Legacy Esports took down the MAD Lions in a very convincing fashion. The OPL representatives put on a huge show with the entire team showing up huge. Mid laner Tally on Galio was superb, a joy to watch and learn from. His presence on the entire map thanks to his Global Ultimate was great, no one could match him. Following this monstrous performance, he ended the game with a score of 6/1/16, almost 100% kill participation. He was farming really well as well, finishing the game with 307 creep kills alongside 16.1k gold.
MAD on the other hand looked quite poor and exposed in all lanes. They looked lackluster and uncoordinated, which is a surprise given their dominance in LEC. It’s entirely possible that the World’s jitters got them and they can’t focus. If they don’t manage to control it in the next couple of games, they might get eliminated.
The 2020 Season World Championship (Worlds 2020) is the conclusion of the 2020 League of Legends esports season. The tournament is held in Shanghai, China. The tournament began wit Play-In stages on Sep. 25 and will conclude on Oct. 31 with the finals between two teams which would be arguably the best in the World.
The Main-Event stage begins on Oct. 3 and will feature the best 16 teams in the World. 8 out of them will advance to the knockout stage where they’ll have a shot at advancing forward.
The format for qualification in North America and Europe changed this year, with teams only being able to qualify directly through the LCS Summer Playoffs and LEC Summer Playoffs, respectively. Seeding Changes: China and Europe both receive one extra seed for a total of four, while the PCS is given two seeds, compared to a combined four for the LMS and Southeast Asia in 2019. In summary, one main event seed previously held by the LMS is given to Europe, and the play-in seed previously held by Southeast Asia is given to China.
Due to Vietnamese teams being unable to participate, the Play-In format was heavily adjusted, and the region’s Main Event spot was given to Korea’s 3rd seed. If Vietnamese teams had been allowed to participate, Team Flash would have played in the Main Event and GAM Esports would have played in the Play-In.
Stay tuned for more World Championship coverage as the 22 teams battle around the World for a title of a World Champion and a share of more than one million prize money.