Just because Worlds 2016 is over, it doesn’t mean we’ve seen the last of League of Legends events this year. Before the holiday season, we’re going to see yet another exciting tournament, you guessed it, League of Legends All-Stars 2016. It is an international, invitational tournament hosted by Riot Games, of course. If you’ve ever wanted to witness League of Legends action and visit Barcelona, home of one of the most popular teams in the world, now you have the perfect opportunity. Tickets are released, and we bring you everything you should know.
LoL All-Star 2016 | Ticket info
Tickets for this exciting event were released on November 7, 2016, at 5 PM CET. They are sold exclusively via Ticketmaster for the following prices:
- Floor/bleachers – €20
- Lower bowl – €15
- Upper bowl – €12
You can purchase up to six tickets and, of course, it’s necessary to create an account on Ticketmaster to do so. Riot Games recommend buying tickets as early as possible. They will release more, limited quantity, in late November but to increase your chances of going to Barcelona to see all the action, it’s better to get your ticket now.
For LoL enthusiasts who will watch the matches live, it’s important to mention that games start at 4 PM, but the door will open at 2 PM CET.
LoL All-Stars 2016 overview and lineup
This year, LoL All-Stars event comes to Barcelona, Spain where it will be held December 8-11 at the Palau Sant Jordi venue. Just like in 2015, fans had the opportunity to vote for five players who will represent their regions for NA LCS, EU LCS, LCK, LPL, LMS, and IWCA winners. Based on each region’s performance at World’s 2016, the teams are divided into two groups: Team Fire and Team Ice. Votes are in and below you can see the final lineup for the upcoming tournament.
South Korea (LCK)
- Top lane: Song “Smeb” Kyung-ho (ROX Tigers) with 56.5% votes
- Jungle: Bae “Bengi” Seong-ung (SK Telecom T1) with 46.3% votes
- Mid lane: Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (SK Telecom T1) with 82.6% votes
- AD Carry: Kim “PraY” Jong-in (ROX Tigers) with 51.9% votes
- Support: Hong “MadLife” Min-gi (CJ Entus) with 47.4% votes
North America (NA LCS)
- Top lane: Jung “Impact” Eon-yeong (Cloud9) with 41.7% votes
- Jungle: Kim “Reignover” Yeu-jin (Immortals) with 36% votes
- Mid lane: Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg (Team SoloMid) with 66% votes
- AD Carry: Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng (Team SoloMid) with 35% votes
- Support: Zaqueri “Aphromoo” Black (Counter Logic Gaming) with 55.3% votes
- Top lane: Chen “Mouse” Yu-Hao (EDward Gaming) with 24.3% votes
- Jungle: Ming “ClearLove” Kai (EDward Gaming) with 49.6% votes
- Mid lane: Wei “We1less” Zhen (LGD Gaming) with 27.4% votes
- AD Carry: Jian “Uzi” Zi-Hao (Royal Never Give Up) with 51% votes
- Support: Cho “Mata” Se-hyeong (Royal Never Give Up) with 34.5% votes
Europe (EU LCS)
- Top lane: Paul “sOAZ” Boyer (TBD) with 23.3% votes
- Jungle: Marcin “Jankos” Jankowski (H2K Gaming) with 38.3% votes
- Mid lane: Enrique “xPeke” Cedeño Martínez (Origen) with 35.2% votes
- AD Carry: Martin “Rekkles” Larsson (Fnatic) with 43.1% votes
- Support: Alfonso “Mithy” Aguirre Rodriguez (G2) with 18.1% votes
Interestingly, YellOwStaR had 34.7% votes, but he tweeted he had to decline the invitation. Although he didn’t mention any particular reason, it’s assumed he has a lot of commitments as a manager of Paris St. Germain’s esports division where he’s currently working on putting together EU Challenger Series team for the organization. He’s been replaced by Mithy.
- Top lane: Chen “Ziv” Yi (ahq e-Sports Club) with 66.1% votes
- Jungle: Hung “Karsa” Hau-Hsuan (Flash Wolves) with 49% votes
- Mid lane: Huang “Maple” Yi-Tang (Flash Wolves) with 48.6% votes
- AD Carry: Chang “BeBe” Bo-Wei (J Team) with 56.1% votes
- Support: Kang “Albis” Chia-Wei (ahq e-Sports Club) with 43.4% votes
IMPORTANT: International Wild Card participants will be determined in their own All-Star tournament in Spain, held December 1-4.
All-Stars tournament in Barcelona will host regional matches, fun game modes, and 1v1 tournament.
League of Legends All-Stars will be held in Barcelona this year, and you can, already, buy the tickets. As seen above, prices are affordable, and you have yet another reason to go, visit this beautiful city and have fun watching all the greatest stars in this esport battling.
More about the LoL All-Star 2016:
- LoL All-Stars 2016 Tournament Overview
- LoL All-Stars 2016 Betting & Odds Info
- LoL All-Stars 2016 Schedule & Results
- LoL All-Stars 2016 Teams & Players
About the Author: Amna El Tawil is a news reporter and a technology blogger. For the past five years, she has worked for major publications and TV networks in the Middle East, covering one of region’s hotspots. When Amna is not chasing after the truth amidst gas canisters, she can be found cheering her favorite football team on, or unwinding with some online gaming.