assassins. , All three of the Korean teams, SK Telecom T1, ROX Tigers, and Samsung Galaxy, advanced to the quarterfinals from the group stage. Season Four featured the incredible and nearly invincible Samsung White. Leaguepedia | League of Legends Esports Wiki is a Fandom Gaming Community. 1.  Meanwhile, the three Korean teams ended the runs of EDward Gaming and Royal Never Give Up, the last two Chinese teams, and the run of Cloud 9, the last North American team. Fan Jun "Avoidless" Wei (范俊偉) The final prize pool reached $6.7 million, the largest single prize pool in League of Legends history. Huang "Maple" Yi-Tang (黃熠棠) Jake "Xmithie" Puchero  A projection of the minimap which showed each team's map control was shown on the floor of the arena between the two teams. Gamepedia's League of Legends Esports wiki covers tournaments, teams, players, and personalities in League of Legends. , To encourage new viewers to watch, Riot Games set up a second stream specifically for new viewers, which would help explain basic game concepts that more experienced viewers on the regular stream would be familiar with.