2016 World Championship

2016 World Championship

By Riot Games
North America
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Description
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.
Timezone
Europe/Paris (UTC+01:00)
Prize
World Champion - $1,000,000 USD
2nd place - $250,000 USD
3rd / 4th place - $150,000 USD
5th - 8th place - $75,000 USD
9th - 12th place - $45,000 USD
13th - 16th place - $25,000 USD