The League of Legends Worlds 2020 championship marks an end to its esports season for the year, but is the beginning of an epic battle as the best teams fight for a piece of the million-dollar prize pool. The global impact of Covid-19 has posed some challenges for the LoL esports scene with format changes and team travel restrictions but it hasn’t stopped them from showing Worlds live right from Shanghai.
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eGG Network will be covering all the action LIVE from League Of Legends Worlds 2020 starting with the Play-In stage from 25 – 28 September from 4PM daily, and 29 – 30 September from 2PM daily. Followed by the Main Event from 3 October to the Grand Finals on 31 October 2020.
League Of Legends Worlds 2020
There are a total of 22 teams competing in the League Of Legends Worlds 2020. With the top two teams from the Vietnam Championship Series (VCS) not being able to travel to compete at Worlds, the Play-In stage format has been heavily adjusted. Worlds 2020 starts with the Play-In stage where 10 teams fight for the top four places to proceed to the Main Event.
The 10 teams in the Play-Ins are drawn into 2 groups based on seeding:
Group A Team Liquid MAD Lions Legacy Esports SuperMassive Esports INTZ Group B LGD Gaming PSG Talon V3 Esports Unicorns of Love Rainbow7
Each group will play a single round-robin cycle, with the first-place teams both advancing to the Main Event, and the last place teams being eliminated. The third and fourth-place teams in each group will play a best-of-five series, with the loser being eliminated and the winner advancing to a best-of five-series against the second-place team from the other group. The winners of those matches also will qualify for the League Of Legends Worlds 2020 Main Event.
The remaining 12 teams seeded at the Main Event are grouped as such:
|Group A||Group B||Group B||Group C|
|G2 Esports||DAMWON Gaming||TSM||TOP Esports|
|Play-In Team||Play-In Team||Play-In Team||Play-In Team|
Each group will play a double round-robin cycle where matches are best-of-one. The top two teams from each group will then proceed to the knockout stage in a single elimination bracket with best-of-five series matches.
Watch the action unfold at the League Of Legends Worlds 2020 on eGG Network!