The 16 teams participating in the League of Legends 2016 World Championship were determined with the conclusion of the Regional Qualifiers. Listed from the highest to lowest seeds, the teams from each regional league are:

lol-na-lcs North America League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS):

  1.  lol-tsm Team SoloMid
  2.  lol-clg Counter Logic Gaming
  3.  lol-cloud9 Cloud9

lol-eu-lcs Europe League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS):

  1.  lol-g2-esports G2 ESports
  2.  lol-h2k H2K
  3.  lol-splyce Splyce

lol-ogn League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK):

  1.  lol-rox-tigers ROX Tigers
  2.  lol-skt-t1 SK Telecom T1
  3.  lol-samsung Samsung

lol-lpl Tencent League of Legends Pro League (LPL):

  1.  lol-edg Edward Gaming
  2.  lol-rng Royal Never Give Up
  3.  lol-i-may I May

lol-lms League of Legends Master Series (LMS):

  1.  lol-flash-wolves Flash Wolves
  2.  lol-ahq ahq e-Sports Club

lol-cblol & lol-lclInternational Wildcard (IWC):

  1.  lol-intz INTZ e-Sports
  2.  lol-albus Albus NoX Luna

Due to the format of the IWC, the two qualified teams from that league are not seeded. They are listed in the order that they qualified. In other words, INTZ e-Sports is listed before Albus NoX Luna because INTZ e-Sports qualified for the 2016 World Championship first.

The four groups for the Group Stage were picked yesterday (September 10th), and are displayed below:


Players can make predictions for the Group Stage in the 2016 Worlds Pick’em. Group picks will be locked in on September 29th at 7 PM EST. More information for the Worlds Pick’em Group Stage, including potential rewards, is available in the link above.

Tune into the League of Legends 2016 World Championship from September 29th through October 29th to catch the action. With a grand prize of $1,000,000 and 16 bloodthirsty teams, you won’t want to miss it!

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