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2016 World Championship

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[e][h]2016 World Championship
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
United States San Francisco
United States Chicago
United States New York
United States Los Angeles
Venue:
Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
The Chicago Theatre
Madison Square Garden
Staples Center
Format:
Group Stage
Single Elimination
Number of Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$5,070,000 USD
Start Date:
2016-09-29
End Date:
2016-10-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

Format[edit]

  • Qualifiers - August 27th - September 5th, 2016
    • Five Regional Finals.
      • The winners of each Regional Final will advance to the World Championship.
    • Two International Wildcard Qualifiers.
      • The winner of each International Wildcard Qualifier will advance to the World Championship.
  • Group Stage - September 29th - October 9th, 2016 in United States San Francisco
    • 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 13th - October 29st, 2016 in United States Chicago, United States New York, and United States Los Angeles
    • Eight teams play in a single elimination bracket over seven days.
      • All matches are Bo5.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Host:
    • United States Dash (James Patterson)
  • Interviewer:
    • Belgium Sjokz (Eefje Depoortere)
  • Color Caster and Analysts:

Prize Pool[edit]

The initial prize pool of the tournament was $2,130,000 USD.
An additional 25% of all Championship Zed & Championship Ward skins are added to the total prize pool.
The total prize pool is $5,070,000 USD ($2,940,000 USD added).

Participating Teams[edit]

Pool 1 Teams[edit]

Flash Wolves
TopTaiwan MMD
JunglerTaiwan Karsa
MiddleTaiwan Maple
BotTaiwan NL
SupportTaiwan SwordArt
Staff
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
CTaiwan Fluidwind
Main Roster
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
EDward Gaming
TopChina Koro1
JunglerChina Clearlove
MiddleSouth Korea Scout
BotSouth Korea Deft
SupportChina Meiko
SubstitutesStaff
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
TopChina Mouse
MiddleSouth Korea PawN
Main RosterStaff
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
CSouth Korea RapidStar
Main RosterSubstitutes
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
ROX Tigers
TopSouth Korea Smeb
JunglerSouth Korea Peanut
MiddleSouth Korea Kuro
BotSouth Korea PraY
SupportSouth Korea GorillA
Staff
BA2nd World_Championship/2015
CSouth Korea NoFe
Main Roster
BA2nd World_Championship/2015

Pool 2 Teams[edit]

ahq e-Sports Club
TopTaiwan Ziv
JunglerTaiwan Mountain
MiddleTaiwan Westdoor
BotTaiwan AN
SupportTaiwan Albis
SubstitutesStaff
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
MiddleSingapore Chawy
Main RosterStaff
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
CTaiwan GreenTea
Main RosterSubstitutes
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2015
H2K
TopRomania Odoamne
JunglerPoland Jankos
MiddleSouth Korea Ryu
BotGreece FORG1VEN
SupportPoland Vander
Staff
IB9 - 11th World_Championship/2015
CUnited States pr0lly
Main Roster
IB9 - 11th World_Championship/2015
I May
TopHong Kong AmazingJ
JunglerHong Kong Avoidless
MiddleSouth Korea Athena
BotChina Jinjiao
SupportSouth Korea Road
SubstitutesStaff
MiddleSouth Korea BaeMe
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Kezman
Main RosterSubstitutes
SK Telecom T1
TopSouth Korea Duke
JunglerSouth Korea Bengi
MiddleSouth Korea Faker
BotSouth Korea Bang
SupportSouth Korea Wolf
SubstitutesStaff
AA1st World_Championship/2015
JunglerSouth Korea Blank
Main RosterStaff
AA1st World_Championship/2015
CSouth Korea kkOma
Main RosterSubstitutes
AA1st World_Championship/2015
Samsung Galaxy
TopSouth Korea CuVee
JunglerSouth Korea Ambition
MiddleSouth Korea Crown
BotSouth Korea Ruler
SupportSouth Korea CoreJJ
SubstitutesStaff
SupportSouth Korea Wraith
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea Edgar
Main RosterSubstitutes

Pool 3 Teams[edit]

Cloud9
TopSouth Korea Impact
JunglerUnited States Meteos
MiddleDenmark Jensen
BotUnited States Sneaky
SupportCanada Smoothie
Staff
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2014
CSouth Korea Reapered
Main Roster
EC5 - 8th World_Championship/2014
Albus NoX Luna
TopRussia Smurf
JunglerUkraine PvPStejos
MiddleUkraine Kira
BotUkraine aMiracle
SupportRussia Likkrit
SubstitutesStaff
Bot
DNP
Ukraine Unho1y
Main RosterStaff
CRussia Ansva
Main RosterSubstitutes

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1.ROX TigersROX Tigers ROX Tigers4-2
2.Albus NoX LunaAlbus NoX Luna Albus NoX Luna4-2
3.Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming Counter Logic Gaming4-3
4.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports1-6


Group B
1.SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T15-1
2.Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud93-3
3.I MayI May I May2-4
4.Flash WolvesFlash Wolves Flash Wolves2-4


