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Worlds 2021 Play-In
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Tournament Information
OrganizerRiot Games
RulebookRulebook
Location & Dates
Region
INT
International
Event TypeOffline
Country
Iceland
Start Date2021-10-05
End Date2021-10-09
Broadcast
Streams
Twitch
Full List
ScheduleSpoiler-Free Schedule
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Social Media & Links
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The 2021 Season World Championship Play-In (Worlds 2021 Play-In) is the first stage of Worlds 2021, the conclusion of the 2021 League of Legends esports season.

Overview[]

Format[]

  • Group Stage (Round 1)
    • 10 teams participate
    • Teams are drawn into two groups based on seeding
    • Single Round Robin
    • Matches are best of one
    • Top team from each group advances to the Main Event
    • 2nd to 4th teams from each group advance to Round 2
  • Knockout Stage (Round 2)
    • 3rd place teams from the group stage face the 4th place team from the same group
    • Winners of these matches face the 2nd place team from the opposite group
    • Winners of these final matches advance to the Main Event
    • Matches are best of five

Progressing Teams[]

$ 2,225,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

LocalEuro
PlacePrizePrize (%)QualificationTeam
QMain EventLNG Esportslogo std.pngLNG Esports
DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.pngDetonatioN FM
Hanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngHanwha Life
Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
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NQ$38,937.50€33,415.041.75%Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBeyond Gaming
PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPEACE
NQ$27,812.50€23,867.891.25%Galatasaray Esportslogo std.pngGalatasaray Esports
RED Canidslogo std.pngRED Canids
NQ$22,250€19,094.311%Infinity Esports (Latin American Team)logo std.pngInfinity Esports
Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUnicorns Of Love
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Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on October 31, 2020, as follows:

  • $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.8581712685 Euros
  • Percentage values listed here refer to the overall prize pool. For further prize pool information please see the Overview.
  • Figures are based on the minimum guaranteed prize pool of $ 2,225,000 USD. A percentage of the revenue from designated in-client sales is yet to be added to this amount.

Participants[]

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1 Due to visa issues, Vizicsacsi will stand in for Apii for the entirety of Worlds 2021; Lived is also loaned from Chiefs Esports Club to stand in for LeeSA as their substitute.
2 Due to violations of Rule 9.3 of the 2021 World Championship Ruleset, Maoan is suspended for the Qualification Round and the remainder of Worlds 2021

Results[]

Group Stage (Round 1)[]

Note: Two-way ties are NOT automatically broken by head-to-head record. Instead, the winner of the head-to-head gains side selection advantage in a tiebreaker game.
Group A
TeamGamesStr
1
CN
LNG Esportslogo std.pngLNG Esports
4 - 0100%4W
2
KR
Hanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngHanwha Life Esports
3 - 175%3W
3
OCE
PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPEACE
2 - 250%2W
4
BR
RED Canidslogo std.pngRED Canids
1 - 325%3L
5
LAT
Infinity Esports (Latin American Team)logo std.pngInfinity Esports
0 - 40%4L
Group B
TeamGamesStr
1
JP
DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.pngDetonatioN FocusMe
3 - 175%2W
2
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngCloud9
3 - 175%1L
3
TR
Galatasaray Esportslogo std.pngGalatasaray Esports
2 - 250%2L
4
PCS
Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBeyond Gaming
1 - 325%1L
5
CIS
Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUnicorns Of Love
1 - 325%1W
1st Place Tiebreaker
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
0
JP
DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.pngDFM
1
4th Place Tiebreaker
PCS
Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
1
CIS
Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUOL
0

Knockout Stage (Round 2)[]

Elimination Round
OCE
PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPCE
3
BR
RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
2
TR
Galatasaray Esportslogo std.pngGS
2
PCS
Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
3
Qualification Round
Qualification Match
NA
Cloud9logo std.pngC9
3
OCE
PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPCE
0
Qualification Match
KR
Hanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngHLE
3
PCS
Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
0

Match Schedule[]

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Results|Schedule
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Group B
Patch: 11.19 Disabled:

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Day 1
Tue 5 OctTue 5 OctTue 5 Oct - Wed 6 Oct2021,10,05,11,00 - 2021,10,05,18,00
    
