2014 World Championship

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2014 World Championship
S4 wc.jpeg
League Information
Organizer: Riot Games
Sponsor: Coke Zero
Korean Air
Event Type: Offline
Country South Korea South Korea
Format: Group Stage + Single Elim. Bracket
Prize pool: $ 2,130,000
Start Date: 2014-09-18
End Date: 2014-10-19
Links: Website
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Overview

Format

  • Group Stage
    • Sixteen teams are divided into four groups of four.
      • Each group consists of: one seed from Pool 1, two seeds from Pool 2, and one seed from Pool 3.
      • Only one region per group. (i.e Can't have a group with two Korean teams)
    • Groups A and B are played in Taiwan. Groups C and D are played in Singapore
    • Double Round Robin with each team playing every other team on both Red and Blue Side.
    • Best of One matches
    • Tiebreakers will be held if necessary.
  • Bracket Stage
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the Quarterfinals.
    • Teams from the same Group Stage region are placed into opposite sides of the Bracket Stage.
    • The #1 seed team will play the #2 seed of the opposite group that competed in the same region (i.e. Taiwan A1 vs Taiwan B2; Singapore C1 vs Singapore D2).
    • All Matches are Best of Five.
  • 2014 Season World Championship Official Rulebook
  • All matches are played on Patch v4.14 with  Gnar enabled.

Prize Pool

$ 2,130,000 USD (Approximately € 1,620,313 EUR) is spread among the teams as follows:

Place Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Team
Gold.png 1st $ 1,000,000 € 748,220 Samsunglogo std.png Samsung White
Silver.png 2nd $ 250,000 € 187,042 SH Royallogo std.png Star Horn Royal Club
SF.png 3rd-4th $ 150,000 € 112,225 Samsunglogo std.png Samsung Blue
OMGlogo std.png Oh My God
5th-8th $ 75,000 € 56,113 Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid
C9logo std.png Cloud9
EDGlogo std.png EDward Gaming
Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NaJin White Shield
9th-11th $ 45,000 € 33,668 AHQLogo std.png ahq e-Sports Club
Sklogo std.png SK Gaming
Alogo std.png Alliance
12th-13th $ 35,000 € 26,186 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
14th-16th $ 25,000 € 18,704 Dark PassageLogo std.png Dark Passage
Tpa std.png Taipei Assassins
KaBuMlogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sports
MVP Samsunglogo std.png Mata

Converted prizes calculated on August 14, 2014, with a currency rate of 1 USD = 0.748 EUR provided by http://www.xe.com

Results

Group Stage

Group A
1. Samsunglogo std.png Samsung White 6-0
2. EDGlogo std.png EDward Gaming 3-3
3. AHQLogo std.png ahq e-Sports Club 3-3
4. Dark PassageLogo std.png Dark Passage 0-6
[]
Group A Matches
EDG EDGlogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSW
DP Dark PassageLogo std.png 0 1 AHQLogo std.png ahq
SSW Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 AHQLogo std.png ahq
EDG EDGlogo std.png 1 0 Dark PassageLogo std.png DP
DP Dark PassageLogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSW
EDG EDGlogo std.png 1 0 AHQLogo std.png ahq
SSW Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 Dark PassageLogo std.png DP
ahq AHQLogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSW
DP Dark PassageLogo std.png 0 1 EDGlogo std.png EDG
ahq AHQLogo std.png 1 0 Dark PassageLogo std.png DP
ahq AHQLogo std.png 1 0 EDGlogo std.png EDG
SSW Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 EDGlogo std.png EDG
[]
Group A Tiebreaker
EDG EDGlogo std.png 1 0 AHQLogo std.png ahq


Group B
1. SH Royallogo std.png Star Horn Royal Club 5-1
2. Tsmlogo std.png Team SoloMid 4-2
3. Sklogo std.png SK Gaming 2-4
4. Tpa std.png Taipei Assassins 1-5
[]
Group B Matches
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
TPA Tpa std.png 0 1 SH Royallogo std.png SH Royal
SH Royal SH Royallogo std.png 1 0 Tsmlogo std.png TSM
TPA Tpa std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
SH Royal SH Royallogo std.png 1 0 Sklogo std.png SK
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 Tpa std.png TPA
SK Sklogo std.png 0 1 SH Royallogo std.png SH Royal
TPA Tpa std.png 0 1 Tsmlogo std.png TSM
SK Sklogo std.png 1 0 Tpa std.png TPA
TSM Tsmlogo std.png 1 0 SH Royallogo std.png SH Royal
SH Royal SH Royallogo std.png 1 0 Tpa std.png TPA
SK Sklogo std.png 1 0 Tsmlogo std.png TSM


