Children, adolescents, and adults tend to play various computer games, however, League of Legends is known to be the most popular one. Millions of people play this game every day, and some of them even do that professionally. In fact, League of Legends also refers to cybersport as its developers organize annual tournaments for professional teams.
League of Legends World Championship
The world’s best-known tournament in cybersport is organized by the Riot Games studio. This competition is the world championship that is gathering teams of professional players of the League of Legends game. It is held annually and each time it occurs in a different part of the world.
Like any tournament, the League of Legends World Championship includes several preparation steps. One of those is the qualification round where teams of professional players are selected to participate in the annual championship.
As League of Legends refers to cybersport, there are professional leagues of players in various countries. Each of those leagues comprises numerous teams of players that compete with each other on the regional level. As a result, they have rankings within the local leagues based on which the selection to the world championships is made. For instance, the teams with the highest scores in the European League get the chance to participate in the main League of Legends world tournament.
Once the teams from various professional leagues in different geographical regions are selected, the championship starts. The rules may slightly change from one year to another, though teams usually tend to compete in rounds and then the best ones go to the playoff. Each year, the prize fund is divided between the winner of the tournament, the team that takes the second prize, and semi-finalists.
Best professional teams
The League of Legends world championships gathers many teams of talented players every year. Even though some teams become winners and others do not, all the players are extremely experienced.
This team of players is relatively new as it was formed only in 2017 in South Korea. Recently, its name has been changed to the DWG KIA and refers to a large car manufacturer in the country. This team has become very popular as it has won the annual world tournament held in China in 2020.
Another popular League of Legends professional team is called Invictus Gaming. It is actually the strongest and the most powerful team of professional players in China. Moreover, Invictus Gaming has recently been taking high positions on the League of Legends world championship. Thus, its players have won the tournament in 2018 and were participating in the semifinal of the world championship in 2019.
In fact, this team is considered to be one of the greatest cybersports