Group C
1.H2KH2K H2K4-2
2.EDward GamingEDward Gaming EDward Gaming4-2
3.ahq e-Sports Clubahq e-Sports Club ahq e-Sports Club3-3
4.INTZ eSportsINTZ eSports INTZ eSports1-5


Group D
1.Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy5-1
2.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up3-3
3.Team SoloMidTeam SoloMid Team SoloMid3-3
4.SplyceSplyce Splyce1-5


 Click here for more information about the Group Stage matches.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
3
October 14, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Poppy Lee Sin Viktor Ezreal Karma
Jayce Rek'Sai Vladimir Jhin Zyra
47:00
Kennen Zac Varus Jhin Zyra
Poppy Olaf Viktor Ezreal Karma
43:06
Gnar Olaf Syndra Ezreal Karma
Rumble Lee Sin Vladimir Jhin Zyra
30:12
Irelia Elise Malzahar Jhin Zyra
Kennen Lee Sin Aurelion Sol Ezreal Karma
30:43
MVP: Bang
Match was played in Chicago
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up
1
ROX TigersROX Tigers ROX Tigers
3
October 15, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Jayce Lee Sin Aurelion Sol Caitlyn Zyra
Rumble Olaf Ryze Ezreal Karma
35:44
Maokai Lee Sin Aurelion Sol Caitlyn Zyra
Kennen Hecarim Ryze Jhin Karma
26:08
Fiora Lee Sin Ryze Jhin Zyra
Rumble Olaf Aurelion Sol Caitlyn Karma
34:48
Kennen Olaf Ryze Jhin Karma
Rumble Lee Sin Jayce Caitlyn Nami
32:34
MVP: Peanut
Match was played in Chicago
EDward GamingEDward Gaming EDward Gaming
1
Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy
3
October 13, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Ekko Olaf Cassiopeia Jhin Karma
Rumble Rek'Sai Orianna Caitlyn Alistar
27:31
Kennen Skarner Orianna Caitlyn Karma
Jayce Rek'Sai Cassiopeia Jhin Nami
38:01
Poppy Olaf Cassiopeia Sivir Tahm Kench
Jayce Zac Orianna Caitlyn Karma
39:48
MVP: CuVee
Match was played in Chicago
Cloud9Cloud9 Cloud9
0
H2KH2K H2K
3
October 16, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Jayce Lee Sin Vladimir Sivir Zyra
Gnar Olaf Syndra Caitlyn Bard
34:44
Jayce Lee Sin Vladimir Lucian Zyra
Gnar Elise Syndra Caitlyn Alistar
23:38
Jayce Lee Sin Syndra Lucian Zyra
Gnar Olaf Zilean Caitlyn Bard
34:52
MVP: Odoamne
Match was played in Chicago
Albus NoX LunaAlbus NoX Luna Albus NoX Luna
0
Semifinals
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
3
October 21, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Trundle Olaf Orianna Ashe Zyra
Poppy Elise Viktor Caitlyn Karma
43:36
Ekko Olaf Viktor Ezreal Zyra
Rumble Lee Sin Karma Ashe Miss Fortune
33:22
Ekko Olaf Orianna Caitlyn Zyra
Rumble Lee Sin Viktor Ashe Miss Fortune
39:20
Gnar Nidalee Zilean Jhin Karma
Rumble Lee Sin Viktor Ashe Zyra
42:57
Poppy Lee Sin Orianna Ashe Nami
Jayce Elise Karma Jhin Zyra
42:28
MVP: Bengi
Match was played in New York City
ROX TigersROX Tigers ROX Tigers
2
Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy
3
October 22, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Ekko Nidalee Viktor Ashe Miss Fortune
Kennen Olaf Cassiopeia Sivir Zyra
39:21
Jayce Olaf Cassiopeia Jhin Zyra
Rumble Lee Sin Ryze Sivir Karma
34:28
Poppy Olaf Viktor Ezreal Zyra
Trundle Elise Ryze Sivir Karma
26:45
Match was played in New York City
H2KH2K H2K
0
Finals
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T1 SK Telecom T1
3
October 29, 2016 - 15:00 PDT
Trundle Olaf Orianna Jhin Karma
Poppy Lee Sin Viktor Caitlyn Zyra
54:41
Gnar Lee Sin Ryze Jhin Nami
Kennen Kindred Cassiopeia Caitlyn Karma
31:26
Trundle Elise Orianna Jhin Nami
Poppy Lee Sin Aurelion Sol Ezreal Zyra
1:11:20
Gnar Zac Orianna Ashe Nami
Kennen Lee Sin Viktor Jhin Karma
46:01
Trundle Lee Sin Viktor Ashe Braum
Poppy Olaf Cassiopeia Jhin Tahm Kench
49:11
MVP: Faker
Match was played in Los Angeles
Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy
2

Additional Data[edit]

Viewership Statistics[edit]

Viewership Stats
Peak Viewers 1 620 065
Average Viewers 671 311
Hours Watched 22 936 435

Statistics[edit]

