2018 World Championship

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2018 World Championship
Worlds 2018.png
League Information
Organizer: Riot Games
Event Type: Offline
Country South Korea South Korea
Start Date: 2018-10-01
End Date: 2018-11-03

The 2018 Season World Championship ("Worlds 2018") is the conclusion of the 2018 League of Legends competitive season.

Overview

Format

  • 24 teams are invited [Show]

  • Play-In will be played in Seoul
    • Group Stage (Round 1)
      • Twelve teams participate
      • Teams are drawn into four groups based on seeding
      • Double Round Robin
      • Matches are best of one
      • Top two teams per group advance to Round 2
    • Knockout Stage (Round 2)
      • Eight teams participate
      • 1st place teams from the group stage each face a 2nd place team
      • Matches are best of five
      • Winners advance to Main Event
  • Group Stage will be played in Busan
    • Teams are divided into four groups
    • Double Round Robin
    • Matches are best of one
    • Top two teams from each group advance to Knockout Stage
  • Knockout Stage
    • Quarterfinals will be played in Busan, Semifinals in Gwangju and Finals in Incheon
    • Single elimination
    • Matches are best of five
  • Patch Information: v8.19

Prize Pool

Participants

Qualified for Group Stage
Region Seed Pool Team Qualification Date Qualification Path
News Label - Korea.png Korea 1 1 KTRolsterLogo std.png KT Rolster 2018-08-15 (Q)
2018-09-08 (Seed)
2018 LCK Summer Champion
2 2 Freecslogo std.png Afreeca Freecs 2018-09-08 2018 Championship Points
3 2 Gen.Glogo std.png Gen.G 2018-09-16 2018 Regional Finals
News Label - China.png China 1 1 Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png Royal Never Give Up 2018-09-09 (Q)
2018-09-14 (Seed)
2018 LPL Summer Champion
2 2 Invictus Gaminglogo std.png Invictus Gaming 2018-09-10 2018 Championship Points
News Label - Europe.png Europe 1 1 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic 2018-08-25 (Q)
2018-09-09 (Seed)
2018 EU LCS Summer Champion
2 2 Team Vitalitylogo std.png Team Vitality 2018-09-09 2018 Championship Points
News Label - North America.png North America 1 2 Team Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid 2018-09-02 (Q)
2018-09-09 (Seed)
2018 NA LCS Summer Champion
2 2 100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves 2018-09-09 2018 Championship Points
News Label - Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.png Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao 1 1 Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.png Flash Wolves 2018-08-04 (Q)
2018-09-15 (Seed)
2018 LMS Summer Champion
2 2 MAD Teamlogo std.png MAD Team 2018-09-09 2018 Championship Points
News Label - Vietnam.png Vietnam 1 2 Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.png Phong Vũ Buffalo 2018-09-22 2018 VCS Summer Champion
News Label - International.png International Q 3 Qualified from Play-In Stage
Q 3 Qualified from Play-In Stage
Q 3 Qualified from Play-In Stage
Q 3 Qualified from Play-In Stage
Qualified for Play-In Stage
Region Seed Pool Team Qualification Date Qualification Path
News Label - China.png China 3 1 EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDward Gaming 2018-09-16 2018 Regional Finals
News Label - Europe.png Europe 3 1 G2 Esportslogo std.png G2 Esports 2018-09-16 2018 Regional Finals
News Label - North America.png North America 3 1 Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 2018-09-16 2018 Regional Finals
News Label - Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.png Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao 3 1 G-Rexlogo std.png G-Rex 2018-09-22 2018 Regional Finals
News Label - Brazil.png Brazil 1 2 KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sports 2018-09-08 2018 CBLOL Winter Champion
News Label - CIS.png CIS 1 2 GG.CISlogo std.png Gambit Esports 2018-09-02 2018 LCL Summer Champion
News Label - Latin America North.png Latin America - North 1 2 Infinity eSports CRlogo std.png Infinity eSports 2018-09-08 2018 LLN Closing Champion
News Label - Turkey.png Turkey 1 2 SuperMassive eSportslogo std.png SuperMassive eSports 2018-09-16 2018 TCL Summer Champion
News Label - Japan.png Japan 1 3 DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png DetonatioN FocusMe 2018-09-15 2018 LJL Summer Champion
News Label - Latin America South.png Latin America - South 1 3 Kaos Latin Gamerslogo std.png Kaos Latin Gamers 2018-09-09 2018 CLS Closing Champion
News Label - Oceania.png Oceania 1 3 Dire Wolveslogo std.png Dire Wolves 2018-09-02 2018 OPL Split 2 Champion
News Label - SEA.png Southeast Asia 1 3 Ascension Gaminglogo std.png Ascension Gaming 2018-08-19 2018 SEA Tour Champion

Results

Play-In Stage

Group Stage (Round 1)

