The casting team for 2017 Worlds has been confirmed

Riot's calling in the A-Team to cast the biggest event of the year.

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The most prestigious League of Legends tournament of the year is right around corner, and Riot has just revealed the on-air talent lineup for the event.

Casting superstars from all around the globe, including OGN’s Chris “PapaSmithy” Smith, the NA LCS’ James “Dash” Patterson, and Europe’s own Trevor “Quickshot” Henry will be on the desk when the play-in stage begins on Sept. 28. It’s going to be one hell of a show.

Play-By-Play Commentators

  • Aaron “Medic” Chamberlain
  • Clayton “CaptainFlowers” Raines
  • Daniel “Drakos” Drakos
  • David “Phreak” Turley
  • Devin “PiraTechnics” Younge
  • Julian “Pastrytime” Carr
  • Matthew “Fish” Stewart
  • Max “Atlus” Anderson
  • Trevor “Quickshot” Henry
  • Rivington Bisland III

Color Commentators and Analysts 

  • Alberto “Crumbz” Rengifo
  • Aidan “Zirene” Moon
  • Andy “Vedius” Day
  • Chris “PapaSmithy” Smith
  • Indiana “Froskurinn” Black
  • Isaac “Azael” Cummings-Bentley
  • Joshua “Jatt” Leesman
  • Martin “Deficio” Lynge
  • Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler
  • Zack “Rusty” Pye

Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere and James “Dash” Patterson will host the massive event. With the casting team squared away, all the pieces of the Worlds puzzle are almost in place.

When the Regional Qualifiers tournaments wrap up in North America and Europe this weekend, the final spots at Worlds will be filled, and then it’s only a matter of time. The League of Legends 2017 World Championship is finally almost here.