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

Quarterfinal location:

Busan, South Korea, capacity - 4002

Semifinal location:

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

Quarterfinals location

SSE Arena, Wembley, London, United Kingdom, Capacity - 12500

Semifinals location:

Brussels Expo, Brussels, Belgium. Capacity - 15000

Finals location:

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.

Semifinals location:

Madison Square Garden, New York, New York state. Capacity 18200.

Finals Location:

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


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