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Mid-Season Invitational 2018

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[e][h]Mid-Season Invitational 2018
League Information
Series:
Mid-Season Invitational MSI
Organizer:
Game Version:
Server:
Europe
Type:
Offline
Location:
Germany Berlin
France Paris
Venue:
EU LCS Studio
Zénith Paris La Villette
Number of Teams:
14
Prize Pool:
$1,370,520 USD
Start Date:
2018-05-03
End Date:
2018-05-20
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

Format[edit]

  • Play-In
    • Groups
      • Two groups of 4 teams randomly seeded.
      • Double Round Robin Bo1.
      • Winner of each group advances to Play-In Knockout.
    • Knockout
      • Two teams from Play-In Group Stage randomly paired against two seeded teams from Taiwan (LMS) and Vietnam (VCS).
      • All matches are Bo5
      • Winners qualify for Group Stage.
  • Group Stage
    • Two teams from Play In and four seeded teams from Korea (LCK), China (LPL), North America (NA LCS) and Europe (EU LCS).
    • Double Round Robin Bo1.
    • Top four teams advance to Knockout Stage
  • Knockout Stage
    • Four teams Single Elimination
    • 1st place team from Group Stage selects either the 3rd place or 4th place team as their opponent.
    • All matches are Bo5

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Hosts:
    • Belgium Sjokz (Eefje Depoortere)
    • United States Dash (James Patterson)
  • Color Commentator and Analysts:
  • Casters:
    • France Chips (Fabien Culié)
    • France Noi (Charles Lapassat)
    • France Bulii (Laure Valée)
    • France Zaboutine (Thomas Si-Hassen)
    • France Tweekz (Kévin Remy)
    • France Shaunz (Kévin Ghanbarzadeh)
    • France Nono (Rim-Raimon Amanieu)
    • France Duke (Hadrien Forestier)


Prize Pool[edit]

The base prize pool of the tournament was $250,000 USD.
25% of the total sales from the Conqueror Varus and the 2018 Conqueror ward skin will contribute to the MSI prize pool from April 26-May 20.
Guaranteed to be at least $750,000 from the Conqueror Varus and 2018 Conqueror ward skin, for a total prize pool of at least $1,000,000.

The current total prize pool (as of 20 May 2018) is $1,370,520 USD.[1]

Participating Teams[edit]

Group Stage Teams[edit]

Fnatic
TopBelgium Bwipo
JunglerDenmark Broxah
MiddleDenmark Caps
BotSweden Rekkles
SupportBulgaria Hylissang
SubstitutesStaff
TopFrance sOAZ
Main RosterStaff
CCanada Dylan Falco
Main RosterSubstitutes
KING-ZONE DragonX
TopSouth Korea Khan
JunglerSouth Korea Peanut
MiddleSouth Korea Bdd
BotSouth Korea PraY
SupportSouth Korea GorillA
SubstitutesStaff
JunglerSouth Korea Cuzz
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea ActScene
Main RosterSubstitutes
Royal Never Give Up
TopChina Letme
JunglerTaiwan Karsa
MiddleChina Xiaohu
BotChina Uzi
SupportChina Ming
SubstitutesStaff
JunglerChina Mlxg
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Heart
Main RosterSubstitutes
Team Liquid
TopSouth Korea Impact
JunglerUnited States Xmithie
MiddleUnited States Pobelter
BotUnited States Doublelift
SupportSouth Korea Olleh
SubstitutesStaff
SupportUnited States Joey
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Cain
Main RosterSubstitutes

Play-In Teams[edit]

