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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%INFINITYlogo std.pngINFINITY
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
INFINITYlogo std.pngINFINITY
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 A
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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
INFINFINITYlogo 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.png10INFINITYlogo 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
INFINFINITYlogo 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.png10INFINITYlogo 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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