League of Legends World Championship 2016 | Season 6

League of Legends World Championship 2016 - LogoThe 2016 League of Legends World Championship (LoL Worlds 2016) is running from Thursday, September 29th to Saturday, October 29th. The “Group Stage” and the “Knockout Out Stage” of Worlds 2016 are taking place in several cities across the United States. Like last year 16 teams, seeded from the top 5 League of Legends regions (LCK, NA LCS, EU LCS, LMS, LPL) + Wildcard teams will compete for a huge prize pool and the honors of getting their name etched on the World Championship trophy: The Summoners Cup. The finals of LoL Worlds 2016 will once again be held in the Staples Center in Los Angeles (California). The LoL World Cup 2016 also qualifies five teams for the League of Legends IEM in Katowice 2017.
You can find out more about the teams, schedule, tickets, prize money, qualifiers, betting odds and more below. Besides this we will keep you updated so make sure to check back in order to get the latest news on the LoL World Championship 2016!

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League of Legends Icon Prize Pool Distribution / Results

$ 6,700,000 US-Dollar in total

Place Prize USD ≈Prize EUR Team
Gold Medal Icon Winner
$ 2,680,000 € 2,532,170 Team SK Telakom T1 Logo - LoL Worlds SK Telecom T1
Silver Medal Icon Runner Up
$ 1,005,000 € 944,738 Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung Galaxy
Semifinalist Medal Icon
3rd-4th
$ 502,500 € 474,355 Team H2k Logo - LoL Worlds H2K Gaming
Team Rox Tigers Logo - LoL Worlds ROX Tigers
5th-8th $ 268,000 € 253,761 Team Albus Logo - LoL Worlds Albus NoX Luna
Team Edward Gaming Logo - LoL Worlds Edward Gaming
Team SoloMid Logo - LoL Worlds Royal Never Give Up
Team Cloud9 Logo - LoL Worlds Cloud9
9th-12th $ 150,750 € 141,928 Team CLG Logo - LoL Worlds Counter Logic Gaming
Team AHQ e-sports club Logo - LoL Worlds ahq e-Sports Club
Team SoloMid Logo - LoL Worlds Team SoloMid
Team I May Logo - LoL Worlds I May
13th-16th $ 83,750 € 78,761 Team Flash Wovles Logo - LoL Worlds Flash Wolves
Team G2 esports Logo - LoL Worlds G2 Esports
Team Intz Logo - LoL Worlds INTZ e-Sports
Team Splyce Logo - LoL Worlds Splyce

LoL Worlds 2016 | World Championship facts:

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Tournament Mode | Schedule

The League of Legends World Championship 2016 is starting with a 4 groups, double round robin group stage. Each team has to play 6 matches before the top 2 teams from each group advance to the Playoffs (or Knockout Stage). All playoff matches will be played in best of 5 format. You can find an overview of the schedule below. All matches with dates and starting times can be found at the LoL World Championship 2016 schedule and results site.

Knockout Stage (Playoffs) Overview | Dates (completed)

The top 8 teams from the group stage (top 2 teams from each group) advance to the Playoffs (aka Knockout Stage) of the World Championship. The teams are drawn into the bracket of the playoffs after the group stage is over. The winner of a group cannot face another group winner in the quarterfinals of LoL Worlds.

QUARTERFINALS
(10/13 – 10/16)
SEMIFINALS
(10/21 – 10/22)
Finals – LoL Worlds
(10/29/2016)
Team Rox Tigers Logo - LoL Worlds ROX Tigers 3
Team Edward Gaming Logo - LoL Worlds EDG 1 Team Rox Tigers Logo - LoL Worlds ROX Tigers 2
vs. Team SK Telakom T1 Logo - LoL Worlds SKT T1 3
Team SK Telakom T1 Logo - LoL Worlds SKT T1 3 Team SK Telakom T1 Logo - LoL Worlds SKT T1
3
Team RNG Logo - LoL Worlds RNG 1 vs.
Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung
3 Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung 2
Team Cloud9 Logo - LoL Worlds Cloud9
0 Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung 3
vs. No match for 3rd place
Team H2k Logo - LoL Worlds H2K
3 Team H2k Logo - LoL Worlds H2K
0
Team Albus Logo - LoL Worlds Albus
1  

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 Playoffs / Knockout Stage – LoL Worlds 2016 – Schedule & Results

Upcoming Matches:

 Grand Finals – Saturday, October 29th
–> more about the Grand Finals

Grand Final: Team SK Telakom T1 Logo - LoL Worlds SK Telecom T1 vs. Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung     3  2  
Start Time: October 29th, 04:00 PM PDT / 07:00 PM EDT / 01:00 CEST (next day)

>> view full LoL Worlds 2016 Schedule and Results

Schedule and Standings Group Stage (completed)

The group stage draw is conducted on: September 10th, 11 AM PDT | 20:00 CEST
You can watch the draw of the groups live and find out more about the Seeding order in our article about the Group Draw of LoL Worlds 2016. Find out more about the LoL Worlds Group Stage with detailed daily match predictions.