Ascension Gaming
TopThailand Rockky
JunglerThailand Intreso
MiddleThailand G4
BotThailand Lloyd
SupportThailand Rich
SubstitutesStaff
Fill
DNP
Thailand Arale
Main RosterStaff
CThailand Cabbage
Main RosterSubstitutes
Dire Wolves
TopNew Zealand Chippys
JunglerAustralia Shernfire
MiddleAustralia Triple
BotAustralia k1ng
SupportNew Zealand Cupcake
SubstitutesStaff
Middle
DNP
Australia Getback
Main RosterStaff
CAustralia Sharp
Main RosterSubstitutes
EVOS Esports
TopVietnam Stark
JunglerVietnam YiJin
MiddleVietnam Warzone
BotVietnam Slay
SupportVietnam RonOP
SubstitutesStaff
Middle
DNP
Vietnam Beyond
Main RosterStaff
CVietnam Violet
Main RosterSubstitutes
Flash Wolves
TopTaiwan Hanabi
JunglerSouth Korea Moojin
MiddleTaiwan Maple
BotTaiwan Betty
SupportTaiwan SwordArt
SubstitutesStaff
Jungler
DNP
Taiwan Morning
Main RosterStaff
CTaiwan WarHorse
Main RosterSubstitutes
Gambit Esports
TopUkraine PvPStejos
JunglerRussia Diamondprox
MiddleUkraine Kira
BotRussia Lodik
SupportArmenia Edward
SubstitutesStaff
Jungler
DNP
Russia Seigimitsu
Main RosterStaff
CLatvia ATRemains
Main RosterSubstitutes
KaBuM! e-Sports
TopBrazil Zantins
Jungler Ranger
MiddleBrazil dyNquedo
BotBrazil Titan
SupportBrazil Riyev
SubstitutesStaff
Middle
DNP
 Atlanta
Main RosterStaff
CCanada Nuddle
Main RosterSubstitutes
Kaos Latin Gamers
TopArgentina Nate
JunglerChile Tierwulf
MiddleChile Plugo
BotArgentina Fix
SupportChile Slow
SubstitutesStaff
Bot
DNP
Chile Zealot
Main RosterStaff
CArgentina Pierre
Main RosterSubstitutes
PENTAGRAM
TopJapan Paz
JunglerSouth Korea Once
MiddleJapan Ramune
BotJapan YutoriMoyasi
SupportSouth Korea Gaeng
SubstitutesStaff
Middle
DNP
Japan hAFu
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea 34
Main RosterSubstitutes
Rainbow7
TopMexico Jirall
JunglerPeru Oddie
MiddleMexico Seiya
BotArgentina WhiteLotus
SupportArgentina Genthix
SubstitutesStaff
Bot
DNP
Puerto Rico Manu
Main RosterStaff
CMexico Yeti
Main RosterSubstitutes
SuperMassive eSports
TopTurkey fabFabulous
JunglerTurkey Stomaged
MiddleSouth Korea GBM
BotTurkey Zeitnot
SupportSouth Korea SnowFlower
SubstitutesStaff
Jungler
DNP
Turkey Secaf Reis
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Irean
Main RosterSubstitutes

Results[edit]

Play-In Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1.Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports5-1
2.Rainbow7Rainbow7 Rainbow73-3
3.Ascension GamingAscension Gaming Ascension Gaming2-4
3.Kaos Latin GamersKaos Latin Gamers Kaos Latin Gamers2-4


Group B
1.SuperMassive eSportsSuperMassive eSports SuperMassive eSports5-1
2.KaBuM! e-SportsKaBuM! e-Sports KaBuM! e-Sports4-2
3.Dire WolvesDire Wolves Dire Wolves2-4
4.PENTAGRAMPENTAGRAM PENTAGRAM1-5


 Click here for more information about the Play-In Group Stage matches.

Play-In Knockout[edit]

Play-In Round 2
EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports
3
May 8, 2018 - 13:00 CEST
Camille Trundle Azir Ezreal Taric
Gangplank Kindred Vladimir Caitlyn Tahm Kench
34:28
Shen Trundle Viktor Caitlyn Morgana
Ornn Kindred Vladimir Kai'Sa Lulu
33:52
Ornn Graves Cassiopeia Tristana Alistar
Maokai Trundle Vladimir Ezreal Braum
28:13
Ornn Graves Cassiopeia Ashe Alistar
Shen Olaf Karma Caitlyn Thresh
24:14
MVP: YiJin
SuperMassive eSportsSuperMassive eSports SuperMassive eSports
1
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves
3
May 9, 2018 - 13:00 CEST
Cho'Gath Kha'Zix Karma Xayah Rakan
Maokai Trundle Cassiopeia Kai'Sa Braum
38:13
Gangplank Trundle Swain Varus Alistar
Ornn Graves Kassadin Ezreal Braum
33:29
Ornn Trundle Vladimir Varus Alistar
Sion Kha'Zix Kassadin Jhin Morgana
25:08
MVP: Moojin
Gambit EsportsGambit Esports Gambit Esports
0
Qualified for Group Stage
EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves

Group Stage[edit]

