LoL Worlds 2017: SK Telecom T1 are defeated by Samsung Galaxy

LoL Worlds 2017: SK Telecom T1 are defeated by Samsung Galaxy

LoL Worlds 2017: SK Telecom T1 are defeated by Samsung Galaxy

Three-time winners of League of Legends World Championship Series SK Telecom T1 lost to another prominent South Korean team Samsung Galaxy in the Grand Finals series with the 3-0 score.

The finals were played at Beijing’s Bird’s Nest Stadium. SK Telecom T1 and Samsung Galaxy faced each other in a best-of-five series. To reach the grand finals, SK Telecom T1 defeated Misfits (3-2) in the quarterfinals and Royal Never Give Up (3-2) in the semifinals. Meanwhile, Samsung Galaxy had a much cleaner run – they outplayed Longzhu Gaming (3-0) and lost only one map to Team WE, finishing the semifinals match with the 3-1 score. Surpassingly for many, Samsung Galaxy managed to defeat the reigning world champion SK Telecom T1 with the confident score of 3-0.

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This is the second champions title for Samsung Galaxy – the first one they acquired in 2014 by defeating Star Horn Royal Club. Samsung Galaxy will get 37.5% of the $4.6M+ prize pool.

Tournament placements

Place Prize (%) Team
1st 37.5% Samsung Galaxy
2nd 13.5% SK Telecom T1
3rd-4th 7% each

Royal Never Give Up

Team WE

5th-8th 4% each

Longzhu Gaming

Misfits

Fnatic

Cloud9

9th-12th 2.25% each

EDward Gaming

Team SoloMid

G2 Esports

GIGABYTE Marines

13th-16th 1.25% each

ahq e-Sports Club

Flash Wolves

1907 Fenerbahce

Immortals

17th-20th 0.75% each

Lyon Gaming

HK Attitude

Team oNe Esports

Young Generation

21st-24th 0.5% each

Rampage

Kaos Latin Gamers

LG Dire Wolves

Gambit.CIS

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