League of Legends : discover 2018 World Championship’s dates and locations !
2018 World Championships
2018 League of Legends World Championships will kick off in Seoul, with the 12 teams participating in the play-in tournament beginning their matches on Oct. 1. The first round of the play-ins will continue until Oct. 4. There will be a one day break before the strongest play-in teams face off to conclude the first round of Worlds on Oct. 6 and Oct. 7. Four teams will advance to the group stage.
The 2018 World Championship Cities & Dates #Worlds2018
Play-In Stage – Seoul – Oct. 1 – 4 & 6 – 7
Group Stage – Busan – Oct. 10 – 17
Quarterfinals – Busan – Oct. 20 – 21
Semifinals – Gwangju – Oct. 27 – 28
Finals – Incheon – Nov. 3
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Once the final Worlds participants are locked in via the play-in stage teams will travel to Busan, the second most populated city in the country, for the group stage. Matches will be held from Oct. 10 to Oct. 17. Eight teams will advance to the quarterfinals, held from Oct. 20 to Oct. 21.
From there, the remaining teams will compete for a finals berth at Gwangju on Oct. 27 and Oct. 28, with the final two teams traveling to Incheon. The showdown between the best two League teams in the world will take place on Nov. 3.
October figures to be the busiest month of the year for League fanatics, so mark your calendars and start preparing for the inevitable hype that comes with every World Championship.