• Take a look back at how the League of Legends 2018 World Championship unfolded
  • Isolate each team or compare them to others trending in the same direction
  • View current League of Legends World Championship Odds

Update (November 3, 2018): Invictus Gaming captured its first League of Legends World Championship on Saturday, November 3, 2018, when it swept Fnatic 3-0 in front of thousands of frenzied fans at Incheon Munhak Stadium in South Korea.

The Chinese multi-platform squad was the clear cut favorite entering the competition with average odds of -200 across a number of top online sportsbooks. Fnatic, meanwhile, had average odds of +150. It was the first time since Season 1 that a Korean team had not been in the Finals.

See how the odds of every contending LOL team fluctuated throughout the season by viewing our frequently updated graphs and tables below.

League of Legends 2018 World Championship Key Dates

Event Location Dates
Play-In Stage Seoul October 1-4 and October 6-7
Group Stage Busan October 10-17
Quarterfinals Busan October 20-21
Semifinals Gwangju October 27-28
Finals Incheon November 3

Enter these dates into your calendar now so you don’t miss a single second of the action!

League of Legends 2018 World Championship Odds

KINGZONE DragonX entered the League of Legends World Championship as heavy favorites with average odds of +275 across a number of top online betting sites, but the Korean eSports team faltered badly and fell out of contention. That opened the doors for Invictus Gaming to win their first LOL World Championship.

League of Legends World Champion Finalists Odds

Team Bovada Odds on 10/29/18
Invictus Gaming -210
Fnatic +150

Invictus Gaming and Fnatic pulled away from the competition with less than a month to go before the 2018 League of Legends World Championship.

League of Legends World Championship Odds for Past Winners

SK Telecom T1 won the League of Legends World Championship in 2013, 2015, and 2016, and came in second place in 2017. They’ve undergone a roster shakeup recently, but are still in the thick of things with excellent average opening odds of +450.

League of Legends World Championship Tournament Prize Pool

Season Total Prize Money
7 $4,596,591
6 $5,070,000
5 $2,130,000
4 $2,130,000
3 $2,050,000
2 $5,000,000
1 $100,000

Forget everything your mother ever told you about video games being a waste of time. The total prize money for the League of Legends World Championship surpassed $5 million in 2016, making it one of the most lucrative eSports tournaments of all time.

When you think of SK Telecom T, one of the first words that comes to mind is “consistency.” The South Korean gaming team has won the World Championship three times and has dominated the Mid-Season Invitational and LCK Spring and Summer events in recent years. Their implied probability to win it all again in 2018 is 18.18%.

League of Legends World Championship Locations

Season City Venue
7 Beijing, China Beijing National Stadium
6 Los Angeles, USA Staples Center
5 Berlin, Germany Mercedes-Benz Arena
4 Seoul, South Korea Seoul World Cup Stadium
3 Los Angeles, USA Staples Center
2 Los Angeles, USA Staples Center
1 Stockholm, Sweden Elmia Exhibition and Convention Centre

The League of Legends World Championship is truly an international phenomenon. The event has been held in five different countries over the past seven seasons including Sweden, Korea, Germany, China, and the United States. Last year’s event in China attracted tens of thousands of live fans and 60 million unique viewers from around the globe.