The 2016 League of Legends World Championship, more commonly called Worlds, is an international esports event that takes place over five weeks of competitive play with the top 16 teams from around the world.
The World Championship travels to different host regions, and this year the event will take place in North America :
- Group Stage in San Francisco
- Quarterfinals in Chicago
- Semifinals in New York
- Finals in Los Angeles
Top teams from LCK, LPL, LMS, NA LCS, and EU LCS receive direct invitations to Worlds 2016, while squads from Wildcard regions qualify via an International Wildcard Qualifier.