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Worlds 2020 Group Draw: Two Groups of Death

Craig Robinson  | 
The Worlds 2020 Group Stage and Play-In Groups are decided with two exciting groups of death ready to kick-off on from October 3rd (Image via Riot Games)

The Worlds 2020 Group Stage and Play-In Groups are decided with two exciting groups of death ready to kick-off on from October 3rd (Image via Riot Games)

The Worlds 2020 Draw show has concluded, and now we know who will compete against each other in Worlds 2020. Group B and D are your groups of death, while Group A seems to be a G2 storyline. Finally, Group C is interesting, as it is the most exciting group as it is the most open, but an LGD victory in the Play-ins is only going to make it more interesting. Let us take a look at what the groups look like.

Main Event Group Draw

Group A

G2 Esports

Suning Gaming

Machi Esports

Group B

DAMWON Gaming

JD Gaming

Rogue

Group C

TSM

FNC

Gen.G

Group D

Top Esports

DRX

FlyQuest

Play-in Group Draw

Group A

Team Liquid

MAD Lions

Legacy Esports

Papara Supermasssive

INTZ

Group B

LGD

PSG Talon

V3 Esports

Unicorns of Love

Rainbow7

  • Note there are no VCS teams in Worlds 2020. The teams were unable to travel to China for the bubble due to travel restrictions between Vietnam and China.

When to tune in

The broadcast schedule for Worlds 2020 runs through September 25-28 for the Play-In Group Stage. The Play-In Round 2 follows on September 29-30 to determine two more teams qualifying for the Main Event.

When the two teams are decided, they will move into their appropriate Main Event Group Stage seeding. The Group Stage of Worlds 2020 begins on October 3-6 with the first four days of group action. From there, the group stages will resume on October 8 and conclude on October 11.

The Quarters begin on October 15-18, with the semis on October 24-25 with the finals concluding on October 31.

Event PDT CEST
Play-In Round 1 1am 10am
Play-In Round 2 11pm (September 28) 8am
Group Stage Round 1 1am 10am
Group Stage Round 2 1am 10am
Quarters / Semis 3am 12pm
Finals 3am 11am (DST ends Oct 25)

English Broadcast

The English speaking LEC, LCS and LCK casters are going to lead the broadcast throughout Worlds 2020. The Worlds 2020 bubble is causing the casters to stream from studios across the world, which has enabled them to do multiple broadcast studios. Each studio has different content segments, with the LCS taking over the Worlds Cooldown show, with the LEC studio doing the pre-show and between game segments.

Craig Robinson
Craig Robinson
Craig is passionate about two things: History and Gaming. Whilst at university, Craig focused his degree on history and voluntarily wrote about esports on the side. Nowadays, he tends to write about esports whilst enjoying history as a hobby.