League of Legends World Championship

FAQ About League of Legends World Championship

What is League of Legends World Championship?

It is a tournament organized by Riot in which League of Legends teams from all over the world participates. It is the biggest tournament held for League of Legends.

When was the first League of Legends world championship held?

The first League of Legends Worlds was held in 2011. The League of Legends Season 1 World Championship was held in Jönköping, Sweden. Season 1, the first and last World Championship organized by Riot Games in partnership with DreamHack, hosted 8 teams. The tournament, held on June 18-21, had a prize pool of $100,000.

Which team became the first League of Legends Worlds champion?

Fnatic was the first team in the tournament at DreamHack Winter.

Fnatic, one of the biggest esports teams in Europe, managed to win the first Worlds held and received $50,000. This championship of Fnatic is Europe's first and only World Championship victory.

Are LoL Worlds held every year?

League of Legends Worlds has been held annually since 2011.

What was the prize pool in the second season of Worlds?

The acquisition of almost all of Riot Games by Tencent in 2011 also changed the face of the World Championship. The prize pool, which was $100,000 last year, went up to $2 million in 2012.

Which teams competed in Worlds Season 2?

In a first in the history of the LoL World Championship, Asian teams have also started taking part in the tournament this season.

Teams featured in Worlds Season 2;

  • Azubu Forest
  • CLG Europe
  • CLG Prime
  • Dignitas
  • Invictus Gaming
  • Moscow Five
  • NaJin Sword
  • Saigon Jokers
  • SK Gaming
  • Team SoloMid
  • Taipei Assassin's
  • Team WE

Which team won Season 2 of Worlds?

Taiwan team Taipei Assassin's won the tournament in which 12 teams competed and got 1 million dollars. This is Taiwan's first and only championship in Worlds history.

When was World Championship Season 3 held?

Held from September 15 to October 4, 2013, Worlds Season 3 is one of the tournaments in League of Legends history that started the South Korean dynasty.

What is the prize pool for Worlds Season 3?

14 teams participated in the organization with a prize pool of 2 million dollars.

Which team won Worlds Season 3?

Defeating the Chinese representative Royal Club in the finals of Worlds Season 3 held in the United States, SK Telecom T1 became the champion and won a prize of 1 million dollars.

Which teams competed in Worlds Season 3?

Teams participating in the tournament:

  • SK Telecom T1
  • Cloud9
  • Gamma Bears
  • Gambit Gaming
  • GamingGear.eu
  • Lemondogs
  • Mineski
  • NaJin Black Sword
  • Oh My God
  • Royal Club
  • Samsung Ozone
  • Team SoloMid
  • Team Vulcun

When did World Championship Season 4 take place?

Worlds 4, held in South Korea from September 18 to October 19, 2014 hosted 14 teams.

How many people watched Worlds Season 4?

The final match played at Seoul World Cup Stadium was watched live by 45,000-seat spectators. It was broadcast live in 19 different languages, and the grand finale was watched by more than 27 million viewers in total and more than 11 million instantaneously.

Which teams participated in Worlds Season 4?

Teams participating in the tournament:

  • Team SoloMid
  • Cloud9
  • LMQ
  • Alliance
  • Fnatic
  • SK Gaming
  • Edward Gaming
  • Starhorn Royal Club
  • Oh My God
  • Samsung Blue
  • Samsung White
  • NaJin White Shield
  • Taipei Assassin's
  • ahq eSports Club
  • Dark Passage
  • KaBuM! e-Sports

When was League of Legends World Championship Season 5 held?

Worlds Season 5, held between 1 – 31 October 2015, was hosted by Europe.

Where was World Championship Season 5 played?

The group stage matches were played in Paris, the quarter-finals were played at London's Wembley Arena, the semi-finals were played in Belgium, and the finals were played in Berlin.

How many teams competed in League of Legends Worlds Season 5?

Unlike last year, 16 teams took part. Teams participating in the tournament:

  • ahq eSports Club
  • Bangkok Titans
  • Cloud9
  • CLG
  • Edward Gaming
  • Flash Wolves
  • Fnatic
  • H2K Gaming
  • Invictus Gaming
  • KOO Tigers
  • KT Rollster
  • LGD Gaming
  • Origen
  • paiN Gaming
  • SK Telecom T1
  • Team SoloMid

When was League of Legends World Championship Season 6 held?

The Season 6 World Championship was held from September 29 to October 29, 2016.

Which team won World Championship Season 5?

The Season 5 World Championship Final was watched by over 36 million viewers. The number of instant viewers was more than 14 million. SK Telecom T1, the winner of the championship held for the second time in Europe, won 1 million dollars.

Which team won World Championship Season 6?

Defeating the Samsung Galaxy team in the final, SKT won the 3rd Worlds Championship and earned $2 million.

Which teams participated in World Championship Season 6?