PicksBlue SideRed Side
ChampionWLWR%TWLWRWLWRPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.
1Karma Karma42192345.24%54.55%1991047.37%23101343.48%
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T17 (5-2)H2KH2K6 (3-3)ROX TigersROX Tigers6 (3-3)Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy5 (4-1)EDward GamingEDward Gaming4 (2-2)
Olaf 14 (7-7)Caitlyn 11 (7-4)Kennen 11 (7-4)Jhin 10 (7-3)Rumble 10 (5-5)
Jhin 15 (5-10)Zyra 13 (5-8)Nami 12 (9-3)Lee Sin 12 (6-6)Caitlyn 9 (4-5)
2Jhin Jhin39241561.54%50.65%1811761.11%2113861.90%
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T17 (6-1)Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy7 (6-1)Team SoloMidTeam SoloMid4 (3-1)EDward GamingEDward Gaming4 (2-2)ROX TigersROX Tigers4 (2-2)
Karma 10 (7-3)Kennen 8 (6-2)Rek'Sai 8 (6-2)Zyra 8 (5-3)Lee Sin 8 (4-4)
Karma 15 (10-5)Caitlyn 14 (8-6)Ezreal 13 (9-4)Lee Sin 12 (7-5)Rumble 12 (7-5)
3Lee Sin Lee Sin38211755.26%49.35%1910952.63%1911857.89%
ROX TigersROX Tigers8 (5-3)SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T15 (4-1)H2KH2K5 (3-2)Flash WolvesFlash Wolves3 (2-1)Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy3 (2-1)
Zyra 11 (7-4)Caitlyn 11 (6-5)Viktor 10 (6-4)Rumble 9 (3-6)Jhin 8 (4-4)
Olaf 16 (9-7)Karma 12 (6-6)Jhin 12 (5-7)Ezreal 10 (7-3)Elise 10 (6-4)
4Olaf Olaf35181751.43%45.45%138561.54%22101245.45%
SK Telecom T1SK Telecom T18 (5-3)Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy6 (5-1)EDward GamingEDward Gaming3 (2-1)H2KH2K3 (2-1)Cloud9Cloud92 (1-1)
Karma 14 (7-7)Caitlyn 10 (5-5)Rumble 9 (5-4)Ezreal 9 (4-5)Cassiopeia 8 (4-4)
Lee Sin 16 (7-9)Jhin 12 (6-6)Viktor 10 (3-7)Caitlyn 9 (7-2)Jayce 9 (4-5)
5Caitlyn Caitlyn34161847.06%44.16%157846.67%1991047.37%
H2KH2K5 (4-1)ROX TigersROX Tigers5 (3-2)Samsung GalaxySamsung Galaxy4 (2-2)Counter Logic GamingCounter Logic Gaming3 (2-1)Flash WolvesFlash Wolves3 (2-1)
Karma 11 (7-4)Lee Sin 11 (6-5)Olaf 10 (5-5)Alistar 9 (4-5)Poppy 9 (3-6)
Jhin 14 (6-8)Rumble 9 (6-3)Karma 9 (5-4)Olaf 9 (2-7)Ezreal 8 (7-1)
77 games played42W - 35L (54.55%)35W - 42L (45.45%)
Click here for complete statistics table

Country Representation[edit]

#Country / RegionRepresentationPlayers
1South Korea South Korea30 / 86 (35%)Ambition, Athena, BaeMe, Bang, Bengi, Blank, CoreJJ, Crown, CuVee, Deft, Duke, Expect, Faker, GorillA, Huhi, Impact, Kuro, Looper, Mata, PawN, Peanut, PraY, Road, Ruler, Ryu, Scout, Smeb, Trick, Wolf, Wraith
2Taiwan Taiwan10 / 86 (12%)Albis, AN, Karsa, Maple, MMD, Mountain, NL, SwordArt, Westdoor, Ziv
3China China8 / 86 (9%)Clearlove, Jinjiao, Koro1, Meiko, Mlxg, Mouse, Uzi, Xiaohu
3Denmark Denmark8 / 86 (9%)Bjergsen, Jensen, Kobbe, Sencux, Svenskeren, Trashy, Wunder, Zven
5United States United States7 / 86 (8%)aphromoo, Doublelift, Hauntzer, Meteos, Sneaky, Stixxay, Xmithie
6Brazil Brazil5 / 86 (6%)Jockster, micaO, Revolta, tockers, Yang
7Canada Canada3 / 86 (3%)Biofrost, Darshan, Smoothie
7Ukraine Ukraine3 / 86 (3%)aMiracle, Kira, PvPStejos
9Hong Kong Hong Kong2 / 86 (2%)AmazingJ, Avoidless
9Poland Poland2 / 86 (2%)Jankos, Vander
9Russia Russia2 / 86 (2%)Likkrit, Smurf
12Croatia Croatia1 / 86 (1%)Perkz
12Greece Greece1 / 86 (1%)FORG1VEN
12Romania Romania1 / 86 (1%)Odoamne
12Singapore Singapore1 / 86 (1%)Chawy
12Slovenia Slovenia1 / 86 (1%)Mikyx
12Spain Spain1 / 86 (1%)mithy

Additional content[edit]

Top 20 Players Before Tournament[edit]

Official Song[edit]