2014 Season World Championship

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2014 World Championship
S4 wc.jpeg
League Information
Organizer: Riot Games
Sponsor: Coke Zero
Korean Air
Event Type: Offline
Country South Korea South Korea
Format: Group Stage + Single Elim. Bracket
Prize pool: $ 2,130,000
Start Date: 2014-09-18
End Date: 2014-10-19
Links: Website

Overview

Format

  • Group Stage
    • Sixteen teams are divided into four groups of four.
      • Each group consists of: one seed from Pool 1, two seeds from Pool 2, and one seed from Pool 3.
      • Only one region per group. (i.e Can't have a group with two Korean teams)
    • Groups A and B are played in Taiwan. Groups C and D are played in Singapore
    • Double Round Robin with each team playing every other team on both Red and Blue Side.
    • Best of One matches
    • Tiebreakers will be held if necessary.
  • Bracket Stage
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Quarterfinals.
    • Teams from the same Group Stage region are placed into opposite sides of the Bracket Stage.
    • The #1 seed team will play the #2 seed of the opposite group that competed in the same region (i.e. Taiwan A1 vs Taiwan B2; Singapore C1 vs Singapore D2).
    • All Matches are Best of Five.
  • 2014 Season World Championship Official Rulebook
  • All matches are played on Patch v4.14 with  Gnar enabled.

Prize Pool

$ 2,130,000 USD (Approximately € 1,620,313 EUR) is spread among the teams as follows:

Place Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Team
Gold.png 1st $ 1,000,000 € 748,220 Samsunglogo std.png Samsung White
Silver.png 2nd $ 250,000 € 187,042 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Star Horn Royal Club
SF.png 3rd-4th $ 150,000 € 112,225 Samsunglogo std.png Samsung Blue
Oh My Godlogo std.png Oh My God
5th-8th $ 75,000 € 56,113 Team SoloMidlogo std.png Team SoloMid
Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9
EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDward Gaming
Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NaJin White Shield
9th-11th $ 45,000 € 33,668 AHQLogo std.png ahq e-Sports Club
Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
Alliancelogo std.png Alliance
12th-13th $ 35,000 € 26,186 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
14th-16th $ 25,000 € 18,704 Dark Passagelogo std.png Dark Passage
Tpa std.png Taipei Assassins
KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sports
MVP Samsunglogo std.pngMata

Converted prizes calculated on August 14, 2014, with a currency rate of 1 USD = 0.748 EUR provided by http://www.xe.com

Results

Group Stage

Group A
1. Samsunglogo std.png Samsung White 6-0
2. EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDward Gaming 3-3
3. AHQLogo std.png ahq e-Sports Club 3-3
4. Dark Passagelogo std.png Dark Passage 0-6
[]
Group A Matches
EDG EDward Gaminglogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSW
DP Dark Passagelogo std.png 0 1 AHQLogo std.png ahq
SSW Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 AHQLogo std.png ahq
EDG EDward Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 Dark Passagelogo std.png DP
DP Dark Passagelogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSW
EDG EDward Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 AHQLogo std.png ahq
SSW Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 Dark Passagelogo std.png DP
ahq AHQLogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSW
DP Dark Passagelogo std.png 0 1 EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
ahq AHQLogo std.png 1 0 Dark Passagelogo std.png DP
ahq AHQLogo std.png 1 0 EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
SSW Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG
[]
Group A Tiebreaker
EDG EDward Gaminglogo std.png 1 0 AHQLogo std.png ahq


Group B
1. Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png Star Horn Royal Club 5-1
2. Team SoloMidlogo std.png Team SoloMid 4-2
3. Sklogo std.png SK Gaming 2-4
4. Tpa std.png Taipei Assassins 1-5
[]
Group B Matches
TSM Team SoloMidlogo std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
TPA Tpa std.png 0 1 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png SH Royal
SH Royal Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png 1 0 Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM
TPA Tpa std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
SH Royal Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
TSM Team SoloMidlogo std.png 1 0 Tpa std.png TPA
SK Sklogo std.png 0 1 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png SH Royal
TPA Tpa std.png 0 1 Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM
SK Sklogo std.png 1 0 Tpa std.png TPA
TSM Team SoloMidlogo std.png 1 0 Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png SH Royal
SH Royal Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png 1 0 Tpa std.png TPA
SK Sklogo std.png 1 0 Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM


