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Mid-Season Invitational 2019

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[e][h]Mid-Season Invitational 2019
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City
Vietnam Hanoi
Taiwan Taipei
Venue:
GG Stadium
National Convention Center
Heping Basketball Gymnasium
Prize Pool:
$1,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-05-01
End Date:
2019-05-19
Teams:
13
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

The Mid-Season Invitational features the winners from 13 individual Riot leagues spring splits competing in the 5th annual tournament.

Format[edit]

  • Play-In Group Stage - May 1st, 2nd & 5th in GG Stadium, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City
    • Two groups of four teams each, the Play-In Draw Show will take place on April 23, 2019 - 19:00 CST (4:00PDT)[1]
    • Bo1 Double round robin
    • The Winner of each group advances to Play-In Knockout
    • Each group contains two teams each from Pool 1 and Pool 2
  • Pool 1: Turkey's TCL, Vietnam's VCS, Southeast Asia's LST, and the Commonwealth of Independent States’ LCL
  • Pool 2: Japan's LJL, Latin America's LLA, Brazil's CBLOL, and Oceania's OPL
  • Play-In Knockout Stage - May 5th - 7th in GG Stadium, Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City
    • Four teams, in the first round:
      • Winner of Group A against the team from LCS
      • Winner of Group B against the team from LMS
    • Bo5 Double elimination format
    • Three teams qualify for Group Stage
  • Group Stage - May 10th - 14th in National Convention Center, Vietnam Hanoi
    • Six teams: three from the Play-In Stage, three from LEC, LPL and LCK
    • Bo1 Double Round-Robin
    • Top 4 advanced to Knockout Stage
  • Knockout Stage - May 17th - 19th in Heping Basketball Gymnasium, Taiwan Taipei
    • Four teams
    • Bo5 Single Elimination

Broadcast Talent[edit]

The talent for the English broadcast was announced on April 25th, 2019.[2]

  • Host:
    • United States Dash (James Patterson)
  • Interviewers:
    • United States Rivington (Rivington Bruce Bisland III)
    • Belgium Sjokz (Eefje Depoortere)
  • Analysts:
    • Denmark Deficio (Martin Lynge)
    • United States MarkZ (Mark Zimmerman)
    • Canada Raz (Barento Mohammed)
  • Color Commentator and Analysts:
  • Translator and Interviewer:

Prize Pool[edit]

The initial prize pool of the tournament is $1,000,000 USD. 25% of all revenue from Conqueror Alistar & 2019 Conqueror Ward skins will added to the total prize pool and 50% of revenue from team icons will go to their respective teams.[3]



Participating Teams[edit]

Group Stage Teams[edit]

G2 Esports
Support
DNP
Sweden promisq
Main RosterStaff
2nd Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
Head CoachGermany GrabbZ
Main RosterSubstitutes
2nd Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
TopDenmark Wunder
JunglerPoland Jankos
MiddleDenmark Caps
BotCroatia Perkz
SupportSlovenia Mikyx
SubstitutesStaff
2nd Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
Invictus Gaming
Top
DNP
South Korea Duke
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachSouth Korea Karam
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopSouth Korea TheShy
JunglerChina Ning
MiddleSouth Korea Rookie
BotChina JackeyLove
SupportChina Baolan
SubstitutesStaff
SK Telecom T1
Jungler
DNP
South Korea Haru
Main RosterStaff
1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
Head CoachSouth Korea kkOma
Main RosterSubstitutes
1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
TopSouth Korea Khan
JunglerSouth Korea Clid
MiddleSouth Korea Faker
BotSouth Korea Teddy
SupportSouth Korea Mata
SubstitutesStaff
1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2017

Play-In Teams[edit]