Tue 2021-10-05
Tue 2021-10-05
Tue 2021-10-05
2021,10,05,11,00
HLEHanwha Life Esportslogo std.png01LNG Esportslogo std.pngLNG
2021,10,05,12,00
INFInfinity Esports (Latin American Team)logo std.png01RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
2021,10,05,13,00
LNGLNG Esportslogo std.png10PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPCE
2021,10,05,14,00
HLEHanwha Life Esportslogo std.png10Infinity Esports (Latin American Team)logo std.pngINF
Wed 2021-10-06
2021,10,05,15,00
UOLUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.png01DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.pngDFM
2021,10,05,16,00
GSGalatasaray Esportslogo std.png10Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
2021,10,05,17,00
DFMDetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png01Cloud9logo std.pngC9
2021,10,05,18,00
UOLUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.png01Galatasaray Esportslogo std.pngGS
Patch: 11.19 Disabled:

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Day 2
Wed 6 OctWed 6 OctWed 6 Oct - Thu 7 Oct2021,10,06,11,00 - 2021,10,06,18,00
    
Wed 2021-10-06
Wed 2021-10-06
Wed 2021-10-06
2021,10,06,11,00
PCEPEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.png01Hanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngHLE
2021,10,06,12,00
REDRED Canidslogo std.png01LNG Esportslogo std.pngLNG
2021,10,06,13,00
INFInfinity Esports (Latin American Team)logo std.png01PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPCE
2021,10,06,14,00
REDRED Canidslogo std.png01Hanwha Life Esportslogo std.pngHLE
Thu 2021-10-07
2021,10,06,15,00
BYGBeyond Gaminglogo std.png01Cloud9logo std.pngC9
2021,10,06,16,00
GSGalatasaray Esportslogo std.png01DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.pngDFM
2021,10,06,17,00
BYGBeyond Gaminglogo std.png10Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUOL
2021,10,06,18,00
C9Cloud9logo std.png10Galatasaray Esportslogo std.pngGS
Patch: 11.19 Disabled:

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Day 3
Thu 7 OctThu 7 OctThu 7 Oct2021,10,07,11,00 - 2021,10,07,14,00
    
Thu 2021-10-07
Thu 2021-10-07
Thu 2021-10-07
2021,10,07,11,00
LNGLNG Esportslogo std.png10Infinity Esports (Latin American Team)logo std.pngINF
2021,10,07,12,00
PCEPEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.png10RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
2021,10,07,13,00
DFMDetonatioN Gaminglogo std.png10Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
2021,10,07,14,00
UOLUnicorns Of Lovelogo std.png10Cloud9logo std.pngC9
Patch: 11.19 Disabled:

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Tiebreakers
Thu 7 OctThu 7 OctFri 8 Oct2021,10,07,15,00 - 2021,10,07,16,00
    
Thu 2021-10-07
Thu 2021-10-07
Fri 2021-10-08
2021,10,07,15,00
BYGBeyond Gaminglogo std.png10Unicorns Of Lovelogo std.pngUOL
2021,10,07,16,00
C9Cloud9logo std.png01DetonatioN Gaminglogo std.pngDFM
Patch: 11.19 Disabled:

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Elimination Round
Fri 8 OctFri 8 OctFri 8 Oct - Sat 9 Oct2021,10,08,11,00 - 2021,10,08,16,00
    
Fri 2021-10-08
Fri 2021-10-08
Fri 2021-10-08
2021,10,08,11,00
GSGalatasaray Esportslogo std.png23Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
Sat 2021-10-09
2021,10,08,16,00
PCEPEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.png32RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
Patch: 11.19 Disabled:

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Qualification Round
Sat 9 OctSat 9 OctSat 9 Oct - Sun 10 Oct2021,10,09,11,00 - 2021,10,09,16,00
    
Sat 2021-10-09
Sat 2021-10-09
Sat 2021-10-09
2021,10,09,11,00
HLEHanwha Life Esportslogo std.png30Beyond Gaminglogo std.pngBYG
Sun 2021-10-10
2021,10,09,16,00
C9Cloud9logo std.png30PEACE (Oceanic Team)logo std.pngPCE

VODs & Match Links[]

Individual Awards[]

Most Valuable Players[]

Only one MVP is assigned per day. MVPs are listed in VODs & Match Links.

Media[]

Streams[]

Viewership Statistics[]

References[]

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