Group C
1. Samsunglogo std.png Samsung Blue 5-1
2. Oh My Godlogo std.png Oh My God 3-3
3. Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic 2-4
3. LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ 2-4
[]
Group C Matches
LMQ LMQ TClogo std.png 1 0 Oh My Godlogo std.png OMG
SSB Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 Oh My Godlogo std.png OMG
FNC Fnaticlogo std.png 0 1 LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
SSB Samsunglogo std.png 0 1 Fnaticlogo std.png FNC
OMG Oh My Godlogo std.png 1 0 Fnaticlogo std.png FNC
SSB Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
FNC Fnaticlogo std.png 0 1 Oh My Godlogo std.png OMG
LMQ LMQ TClogo std.png 0 1 Fnaticlogo std.png FNC
OMG Oh My Godlogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSB
LMQ LMQ TClogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSB
FNC Fnaticlogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSB
OMG Oh My Godlogo std.png 1 0 LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
Group D
1. Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NaJin White Shield 4-2
2. Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 4-2
3. Alliancelogo std.png Alliance 3-3
4. KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sports 1-5
[]
Group D Matches
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM
C9 Cloud9logo std.png 1 0 Alliancelogo std.png A
C9 Cloud9logo std.png 1 0 KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 Alliancelogo std.png A
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 Cloud9logo std.png C9
A Alliancelogo std.png 1 0 KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM
A Alliancelogo std.png 1 0 Cloud9logo std.png C9
KaBuM KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png 0 1 Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS
A Alliancelogo std.png 1 0 Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS
KaBuM KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png 0 1 Cloud9logo std.png C9
KaBuM KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png 1 0 Alliancelogo std.png A
C9 Cloud9logo std.png 1 0 Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS
[]
Group D Tiebreaker
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 Cloud9logo std.png C9

Playoffs

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  Samsunglogo std.png SSW 3
  Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM 1
  Samsunglogo std.png SSW 3
  Samsunglogo std.png SSB 0
  Samsunglogo std.png SSB 3
  Cloud9logo std.png C9 1
  Samsunglogo std.png SSW 3
  Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png SH Royal 1
  Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png SH Royal 3
  EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDG 2
  Star Horn Royal Clublogo std.png SH Royal 3
  Oh My Godlogo std.png OMG 2
  Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS 0
  Oh My Godlogo std.png OMG 3

Participants

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Protected Seeds (Pool 1)

European Champion
Alliance
TopLanePick.pngDenmark Wickd
JungleLanePick.pngNetherlands Shook
MidLanePick.pngDenmark Froggen
ADLanePick.pngNetherlands Tabzz
SupportLanePick.pngGermany Nyph
Substitute.pngCzech Republic Kazmitch
Korea Circuit 1st Place
Samsung Blue
TopLanePick.pngSouth Korea Acorn
JungleLanePick.pngSouth Korea Spirit
MidLanePick.pngSouth Korea dade
ADLanePick.pngSouth Korea Deft
SupportLanePick.pngSouth Korea Heart
Substitute.pngSouth Korea Gamsu

Pool 2

North American Runner-Up
Cloud9
TopLanePick.pngUSA Balls
JungleLanePick.pngUSA Meteos
MidLanePick.pngUSA Hai
ADLanePick.pngUSA Sneaky
SupportLanePick.pngUSA LemonNation
Substitute.pngUSA Dan Dinh
European Runner-Up
Fnatic
TopLanePick.pngFrance sOAZ
JungleLanePick.pngFinland Cyanide
MidLanePick.pngSpain xPeke
ADLanePick.pngSweden Rekkles
SupportLanePick.pngFrance YellOwStaR
Substitute.pngSpain Araneae
Chinese 3rd Place2
Oh My God
TopLanePick.pngChina Gogoing
JungleLanePick.pngChina LoveLing
MidLanePick.pngChina Cool
ADLanePick.pngChina San
SupportLanePick.pngChina Cloud
Substitute.pngChina DaDa7
Korea Circuit 2nd Place
Samsung White
TopLanePick.pngSouth Korea Looper
JungleLanePick.pngSouth Korea DanDy
MidLanePick.pngSouth Korea PawN
ADLanePick.pngSouth Korea Imp
SupportLanePick.pngSouth Korea Mata
Substitute.pngSouth Korea Skatch
Korea Regionals Champion
NaJin White Shield
TopLanePick.pngSouth Korea Save
JungleLanePick.pngSouth Korea Watch
MidLanePick.pngSouth Korea Ggoong
ADLanePick.pngSouth Korea Zefa
SupportLanePick.pngSouth Korea Gorilla
Substitute.pngSouth Korea Pure
GPL Summer Champion
Taipei Assassins
TopLanePick.pngTaiwan Achie
JungleLanePick.pngTaiwan Winds
MidLanePick.pngTaiwan Morning
ADLanePick.pngTaiwan bebe
SupportLanePick.pngTaiwan Jay
Substitute.pngSingapore Chawy