1907 Fenerbahçe Esports
SupportTurkey Only35
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachTurkey Turkinator
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopSouth Korea Ruin
JunglerNetherlands Kirei
MiddleSweden Bolulu
BotSweden Hades
SupportTurkey Japone
SubstitutesStaff
Bombers
Jungler
DNP
Italy Seb
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachUnited Kingdom Westonway
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopSouth Korea Mimic
JunglerSouth Korea BalKhan
MiddleAustralia ry0ma
BotAustralia FBI
SupportAustralia Rogue
SubstitutesStaff
DetonatioN FocusMe
Middle
DNP
Japan Ramune
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachJapan Kazu
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopJapan Evi
JunglerSouth Korea Steal
MiddleJapan Ceros
BotJapan Yutapon
SupportSouth Korea Gaeng
SubstitutesStaff
Flash Wolves
Jungler
DNP
Taiwan Enso
Main RosterStaff
3rd - 4th Mid-Season_Invitational/2018
Head CoachSouth Korea Sweet
Main RosterSubstitutes
3rd - 4th Mid-Season_Invitational/2018
TopTaiwan Hanabi
JunglerSouth Korea Bugi
MiddleSouth Korea Rather
BotTaiwan Betty
SupportTaiwan ShiauC
SubstitutesStaff
3rd - 4th Mid-Season_Invitational/2018
INTZ eSports
Support
DNP
Brazil BocaJR
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachBrazil Maestro
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopBrazil Tay
JunglerBrazil Shini
MiddleBrazil Envy
BotBrazil Mills
SupportBrazil RedBert
SubstitutesStaff
Isurus Gaming
Middle
DNP
Chile Emp
Main RosterStaff
12th - 13th Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
Head CoachArgentina Pierre
Main RosterSubstitutes
12th - 13th Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
TopUruguay Buggax
JunglerPeru Oddie
MiddleMexico Seiya
BotChile Warangelus
SupportChile Slow
SubstitutesStaff
12th - 13th Mid-Season_Invitational/2017
MEGA Esports
Top
DNP
Thailand WarL0cK
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachSouth Korea Bigfafa
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopThailand Rockky
JunglerSouth Korea Jjun
MiddleThailand G4
BotThailand Lloyd
SupportSouth Korea PoP
SubstitutesStaff
Phong Vũ Buffalo
JunglerVietnam XuHao
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachVietnam Ren
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopVietnam Zeros
JunglerVietnam Meliodas
MiddleVietnam Naul
BotVietnam BigKoro
SupportVietnam Palette
SubstitutesStaff
Team Liquid
Jungler
DNP
United States MikeYeung
Main RosterStaff
5th Mid-Season_Invitational/2018
Head CoachSouth Korea Cain
Main RosterSubstitutes
5th Mid-Season_Invitational/2018
TopSouth Korea Impact
JunglerPhilippines Xmithie
MiddleDenmark Jensen
BotUnited States Doublelift
SupportSouth Korea CoreJJ
SubstitutesStaff
5th Mid-Season_Invitational/2018
Vega Squadron
Top
DNP
Russia Razly
Main RosterStaff
Head CoachRussia Invi
Main RosterSubstitutes
TopRussia BOSS
JunglerRussia AHaHaCiK
MiddleRussia Nomanz
BotBelarus Gadget
SupportRussia SaNTaS
SubstitutesStaff

Results[edit]

Play-In Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1.Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo Phong Vũ Buffalo4-2
2.1907 Fenerbahçe Esports1907 Fenerbahçe Esports 1907 Fenerbahçe Esports4-2
3.BombersBombers Bombers2-4
3.Isurus GamingIsurus Gaming Isurus Gaming2-4


Group B
1.Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega Squadron5-1
2.DetonatioN FocusMeDetonatioN FocusMe DetonatioN FocusMe4-2
3.MEGA EsportsMEGA Esports MEGA Esports2-4
4.INTZ eSportsINTZ eSports INTZ eSports1-5


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

Play-In Knockout Stage[edit]

Play-In Round 2
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
3
May 6, 2019 - 17:00 KST
Jayce Sejuani Azir Lucian Braum
Sylas Lee Sin LeBlanc Kai'Sa Galio
32:00
Gangplank Rek'Sai Sylas Kai'Sa Nautilus
Irelia Jarvan IV Zoe Varus Shen
25:33
Sylas Hecarim Akali Tristana Taric
Kennen Rek'Sai Ryze Varus Sona
29:16
MVP: Impact
Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo Phong Vũ Buffalo
0
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves
3
May 6, 2019 - 20:00 KST
Gangplank Rek'Sai Sylas Ezreal Galio
Aatrox Sejuani Vayne Karthus Tahm Kench
41:54
Sylas Rek'Sai Akali Ezreal Tahm Kench
Hecarim Kha'Zix Ryze Neeko Zilean
24:48
Sylas Xin Zhao Akali Kai'Sa Nautilus
Hecarim Rek'Sai Azir Varus Galio
32:01
Ryze Rek'Sai Orianna Varus Tahm Kench
Aatrox Lee Sin Syndra Morgana Shen
32:22
MVPs: Betty, ShiauC
Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega Squadron
1
Play-In Round 3
Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo Phong Vũ Buffalo
3
May 7, 2019 - 19:00 KST
Jayce Olaf Orianna Kai'Sa Nautilus
Irelia Rek'Sai Zoe Heimerdinger Galio
27:06
Fiora Rek'Sai Ryze Kai'Sa Galio
Irelia Sejuani Syndra Lucian Braum
32:07
Akali Sejuani Ryze Lucian Galio
Aatrox Rek'Sai Orianna Ashe Tahm Kench
28:46
Akali Rek'Sai Orianna Varus Braum
Irelia Vi Corki Ashe Tahm Kench
29:18
Jayce Gragas Zoe Ezreal Galio
Cho'Gath Vi Orianna Ashe Tahm Kench
41:33
Vega SquadronVega Squadron Vega Squadron
2
Qualified for Group Stage
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves
Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo Phong Vũ Buffalo

