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Season 3 World Championship

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Season 3 World Championship
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League Information
Organizer: Riot Games
Event Type: Offline
Country: United States USA
Format: Groupstage + Single Elim. Bracket
Prize pool: $2,050,000
Start Date: 2013-09-15
End Date: 2013-10-04
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Tournament Venue
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The Season 3 World Championship was a tournament to crown the League of Legends Season 3 world champions. The playoffs were held in North America with the Grand final being held in the Staples Center on the 4th of October 2013. The winning team was SK Telecom T1 and along with being crowned the Season 3 world champion, walked off with the Summoner’s Cup and $1 million. 14 teams from North America, Korea, China, Southeast Asia, Europe, and one of the emerging League of Legends territories measured up at the World Playoffs after having qualified through their regional competitions. [1] Tickets were scheduled to go on sale on August 15 at 12PM PDT / 21:00 CEST, but due to unexpected circumstances, ticket sales were delayed to a later date. Tickets resumed sales on August 24th, with the Finals being sold out in an hour. [2][3]

Commencing the 15th of September, the 14 teams played in Los Angeles for the playoffs. The tournament consisted of a group stage and two single-elimination rounds which were held in a Los Angeles Studio with live audience. The semi-finals were held at the Galen Center, with the Finals being held at the Staples Center.[4] The english stream were cast by Phreak, Jatt, Kobe, Deman, Joe Miller, Qu1ksh0t and Rivington.[5] The host was sjokz. The casters were joined by Krepo, Doublelift, MonteCristo, Deficio, Snoopeh, Nien, ZionSpartan, Ocelote and Voyboy at the analysts desk.[6]

Location Addresses

  • Studio (Group Stages & Quarter-Finals): 9336 West Washington Boulevard, Culver City, CA, 90232
  • Galen Center (Semi-Finals): 3400 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
  • Staples Center (Finals): 1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA

Format

  • Fourteen Teams
  • Four teams receive direct entry into Quarter-finals through All-Star performances (#1 from North America, SEA Taiwan/HK, China, and Korea)
  • Remaining ten teams will be divided into two groups of five
  • Group stage is double round robin, Best of One matches
  • Top two teams of each group advance to the Quarter-final stage
  • Quarter-final matches will be Best of Three
  • Semi-finals and Grand Finals will be Best of Five

Prize Pool

$2,050,000 USD (Approximately €1,509,890 EUR) is spread among the teams as follows:

Place Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Team
Gold.png 1st $ 1,000,000 € 754,488
SK Telecom T1
Silver.png 2nd $ 250,000 € 188,622
Royal Club
SF.png 3rd-4th $ 150,000 € 113,173
NaJin Black Sword

Fnatic
5th-8th $ 75,000 € 56,587
Gamania Bears

Gambit Gaming

OMG

Cloud9
9th-10th $ 45,000 € 33,952
Lemondogs

Samsung Galaxy Ozone
11th-12th $ 30,000 € 22,635
Team SoloMid

Team Vulcun
13th-14th $ 25,000 € 18,862
GamingGear.eu

Mineski
MVP Faker

Participants

  • Southeast Asia: (2013-08-17 to 2013-08-18) Southeast Asian Regional Finals – 1 team
  • International Wildcard: (2013-08-21 to 2013-08-23) Gamescom 2013 – 1 team
  • Europe: (2013-08-23 to 2013-08-25) EU LCS Playoffs (Gamescom 2013) – 3 teams
  • Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau: (2013-08-29) Taiwan Regional Finals – 1 team
  • North America: (2013-08-30 to 2013-09-01) NA LCS Playoffs – 3 teams
  • Korea: (2013-09-04 to 2013-09-07) OGN/NLB Circuit Points – 3 teams
  • Mainland China: (2013-09-07 to 2013-09-08) Season 3 China Regional Finals – 2 teams

Korea received an additional team slot compared to the Season 2 World Championship after the Korean Team won the All-Star Tournament in Shanghai 2013.

