TOP Esports destroyed the Unicorns of Love in their first clash at this year’s World Championship. UOL was seen as one of the best play-in teams, however, that didn’t influence their chances of getting a good group. they were put in one of the hardest groups with TOP and DRX, both teams which are far more accomplished than UOL. Everyone from TES played superbly with Karsa taking the lead on Gragas. He finished the game with a score of 6/1/9 after a very dominant performance.
Karsa’s impact was so high that his entire team finished the mid-game with plenty of kills and core items before UOL members. UOL tried their ability power carry tactic in the bottom lane, however, that had no impact in this match. Their Karthus was no match for JackeyLove on the opposing team, who shut down Karthus easily with his Senna pick.
The 2020 Season World Championship (Worlds 2020) is the conclusion of the 2020 League of Legends esports season. The tournament is held in Shanghai, China. The tournament began with Play-In stages on Sep. 25 and will conclude on Oct. 31 with the finals between two teams which would be arguably the best in the World.
The Main-Event stage began on Oct. 3 and will feature the best 16 teams in the World. 8 out of them will advance to the knockout stage where they’ll have a shot at advancing forward.
The format for qualification in North America and Europe changed this year, with teams only being able to qualify directly through the LCS Summer Playoffs and LEC Summer Playoffs, respectively. Seeding Changes: China and Europe both receive one extra seed for a total of four, while the PCS is given two seeds, compared to a combined four for the LMS and Southeast Asia in 2019. In summary, one main event seed previously held by the LMS is given to Europe, and the play-in seed previously held by Southeast Asia is given to China.
Due to Vietnamese teams being unable to participate, the Play-In format was heavily adjusted, and the region’s Main Event spot was given to Korea’s 3rd seed. If Vietnamese teams had been allowed to participate, Team Flash would have played in the Main Event and GAM Esports would have played in the Play-In.
Stay tuned for more World Championship coverage as the 22 teams battle around the World for a title of a World Champion and a share of more than one million prize money.