Group Stage
1.Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves2-0
1.KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX2-0
3.EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports1-1
3.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up1-1
5.FnaticFnatic Fnatic0-2
5.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid0-2
1.Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves4-0
2.KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX▼13-1
3.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▲22-2
3.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up2-2
5.EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports▼21-3
6.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid▼10-4
1.Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves6-0
2.KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX4-2
3.FnaticFnatic Fnatic3-3
3.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up3-3
5.EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports1-5
5.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid▲11-5
1.Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves6-2
2.KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX5-3
2.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up▲15-3
4.FnaticFnatic Fnatic▼14-4
5.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid3-5
6.EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports▼11-7
1.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up▲17-3
2.Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves▼17-3
3.KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX▼16-4
4.FnaticFnatic Fnatic4-6
5.Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid4-6
6.EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports EVOS Esports2-8


Show AggregateShow Individual
EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports0-1
May 11
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 12
0-1
May 15
0-1
May 14
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves1-0
May 13
1-0
May 11
1-0
May 15
1-0
May 12
0-1
May 15
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
FnaticFnatic0-1
May 15
1-0
May 14
0-1
May 15
0-1
May 10
1-0
May 12
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX1-0
May 14
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 12
0-1
May 14
1-0
May 11
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up1-0
May 12
1-0
May 14
1-0
May 13
0-1
May 11
0-1
May 13
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
Team LiquidTeam Liquid0-1
May 11
0-1
May 12
1-0
May 14
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 15
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
EVOS EsportsEVOS EsportsFlash WolvesFlash WolvesFnaticFnaticKING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonXRoyal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give UpTeam LiquidTeam Liquid

 Click here for detailed results of the Group Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Semifinals (Bo5)
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up
3
May 18, 2018 - 12:00 CEST
Vladimir Skarner Irelia Caitlyn Braum
Sion Olaf Taliyah Ezreal Tahm Kench
34:42
Ornn Zac Vladimir Caitlyn Tahm Kench
Camille Skarner Aurelion Sol Ezreal Janna
42:30
Ornn Olaf Ryze Caitlyn Tahm Kench
Singed Skarner Taliyah Ezreal Braum
47:35
MVP: Letme
FnaticFnatic Fnatic
0
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves
1
May 19, 2018 - 12:00 CEST
Camille Skarner Taliyah Kai'Sa Rakan
Jax Olaf Irelia Ezreal Tahm Kench
43:30
Sion Skarner Vladimir Kai'Sa Braum
Camille Olaf Zoe Ezreal Alistar
28:24
Sion Lee Sin Yasuo Kai'Sa Braum
Jayce Trundle Taliyah Ezreal Rakan
31:32
Vladimir Olaf Galio Xayah Rakan
Cho'Gath Trundle Taliyah Ezreal Morgana
34:52
MVP: Bdd
KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX
3
Finals (Bo5)
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up
3
May 20, 2018 - 12:00 CEST
Ornn Skarner Sion Ezreal Janna
Fiora Sejuani Irelia Caitlyn Braum
31:32
Ornn Skarner Galio Ezreal Morgana
Cho'Gath Sejuani Irelia Varus Tahm Kench
33:32
Shen Skarner Vladimir Ezreal Janna
Gangplank Trundle Sion Varus Tahm Kench
25:47
Ornn Skarner Malzahar Kai'Sa Janna
Illaoi Olaf Vel'Koz Xayah Rakan
37:44
MVP: Uzi
KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX KING-ZONE DragonX
1

Additional Data[edit]

Viewership Statistics[edit]

Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 994 093
Average Viewers 382 160
Hours Watched 30 509 089

Statistics[edit]

