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All You Need To Know About LoL Worlds Play Ins 2020


The League of Legends World Championship 2020 (LoL worlds Play In 2020) will be starting from 25th September in Shanghai, China. Today we will provide you all details related play-in stage. Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions from the event Vietnamese teams couldn’t participate in this year’s LoL Worlds 2020. There will be 10 teams competing in the Play-ins instead of the usual 12.

Worlds 2020 Play-ins is split into two groups, each group contain 5 teams. The play-in has been split into two stages, stage 1 matches will be single round robin format, only.  The top team from both the group will move to Group Stage and bottom team from both groups will be eliminated. You can see here for a list of all the Teams at LoL Worlds 2020.

6 teams will participate in Stage 2 of LoL Worlds Play Ins, in best of five matches with single elimination format. Here we highlight the LoL Worlds Play In teams and provide the entire Worlds Play In schedule with timings.

All about the Worlds Play-In Groups:

Group A

Team Liquid:

The Dutch eSports organization Team Liquid started their League of Legends journey in 2015. In LCS Summer 2020 they showed a great performance in group stage where they secured the 1st position in leaderboard and directly moved to upper bracket Semifinals of playoffs. They ended on 3rd position in LCS Summer 2020 and secured the place in this year’s LoL Worlds Play In Groups stage.

Team Liquid LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: Impact

Jgl: Broxah

Mid: Jensen

Adc: Tactical

Sup: CoreJJ

MAD Lions:

Spanish esports club Mad Lions was formed in 2017.Mad Lions secured the 2nd rank in group stage of League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Summer 2020, where they directly moved to semifinals of upper bracket in LEC Summer 2020 playoffs. Mad Lions lost by 3-1 against G2 Esports in Semifinals of LEC Summer 2020. Mad Lions has finished in 4th rank in overall leaderboard of LEC Summer 2020 and secured a place in Playins of Worlds 2020.

Mad Lions LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: Orome

Jgl: Shad0w

Mid: Humanoid

Adc: Carzzy

Sup: Kaiser

Legacy Esports:

Australian esports organization Legacy Esports started his League of Legends journey in 2014. Legacy Esports has become the champion of OPL Split 2, 2020 and won the slot in Worlds 2020 Play-In.

Legacy Esports LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: Topoon

Jgl: Babip

Mid: Tally

Adc: Raes

Sup: Isles

Papara SuperMassive Esports:

SuperMassive Esports is a Turkish esports organization, it is also known as Papara SuperMassive. They started their journey of League of Legends in  2016 by aquiring Beşiktaş e-Sports Club. By becoming the champion of TCL Summer 2020 team has won a spot in Play-In of League of Legends World Championship 2020.

Papara SuperMassive LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: Armut

Jgl: KaKAO

Mid: Bolulu

Adc: Zeitnot

Sup: SnowFlower


INTZ has seeded in Play-In of Worlds 2020 for winning the CBLOL Winter 2020. INTZ is a Brazilian esports organization which owns teams in multiple games such as PUBG Mobile, CSGO, Dota2 and many more.

INTZ LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: tay

Jgl: Shini

Mid: Envy

Adc: MicaO

Sup: RedBert

Group B

LGD Gaming:

LGD Gaming is Chinese esports organization which currently owns multi-gaming Teams such as Dota 2, League of Legends, overwatch and more. LGD Gaming got seeding from the LPL Regional Finals where they are winner of the Tournament after they beat Invictus Gaming to qualify for worlds 2020.

LGD Gaming LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: Langx

Jgl: Peanut

Mid: Xiye

Adc: Kramer

Sup: Mark

PSG Talon:

Talon Esports is currently known as PSG Talon is founded in 2017 with the motto of “Victory through Unity”. PSG Talon has finished at 2nd position in PCS Summer 2020 and got a slot in Play-In of League of Legends World Championship 2020.

PSG Talon LoL Worlds Roster:

Top: Hanabi

Jgl: Kongyue

Mid: Uniboy

Adc: Dee

Sup: Kaiwing

V3 Esports:

Kobe High Tech School has founded V3 Esports in 2017. V3 Esports has showed a great performance in regular season of LJL Summer 2020 and directly moved to Winners bracket finals. V3 Esports became the champion of LJL Summer 2020 by defeating DetonatioN FocusMe on grand finals and get seeded for the LoL Worlds Play In stage 2020.

Top: Paz

Jgl: Bugi

Mid: Ace

Adc: Archer

Sup: Raina

Unicorns of Love:

European esports organization Unicorns of Love owns multi-gaming Teams, they stepped in League Of Legends scene in 2014. Unicorns of Love is the champion of LCL Summer 2020 by defeating Gambit Esports in grand finals.


Jgl: AHaHaCiK

Mid: Nomanz

Adc: Gadget

Sup: SaNTaS


Karzek , FraGio and Nikez  founded Rainbow7 in 2013. Rainbow7 has won the LLA Closing 2020 major Latin American regional League of legends Tournament. By winning the LLA Closing 2020 the team got seeded in League of Legends World Championship 2020 Play-In.

Top: Acce

Jgl: Josedeodo

Mid: Aloned

Adc: Leza

Sup: Shadow

LoL Worlds Play in Schedule and Fixtures

The entire list of schedule along with LoL Worlds Play In Date is given below:

Day 1
Timings in IST
Fri 2020-09-25
  Day 2
Timings in IST
Sat 2020-09-26
Day 3
Timings in IST
Sun 2020-09-27
  Day 4
Timings in IST
Mon 2020-09-28
  Elimination Round
Timings in IST
Tue 2020-09-29
  Qualification Round
Timings in IST
Wed 2020-09-30