Group Stage[edit]


Flash WolvesFlash Wolves0-1
May 11
0-1
May 12
1-0
May 14
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 10
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
G2 EsportsG2 Esports1-0
May 13
0-1
May 13
0-1
May 14
1-0
May 10
1-0
May 11
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming1-0
May 14
1-0
May 10
1-0
May 12
1-0
May 11
1-0
May 13
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo0-1
May 11
1-0
May 12
0-1
May 10
0-1
May 14
0-1
May 13
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T11-0
May 10
0-1
May 12
1-0
May 15
1-0
May 11
1-0
May 14
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
Team LiquidTeam Liquid0-1
May 12
1-0
May 14
0-1
May 11
1-0
May 11
0-1
May 12
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
Flash WolvesFlash WolvesG2 EsportsG2 EsportsInvictus GamingInvictus GamingPhong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ BuffaloSK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1Team LiquidTeam Liquid

 Click here for detailed results of the Group Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Semifinals (Bo5)
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming Invictus Gaming
1
May 17, 2019 - 19:00 KST
Ryze Lee Sin Syndra Kai'Sa Alistar
Neeko Jarvan IV Sylas Sivir Braum
41:05
Neeko Lee Sin Ryze Kai'Sa Braum
Sylas Rek'Sai Orianna Vayne Alistar
32:42
Gnar Sejuani LeBlanc Xayah Rakan
Kennen Rek'Sai Syndra Kai'Sa Galio
33:06
Viktor Rek'Sai Zoe Varus Tahm Kench
Kennen Skarner Lux Kai'Sa Galio
33:23
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
3
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
2
May 18, 2019 - 16:00 KST
Kennen Jarvan IV Lissandra Ezreal Karma
Irelia Olaf Morgana Sona Taric
24:40
Hecarim Vi Sylas Xayah Rakan
Neeko Sejuani Akali Draven Morgana
31:21
Kennen Rek'Sai Sylas Varus Braum
Vladimir Jarvan IV Azir Kai'Sa Galio
34:36
Viktor Rek'Sai Sylas Ashe Tahm Kench
Gnar Skarner Ryze Varus Braum
35:00
Kennen Jarvan IV LeBlanc Varus Braum
Pyke Rek'Sai Lissandra Syndra Galio
30:36
G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports
3
Finals (Bo5)
Team LiquidTeam Liquid Team Liquid
0
May 19, 2019 - 16:00 KST
Gangplank Skarner Orianna Varus Tahm Kench
Swain Jarvan IV Morgana Xayah Rakan
24:40
Kennen Olaf Akali Ashe Braum
Pyke Rek'Sai Sylas Varus Thresh
27:58
Vladimir Sejuani Syndra Kai'Sa Alistar
Neeko Jarvan IV Irelia Xayah Rakan
18:05
MVPs: Mikyx, Caps, Caps
G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports
3

Additional Data[edit]

Streams[edit]

LanguageEnglish SpeakingChinaSouth KoreaTaiwanVietnamFranceGermanyBrazilJapanTurkeyRussiaPolandItalyHungaryCzech RepublicIndonesiaThailandSpain
Streams











Viewership Statistics[edit]

Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 1 704 326
Average Viewers 537 619
Hours Watched 43 412 707

Statistics[edit]