PicksBlue SideRed Side
ChampionWLWR%TWLWRWLWRPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.
1Trundle Trundle41192246.34%56.94%25121348.00%167943.75%
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves7 (5-2)FnaticFnatic6 (3-3)KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX5 (3-2)Team LiquidTeam Liquid5 (1-4)Rainbow7Rainbow73 (2-1)
Braum 10 (4-6)Ornn 9 (4-5)Caitlyn 9 (2-7)Rakan 8 (7-1)Gangplank 8 (5-3)
Ornn 13 (6-7)Ezreal 10 (3-7)Xayah 9 (5-4)Karma 9 (4-5)Rakan 8 (4-4)
2Ornn Ornn40192147.50%55.56%2491537.50%1610662.50%
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up10 (7-3)EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports9 (3-6)Team LiquidTeam Liquid4 (1-3)Flash WolvesFlash Wolves3 (2-1)Gambit EsportsGambit Esports3 (2-1)
Trundle 9 (4-5)Alistar 7 (5-2)Kai'Sa 7 (5-2)Caitlyn 7 (3-4)Ezreal 7 (3-4)
Trundle 13 (7-6)Xayah 10 (5-5)Morgana 9 (5-4)Rakan 9 (4-5)Olaf 8 (3-5)
3Ezreal Ezreal32191359.38%44.44%179852.94%1510566.67%
KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX7 (6-1)Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up5 (4-1)EVOS EsportsEVOS Esports4 (3-1)FnaticFnatic4 (1-3)Flash WolvesFlash Wolves3 (2-1)
Braum 8 (3-5)Trundle 7 (5-2)Camille 7 (3-4)Ornn 7 (3-4)Skarner 7 (3-4)
Trundle 10 (7-3)Caitlyn 9 (4-5)Braum 8 (5-3)Gangplank 8 (5-3)Tahm Kench 8 (4-4)
4Braum Braum26121446.15%36.11%125741.67%147750.00%
FnaticFnatic6 (3-3)Gambit EsportsGambit Esports3 (1-2)Ascension GamingAscension Gaming2 (2-0)Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up2 (2-0)Flash WolvesFlash Wolves2 (1-1)
Trundle 10 (4-6)Ezreal 8 (3-5)Vladimir 6 (4-2)Ornn 6 (3-3)Sion 5 (3-2)
Ezreal 8 (3-5)Olaf 7 (5-2)Rakan 7 (3-4)Sion 6 (4-2)Trundle 6 (3-3)
5Rakan Rakan24131154.17%33.33%1911857.89%52340.00%
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves4 (2-2)KING-ZONE DragonXKING-ZONE DragonX4 (1-3)Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up3 (2-1)SuperMassive eSportsSuperMassive eSports2 (2-0)Dire WolvesDire Wolves2 (1-1)
Xayah 15 (8-7)Trundle 8 (7-1)Olaf 6 (2-4)Vladimir 5 (2-3)Gangplank 4 (4-0)
Ornn 9 (5-4)Trundle 8 (4-4)Braum 7 (4-3)Morgana 6 (3-3)Kai'Sa 5 (3-2)
72 games played34W - 38L (47.22%)38W - 34L (52.78%)
Click here for complete statistics table

Country Representation[edit]

#Country / RegionRepresentationPlayers
1South Korea South Korea13 / 74 (18%)Bdd, Cuzz, Gaeng, GBM, GorillA, Impact, Khan, Moojin, Olleh, Once, Peanut, PraY, SnowFlower
2Brazil Brazil5 / 74 (7%)dyNquedo, Ranger, Riyev, Titan, Zantins
2China China5 / 74 (7%)Letme, Ming, Mlxg, Uzi, Xiaohu
2Taiwan Taiwan5 / 74 (7%)Betty, Hanabi, Karsa, Maple, SwordArt
2Thailand Thailand5 / 74 (7%)G4, Intreso, Lloyd, Rich, Rockky
2Vietnam Vietnam5 / 74 (7%)RonOP, Slay, Stark, Warzone, YiJin
7Argentina Argentina4 / 74 (5%)Fix, Genthix, Nate, WhiteLotus
7United States United States4 / 74 (5%)Doublelift, Joey, Pobelter, Xmithie
9Australia Australia3 / 74 (4%)k1ng, Shernfire, Triple
9Chile Chile3 / 74 (4%)Plugo, Slow, Tierwulf
9Japan Japan3 / 74 (4%)Paz, Ramune, YutoriMoyasi
9Turkey Turkey3 / 74 (4%)fabFabulous, Stomaged, Zeitnot
13Denmark Denmark2 / 74 (3%)Broxah, Caps
13Mexico Mexico2 / 74 (3%)Jirall, Seiya
13New Zealand New Zealand2 / 74 (3%)Chippys, Cupcake
13Russia Russia2 / 74 (3%)Diamondprox, Lodik
13Ukraine Ukraine2 / 74 (3%)Kira, PvPStejos
18Armenia Armenia1 / 74 (1%)Edward
18Belgium Belgium1 / 74 (1%)Bwipo
18Bulgaria Bulgaria1 / 74 (1%)Hylissang
18France France1 / 74 (1%)sOAZ
18Peru Peru1 / 74 (1%)Oddie
18Sweden Sweden1 / 74 (1%)Rekkles

References[edit]

  1. @lolesports (2018-05-11). "Total MSI prize pool - 20 May, 2018" (in English Speaking).