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Mid-Season Invitational 2018


[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

Overview[edit]

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 Commentators 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]

Qualification[edit]

Event Date Teams in contention
Seeded into Play-In Groups
OPL OPL Split 1 Champion 2018-01-20 – 2018-03-31 Dire Wolves
GPL GPL Spring Champion 2018-03-28 – 2018-04-01 Ascension Gaming
LCL LCL Spring Champion 2018-02-10 – 2018-04-01 Gambit Esports
CBLOL CBLOL Summer Champion 2018-01-20 – 2018-04-07 KaBuM! e-Sports
LJL LJL Spring Champion 2018-02-09 – 2018-04-14 PENTAGRAM
CLS CLS Opening Champion 2018-01-20 – 2018-04-14 Kaos Latin Gamers
LLN LLN Opening Champion 2018-01-19 – 2018-04-21 Rainbow7
TCL TCL Winter Champion 2018-01-20 – 2018-04-22 SuperMassive eSports
Seeded into Play-In Knockout
VCS VCS Spring Champion 2018-01-18 – 2018-04-07 EVOS Esports
LoL Master Series LMS Spring Champion 2018-01-20 – 2018-04-22 Flash Wolves
Seeded into Group Stage
EU LCS EU LCS Spring Champion 2018-01-19 – 2018-04-08 Fnatic
NA LCS NA LCS Spring Champion 2018-01-20 – 2018-04-08 Team Liquid
LCK LCK Spring Champion 2018-01-16 – 2018-04-14 KING-ZONE DragonX
LoL Pro League LPL Spring Champion 2018-01-15 – 2018-04-28 Royal Never Give Up

Participating Teams[edit]

Group Stage Teams[edit]

Fnatic
TopBelgium Bwipo 
JunglerDenmark Broxah 
MiddleDenmark Caps 
BottomSweden 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 
BottomSouth 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 
BottomChina Uzi 
SupportChina Ming 
SubstitutesStaff
JunglerChina Mlxg 
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Heart 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Team Liquid
TopSouth Korea Impact 
JunglerUnited States Xmithie 
MiddleUnited States Pobelter 
BottomUnited 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 
BottomThailand Lloyd 
SupportThailand Rich 
SubstitutesStaff
FillThailand Arale 
Main RosterStaff
CThailand Cabbage 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Dire Wolves
TopNew Zealand Chippys 
JunglerAustralia Shernfire 
MiddleAustralia Triple 
BottomAustralia k1ng 
SupportNew Zealand Cupcake 
SubstitutesStaff
MiddleAustralia Getback 
Main RosterStaff
CAustralia Sharp 
Main RosterSubstitutes
EVOS Esports
TopVietnam Stark 
JunglerVietnam YiJin 
MiddleVietnam Warzone 
BottomVietnam Slay 
SupportVietnam RonOP 
SubstitutesStaff
MiddleVietnam Beyond 
Main RosterStaff
CVietnam Violet 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Flash Wolves
TopTaiwan Hanabi 
JunglerSouth Korea Moojin 
MiddleTaiwan Maple 
BottomTaiwan Betty 
SupportTaiwan SwordArt 
SubstitutesStaff
JunglerTaiwan Morning 
Main RosterStaff
CTaiwan WarHorse 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Gambit Esports
TopUkraine PvPStejos 
JunglerRussia Diamondprox 
MiddleUkraine Kira 
BottomRussia Lodik 
SupportArmenia Edward 
SubstitutesStaff
JunglerRussia Seigimitsu 
Main RosterStaff
CLatvia ATRemains 
Main RosterSubstitutes
KaBuM! e-Sports
TopBrazil Zantins 
JunglerBrazil Ranger 
MiddleBrazil dyNquedo 
BottomBrazil Titan 
SupportBrazil Riyev 
SubstitutesStaff
MiddleBrazil Atlanta 
Main RosterStaff
CCanada Nuddle 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Kaos Latin Gamers
TopArgentina Nate 
JunglerChile Tierwulf 
MiddleChile Plugo 
BottomArgentina Fix 
SupportChile Slow 
SubstitutesStaff
BottomChile Zealot 
Main RosterStaff
CArgentina Pierre 
Main RosterSubstitutes
PENTAGRAM
TopJapan Paz 
JunglerSouth Korea Once 
MiddleJapan Ramune 
BottomJapan YutoriMoyasi 
SupportSouth Korea Gaeng 
SubstitutesStaff
MiddleJapan hAFu 
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea 34 
Main RosterSubstitutes
Rainbow7
TopMexico Jirall 
JunglerPeru Oddie 
MiddleMexico Seiya 
BottomArgentina WhiteLotus 
SupportArgentina Genthix 
SubstitutesStaff
BottomPuerto Rico Manu 
Main RosterStaff
CMexico Yeti 
Main RosterSubstitutes
SuperMassive eSports
TopTurkey fabFabulous 
JunglerTurkey Stomaged 
MiddleSouth Korea GBM 
BottomTurkey Zeitnot 
SupportSouth Korea SnowFlower 
SubstitutesStaff
JunglerTurkey Secaf Reis 
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Irean 
Main RosterSubstitutes

