The sector of opponents for this yr’s League of Legends World Championship was set right now after groups from the LJL and LPL grabbed the final two seeds and claimed their tickets to the competitors. Groups from throughout the globe have now crammed up all 22 slots for Worlds.
Detonation FocusMe of the LJL secured their spot on the Worlds play-in stage by profitable their regional trophy, whereas LNG Esports of the LPL carved their area’s fourth seed on the match by securing second place within the league’s regional qualifier.
Of the 22 groups attending Worlds 2021, 11 will advance on to the match’s group stage, whereas the opposite 11 will take part within the occasion’s play-in stage. 4 berths within the group stage can be up for grabs from competing groups within the play-in stage. 4 groups from main leagues all over the world—Rogue (LEC), Cloud9 (LCS), Hanwha Life Esports (LCK), and LNG Esports (LPL)—will take part within the Worlds play-in stage alongside seven different squads from minor areas.
The 2021 World Championship was set to have two further groups from the VCS taking part within the occasion, however because of journey restrictions surrounding Vietnam and the rising variety of COVID-19 instances all over the world, representatives from the area is not going to be participating in Worlds 2021, in line with a report from earlier this week. The VCS was compelled to cancel its Summer Split last month, and because of this, will miss its third consecutive worldwide League occasion.
Riot Video games has not but introduced a begin date for Worlds 2021. Moreover, the corporate has given no info concerning a potential date for the match’s group stage draw. If historical past is any indicator, although, updates surrounding Worlds needs to be on their method inside the coming weeks.
Riot moved the match from China to Europe final month because of a rise within the international presence of COVID-19’s Delta variant. It’s unclear whether or not the change in location for the match has brought on any delays within the occasion’s schedule. In line with a report from Dot Esports’ Pablo Suarez, the 2021 World Championship will be held in Iceland following the success Riot discovered from holding this yr’s Mid-Season Invitational within the nation earlier this yr.
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