2016 Mid-Season Invitational - Group Stages [May 4th - 8th]

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[UPDATE: Group stages are wrapped up! Click here for results.]

Top teams from around the world have gathered in Shanghai, China to compete in the 2016 
Mid-Season Invitational!  Starting May 4th, the six teams will battle through the Group stage!
Continue reading for a look at MSI info, schedules, and VODs once they become available!

( Please be aware that this post WILL BE UPDATED as the action continues throughout the weekend. VODs and any other pertinent info will be posted once available! )

2016 Mid-Season Invitational

The 2016 Mid-Season Invitational  is underway and pits the top teams from across the globe against each other for cash prizes and a chance at a top four seed for their region at Worlds 2016MSI will be a twelve day event - five days of the round-robin Group stage (May 4th-8th) followed by the top four teams moving on to a Best of Five bracket stage Semifinals (May 13th-14th) and the final two against each other in the Finals (May 15th).

Teams will be competing for the $450,000 prize pool, with $250,000 going to first place, $100,000 to second place, and $50,000 going to third and fourth place. The official ruleset can be found here.

Here are the six competing teams are and how they qualified:

2016 Mid-Season Invitational will be played on patch 6.8 with Aurelion Sol enabled.

Stream:


Schedule via LoL eSports:

Day 1 - May 4th - Beginning at 9:30 PM PST // 05:30 CET


Opening Ceremony
[VOD]

Royal Never Give Up vs. Counter Logic Gaming
[VOD]

G2 Esports vs. Flash Wolves
[VOD]

SKTelecom T1 vs. SuperMassive
[VOD]

Counter Logic Gaming vs. Flash Wolves
[VOD]

G2 Esports vs. SKTelecom T1
[VOD]

SuperMassive vs. Royal Never Give Up
[VOD]

Day 2 - May 5th - Beginning at 10:30 PM PST // 06:30 CET


Counter Logic Gaming vs. G2 Esports
[VOD]

SKTelecom T1 vs. Royal Never Give Up
[VOD]

Flash Wolves vs. SuperMassive
[VOD]

Royal Never Give Up vs. G2 Esports
[VOD]

SuperMassive vs. Counter Logic Gaming
[VOD]

SKTelecom T1 vs. Flash Wolves

Day 3 - May 6th - Beginning at 10:30 PM PST // 06:30 CET


Flash Wolves vs. Royal Never Give Up
[VOD]

Counter Logic Gaming vs. SKTelecom T1
[VOD]

SuperMassive vs. G2 Esports
[VOD]

Flash Wolves vs. SKTelecom T1
[VOD]

Counter Logic Gaming vs. SuperMassive
[VOD]

G2 Esports vs. Royal Never Give Up

Day 4 - May 7th - Beginning at 10:30 PM PST // 06:30 CET


G2 Esports vs. SuperMassive
[VOD]

Royal Never Give Up vs. Flash Wolves
[VOD]

SKTelecom T1 vs. Counter Logic Gaming
[VOD]

Flash Wolves vs. G2 Esports
[VOD]
Counter Logic Gaming vs. Royal Never Give Up
[VOD]

SuperMassive vs. SKTelecom T1

Day 5 - May 8th - Beginning at 8:30 PM PST // 04:30 CET


Royal Never Give Up vs. SuperMassive
[VOD]

Flash Wolves vs. Counter Logic Gaming
[VOD]

SKTelecom T1 vs. G2 Esports
[VOD]

SuperMassive vs. Flash Wolves
[VOD]

G2 Esports vs. Counter Logic Gaming
[VOD]

Royal Never Give Up vs. SKTelecom T1

Following the group stages, the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational will continue on May 13th and 15th with the single elimination, best of 5 Semifinals! A schedule tailored to your time zone can be found here.

As always, feel free to check LoLesports.com for more information, VODs, and advanced scheduling!

Riot has also published several spotlights for participating regions:

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