Results[edit]

Play-In Groups[edit]

Group A
1. Gambit Esports 5-1
2. Rainbow7 3-3
3. Ascension Gaming 2-4
3. Kaos Latin Gamers 2-4


Show AggregateShow Individual
0-1
May 03
0-1
May 03
1-0
May 03
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-0
May 05
1-0
May 03
1-0
May 03
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-1
May 05
0-1
May 05
1-0
May 03
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-1
May 05
1-0
May 05
1-0
May 05
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
Group B
1. SuperMassive eSports 5-1
2. KaBuM! e-Sports 4-2
3. Dire Wolves 2-4
4. PENTAGRAM 1-5


Show AggregateShow Individual
0-1
May 04
0-1
May 04
1-0
May 04
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-1
May 06
1-0
May 04
1-0
May 04
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-1
May 06
0-1
May 06
1-0
May 04
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-1
May 06
0-1
May 06
1-0
May 06
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1

Play-In Knockout[edit]

Play-In Knockout (Bo5)
EVOS Esports
3
May 08, 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 eSports
1
Flash Wolves
3
May 09, 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 Esports
0
Qualified for Group Stage
EVOS Esports
Flash Wolves

Group Stage[edit]

Group Stage
1. Royal Never Give Up 7-3
2. Flash Wolves 7-3
3. KING-ZONE DragonX 6-4
4. Fnatic 4-6
5. Team Liquid 4-6
6. EVOS Esports 2-8

Tiebreakers

1st place tiebreaker
1. Royal Never Give Up 1-0
2. Flash Wolves 0-1
4th place tiebreaker
4. Fnatic 1-0
5. Team Liquid 0-1


Show AggregateShow Individual
0-1
May 14
1-0
May 11
0-1
May 12
1-0
May 14
0-1
May 13
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-1
May 11
0-1
May 13
1-0
May 13
1-0
May 12
1-0
May 14
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 15
1-0
May 14
0-1
May 11
0-1
May 12
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-1
May 15
0-1
May 11
1-0
May 12
0-1
May 15
1-0
May 14
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-1
May 12
0-1
May 15
0-1
May 14
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 11
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-0
May 15
1-0
May 12
0-1
May 15
1-0
May 11
1-0
May 13
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0

 Click here for detailed results of the Group Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Semifinals (Bo5)
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
Fnatic
0
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
Kingzone DragonX
3
Finals (Bo5)
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
Kingzone DragonX
1


Statistics[edit]

TotalBlue SideRed SideMatch Length (mins)
ChampionWLWRWLWRWLWRPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.<2525-3030-3535-4040-45>45
1Trundle Trundle43202347%27131448%167944%
7 (5-2)
7 (3-4)
5 (1-4)
3 (2-1)
3 (2-1)
Braum 11 (4-7)
Rakan 9 (8-1)
Gangplank 9 (6-3)
Ornn 9 (4-5)
Caitlyn 9 (2-7)
Ornn 13 (6-7)
Karma 10 (5-5)
Ezreal 10 (3-7)
Xayah 9 (5-4)
Graves 9 (2-7)
11-0100%104-640%1610-663%113-827%52-340%00-00%
2Ornn Ornn40192148%2491538%1610663%
10 (7-3)
9 (3-6)
4 (1-3)
3 (2-1)
3 (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)
21-150%93-633%145-936%127-558%22-0100%11-0100%
3Ezreal Ezreal32191359%179853%1510567%
5 (4-1)
4 (3-1)
4 (3-1)
4 (1-3)
3 (3-0)
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)
20-20%96-367%127-558%32-167%43-175%21-150%
4Braum Braum27121544%135838%147750%
7 (3-4)
3 (1-2)
2 (2-0)
2 (2-0)
2 (1-1)
Trundle 11 (4-7)
Ezreal 8 (3-5)
Vladimir 7 (4-3)
Ornn 6 (3-3)
Sion 5 (3-2)
Olaf 8 (5-3)
Ezreal 8 (3-5)
Rakan 7 (3-4)
Sion 6 (4-2)
Trundle 6 (3-3)
21-150%53-260%94-544%41-325%53-260%20-20%
5Rakan Rakan25141156%2012860%52340%
4 (2-2)
3 (2-1)
2 (2-0)
2 (2-0)
2 (1-1)
Xayah 16 (9-7)
Trundle 9 (8-1)
Olaf 6 (2-4)
Gangplank 5 (5-0)
Vladimir 5 (2-3)
Ornn 9 (5-4)
Trundle 8 (4-4)
Braum 7 (4-3)
Morgana 6 (3-3)
Karma 5 (4-1)
11-0100%43-175%96-367%73-443%41-325%00-00%
74 games played35W - 39L (47%)39W - 35L (53%)4 games19 games25 games16 games8 games2 games
Click here for complete Champion Statistics table


References[edit]

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