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The group stage of Worlds ended today with three-time champions SK Telecom T1 coming back from a massive deficit to defeat EDward Gaming, locking in both SKT and Cloud9 as the final qualifying teams for the knockout stage.
This year’s quarterfinals bracket looks more balanced than Worlds has in years, with the potential to see the absolutely dominant Longzhu Gaming and Royal Never Give Up face one another in the finals.
Here are the four quarterfinal matchups, which will begin next Thursday, Oct. 19.
Longzhu Gaming vs. Samsung Galaxy at 4am ET/4pm CST on Oct. 19
SK Telecom T1 vs. Misfits at 4am ET/4pm CST on Oct. 20
Royal Never Give Up vs. Fnatic at 4am ET/4pm CST on Oct. 21
Team WE vs. Cloud9 at 4am ET/4pm CST on Oct. 22