2017 World Championship

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[e][h]2017 World Championship
League Information
Series:
World Championship World Championship
Organizer:
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Wuhan
China Guangzhou
China Shanghai
China Beijing
Prize pool:
$4,596,591 USD
Start Date:
2017-09-23
End Date:
2017-11-04
Liquipedia Tier:
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Chronology

Format[edit]

  • Qualifiers - August 26th - September 10th, 2017
    • Five Regional Finals
      • The winner of the Korea Regional Final will advance to the Group Stage.
      • The winners of the China, Europe, TW/HK/MO, and North America Regional Finals will advance to the Play-In Stage.
  • Play-In Stage 1 - September 23rd - September 26th, 2017 in China Wuhan
    • Twelve teams are divided into four groups where they play a Double Round Robin format.
      • All Matches are played in a Bo1.
      • The top two teams in each group advance to Play-in Stage 2.
      • The remaining teams are eliminated.
  • Play-In Stage 2 - September 28th - September 29th, 2017 in China Wuhan
    • Eight teams from Play-In Stage 1 are randomly paired for a Bo5.
      • The winner of each match advances to the Group Stage.
      • The loser of each match is eliminated.
  • Group Stage - October 5th - October 15th, 2017 in China Wuhan
    • Four teams from Play-In Stage 2 join twelve teams with direct entry from Korea, China, Europe, TW/HK/MO, North America, and Southeast Asia.
    • All sixteen teams are divided into four groups where they play a Double Round Robin format.
      • All Matches are played in a Bo1.
      • The top two teams in each group advance to the Knockout Stage.
      • The remaining teams are eliminated.
  • Knockout Stage - October 19th - November 4th, 2017 in China Guangzhou, China Shanghai, and China Beijing
    • Eight teams play in a single elimination bracket over seven days.
      • All matches are Bo5.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Hosts:
    • Belgium Sjokz (Eefje Depoortere)
    • USA Dash (James Patterson)
    • USA Drakos (Daniel Drakos)

Prize Pool[edit]

The initial prize pool of the tournament was $2,250,000 USD.
An additional 25% of all Championship Ashe & Championship Ward skins are added to the total prize pool.
The current total prize pool (as of 3 November, 2017) is $4,596,591 USD ($2,346,591 USD added).[1] [2]

* ahq e-Sports Club and EDward Gaming tied for 3rd place in Group A.

Participating Teams[edit]

Qualified Teams[edit]

Play-In Teams[edit]

  • 1 September 23rd - South Korea Move Could not attend due to visa problems. South Korea Crash will replace him for the tournament. [3]

Substitutes[edit]

Substitutes Information
Team C. ID Replacing C. ID Description
South Korea Crash
South Korea Move Due to visa problems

Results[edit]

Play In: Round 1[edit]

Group A
1. Team WE 4-0
2. Lyon Gaming 2-2
3. Gambit Esports 0-4


Group B
1. Cloud9 4-0
2. Team oNe eSports 2-3
3. Dire Wolves 1-4


Group C
1. Fnatic 3-1
2. Young Generation 2-2
3. Kaos Latin Gamers 1-3


Group D
1. 1907 Fenerbahçe Esports 4-1
2. Hong Kong Attitude 3-2
3. Rampage 0-4


 Click here for more information about the Play In matches.

Play In: Round 2[edit]

Play-In Knockouts
Cloud9
3
September 28, 2017 - 11:00 CST
Gnar Gragas Orianna Kalista Thresh
Camille Sejuani Syndra Tristana Alistar
24:47
Cho'Gath Sejuani Syndra Xayah Janna
Maokai Jarvan IV Orianna Varus Lulu
1:01:49
Shen Sejuani Orianna Twitch Janna
Cho'Gath Zac Jayce Tristana Lulu
27:35
MVP: Smoothie
Lyon Gaming
0
Fnatic
3
September 28, 2017 - 14:30 CST
Maokai Gragas Cassiopeia Xayah Janna
Shen Ezreal Kassadin Tristana Alistar
34:06
Shen Sejuani Cassiopeia Xayah Karma
Rumble Gragas Jayce Tristana Lulu
29:01
Galio Gragas Taliyah Sivir Rakan
Cho'Gath Sejuani Vladimir Xayah Janna
35:30
MVP: Caps
Hong Kong Attitude
0
1907 Fenerbahçe Esports
3
September 29, 2017 - 11:00 CST
Maokai Gragas Taliyah Kalista Morgana
Shen Sejuani Syndra Xayah Lulu
28:36
Cho'Gath Jarvan IV Corki Xayah Rakan
Maokai Rek'Sai Galio Varus Lulu
38:11
Gnar Gragas Syndra Twitch Janna
Sejuani Olaf LeBlanc Tristana Braum
42:22
Jarvan IV Gragas Aurelion Sol Kog'Maw Janna
Maokai Rek'Sai Orianna Tristana Karma
26:42
MVP: Frozen
Team oNe eSports
1
Team WE
3
September 29, 2017 - 15:00 CST
Rumble Jarvan IV Galio Kog'Maw Taric
Cho'Gath Gragas Corki Varus Lulu
25:20
Maokai Ezreal Corki Tristana Janna
Cho'Gath Lee Sin Syndra Varus Lulu
32:25
Maokai Gragas Jayce Xayah Janna
Galio Lee Sin LeBlanc Tristana Rakan
26:18
MVP: Condi
Young Generation
0
Qualified
Cloud9
Fnatic
1907 Fenerbahçe Esports
Team WE


 Click here for more information about the Play In matches.