GROUP A
1. Team Rox Tigers Logo - LoL Worlds Rox Tigers
5-2
2. Team Albus Logo - LoL Worlds Albus NoX Luna 4-3
3. Team CLG Logo - LoL Worlds Counter Logic G. 3-3
4. Team G2 esports Logo - LoL Worlds G2 Esports 1-5
GROUP A: Schedule & Results
GROUP B
1.  Team SK Telakom T1 Logo - LoL Worlds SK Telecom T1 5-1
2.  Team Cloud9 Logo - LoL Worlds Cloud9 3-3
3.  Team I May Logo - LoL Worlds IMay 2-4
4.  Team Flash Wovles Logo - LoL Worlds Flash Wolves 2-4
GROUP B: Schedule & Results
GROUP C
1.  Team H2k Logo - LoL Worlds H2K 5-2
2.  Team Edward Gaming Logo - LoL Worlds Edward Gaming 4-3
3.  Team AHQ e-sports club Logo - LoL Worlds AHQ e-Sports Club 3-3
4.  Team Intz Logo - LoL Worlds INTZ e-Sports  1-5
GROUP C: Schedule & Results
GROUP D
1.  Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung 5-1
2.  Team RNG Logo - LoL Worlds RNG*
3-3
2.  Team SoloMid Logo - LoL Worlds Team SoloMid 3-3
4.  Team Splyce Logo - LoL Worlds Splyce 1-5
GROUP D: Schedule & Results
*Royal Never Give Up advance past the group stage due to owning the head-to-head tiebreaker vs TSM.
Advance to Knockout-Stage (Playoffs)
Eliminated

Tournament Overview and Dates

Group Stage #1
Dates: 09/29 /2016 – 10/02/2016
Ticket Sale Starts: 07/20/2016
City / Venue: San Francisco, California / Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Live Stream Start: 09/29 – 10/02/2016: 04:00 PM PDT / 07:00 PM EDT / 01:00 CEST (next day)

Group Stage #2
Dates: 10/06/2016 – 10/09/2016
City / Venue: San Francisco, California / Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Live Stream Start: 10/06 – 10/07/2016: 04:00 PM PDT / 07:00 PM EDT / 01:00 CEST (next day)
Live Stream Start: 10/08 – 10/09/2016: 01:00 PM PDT / 04:00 PM EDT / 22:00 CEST 

Quarter-Finals
Dates: 10/13/2016 – 10/16/2016
Ticket Sale Starts: 07/27/2016
City / Venue: Chicago, Illinois / The Chicago Theatre
Live Stream Start: 10/13 – 10/16/2016: 03:00 PM PDT / 06:00 PM EDT / 00:00 CEST (next day)

Semi-Finals
Dates: 10/21/2016 – 10/22/2016
Ticket Sale Starts: 08/03/2016
City / Venue: New York / Madison Square Garden
Live Stream Start: 10/21 – 10/22/2016: 03:00 PM PDT / 06:00 PM EDT / 00:00 CEST (next day)

LoL World Championship Finals 2016
Date: 10/29/2016
Ticket Sale Starts: 08/10/2016
City / Venue: Los Angeles, California / Staples Center
Live Stream Start: 10/29/2016: 04:00 PM PDT / 07:00 PM EDT / 01:00 CEST (next day)

Tickets for the World Championship

The tickets for LoL Worlds 2016 are going on sale on 4 different dates. For every phase of the tournament there will be an initial wave of tickets and at least one second wave. If you want to follow action of the World Championsip live you can find out more about the LoL World Championship tickets here.

Teams | Qualifiers | Road to LoL Worlds 2016

16 teams at Worlds 2016 are seeded form the 5 regions below. In addition one so called Wild Card Qualifie will be held to determine the 2 teams form regions that are not playing in of EU LCS (Europe), NA LCS (North America), LMS (China), LPL (South East Asia) or LCK (South Korea). One thing that is new this year, is that the results of the MSI 2016 are influencing the seeding order of the teams for the group stage (read more about this topic here). Find more information about the qualifiers to the LoL World Championship here!

NA LCS League of Legends North America LogoNA LCS | North America (3 Teams)

Qualified teams – view NA Teams overview at LoL Worlds

Team SoloMid (TSM) Team Logo - LoL Worlds Team SoloMid | Seed #1 – Winner NA LCS Summer Playoffs (08-13 to 08-28)
Team Counter Logic Gaming (CLG) Team Logo - LoL Worlds Counter Logic Gaming | Seed #2 – Most Championship Points NA LCS
Team Cloud9 Logo - LoL Worlds Cloud9 – Winner NA LCS Regional Qualifiers (09-03 to 09-05-2016)

EU LCS League of Legends LogoEU LCS | Europe (3 Teams)

Qualified teams – view EU Teams overview at LoL Worlds

G2 Esports Team Logo - LoL Worlds G2 Esports | Seed #1 – Winner EU LCS Summer Playoffs (08-13 to 08-28-2016)
Team H2k Gaming Logo - LoL Worlds H2K Gaming | Seed #2 – Most Championship Points EU LCS
Team Splyce Logo - LoL Worlds Splyce – Winner EU LCS Regional Qualifiers (09-03 to 09-05-2016)

