We're thrilled to announce that we're going to be hosting the 2014 World Championship Final on October 19th at Sangam Stadium. Made famous as a main venue of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, Sangam Stadium has played host to some of the best sporting and entertainment events in South Korea.
Featuring the top team from each of the five regional professional leagues, the All-Star Invitational is a true test of regional strength, as five international giants will play a round-robin group stage to decide seeds for a single-elimination bracket stage. One team will take home $50,000 and bragging rights as the strongest region in the world.
OMG enters the tournament looking like an unstoppable force. Nearly, blocking out LPL's top five MVP rankings, they're capable of starving out their opponents as well as playing full-out aggressive when needed. With key playmakers at all critical positions, this Chinese powerhouse organization should not be taken lightly.
Cloud 9 realized expectations thanks to outstanding performances by its individual players last week when they successfully and convincingly defended their title as Regional Champions. With the 2014 All Star just on the horizon, Cloud 9 is more than ready to take on the international competition waiting for them in Paris, France.
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The Taipei Assassins head to Paris off an epic series in the GPL finals, capping off their near-perfect run through the spring split. Featuring a line-up filled with some of the best talent Southeast Asia possesses, TPA looks stronger than ever. Resolute in extended games, and bloodthirsty in early invades, expect fireworks from this team.
As the sun sets on another great LCS season, it’s hard not to recognize the absolute phenomenon known as Fnatic. Their victory in the playoffs serves as a capstone on yet another great season, a third feather in the hat of a team that refuses to lose. Through good and bad, Fnatic has stayed resolute in their drive to win—and it shows in their results.