Quarterfinal Teams

Taiwan/HK/Macau Champion

Gamania Bears
Top Laner Taiwan Steak
Jungler Taiwan Winds
Mid Laner Taiwan Maple
AD Carry Taiwan NL
Support Taiwan SwordArt
Ogn logo.png Korea Circuit 1st Place

NaJin Black Sword
Top Laner South Korea Expession
Jungler South Korea watch
Mid Laner South Korea Nagne
AD Carry South Korea PraY
Support South Korea Cain
LPL.png Chinese Champion

Royal Club
Top Laner China GoDlike
Jungler China Lucky
Mid Laner Hong Kong Wh1t3zZ
AD Carry China Uzi
Support Hong Kong Tabe
NA LCS.png North American Champion

Cloud9
Top Laner USA Balls
Jungler USA Meteos
Mid Laner USA Hai
AD Carry USA Sneaky
Support USA LemonNation

Group Stage Teams

Gpllogo small.png #1 SEA Champion

Mineski
Top Laner Philippines Snoy
Jungler Philippines Kaigu
Mid Laner Philippines Yume
AD Carry Philippines Exo
Support Philippines Tgee
NA LCS.png NA Runner Up

Team SoloMid
Top Laner USA Dyrus
Jungler Canada TheOddOne
Mid Laner USA Reginald
AD Carry Canada WildTurtle
Support USA Xpecial
NA LCS.png NA 3rd Place

Team Vulcun
Top Laner Sycho Sid
Jungler Xmithie
Mid Laner mancloud
AD Carry Zuna
Support BloodWater
Worlds Logosmall.png Wildcard Team

GamingGear.eu
Top Laner Lithuania Nbs
Jungler Lithuania Alunir
Mid Laner Lithuania Mazzerin
AD Carry Lithuania DeadlyBrother
Support Lithuania Inspirro
Ogn logo.png KR Circuit Runner Up

Samsung Galaxy Ozone
Top Laner South Korea Looper
Jungler South Korea DanDy
Mid Laner South Korea dade
AD Carry South Korea imp
Support South Korea Mata
Ogn logo.png KR Finals Champion

SK Telecom T1
Top Laner South Korea Impact
Jungler South Korea bengi
Mid Laner South Korea Faker
AD Carry South Korea Piglet
Support South Korea PoohManDu
EU LCS.png EU Champion

Fnatic
Top Laner France sOAZ
Jungler Finland Cyanide
Mid Laner Spain xPeke
AD Carry Estonia puszu
Support France YellOwStaR
EU LCS.png EU Runner-Up

Lemondogs
Top Laner Denmark Zorozero
Jungler Germany dexter1
Mid Laner Norway Nukeduck
AD Carry Netherlands Tabzz
Support Spain Mithy
EU LCS.png EU 3rd Place

Gambit Gaming
Top Laner Russia Darien
Jungler Russia Diamondprox
Mid Laner Russia Alex Ich
AD Carry Russia Genja
Support Estonia Voidle
LPL.png CN Runner-up

OMG
Top Laner China Gogoing
Jungler China LoveLin
Mid Laner China Cool
AD Carry China san
Support China bigpomelo

Results

Group Stage

Group A
1.
SK Telecom T1
7-1
1.
OMG
7-1
3.
Lemondogs
3-5
4.
Team SoloMid
2-6
5.
GamingGear.eu
1-7
Group B
1.
Fnatic
7-1
2.
Gambit Gaming
5-3
3.
Samsung Galaxy Ozone
5-3
4.
Team Vulcun
3-5
5.
Mineski
0-8

Bracket Stage

Members from each qualified team for the Season 3 World Championship Bracket Stage
Left to right: Alex Ich, SSONG, Hai, xPeke, San, PoohManDu, Tabe, Winds
  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  
Gamania
0
  
SKT
2
  
SKT
3
  
NJBS
2
  
NJBS
2
  
GMB
1
  
SKT
3
  
RYL
0
  
RYL
2
  
OMG
0
  
RYL
3
  
FNC
1
  
C9
1
  
FNC
2


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Schedule/VODs

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Regional Distribution

  China CISEuropeKoreaNorth AmericaSouth East AsiaTaiwan
Qualified
2133311
Quarterfinals
22211
Semifinals
112
Finals
11
Winner
1

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