The 2019 League of Legends World Championship is making its return to Europe with the group stage of the competition kicking off later this week.
This could be the most exciting and action-packed tournament yet. Sixteen of the best teams in the world are eager to perform internationally and prove their worth.
Contenders from Europe, North America, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Vietnam will fight it out in a double round-robin format with the top two teams advancing to the next stage of the tournament.
Here’s how to watch the group stage at Worlds 2019.
- 16 teams participate, including four teams from the play-in stage.
- Teams are divided into four groups.
- Double round robin.
- Matches are played in a best-of-one format.
- Top two teams from each group advance to the next stage of the competition.
|Hong Kong Attitude|
|Royal Never Give Up|
|SK Telecom T1|
|ahq Esports Club|
Day one (round one)
Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7am CT (2pm local time)
Sunday, Oct. 13 at 7am CT (2pm local time)
Monday, Oct. 14 at 8am CT (3pm local time)
Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 8am CT (3pm local time)
Day five (round two)
Thursday, Oct. 17 at 8am CT (3pm local time)
Friday, Oct. 18 at 8am CT (3pm local time)
Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7am CT (2pm local time)
Sunday, Oct. 20 at 7am CT (2pm local time)
Worlds is available to watch on Riot’s official Twitch channel, as well as multiple alternative language streams each commentated by a different set of hosts.