2017 Worlds: Play-Off

2017 Worlds Championship: Play-Off Stage

By Riot Games
Beijing
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0% Played
Description
Conclusion of the 2017 League of Legends competitive season, the 2017 Worlds will once again be divided into Play-In and Play-Off stages.
Will someone be able to dethrone SKT Telecom T1? Longzhu Gaming managed to steal the 1st place in LCK, so maybe this year is the year SKT Telecom falls!

Play-In Stage: https://www.toornament.com/tournaments/694560528532791296/
Rules
Group Stage - October 5th - October 10th, 2017

Four teams from Play-In Stage 2 join twelve teams with direct entry from Korea, China, Europe, TW/HK/MO, North America, and Southeast Asia.
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 19th - November 4th, 2017

Eight teams play in a single elimination bracket over seven days.
All matches are Bo5.

See this Update from the 2016 edition: http://www.lolesports.com/en_US/articles/2017-world-championship-update
Structure
Group Stage > Playoffs
Timezone
Asia/Hong Kong (UTC+08:00)
Prize
No prize information.