Group C
1. Samsunglogo std.png Samsung Blue 5-1
2. OMGlogo std.png Oh My God 3-3
3. Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic 2-4
3. LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ 2-4
[]
Group C Matches
LMQ LMQ TClogo std.png 1 0 OMGlogo std.png OMG
SSB Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 OMGlogo std.png OMG
Fnatic Fnaticlogo std.png 0 1 LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
SSB Samsunglogo std.png 0 1 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
OMG OMGlogo std.png 1 0 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
SSB Samsunglogo std.png 1 0 LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
Fnatic Fnaticlogo std.png 0 1 OMGlogo std.png OMG
LMQ LMQ TClogo std.png 0 1 Fnaticlogo std.png Fnatic
OMG OMGlogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSB
LMQ LMQ TClogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSB
Fnatic Fnaticlogo std.png 0 1 Samsunglogo std.png SSB
OMG OMGlogo std.png 1 0 LMQ TClogo std.png LMQ
Group D
1. Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NaJin White Shield 4-2
2. C9logo std.png Cloud9 4-2
3. Alogo std.png Alliance 3-3
4. KaBuMlogo std.png KaBuM! e-Sports 1-5
[]
Group D Matches
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 KaBuMlogo std.png KaBuM
C9 C9logo std.png 1 0 Alogo std.png A
C9 C9logo std.png 1 0 KaBuMlogo std.png KaBuM
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 Alogo std.png A
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 C9logo std.png C9
A Alogo std.png 1 0 KaBuMlogo std.png KaBuM
A Alogo std.png 1 0 C9logo std.png C9
KaBuM KaBuMlogo std.png 0 1 Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS
A Alogo std.png 1 0 Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS
KaBuM KaBuMlogo std.png 0 1 C9logo std.png C9
KaBuM KaBuMlogo std.png 1 0 Alogo std.png A
C9 C9logo std.png 1 0 Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS
[]
Group D Tiebreaker
NJWS Najin White Shieldlogo std.png 1 0 C9logo std.png C9

Playoffs

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  Samsunglogo std.png SSW 3
  Tsmlogo std.png TSM 1
  Samsunglogo std.png SSW 3
  Samsunglogo std.png SSB 0
  Samsunglogo std.png SSB 3
  C9logo std.png C9 1
  Samsunglogo std.png SSW 3
  SH Royallogo std.png SH Royal 1
  SH Royallogo std.png SH Royal 3
  EDGlogo std.png EDG 2
  SH Royallogo std.png SH Royal 3
  OMGlogo std.png OMG 2
  Najin White Shieldlogo std.png NJWS 0
  OMGlogo std.png OMG 3

Participants

Protected Seeds (Pool 1)

North American Champion

Team SoloMid
Team SoloMidlogo square.png
USA Dyrus  
Germany Amazing  
Denmark Bjergsen  
Canada WildTurtle  
South Korea Lustboy  
Canada TheOddOne  
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European Champion

Alliance
Alliancelogo square.png
Denmark Wickd  
Netherlands Shook  
Denmark Froggen  
Netherlands Tabzz  
Germany Nyph  
Czech Republic Kazmitch  
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Chinese Champion

EDward Gaming
EDG logo no background.png
China Koro1  
China ClearLove  
China U  
China NaMei  
China Fzzf  
China Fireloli  
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Korea Circuit 1st Place

Samsung Blue
Samsung Bluelogo square.png
South Korea Acorn  
South Korea Spirit  
South Korea dade  
South Korea Deft  
South Korea Heart  
South Korea Gamsu  
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Pool 2

North American Runner-Up

Cloud9
Cloud9logo square.png
USA Balls  
USA Meteos  
USA Hai  
USA Sneaky  
USA LemonNation  
USA Dan Dinh  
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European Runner-Up

Fnatic
Fnaticlogo square.png
France sOAZ  
Finland Cyanide  
Spain xPeke  
Sweden Rekkles  
France YellOwStaR  
Spain Araneae  
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Chinese Runner-Up

Star Horn Royal Club
Star Horn Royal Clublogo square.png
China Cola  
South Korea inSec  
China corn  
China Uzi  
South Korea Zero  
Hong Kong LaoPi  
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Chinese 3rd Place2

OMG
Oh My Godlogo square.png
China Gogoing  
China LoveLing  
China Cool  
China San  
China Cloud  
China DaDa7  
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Korea Circuit 2nd Place

Samsung White
Samsung Whitelogo square.png
South Korea Looper  
South Korea DanDy  
South Korea PawN  
South Korea Imp  
South Korea Mata  
South Korea Skatch  
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Korea Regionals Champion

NaJin White Shield
NaJin White Shieldlogo square.png
South Korea Save  
South Korea Watch  
South Korea Ggoong  
South Korea Zefa  
South Korea Gorilla  
South Korea Pure  
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GPL Summer Champion

Taipei Assassins
Taipei Assassinslogo square.png
Taiwan Achie  
Taiwan Winds  
Taiwan Morning  
Taiwan bebe  
Taiwan Jay  
Singapore Chawy  
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Garena Finals Champion

ahq e-Sports Club
Ahq e-Sports Clublogo square.png
Taiwan Prydz  
Taiwan Naz  
Taiwan westdoor  
Taiwan GarnetDevil  
Taiwan GreenTea  
Taiwan change  
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Pool 3

North American 3rd Place

LMQ
LMQlogo square.png
China Ackerman  
China NoName  
China XiaoWeiXiao  
China Vasilii  
China Mor  
China hi im Cho Ah  
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European 3rd Place1

