10 October 2017 - 19:41

2017 League of Legends World Championship schedule

The season seven title, bragging rights, and grudge matches are in store. Be sure to catch it all.
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The 2017 League of Legends World Championship is here.

The largest League tournament of the year spans across nearly two full months, contains several stages with multiple sets of games each, and 24 teams competing throughout those stages.

Each stage moves from city to city in whatever country that year's tournament takes place. This year, it's in China, and whether or not you're a long-time fan of the game or someone that's just tuning in to experience one of the largest esports events ever, there are a ton of matches to keep track of.

Here's the schedule for Worlds 2017.

The play-in stage

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Where?

  • Wuhan, China at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium

When?

  • Sept. 23 to 26
  • Sept. 28 to 29

Who?

  • Team WE (LPL)
  • Gambit CIS (LCL)
  • Lyon Gaming (LLN)
  • Cloud9 (NA LCS)
  • Team oNe eSports (CBLOL)
  • Dire Wolves (OPL)
  • Fnatic (EU LCS)
  • Young Generation (GPL)
  • Kaos Latin Gamers (CLS)
  • Hong Kong Attitude (LMS)
  • 1907 Fenerbahçe Espor (TCL)
  • Rampage (LJL)

The group stage

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Where?

  • Wuhan China at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium

When?

  • Oct. 5 to 8
  • Oct. 12 to 15

Who?

  • Top four teams from the play-in stage
  • ahq e-Sports Club (LMS)
  • Flash Wolves (LMS)
  • SK Telecom T1 (LCK)
  • Longzhu Gaming (LCK)
  • Samsung Galaxy (LCK)
  • EDward Gaming (LPL)
  • Royal Never Give Up (LPL)
  • Immortals (NA LCS)
  • TSM (NA LCS)
  • G2 Esports (EU LCS)
  • Misfits (EU LCS)
  • GIGABYTE Marines (GPL)

Quarterfinals

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Where?

  • Guangzhou, China at the Guangzhou Gymnasium

When?

  • Oct. 19 to 22

Who?

Semifinals

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Where?

  • Shanghai, China at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center

When?

  • Oct. 28 to 29

Who?

  • Top four teams from the quarterfinal bracket

SK Telecom T1 vs. Royal Never Give Up on Oct. 28 at 3:30am ET/3:30pm CST

Samsung Galaxy vs. Team WE on Oct. 29 at 3:30am ET/3:30pm CST

Finals

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Where?

  • Beijing, China at the Beijing National Stadium

When?

  • Nov. 4

Who?

  • The remaining two teams from the semifinal bracket will battle to decide the winner of 2017 World Championship.
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