The years League Of Legends World Championship is the 10th edition of this famous e-sports tournament. It's being held in Shanghai and we've now reached the business end of the competition. We started at 16 teams but now we're down to four as we've hit the semifinals stage, with those teams competiting for millions of dollars and the Summoner's Cup Trophy.
In the first semifinal we see Top Esports facing Suning, in what is an all-Chinese affair. Top Esports are second favorites for the title but are expected to beat Suning in Sunday's semifinal.
Next we see a more cosmopolitan clash as South Korea's DAMWON Gaming, favorites to win the Summoners Cup Trophy, are heavy favorites aginst G2 Gaming, with the Berlin-based outfit representing Europe.
Each semi-final is a best of 5 series, with each team needing to reach 3 wins in order to progress to the final.
Who will win the League Of Legends World Championship?
The sportsbooks believe that DAMWON Gaming will win the tournament and lift the Summoners Cup. With odds of +150 which implies a 40% chance that the South Korean team will be the eventual champions. At +700 people expect that G2 Esports are the least likely to win the trophy, those odds imply just a 12.5% chance of winning.
Top Esports @ -188
Suning @ +155
DAMWON Gaming vs. G2 Esports Odds
DAMWON Gaming @ -250
G2 Esports @ +190
League Of Legends World Championship Semifinal Odds
We've studied our exclusive OddsChecker betting data and in the past 24 hours we've seen 56% of bets on the Sunday's semifinal between Top Esports and Suning, on the underdogs Suning. Our betting data indicates that bettors believe they'll face DAMWON Gaming in the final, with the South Korean team taking 75% of bets.
DAMWON Gaming have also taken the majority of bets to win the League Of Legends World Championship, raking in 37.4% of bets, marignally ahead of Suning who are the second most popular bet, taking in 28.9% of all bets.
DAMWON Gaming @ +150
Top Esports @ +180
Suning @ +400
G2 Esports @ +700
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When is the League Of Legends World Championship Final
The final will be on 31 October at the Pudong Football Stadium. The semifinals are being played at the Shanghai Media Tech Studio.
Where can I watch the League Of League World Championship?
The official place to watch all of the upcoming action is twitch.tv/riotgames, where you'll be able to watch the semis and the final.