SK Gaming
SK Gaminglogo square.png
United Kingdom fredy122  
Denmark Svenskeren  
Denmark Jesiz  
Germany CandyPanda  
Germany nRated  
Germany Gilius  
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IWC: Gamescom

Dark Passage
Dark Passagelogo square.png
Turkey fabulous  
Turkey Crystal Meth  
Turkey Naru  
Turkey HolyPhoenix  
Norway Touch  
Turkey Holythoth  
[Show/Hide Roster]


IWC: PAX

KaBuM! e-Sports
KaBuM! e-Sportslogo square.png
Brazil LEP  
Brazil Danagorn  
Brazil TinOwns  
Brazil Minerva  
Brazil dans  
Brazil bit1  
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1 Gilius was used as SK Gaming's jungler for their first three games due to Svenskeren's suspension.
2 OMG's support player DaDa7 was replaced by their substitute Cloud after the groupstage.

View Games

Streams

Live Schedule & VODs

Rebroadcast Schedule

Region Dates PDT EDT CEST KST
Group Stage (Taiwan) September 18 - 21 Start:
10:00
End:
16:00
Start:
13:00
End:
19:00
Start:
19:00
End:
01:00
Start:
02:00
End:
08:00
Group Stage (Singapore) September 25 - 28
Quarterfinals October 3 - 6
Semifinals October 11 - 12
Finals October 19

Infographs

eSportspedia

Azubu

Additional Content

Interviews

  • Sept 9-17
  • Sept 18-24
  • Sept 25 - Oct 1
  • Oct 3-10
  • Oct 11-18

Articles

  • Sept 9-17
  • Sept 18-24
  • Sept 25 - Oct 1
  • Oct 3-10
  • Oct 11-18
  • Later

Videos

Regional Distribution

This regional distribution represents the regions the teams qualified from, regardless of the original region of the organization and/or players.

  Brazil ChinaEuropeKoreaNorth AmericaTaiwanTurkey
Qualified
1333321
Quarterfinals
332
Semifinals
22
Finals
11
Winner
1

Regional Records

News Label - Brazil.pngCBLOL.png News Label - China.pngLPL 2016 3D.png News Label - Europe.pngEU LCS logo small.png News Label - Korea.pngOgn logo.png News Label - North America.pngNA LCS logo small.png News Label - Turkey.pngTCL 2015 logo small.png News Label - Garena.pngGpllogo small.png Net Record WR %
News Label - Brazil.pngCBLOL.png - 1 - 1 0 - 2 0 - 2 - - 1 - 5 0.16
News Label - China.pngLPL 2016 3D.png - 4 - 0 4- 7 2 - 2 2 - 0 4 - 1 16 - 10 0.61
News Label - Europe.pngEU LCS logo small.png 1 - 1 0 - 4 2 - 2 3 - 3 - 1 - 1 7 - 11 0.38
News Label - Korea.pngOgn logo.png 2 - 0 7 - 4 2 - 2 10 - 3 2 - 0 2 - 0 25 - 9 0.73
News Label - North America.pngNA LCS logo small.png 2 - 0 2 - 2 3 - 3 3 - 10 - 2 - 0 12 - 15 0.44
News Label - Turkey.pngTCL 2015 logo small.png - 0 - 2 - 0 - 2 - 0 - 2 0 - 6 0.00
News Label - Garena.pngGpllogo small.png - 1 - 4 1 - 1 0 - 2 0 - 2 2 - 0 4 - 9 0.30

Locations

  • Group Stage
    • National Taiwan University Sports Center: 106 Roosevelt Road Section 4 No. 1, Taipei, Taiwan
    • Singapore EXPO: 1 Expo Drive, Singapore 486150
  • Quarterfinals
    • Busan Exhibition and Convention Center: 55, APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea
  • Semifinals
    • Olympic Gymnastics Arena: 424, Olympic-ro, Songpa-gu, Seoul, South Korea
  • Finals
    • Seoul World Cup Stadium: 240 World Cup-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Group Stage 1 Group Stage 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Taiwan Taipei, Taiwan Singapore Singapore South Korea Busan, South Korea South Korea Seoul, South Korea South Korea Seoul, South Korea
National Taiwan University Sports Center Singapore EXPO Busan Exhibition and Convention Center Olympic Gymnastics Arena Seoul World Cup Stadium
National Taiwan University Sports Center.jpg Singapore Expo.jpg Busan Exhibition and Convention Center.jpg Seoul Olympic Gymnastics Arena.jpg Seoul World Cup Stadium.jpg
Photo by Taipei Film Commission Photo by wikipedia Photo by wikipedia Photo by wikipedia Photo by Piletech

Viewership Numbers

  • Cumulative daily unique impressions: 288 million[1]
  • Total hours watched: 179 million[1]
  • Finals peak concurrent viewers: 11.2 million[1]
  • Finals total unique viewers: 27 million[1]
  • Finals average viewtime: 67 minutes[1]

See Also

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Worlds 2014 by the numbers riotgames.com