There were quite a few World Championships already. We are approaching the 11th! Let's take a look where the other ones took place. Read up on the winners of each world championship here.
Season 1 World Championship
This championship took place at DreamHack in Sweden in June 2011. Basically a huge Lan Party that hosted League of Legends Worlds. Jönköping, Sweden
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Season 2 World Championship
The year of technical issues. Championship was held on October 4-13, 2012, in Los Angeles, California, USC Galen Center. This was the year, Riot constructed a LAN tournament client, to prevent lag issues to interrupt gameplay.
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Season 3 World Championship
This tournament was held in late 2013, Los Angeles, California.
The grand final was held in the Staples Center. The semi finals were held in the Galen Center.
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2014 World Championship
The Grand Final of 2014 Worlds was held in Seoul, South Korea. Imagine Dragons performed multiple songs including Warriors - theme song of 2014 season.
The Group stage was held in Taiwan and Singapore.
Taipei, Taiwan. National Taiwan University Sports Center, Capacity - 4200
Group Stage 2: Singapore EXPO, Capacity 16000
Busan, South Korea, capacity - 4002
Seoul, South Korea, Olympic Gymnastics Arena, Capacity 15000, Semifinal location
Grand Finals location:
Seoul, South Korea, Seoul World Cup Stadium, Capacity - 66704
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2015 World Championship
The Group Stage of 2015 World championship was held in Paris, France. Quarterfinals in London, United Kingdom. Semifinals in Brussels, Belgium and Grand Finals - Berlin, Germany.
Group Stage Location:
Le Dock Pullman, Paris, France, Capacity - 3500
SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom, Capacity - 12500
Brussels Expo, Brussels, Belgium. Capacity - 15000
Mercedes-Benz Arena, then known as O2 World, Berlin, Germany. Capacity - 17000
2016 World Championship
Group Stage location: Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, California. Capacity - 7000.
Quarterfinals location: The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, Illinois. Capacity - 3880.
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York state. Capacity 18200.
Staples Center, Los Angeles, California. Capacity - 18188
2017 World Championship
Play-In / Groups location: Wuhan, Hubei. Wuhan Gymnasium, Capacity - 7000.
Quarterfinals location: Guangzhou Gymnasium in Guangzhou, Guangdong. Capacity - 10000.
Semifinals location: Shanghai Oriental Sports Center. Shanghai. Capacity - 18200.
Finals location: National Stadium. Beijing. Capacity - 91000.
2018 World Championship
Play-In location: Seoul. LoL PARK. Seoul, South Korea. Capacity - 450.
Groups / Quarterfinals location: Busan Exhibition and Convention Center. Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea. Capacity - 4002.
Semifinals location: Gwangju Women’s University Universiade Gymnasium. Gwangsan-gu, Gwangju, South Korea. Capacity - 8327.
Finals location: Munhak Stadium, Michuhol-gu, Incheon, South Korea. Capacity - 50256.
2019 World Championship
Play-In location: Berlin, Germany. LEC Studio. Capacity - 174.
Groups location: Berlin, Germany. Verti Music Hall. Capacity - 2250.
Quarterfinals / Semifinals location: Madrid, Spain. Palacio Vistalegre. Capacity - 15000.
Finals location: AccorHotels Arena. Paris, France. Capacity - 20300.
2020 World Championship
Play-In, Groups, Quarterfinals & Semifinals location:
Shanghai, China. Shanghai Media Tech Studio. Capacity - 0.
Finals Location: Shanghai, China, Pudong Football Stadium. Capacity - 33765.
2021 Worlds Championship
All Stages location: Laugardalshöll, Reykjavík, Iceland