16 teams, 3 cities, and it all comes down to this - an all-Korean extravaganza between Samsung Galaxy and SK Telecom T1 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, for the grand finale of the 2016 World Championships. Will Samsung Galaxy overcome the odds for their first world championship title, or are we in for yet another set of gorgeous SKT skins? Let’s dive into the numbers for a sneak peek into what they tell us about the future.
The 2016 World Championship comes to its final showdown as the reigning champs, SK Telecom T1, readies to enter the Rift against their challenger, Samsung Galaxy. Relive the Knockout Stage to see the road each team traveled. All the best moments and memories of Worlds 2016 are highlighted on this timeline.
Don’t miss the final games of 2016 League of Legends World Championship. Tune in to catch exciting League content, musical performances, pre-show analysis, and more as we head to Finals in STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, CA.
H2K crashed out of Worlds at the hands of Korea’s Samsung Galaxy, cementing the all-Korean Final that was on the cards once all three LCK teams qualified for the Semifinals. Despite H2K winning their Quarterfinal matchup with ease, Korea once again proved too powerful for Europe as Samsung dominated the series, winning 3-0 and booking their place in the Staples Center against SK Telecom T1.
In front of a sold-out crowd in Madison Square Garden, New York City, ROX Tigers and SK Telecom T1 played perhaps the best series of games in the history of Worlds. The first and second seeds from Korea battled back and forth, as the series went to five games. We saw unique and innovative picks, perhaps the best Ashe arrow in the history of competitive League of Legends, and Silver Scrapes blasted through the speakers of the world’s most famous arena.