The biggest stage for League of Legends is about to go live and with the calendar days slowly approaching the Grand Event, Riot Games now announces its Preliminary Events Schedule.
A battle to crown this year’s best League of Legends Pro Team in the World, this year’s “Worlds” will take place in not 1 but 3 different countries in the East Asian Region, with the different stage divided into different locations but all heading into one big stage, the Seoul World Cup Stadium, in Seoul, South Korea, a stage worthy of witnessing a battle between to of the deemed best League of Legends Pro Teams, with only one to go home a champion.
The preliminary schedule is divided into 5 different stages, from September 18 through October October 19, 2014, spanning almost a month but giving adequate length of breaks for the participating teams. For this year, Riot will invite a total of 16 Different Pro Teams for Worlds, winners from the different Major Qualifier Events hosted by Riot Games themselves, together with their partner companies, all over the world. The 16 teams will then be divided into 4 different Groups for the Group Stage matches with the top teams advancing towards the next stage. Riot Games just released the schedule for Worlds and it will be as follows:
Note: All times are based on the Philippine local time, GMT+8
Category Location Date Time Group Stage 1 Taipei, Taiwan Sept 18-21, 2014 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM (GMT+8) Group Stage 2 Part I Singapore, Singapore Sept 25-26, 2014 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM (GMT+8) Group Stage 2 Part II Singapore, Singapore Sept 27-28, 2014 2:00 PM – 8:00 PM (GMT+8) Quarter Finals Busan, South Korea Oct 3-6, 2014 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (GMT+8) Semi Finals Seoul, South Korea Oct 11-12, 2014 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM (GMT+8) Grand Finals Seoul, South Korea Oct 19, 2014 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM (GMT+8)
Take note though that since this is the preliminary scheduling, what is shown above can change depending on Riot Games’ decision, so fans and enthusiasts, can go and head on to LoLeSports.com and the League of Legends Official Website for more updates.
Source: League Of Legends.com
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