2016 World Championship: Semifinals

Posted on at 2:48 PM by Aznbeat
[UPDATE: Updated with VODs and Results for Day 2!]

The 2016 World Championship continues this weekend with the Semifinals - SKT vs ROX on Friday and SSG vs H2K on Saturday!
Continue reading for a (spoiler free) look at team info, schedules, 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! )

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Semifinals 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 $4,000,000! After fighting through the group and quarterfinals, four teams now continue to the semifinals to play best of 5 matches with the winner of each moving on in the bracket!

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 the four remaining teams as we head into the Semifinals:
Here is the bracket as we head into the Semifinals:


Worlds 2016 has two streams - the main stream where each game is played and cast normally and a player experience stream which focuses on a specific lane or match up and has an alternative set of casters.

Main Stream

Youtube // Twitch

Player Experience Stream - Schedule

[Day 1] [Day 2]


Day 1 - October 21st - Beginning at 3:00 PM PST // 12:00 CET

ROX Tigers vs. SK Telecom T1
3:00 PM PST // 12:00 CET
[VOD 1 / 2* / 3 / 4 / 5]

[Updated Bracket]
[* = support MF. Watch it.]

Day 2 - October 22nd - Beginning at 3:00 PM PST // 12:00 CET

Samsung Galaxy vs. H2K
3:00 PM PST // 12:00 CET
[VOD 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5]

[Updated Bracket]

Following this weekends's matches, we'll move on to the 2016 World Championship Finals on 10/29!

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 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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