The League of Legends World Championship 2017 is a culmination of a long and exciting season, a treat to every fan. Every season delivers important matches, amazing battles, talented players in all competitions and World Championship, or Worlds, is the unique event where only the best of the best can attend. You probably want to see crème de la crème of LoL esport, but you’ll need your tickets first. Riot Games released the tickets already, hurry up to get yours! Keep reading to find out where to buy and other important details.
Can I purchase tickets for any stage of Worlds?
At this point, you can purchase tickets for play-in and group stage. Tickets for later stages of the championship will be released later. We will keep updating you about tickets for upcoming stages and other important 2017 Worlds news, so keep visiting our website.
Where to purchase tickets?
This time, tickets for Worlds are exclusively available at Damai. The tickets were released on August 31 at 7:00 PM PT and you’ll be able to make a purchase until 7:00 PM PT on September 14. Although Damai is a Chinese website, the English version is available for all international fans who want to avoid 2017 Worlds.
Just like with previous World Championship events, Riot Games board is aware most attendees will be local fans. That being said, they did set aside a certain amount of tickets for international fans and players who will be making a trip to Wuhan, China to attend the event of the season.
As mentioned above, tickets for play-in and group stages are available while tickets for knockout stages and final will be released later. More precisely, you can purchase tickets for play-in matches that occur on September 23-26 and September 28-29 as well as tickets for group stage battles which take place on October 5-8 and October 12-15.
Below, you can see the pricing info.
LoL Worlds 2017 Play-in Stage ticket prices
- Weekday floor tickets – 100 RMB ($14)
- Weekend floor tickets – 150 RMB ($22)
LoL Worlds 2017 Group stage ticket prices
- Tier 2 tickets: 100 RMB ($14)
- Tier 1 tickets: 120 RMB ($17)
- Floor tickets: 180 RMB ($26)
- Tier 2 tickets: 120 RMB ($17)
- Tier 1 tickets: 180 RMB ($26)
- Floor tickets: 280 RMB ($41)
2017 Worlds ticket info FAQ
Do I need to create an account in order to purchase tickets?
Yes, you will. Damai is not different from other ticket-selling websites which require setting up an account in order to be eligible to purchase your tickets. The process is simple and takes only a few seconds.
How many tickets can I purchase?
You can buy two tickets with a single transaction.
What payment methods are accepted at Damai website?
The website accepts different payment methods including cards issued by many Chinese banks, Wechat scan transfer, ALIPAY, and cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and JCB.
Can I choose a seat?
If you see the buy on the map button, then you can choose your own seat. In most events organized by Riot Games, seating isn’t arranged.
I don’t live in China, is it possible to deliver tickets abroad?
Damai strongly advises not to get tickets delivered abroad for safety reasons. It is recommended to check the pick up by myself option and get your ticket in the nearest Damai branch before the show.
When do doors open?
During play-in stages, doors open at:
- September 23-26 – 11:00 AM local time
- September 28-29 – 10:00 AM local time
- October 5-8 – 1:00 PM local time
- October 12-15 – 10:00 AM local time
What is the format?
The play-in format has two rounds:
- Round 1: 4 groups, 12 teams, Bo1 double round robin
- Round 2: 8 teams, paired seating, Bo5, winner of seeded matchups goes to group stage
Group stage uses Bo1 double round robin format. View all Teams for the 2017 LoL Worlds.
2017 LoL Worlds is taking place in China this year and tickets for play-in and group stages are already available. While most attendees will be local, a certain amount of tickets is available for international fandom. If you’ve always wanted to visit China now is your perfect chance.
More about the LoL World Championship 2017:
- Overview: League of Legends Worlds 2017
- Play-In Stage #1 LoL Worlds 2017
- Bets, Odds and Betting Sites LoL Worlds 2017
- LoL Worlds 2017 Outright Winner Betting Odds
- Teams and Players LoL Worlds 2017
- Qualifiers Overview for LoL Worlds 2017
- Schedule and Results LoL Worlds 2017
- Casters and Analysts 2017 LoL Worlds
- Patch 7.18 LoL Worlds 2017
- Prize Pool LoL Worlds 2017
- Group Draw 2017 LoL Worlds
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