Cloud9 defeated 100 Thieves in a quick 3-0 on Sunday afternoon in the United Center (Chicago).
Now it's time for worlds.
The League of Legends World Championship will be hosted in various cities in Mexico and the United States. There are 4 groups A-D, with each group consisting of 4 teams. The most up to date (9/11/22) pairings can be seen below.
Schedule & Info
To kick things off each group will need to add a 4th member. This is done in the Play-In Stage which will be hosted September 29 - October 4 at the Arena Esports Stadium at Artz Pedregal in Mexico City, Mexico.
These teams consists of:
China (LPL) - 4th Seed
Korea (LCK) - 4th Seed
Europe (LEC) - 3rd and 4th Seed
North America (LCS) - 3rd Seed
Southeast Asia (PCS) - 2nd Seed
Vietnam (VCS) - 2nd Seed
Brazil (CBLOL) - 1st Seed
Japan (LJL) - 1st Seed
Latin America (LLA) - 1st Seed
Oceania (LCO) -1st Seed
Turkey (TCL) - 1st Seed
Once the groups are finalized, group play will start up October 7-10 and October 13-16 at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Groups are played in a best-of-one format with the top two teams advancing to Quarterfinals.
Quarterfinals will begin shortly after the group stage starting October 20-23. They will also be at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City leaving 4 teams advancing onto the Semifinals.
Semifinals will be from October 29-30 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Matches will be best of 5.
Finals will be held November 5 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California also in a best of 5 format.
A more specific break down of the format can be found here