Teams participating in the tournament:

  • Edward Gaming
  • Flash Wolves
  • ROX Tigers
  • Team SoloMid
  • ahq eSports Club
  • CLG
  • G2 Esports
  • H2k Gaming
  • I May
  • RNG
  • Samsung Galaxy
  • SK Telecom T1
  • Albus NoX Luna
  • Cloud 9
  • INTZ
  • Splyce

When was World Championship Season 7 held?

The Season 7 World Championship, held from September 23 to November 4, 2017, was held in China for the first time in history.

What tournament was previously held to determine the teams that would participate in Worlds?

Previously, a Wildcard tournament was held to determine the teams that would participate in Worlds.

When did Wildcard tournament teams also participate in Worlds for the first time?

From Season 7, 2017, all teams, including the Wildcard teams, are considered to have participated in the World Championship. Therefore, the official number of teams participating in the tournament was accepted as 24.

Representatives of regions with lower country scores tried to qualify for the main tournament by playing a qualifying round.

Which teams are participating in the Championship in Worlds Season 7?

  • Samsung Galaxy
  • SK Telecom T1
  • RNG
  • Team WE
  • Longzhu Gaming
  • Misfits Gaming
  • Fnatic
  • Cloud9
  • GIGABYTE Marines
  • G2 Esports
  • Team SoloMid
  • ahq eSports Club
  • Edward Gaming
  • Immortals

Which teams qualify for Worlds Season 7?

  • 1907 Fenerbahçe Esports (Passed the Preliminary Qualification)
  • Flash Wolves (Pre-Qualified)
  • Lyon Gaming
  • HK Attitude
  • Team oNe eSports
  • Young Generation
  • Gambit Esports
  • Dire Wolves
  • Rampage
  • Chaos Latina Gamers

When did World Championship Season 8 take place?

The Season 8 World Championship, held between October 1 and November 3, 2018, was hosted by South Korea.

Which teams participated in World Championship Season 8?

Teams participating in the tournament:

  • Invictus Gaming
  • Fnatic
  • G2 Esports
  • Cloud9
  • KT Rollster
  • RNG
  • Afreeca Freecs
  • Edward Gaming
  • Team Vitality
  • Flash Wolves
  • Team Liquid
  • 100 Thieves
  • Gen.G
  • Phong Vü Buffalo

When did League of Legends World Championship Season 9 take place?

The Season 9 World Championship made sure that the Chinese teams have had their say in the world. The tournament was held in Europe from September 2 to November 10, 2019.

Which teams participated in World Championship Season 9?

Teams participating in the tournament:

  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • G2 Esports
  • Invictus Gaming
  • SK Telecom T1
  • Griffin
  • Fnatic
  • Splyce
  • DAMWON Gaming
  • J-Team
  • Cloud9
  • RNG
  • Team Liquid
  • GAM Esports
  • HK Attitude

Which team won World Championship Season 7?

Defeating the last champion SK Telecom T1 in the final, Samsung Galaxy took the second Worlds trophy to its museum and won $1.8 million.

Which team won World Championship Season 8?

For the first time in League of Legends history, a Chinese team has won the trophy. The fight of a Chinese representative in the final also increased the number of viewers considerably.

The Chinese representative was Invictus Gaming and the European representative was Fnatic. Invictus Gaming was the winner and the owner of 2.4 million dollars.

Which team won World Championship Season 9?

The winner of the World Championship with a $2.25 million prize pool was FunPlus Phoenix, who beat G2 Esports in the final.

The Chinese team's second consecutive World Championship win and the Chinese players' increased focus on Worlds has boosted viewership.

When did League of Legends World Championship Season 10 take place?

It took place between 25 Sep 2020 – 31 Oct 2020.

Which team won World Championship Season 10?

DAMWON Gaming matched with G2 Esports in the semi-finals to become the 10th season champion.

When did League of Legends World Championship Season 11 take place?

Season 11 of the LoL Worlds tournament took place from Oct 5, 2021 to Nov 6, 2021.

Which team won World Championship Season 11?

Playing against DAMWON Gaming in the final, EDward Gaming won the tournament and became the champion of season 11.

Which team won the League of Legends World Championship the most as a result of the first 11 tournaments?

Based on the tournaments held until 2022 Season 12, the team with the most championships is SKT with 3 championships. Except for SKT, no team has more than one championship in the tournament.

Which team won World Championship Season 12?

DRX, who wrote a good story in the 2022 season, declared the championship with a score of 3-2 against its tough rival T1.

Which teams are in the semi-finals of LoL Worlds 2022?

JDG, T1, DRX and GEN.G beat their rivals Rogue, Royal Never Give Up, DWG KIA and EDward Gaming to reach the semi-finals.

Which teams played the semi-finals at 2022 LOL Worlds?

In the semi-finals, JDG and T1, GEN.G and DRX faced off. As a result of these matches, T1 and DRX made it to the finals.

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