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2018 LoL Worlds Play-In Stage Schedule

Justin Hartling  | 
The first four days of action will take place at 5pm local time in Seoul, which translates to 1 AM PDT and 5 AM EST.

The first four days of action will take place at 5pm local time in Seoul, which translates to 1 AM PDT and 5 AM EST.

The 2018 League of Legends World Championships will open on October 1st with the play-in stage. Riot Games officially released the schedule for the play-in stage, which will stretch from October 1-7.

With the stage being held in Seoul, South Korea – North American fans will have some late nights/early mornings in order to catch the action. The first four days of action will take place at 5pm local time in Seoul, which translates to 1 AM PDT and 5 AM EST.

Here is the full schedule for the Worlds play-in stage.

Play-in Group Stage

Monday, Oct. 1 at 5pm local time

  1. Edward Gaming vs. Infinity Esports
  2. G2 Esports vs. Bahçeşehir SuperMassive
  3. Dire Wolves vs. Infinity Esports
  4. Ascension Gaming vs. Bahçeşehir SuperMassive
  5. Dire Wolves vs. Edward Gaming
  6. Ascension Gaming vs. G2 Esports

Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 5pm local time

  1. Cloud9 vs. KaBuM! e-Sports
  2. Gambit Esports vs. G-Rex
  3. DetonatioN FocusMe vs. KaBuM! e-Sports
  4. G-Rex vs. Kaos Latin Gamers
  5. DetonatioN FocusMe vs. Cloud9
  6. Gambit Esports vs. Kaos Latin Gamers

Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 5pm local time

  1. Bahçeşehir SuperMassive vs. G2 Esports
  2. Infinity Esports vs. Edward Gaming
  3. Bahçeşehir SuperMassive vs. Ascension Gaming
  4. Infinity Esports vs. Dire Wolves
  5. G2 Esports vs. Ascension Gaming
  6. Edward Gaming vs. Dire Wolves

Thursday, Oct. 4 at 5pm local time

  1. G-Rex vs. Gambit Esports
  2. KaBuM! e-Sports vs. DetonatioN FocusMe
  3. Kaos Latin Gamers vs. Gambit Esports
  4. KaBuM! e-Sports vs. Cloud9
  5. Kaos Latin Gamers vs. G-Rex
  6. Cloud9 vs. DetonatioN FocusMe

Play-in Knockout Stage

Saturday, Oct. 6 at 1pm local time

  1. TBD vs. TBD
  2. TBD vs. TBD

Sunday, Oct. 7 at 1pm local time

  1. TBD vs. TBD
  2. TBD vs. TBD
Justin Hartling
Justin Hartling
Justin has been writing professionally for his entire career with a background in journalism and broadcasting. After writing about what other people wanted for years, Justin came up with the idea for Hotspawn – allowing him to combine his love of writing and of esports.