Riot Video games’ international esports division has confirmed that the 2021 League of Legends World Championship will start in Iceland on Oct. 5. This news comes after last month’s announcement that the event was being moved from China to Europe within the wake of problems surrounding COVID-19.
Earlier this yr, Riot held League’s Mid-Season Invitational in Iceland. And after that event was met with a largely positive response, the corporate made the acutely aware resolution to carry the whole thing of Worlds there as properly. Much like MSI, Worlds is not going to characteristic a stay viewers out of an abundance of warning.
“Riot efficiently hosted the Mid-Season Invitational this previous Could…with out a stay viewers, which resulted in zero COVID-19 instances amongst gamers, workers, and companions,” the corporate revealed in a statement made earlier today.
The play-in stage of Worlds 2021 will start on Oct. 5, whereas the event’s foremost occasion is about to begin on Oct. 11. The grand finals of Worlds 2021 will happen on Nov. 6.
The Oct. 5 begin date for Worlds 2021 marks the newest opening date for the League World Championship in its historical past. Lately, the occasion has historically kicked off in the course of the last week of September. Riot has revealed that info relating to the group drawing and a full Worlds schedule shall be revealed within the close to future.
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