Group A
Legend
Round 2 Seed
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 EDward Gaminglogo std.png EDward Gaming 0 - 0 0%
2 Infinity eSports CRlogo std.png Infinity eSports 0 - 0 0%
3 Dire Wolveslogo std.png Dire Wolves 0 - 0 0%
EDward Gaminglogo std.png Dire Wolveslogo std.png Infinity eSports CRlogo std.png Overall
EDward Gaminglogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Dire Wolveslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Infinity eSports CRlogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Group B
Legend
Round 2 Seed
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 G2 Esportslogo std.png G2 Esports 0 - 0 0%
2 SuperMassive eSportslogo std.png SuperMassive eSports 0 - 0 0%
3 Ascension Gaminglogo std.png Ascension Gaming 0 - 0 0%
Ascension Gaminglogo std.png G2 Esportslogo std.png SuperMassive eSportslogo std.png Overall
Ascension Gaminglogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
G2 Esportslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
SuperMassive eSportslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Group C
Legend
Round 2 Seed
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 0 - 0 0%
2 KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sports 0 - 0 0%
3 DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png DetonatioN FocusMe 0 - 0 0%
Cloud9logo std.png DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png Overall
Cloud9logo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
KaBuM! e-Sportslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Group D
Legend
Round 2 Seed
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 G-Rexlogo std.png G-Rex 0 - 0 0%
2 GG.CISlogo std.png Gambit Esports 0 - 0 0%
3 Kaos Latin Gamerslogo std.png Kaos Latin Gamers 0 - 0 0%
GG.CISlogo std.png G-Rexlogo std.png Kaos Latin Gamerslogo std.png Overall
GG.CISlogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
G-Rexlogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Kaos Latin Gamerslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0

Main Event

Group Stage

Group A
Legend
Playoffs
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.png Flash Wolves - 0%
2 Freecslogo std.png Afreeca Freecs - 0%
3 Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.png Phong Vũ Buffalo - 0%
4 Blanklogo std.png TBD - 0%
Freecslogo std.png Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.png Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.png Blanklogo std.png Overall
Freecslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Yoe Flash Wolveslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Phong Vũ Buffalologo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Blanklogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Group B
Legend
Playoffs
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png Royal Never Give Up - 0%
2 Gen.Glogo std.png Gen.G - 0%
3 Team Vitalitylogo std.png Team Vitality - 0%
4 Blanklogo std.png TBD - 0%
Gen.Glogo std.png Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png Team Vitalitylogo std.png Blanklogo std.png Overall
Gen.Glogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Royal Never Give Uplogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Team Vitalitylogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Blanklogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Group C
Legend
Playoffs
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 KTRolsterLogo std.png KT Rolster - 0%
2 MAD Teamlogo std.png MAD Team - 0%
3 Team Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid - 0%
4 Blanklogo std.png TBD - 0%
KTRolsterLogo std.png MAD Teamlogo std.png Team Liquidlogo std.png Blanklogo std.png Overall
KTRolsterLogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
MAD Teamlogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Team Liquidlogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Blanklogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Group D
Legend
Playoffs
Eliminated
Standings Help Icon 2.png
1 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic - 0%
2 100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves - 0%
3 Invictus Gaminglogo std.png Invictus Gaming - 0%
4 Blanklogo std.png TBD - 0%
100 Thieveslogo std.png Fnaticlogo std.png Invictus Gaminglogo std.png Blanklogo std.png Overall
100 Thieveslogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Fnaticlogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Invictus Gaminglogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0
Blanklogo std.png 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0 0 - 0

Bracket Stage

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  

 Click here for more information about the Main Event.

Regional Distribution

Only Qualified teams are listed here. For full regional breakdown of teams and players per round see Play-In & Main Event.

Teams

News Label - Brazil.png BrazilNews Label - China.png ChinaNews Label - CIS.png CISNews Label - Europe.png EuropeNews Label - Japan.png JapanNews Label - Korea.png KoreaNews Label - Latin America North.png LANNews Label - Latin America South.png LASNews Label - North America.png North AmericaNews Label - Oceania.png OceaniaNews Label - SEA.png Southeast AsiaNews Label - Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao.png TW/HK/MONews Label - Turkey.png TurkeyNews Label - Vietnam.png Vietnam
Qualified
13131311311311

Players

  • Country of Birth
  • Residency
TBD
Qualified
TBD
Qualified
Players who played at least one game are listed here.

Media

Streams

Articles and Videos

  • 2018

Interviews

Announcements

Locations & Broadcast

Venues

Play-In Groups / Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
South Korea Seoul South Korea Busan South Korea Gwangju South Korea Incheon
LoL PARK Busan Exhibition and Convention Center Gwangju Women's University Universiade Gymnasium Munhak Stadium
Capacity - 450 Capacity - 4,002 Capacity - 8,327 Capacity - 50,256
LoLPARK-Worlds2018.jpg BusanExhibitionCenter-Worlds2018.jpeg GwangjuWomen'sUniversity-Worlds2018.jpg MunhakStadium-Worlds2018.jpg
33 Jong-ro, Cheongjin-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea 55 APEC-ro, U-dong, Haeundae, Busan, South Korea 201 Yeodae-gil, Sanjeong-dong, Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, South Korea 482, Munhak-dong, Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea

References