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1. SK Telecom T1 5-1
2. Cloud9 3-3
3. EDward Gaming 2-4
3. ahq e-Sports Club 2-4


Group B
1. Longzhu Gaming 6-0
2. Fnatic 4-4
3. GIGABYTE Marines 2-5
4. Immortals 2-5
Group C
1. Royal Never Give Up 5-1
2. Samsung Galaxy 4-2
3. G2 Esports 3-3
4. 1907 Fenerbahçe Esports 0-6


Group D
1. Team WE 5-1
2. Misfits 4-3
3. Team SoloMid 3-4
4. Flash Wolves 1-5

 Click here for more information about the Group Stage matches.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
SK Telecom T1
3
October 20, 2017 - 16:00 CST
Jayce Sejuani Galio Caitlyn Trundle
Rumble Jarvan IV Ryze Tristana Taric
25:10
Cho'Gath Jarvan IV Corki Kog'Maw Taric
Gnar Sejuani Karma Tristana Blitzcrank
26:10
Jayce Gragas Taliyah Vayne Lulu
Jarvan IV Ivern Orianna Tristana Leona
40:35
Trundle Jarvan IV Ryze Tristana Braum
Cho'Gath Sejuani Karma Sivir Alistar
37:22
Jayce Jarvan IV Taliyah Tristana Tahm Kench
Shen Sejuani Syndra Varus Thresh
37:46
MVP: Faker
Match was played in Guangzhou
Misfits
2
Royal Never Give Up
3
October 21, 2017 - 16:00 CST
Cho'Gath Sejuani Ryze Tristana Soraka
Trundle Gragas Taliyah Sivir Janna
43:12
Maokai Jarvan IV Syndra Tristana Soraka
Cho'Gath Sejuani Taliyah Vayne Janna
44:47
Cho'Gath Jarvan IV Galio Kog'Maw Morgana
Gnar Sejuani Malzahar Tristana Karma
54:45
Shen Jarvan IV Corki Twitch Soraka
Gnar Sejuani Galio Varus Taric
40:08
MVP: Uzi
Match was played in Guangzhou
Fnatic
1
Longzhu Gaming
0
October 19, 2017 - 16:00 CST
Jax Jarvan IV Syndra Xayah Thresh
Kennen Sejuani Malzahar Tristana Rakan
44:28
Cho'Gath Jarvan IV Orianna Varus Lulu
Shen Sejuani Taliyah Tristana Taric
29:41
Trundle Gragas Taliyah Varus Rakan
Shen Sejuani Lissandra Tristana Taric
33:52
MVP: Crown
Match was played in Guangzhou
Samsung Galaxy
3
Team WE
3
October 22, 2017 - 16:00 CST
Cho'Gath Gragas Corki Kog'Maw Janna
Shen Jarvan IV Aurelion Sol Caitlyn Lulu
54:11
Maokai Sejuani Corki Kog'Maw Karma
Singed Jarvan IV Orianna Tristana Taric
32:04
Cho'Gath Maokai Jayce Caitlyn Lulu
Singed Jarvan IV Taliyah Tristana Janna
24:56
Cho'Gath Jarvan IV Taliyah Kog'Maw Rakan
Trundle Sejuani Orianna Xayah Taric
33:11
Gnar Gragas Galio Kog'Maw Janna
Shen Sejuani Orianna Caitlyn Lulu
33:07
MVP: 957
Match was played in Guangzhou
Cloud9
2
Semifinals
SK Telecom T1
3
October 28, 2017 - 15:30 CST
Gangplank Zac Galio Tristana Blitzcrank
Shen Sejuani Malzahar Twitch Janna
38:43
Camille Gragas Galio Varus Leona
Gnar Nocturne Malzahar Twitch Rakan
30:46
Camille Zac Galio Tristana Lulu
Maokai Sejuani Ryze Vayne Taric
23:25
Gnar Gragas Galio Kog'Maw Lulu
Rumble Jarvan IV Ryze Twitch Soraka
32:47
Gnar Jarvan IV Galio Caitlyn Lulu
Shen Lee Sin Corki Tristana Taric
41:00
MVP: Faker
Match was played in Shanghai
Royal Never Give Up
2
Samsung Galaxy
3
October 29, 2017 - 15:30 CST
Kennen Jarvan IV Taliyah Tristana Taric
Shen Gragas Kassadin Xayah Rakan
27:25
Gnar Gragas Malzahar Varus Janna
Rumble Jarvan IV Galio Twitch Taric
28:23
Shen Gragas Taliyah Varus Taric
Cho'Gath Jarvan IV Orianna Tristana Karma
36:44
Gnar Lee Sin Galio Varus Rakan
Kennen Jarvan IV Taliyah Kog'Maw Taric
32:10
MVP: CoreJJ
Match was played in Shanghai
Team WE
1
Finals
SK Telecom T1
0
November 04, 2017 - 15:00 CST
Gnar Gragas Cassiopeia Varus Lulu
Kennen Zac Malzahar Xayah Janna
37:20
Yasuo Gragas Ryze Varus Lulu
Gnar Jarvan IV Malzahar Xayah Janna
34:37
Trundle Gragas Karma Tristana Leona
Cho'Gath Sejuani Malzahar Varus Lulu
40:18
MVP: Ruler
Match was played in Beijing
Samsung Galaxy
3


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