Champions Korea LCK League of Legends LogoLCK | South Korea (3 Teams)

Qualified teams – view LCK Teams overview at LoL worlds

Rox Tigers Team Logo - LoL Worlds Rox Tigers | Seed #1 – Winner LCK Summer Playoffs (08-08 to 08-20-2016)
SK Teleocm T1 Team Logo - LoL Worlds SK Telecom T1 | Seed #2 – Most Championship Points LCK 2016
Team Samsung Logo - LoL Worlds Samsung (Winner LCK  Regional Qualifiers (08-29 to 09-03-2016))

Pro League LPL League of Legends LogoLPL | China  (3 Teams)

Qualified teams – view LPL Teams overview at LoL worlds

Edward Gaming Team Logo - LoL Worlds Edward Gaming | Seed #1 – Winner LPL Summer Playoffs (08-10 to 08-26-2016)
Royal Never Give Up Team Logo - LoL Worlds Royal Never Give Up Seed #2 – Most Championship Points LPL 2016
Team IMay Logo - LoL Worlds IMay | Seed #3 – Winner LPL Regional Qualifiers

Master Series LMS League of Legends LogoLMS | Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau (2 Teams)

Qualified teams – view LMS Teams overview at LoL worlds

Flash Wolves Team Logo - LoL Worlds Flash Wolves | Seed #1 – Winner LMS Summer Playoffs (08-17 to 08-21-2016)
Team ahq e Sports Club Logo - LoL Worlds AHQ e-Sports Club | Seed #2  – Winner LMS Regional Qualifiers (09-02 to 09-04-2016)

International Wildcard Qualifier Brazil 2016 League of Legends LogoInternational Wildcard Teams (2 Teams)

Qualified teams –  view Wildcard Teams overview at LoL worlds

Team INTZ e Sports Logo - LoL Worlds INTZ e-Sports
Team Albus Nox Luna Logo - LoL Worlds Albus NoX Luna

IWCQ 2016 Wildcard Tournament Brazil (08-24-2016 to 09-04-2016)
Regions represented: Turkey (TCL), Brazil (CBLOL), SE Asia (GPL), CIS (LCL), Oceania (OPL), Japan (LJL), LA South (LAS), LA North (LAN)

Betting Info and Odds

As this is the biggest LoL tournament in 2016 all of the major League of Legends betting sites will have betting markets for the tournament. Bets can be placed on the winner of each single match as well as the outright winner of the LoL Worlds 2016. Besides this various special bets like “First turret” or “First Blood” will be available at certain betting sites. We will keep you up to date as soon, as the first betting odds for Worlds are live. If you are planning to make a bet, make sure to check out our preview and predictions section where we will cover every single match of the World Championship, in order to get an edge! If you want to play just for fun, and win some League of Legends in-game prizes like skins or summoner icons, check out the Pick’Em free betting game by Riot. You can find out more about betting on the 2016 League of Legends World Championship here.

Prize Pool

The prize pool provided by Riot Games for this years League of Legends World Championship amounts to over two million dollars, more precisely $2.130.000 US-Dollars. The lucky winner will gain the lion’s share of one million dollar as usual. You can find more information about the exact distribution of the prize money and the LoL Worlds 2016 prize pool in comparison to other major online games right here.

Update 1: One week before the start of Worlds 2016, Riot Games announced, that 25% of the sale of the Zed Championship Skins and Championship Wardskins will be added to the total pize money of the tournament. Since the sale running until November 6th, it might be that the exact total prize pool is known after the end of Worlds 2016.

Update 2: In the meantime the prize pool has surpassed the $ 4 million mark. Besides this Riot has changed the way the money is distributed amongst the teams. We will keep you updated!

Position Prize Money
World Champion 40% of all prize money
2nd Place 15% of all prize money
3rd – 4th 7.5% of all prize money
5th – 8th 4% of all prize money
Group Stage Position Prize Money
1st Advance to Quarterfinals
2nd Advance to Quarterfinals
3rd 2.25% of all prize money
4th 1.25% of all prize money
 If 3rd and 4th are tied 1.75% of all prize money

League of Legends World Championship Live Streams

All matches of Season’s 6 World Championship of League of Legends (LoL) will be streamed live in various languages and on several platforms. This means you can watch the whole competition for free! Besides being streamed on a lot of different platforms like Youtube and Twitch, you can all the matches of LoL Worlds 2016 and it’s qualifiers right here on this page, by clicking the play button of the Live Stream below. The red “live” button in the video player indicates that matches are being broadcasted currently. If you have missed the live action, spoiler free Vods (Video on demand) will be available as well. Learn more about the shoutcasters and check out the LoL Worlds 2016 Casters and Analysts overview. Have fun with the matches of LoL Worlds 2016 and the live stream!

Main Live Stream of Riot Games

Lane Matchup Live Stream (Player Experience)
(This stream is focusing on a single lane matchup)

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Teaser Video

On February 16th, Riot Games released the first teaser video for the tournament.

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