Pool 3

North American 3rd Place
LMQ
TopLanePick.pngChina Ackerman
JungleLanePick.pngChina NoName
MidLanePick.pngChina XiaoWeiXiao
ADLanePick.pngChina Vasilii
SupportLanePick.pngChina Mor
Substitute.pngChina hi im Cho Ah
1 Gilius was used as SK Gaming's jungler for their first three games due to Svenskeren's suspension.
2 OMG's support player DaDa7 was replaced by their substitute Cloud after the groupstage.

View Games

Streams

Live Schedule & VODs

Rebroadcast Schedule

Region Dates PDT EDT CEST KST
Group Stage (Taiwan) September 18 - 21 Start:
10:00
End:
16:00
Start:
13:00
End:
19:00
Start:
19:00
End:
01:00
Start:
02:00
End:
08:00
Group Stage (Singapore) September 25 - 28
Quarterfinals October 3 - 6
Semifinals October 11 - 12
Finals October 19

Infographs

eSportspedia

Azubu

Additional Content

Interviews

  • Sept 9-17
  • Sept 18-24
  • Sept 25 - Oct 1
  • Oct 3-10
  • Oct 11-18

Articles

  • Sept 9-17
  • Sept 18-24
  • Sept 25 - Oct 1
  • Oct 3-10
  • Oct 11-18
  • Later

Videos

Regional Distribution

This regional distribution represents the regions the teams qualified from, regardless of the original region of the organization and/or players.

  BrazilChinaEuropeKoreaNorth AmericaTaiwanTurkey
Qualified
1333321
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Winner
1

Regional Records

News Label - Brazil.pngCBLOL 2017 Logo.png News Label - China.pngLPL 2017 logo.png News Label - Europe.pngEU LCS logo small.png News Label - Korea.pngLCK logo small.png News Label - North America.pngNA LCS logo small.png News Label - Turkey.pngTCL 2015 logo small.png News Label - Garena.pngGPL logo small.png Net Record WR %
News Label - Brazil.pngCBLOL 2017 Logo.png - 1 - 1 0 - 2 0 - 2 - - 1 - 5 0.16
News Label - China.pngLPL 2017 logo.png - 4 - 0 4- 7 2 - 2 2 - 0 4 - 1 16 - 10 0.61
News Label - Europe.pngEU LCS logo small.png 1 - 1 0 - 4 2 - 2 3 - 3 - 1 - 1 7 - 11 0.38
News Label - Korea.pngLCK logo small.png 2 - 0 7 - 4 2 - 2 10 - 3 2 - 0 2 - 0 25 - 9 0.73
News Label - North America.pngNA LCS logo small.png 2 - 0 2 - 2 3 - 3 3 - 10 - 2 - 0 12 - 15 0.44
News Label - Turkey.pngTCL 2015 logo small.png - 0 - 2 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 2 0 - 6 0.00
News Label - Garena.pngGPL logo small.png - 1 - 4 1 - 1 0 - 2 0 - 2 2 - 0 4 - 9 0.30

Locations

  • Group Stage
    • National Taiwan University Sports Center: 106 Roosevelt Road Section 4 No. 1, Taipei, Taiwan
    • Singapore EXPO: 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
  • Quarterfinals
    • Busan Exhibition and Convention Center: 55, APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Semifinals
    • Olympic Gymnastics Arena: 424, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Finals
    • Seoul World Cup Stadium: 240 World Cup-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Group Stage 1 Group Stage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan Singapore Singapore South Korea Busan, South Korea South Korea Seoul, South Korea South Korea Seoul, South Korea
National Taiwan University Sports Center Singapore EXPO Busan Exhibition and Convention Center Olympic Gymnastics Arena Seoul World Cup Stadium
National Taiwan University Sports Center.jpg Singapore Expo.jpg Busan Exhibition and Convention Center.jpg Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Arena.jpg Seoul World Cup Stadium.jpg
Photo by Taipei Film Commission Photo by wikipedia Photo by wikipedia Photo by wikipedia Photo by Piletech

Viewership Numbers

  • Cumulative daily unique impressions: 288 million[1]
  • Total hours watched: 179 million[1]
  • Finals peak concurrent viewers: 11.2 million[1]
  • Finals total unique viewers: 27 million[1]
  • Finals average viewtime: 67 minutes[1]

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