PicksBlue SideRed Side
ChampionWLWR%TWLWRWLWRPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.
1Galio Galio40211952.50%50.63%1911857.89%21101147.62%
Team LiquidTeam Liquid6 (2-4)Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo5 (3-2)Flash WolvesFlash Wolves5 (2-3)SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T14 (4-0)Isurus GamingIsurus Gaming4 (2-2)
Kai'Sa 14 (6-8)Ryze 10 (4-6)Akali 9 (6-3)Rek'Sai 9 (4-5)Jarvan IV 8 (5-3)
Braum 16 (8-8)Tahm Kench 14 (9-5)Varus 12 (7-5)Kennen 11 (6-5)Ryze 8 (6-2)
2Ryze Ryze35132237.14%44.30%22101245.45%1331023.08%
Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming6 (4-2)G2 EsportsG2 Esports5 (2-3)Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo5 (0-5)Vega SquadronVega Squadron4 (2-2)SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T13 (3-0)
Galio 10 (4-6)Braum 9 (4-5)Lee Sin 8 (3-5)Varus 7 (3-4)Jarvan IV 7 (1-6)
Sylas 15 (5-10)Rek'Sai 9 (4-5)Akali 9 (2-7)Galio 8 (2-6)Tahm Kench 8 (2-6)
3Sylas Sylas34211361.76%43.04%1210283.33%22111150.00%
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T17 (3-4)Team LiquidTeam Liquid6 (4-2)Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo6 (2-4)Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming4 (3-1)G2 EsportsG2 Esports3 (3-0)
Rek'Sai 10 (7-3)Galio 8 (5-3)Kai'Sa 8 (4-4)Nautilus 8 (4-4)Jarvan IV 7 (5-2)
Ryze 15 (10-5)Jarvan IV 10 (7-3)Varus 8 (7-1)Braum 8 (5-3)Tahm Kench 7 (5-2)
4Rek'Sai Rek'Sai33161748.48%41.77%147750.00%1991047.37%
Team LiquidTeam Liquid6 (3-3)Invictus GamingInvictus Gaming4 (3-1)Vega SquadronVega Squadron4 (2-2)G2 EsportsG2 Esports3 (2-1)SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T13 (2-1)
Sylas 10 (7-3)Galio 9 (4-5)Varus 9 (4-5)Tahm Kench 8 (4-4)Braum 8 (3-5)
Kai'Sa 9 (5-4)Ryze 9 (5-4)Braum 8 (5-3)Galio 8 (4-4)Jarvan IV 7 (5-2)
5Jarvan IV Jarvan IV32161650.00%40.51%1811761.11%145935.71%
G2 EsportsG2 Esports6 (3-3)Phong Vũ BuffaloPhong Vũ Buffalo6 (3-3)SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T14 (3-1)Team LiquidTeam Liquid4 (3-1)BombersBombers3 (2-1)
Varus 9 (3-6)Galio 8 (5-3)Kennen 8 (5-3)Sylas 7 (5-2)Braum 7 (3-4)
Sylas 10 (3-7)Ryze 7 (5-2)Kai'Sa 7 (4-3)Lee Sin 7 (3-4)Galio 7 (2-5)
79 games played46W - 33L (58.23%)33W - 46L (41.77%)
Click here for complete statistics table

Country Representation[edit]

#Country / RegionRepresentationPlayers
1South Korea South Korea18 / 67 (27%)BalKhan, Bugi, Clid, CoreJJ, Faker, Gaeng, Impact, Jjun, Khan, Mata, Mimic, PoP, Rather, Rookie, Ruin, Steal, Teddy, TheShy
2Vietnam Vietnam6 / 67 (9%)BigKoro, Meliodas, Naul, Palette, XuHao, Zeros
3Brazil Brazil5 / 67 (7%)Envy, Mills, RedBert, Shini, Tay
4Russia Russia4 / 67 (6%)AHaHaCiK, BOSS, Nomanz, SaNTaS
5Australia Australia3 / 67 (4%)FBI, Rogue, ry0ma
5China China3 / 67 (4%)Baolan, JackeyLove, Ning
5Denmark Denmark3 / 67 (4%)Caps, Jensen, Wunder
5Japan Japan3 / 67 (4%)Ceros, Evi, Yutapon
5Taiwan Taiwan3 / 67 (4%)Betty, Hanabi, ShiauC
5Thailand Thailand3 / 67 (4%)G4, Lloyd, Rockky
11Chile Chile2 / 67 (3%)Slow, Warangelus
11Sweden Sweden2 / 67 (3%)Bolulu, Hades
11Turkey Turkey2 / 67 (3%)Japone, Only35
14Belarus Belarus1 / 67 (1%)Gadget
14Croatia Croatia1 / 67 (1%)Perkz
14Mexico Mexico1 / 67 (1%)Seiya
14Netherlands Netherlands1 / 67 (1%)Kirei
14Peru Peru1 / 67 (1%)Oddie
14Philippines Philippines1 / 67 (1%)Xmithie
14Poland Poland1 / 67 (1%)Jankos
14Slovenia Slovenia1 / 67 (1%)Mikyx
14United States United States1 / 67 (1%)Doublelift
14Uruguay Uruguay1 / 67 (1%)Buggax

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Announcements[edit]

Tease[edit]

Represent[edit]



More Additional Content[edit]

References[edit]

  1. LOLESPORTS STAFF (2019-04-17). "MSI 2019 PLAY-IN DRAW SHOW GUIDE". LoL eSports.
  2. LOLESPORTS STAFF (2019-04-25). "2019 MID-SEASON INVITATIONAL EVENT OVERVIEW". lolesports.
  3. Aether (2019-04-25). "Celebrate MSI 2019". LoLesports.