2016 World Championship Finals - SKT vs SSG!

Posted on at 3:29 PM by Aznbeat
[UPDATE: We have our champions! Post updated with results and VODs and remains spoiler free for 24h.]

After a month of play, one best of five series remains to decide who walk away as the 2016 World Champions  - SKT T1 or Samsung Galaxy!
Continue reading for a (spoiler free) look at the final match of 2016 and VODs once they become available!

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

Table of Contents

Post Finals Update

[This section remains spoiler free for 24 hours after the event ends.]

The series is over and our champions have been crowned.

The winner of today's games and our 2016 World Champions are [CLICK HERE]. Check out this lolesports article for more information on the winners.

For those interested, one person managed to get a perfect pick'em (correctly predicted every game at worlds!)

Finals Information

The 2016 World Championship  kicked off on on September 29th with the GROUP STAGES, starting a month of the best teams in the world will competing for title of 2016 World Champions and cash prizes totaling over $5,000,000! After fighting through the group, quarterfinals, and semifinals, top two teams now face off in the Finals to play best of 5 matches to  decide the WORLD CHAMPION!

Rules and Overview for 2016 World Championship can be found [here]. The 2016 World Championship will be played on patch 6.18. Yorick is disabled.

Here are our final two teams as we head into the Finals:
and here is the bracket as we head into the Finals:


The 2016 WC finals three streams total - the main stream where each game is played and cast normally, a stream geared towards new players looking to enjoy the stream, and a 360 experience stream of the Staples Center in LA!

Main Stream:

New Viewer Stream - 

360 Experience Stream - Info


Day 1 - October 29th - Beginning at 4:00 PM PST // 1:00 CET

Opening Ceremony including performance by Zedd.
4:00 PM PST // 1:00 CET

SK Telecom T1 vs. Samsung Galaxy
4:30 PM PST // 1:30 CET
[VODS: 1/2/3/4/5]

[Results] [2016 World Champions][Award Ceremony]

In-game Content & Merch

With Worlds 2016 comes a selection of in-game content and skins as well as new merchandise! 

A horde of 2016 World Championship in-game content is now available in the shop, including Championship Zed, upgradeable Team Summoner icons, ward skins, returning championship, challenger, and team legacy skins, and more are available through November 6th!
A new change this year is that 25% of every Championship Zed and Championship ward goes to the total Worlds 2016 prize pool! 
In addition to the team icons for RP, a 2016 World Championship summoner icon is available for 1 IP through November 6th! For those upgrading icons, don't forget to pick up your championship jewels for IP during EACH worlds broadcast day!

If you participated in the Worlds Pick'Em , be sure to give your bracket a big hug and apologize because as of the end of the quarterfinals there was only one person in contention for a perfect pick!
A new set of Worlds 2016 merch is now available in the Riot Games merch store, including a new Championship Riven figure, bomber jacket, and more!

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