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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:
Winners
 
 
 
 
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]

  • Hosts
    • Belgium Sjokz (Eefje Depoortere)
    • United States Dash (James Patterson)

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 
BottomTaiwan NL 
SupportTaiwan SwordArt 
CChina Fluidwind 
Top TBD 
C TBD 
EDward Gaming1
TopChina Mouse 
TopChina Koro1 
JunglerChina Clearlove 
MiddleSouth Korea PawN 
MiddleSouth Korea Scout 
BottomSouth Korea Deft 
SupportChina Meiko 
CSouth Korea RapidStar 
Top TBD 
C TBD 
ROX Tigers
TopSouth Korea Smeb 
JunglerSouth Korea Peanut 
MiddleSouth Korea Kuro 
BottomSouth Korea PraY 
SupportSouth Korea GorillA 
CSouth Korea NoFe 
Top TBD 
C TBD 

Pool 2 Teams[edit]

G2 Esports
TopSouth Korea Expect 
JunglerSouth Korea Trick 
MiddleCroatia Perkz 
BottomDenmark Zven 
SupportSpain mithy 
CNetherlands YoungBuck 
Top TBD 
C TBD 

Pool 3 Teams[edit]

  • 1 Koro1 will replace Mouse, who had returned to China due to the loss of a family member.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1. ROX Tigers 4-2
2. Albus NoX Luna 4-2
3. Counter Logic Gaming 3-3
4. G2 Esports 1-5


Group B
1. SK Telecom T1 5-1
2. Cloud9 3-3
3. I May 2-4
4. Flash Wolves 2-4


Group C
1. H2K 4-2
2. EDward Gaming 4-2
3. ahq e-Sports Club 3-3
4. INTZ eSports 1-5


Group D
1. Samsung Galaxy 5-1
2. Royal Never Give Up 3-3
3. Team SoloMid 3-3
4. Splyce 1-5


 Click here for more information about the Group Stage matches.

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
SK Telecom T1
3
October 15 2016
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 Up
1
ROX Tigers
3
October 16 2016
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 Gaming
1
Samsung Galaxy
3
October 14 2016
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
Cloud9
0
H2K
3
October 17, 2016
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 Luna
0
Semifinals
SK Telecom T1
3
October 21, 2016
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 Tigers
2
Samsung Galaxy
3
October 22, 2016
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
H2K
0
Finals
SK Telecom T1
3
October 29, 2016
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
71:20
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 Galaxy
2


Additional Data[edit]

Statistics[edit]

TotalBlue SideRed SideMatch Length (mins)
ChampionWLWRWLWRWLWRPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.<2525-3030-3535-4040-45>45
1Karma Karma42192345%1991047%23101343%
7 (5-2)
6 (3-3)
6 (3-3)
5 (4-1)
4 (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)
11-0100%62-433%117-464%61-517%114-736%74-357%
2Jhin Jhin39241562%1811761%2113862%
7 (6-1)
7 (6-1)
4 (3-1)
4 (2-2)
4 (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)
11-0100%42-250%107-370%74-357%62-433%118-373%
3Lee Sin Lee Sin38211755%1910953%1911858%
8 (5-3)
5 (4-1)
5 (3-2)
3 (2-1)
3 (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)
32-167%32-167%115-645%84-450%74-357%64-267%
4Olaf Olaf35181751%138562%22101245%
8 (5-3)
6 (5-1)
3 (2-1)
3 (2-1)
2 (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)
11-0100%43-175%85-363%93-633%62-433%74-357%
5Caitlyn Caitlyn34161847%157847%1991047%
5 (4-1)
5 (3-2)
4 (2-2)
3 (2-1)
3 (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)
42-250%31-233%93-633%105-550%54-180%31-233%
77 games played42W - 35L (55%)35W - 42L (45%)5 games9 games18 games19 games13 games13 games
Click here for complete Champion 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, Impact, Kuro, Looper, Mata, PawN, Peanut, PraY, Road, Ruler, Ryu, Scout, Smeb, Trick, Wolf, Wraith, huhi
2Taiwan Taiwan10 / 86 (12%)Albis, An, Karsa, MMD, Maple, Mountain, NL, SwordArt, Westdoor, Ziv
3China China8 / 86 (9%)Clearlove, Jinjiao, Korol, Meiko, Mlxg, Mouse, Uzi, Xiaohu
4Denmark Denmark8 / 86 (9%)Bjergsen, Jensen, Kobbe, Kold, Sencux, Svenskeren, Wunder, Zven
5United States United States7 / 86 (8%)Doublelift, Hauntzer, Meteos, Sneaky, Stixxay, Xmithie, aphromoo
6Brazil Brazil5 / 86 (6%)Jockster, Revolta, Yang, micaO, tockers
7Canada Canada3 / 86 (3%)Biofrost, Smoothie, ZionSpartan
8Ukraine Ukraine3 / 86 (3%)Kirrrra, PvPStejos, aMiracle
9Hong Kong Hong Kong2 / 86 (2%)AmazingJ, Avoidless
10Poland Poland2 / 86 (2%)Jankos, Vander
11Russia Russia2 / 86 (2%)Likkrit, Smurf
12Croatia Croatia1 / 86 (1%)Perkz
13Greece Greece1 / 86 (1%)FORG1VEN
14Romania Romania1 / 86 (1%)Odoamne
15Singapore Singapore1 / 86 (1%)Chawy
16Slovenia Slovenia1 / 86 (1%)Mikyx
17Spain Spain1 / 86 (1%)mithy

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