Mid-Season Invitational 2018

Riot Gaming will be organizing a premier League of Legends tournament, the Mid-Season Invitational 2018 for the first time ever in Europe. The main event […]

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Mid-Season Invitational 2018

From: 2018-05-03
To: 2018-05-20
$790,000.00

Teams

14
CS:GO

Tournament Betting Odds

Match brackets

13:00, 03 May

Gambit Gaming
1
VS
0
Astralis

14:00, 03 May

Rainbow7
0
VS
1
Astralis

15:00, 03 May

Gambit Gaming
1
VS
0
Astralis

16:00, 03 May

Rainbow7
0
VS
1
Astralis

17:00, 03 May

Kaos Latin Gamers
1
VS
0
Astralis

18:00, 03 May

Rainbow7
0
VS
1
Astralis

11:00, 05 May

Ascension Gaming
1
VS
0
Astralis

12:00, 05 May

Kaos Latin Gamers
0
VS
1
Astralis

13:00, 05 May

Ascension Gaming
0
VS
1
Astralis

14:00, 05 May

Kaos Latin Gamers
0
VS
1
Astralis

15:00, 05 May

Gambit Gaming
1
VS
0
Astralis

16:00, 05 May

Ascension Gaming
1
VS
0
Astralis

13:00, 04 May

SuperMassive Esports
1
VS
0
Astralis

14:00, 04 May

KaBuM! Esports
1
VS
0
Astralis

15:00, 04 May

SuperMassive Esports
1
VS
0
Astralis

16:00, 04 May

KaBuM! Esports
0
VS
1
Astralis

17:00, 04 May

LG Dire Wolves
1
VS
0
Astralis

18:00, 04 May

KaBuM! Esports
0
VS
1
Astralis

11:00, 06 May

PENTAGRAM
0
VS
1
Astralis

12:00, 06 May

LG Dire Wolves
1
VS
0
Astralis

13:00, 06 May

PENTAGRAM
0
VS
1
Astralis

14:00, 06 May

LG Dire Wolves
0
VS
1
Astralis

15:00, 06 May

SuperMassive Esports
0
VS
1
Astralis

16:00, 06 May

PENTAGRAM
1
VS
0
Astralis

13:00, 08 May

EVOS Esports
3
VS
1
SuperMassive Esports

13:00, 09 May

Flash Wolves
3
VS
0
Gambit Gaming

11:00, 11 May

Fnatic
0
VS
1
Royal Never Give Up

12:00, 11 May

EVOS Esports
0
VS
1
Flash Wolves

13:00, 11 May

Kingzone DragonX
1
VS
0
Team Liquid

14:00, 11 May

Flash Wolves
1
VS
0
Fnatic

15:00, 11 May

Team Liquid
0
VS
1
EVOS Esports

16:00, 11 May

Royal Never Give Up
0
VS
1
Kingzone DragonX

11:00, 12 May

Kingzone DragonX
0
VS
1
Fnatic

12:00, 12 May

Royal Never Give Up
1
VS
0
EVOS Esports

13:00, 12 May

Team Liquid
0
VS
1
Flash Wolves

14:00, 12 May

EVOS Esports
0
VS
1
Kingzone DragonX

15:00, 12 May

Flash Wolves
1
VS
0
Royal Never Give Up

16:00, 12 May

Fnatic
1
VS
0
Team Liquid

11:00, 13 May

Royal Never Give Up
0
VS
1
Team Liquid

12:00, 13 May

EVOS Esports
0
VS
1
Fnatic

13:00, 13 May

Kingzone DragonX
0
VS
1
Flash Wolves

14:00, 13 May

Royal Never Give Up
1
VS
0
Fnatic

15:00, 13 May

Flash Wolves
1
VS
0
EVOS Esports

16:00, 13 May

Team Liquid
0
VS
1
Kingzone DragonX

11:00, 14 May

Kingzone DragonX
0
VS
1
Royal Never Give Up

12:00, 14 May

Fnatic
1
VS
0
Flash Wolves

13:00, 14 May

EVOS Esports
0
VS
1
Team Liquid

14:00, 14 May

Royal Never Give Up
1
VS
0
Flash Wolves

15:00, 14 May

Kingzone DragonX
1
VS
0
EVOS Esports

16:00, 14 May

Team Liquid
1
VS
0
Fnatic

11:00, 15 May

Fnatic
0
VS
1
Kingzone DragonX

12:00, 15 May

EVOS Esports
0
VS
1
Royal Never Give Up

13:00, 15 May

Flash Wolves
0
VS
1
Team Liquid

14:00, 15 May

Fnatic
0
VS
1
EVOS Esports

15:00, 15 May

Flash Wolves
1
VS
0
Kingzone DragonX

16:00, 15 May

Team Liquid
0
VS
1
Royal Never Give Up

12:00, 18 May

Royal Never Give Up
3
VS
0
Fnatic

12:00, 19 May

Flash Wolves
1
VS
3
Kingzone DragonX

14:00, 20 May

Royal Never Give Up
3
VS
1
Kingzone DragonX

Teams

Fnatic
Team Page
Gambit Gaming

GambitGGGambit Esports

Team Page
Team Liquid

LiquidTL

Team Page
LG Dire Wolves
Team Page
Ascension Gaming
Team Page
EVOS Esports
Team Page
Flash Wolves

wolvesflashfw

Team Page
KaBuM! Esports
Team Page
Kingzone DragonX
Team Page
PENTAGRAM
Team Page
Rainbow7
Team Page
SuperMassive Esports
Team Page
Kaos Latin Gamers
Team Page
Royal Never Give Up

RNGRoyalNever Give UpRNGURoyal Club

Team Page

Groups

Prize Pool

Grand total: $790,000.00

Mid-Season Invitational 2018

Riot Gaming will be organizing a premier League of Legends tournament, the Mid-Season Invitational 2018 for the first time ever in Europe. The main event is held annually and this year it will take place between the 3rd until the 20th May, in between the Spring and Summer Splits. The prestigious event will gather the top LoL teams who will battle it out showing the world which team is master of League of Legends.

The Mid Season Invitational is considered the second biggest League of Legends competition, offering esports teams the ticket to earn a spot in the upcoming Worlds Championship which will be held in Korea. At the moment of writing this article, the prize pool for MSI 2018 still has to be announced. The match will feature the winners of the Spring Splits from each region, as well as the winning squad from the International Wildcard Invitational.

In the Mid-Season Invitational in 2017, 2.5 million esports fans saw SK Telecom T1 win over G2 Esports in the grand finals with an incredible score of 3-1. Records at MSI 2017 have been broken with the SKT winning the premier title for the second time and taking home the first prize of $676K. There were 364 million esports fans who watched the entire esports event while 4.3 million viewers tuned in to watch at peak times.

SKT win Mid Season Invitational 2017

In the Mid-Season Invitational 2016, many League of Legends fans saw how SKT Telecom T1 won over Counter Logic Gaming in the finals with a remarkable score of 3-0. This entire event had over 6 million viewers watching the live legendary battles.

Back to this year’s LoL tournament, Riot Gaming is proud to host MSI 2018 in Germany for the Play-ins and Group Stages. While the main event will feature the Semi-finals and Finals, taking place in France at the EU LCS Studio, Zénith Paris La Villette.

All 14 esports teams that won the regional Splits will go against each other, promising you two weeks of thrilling League of Legends battles. The tournament will kick off with the Play-ins starting from the 3rd till 6th May, while the Group Stages will be from the 8th until 15th May. The Knockout Stage of the main event will feature the Semis and Finals in the last two days between 18th till 20th May.

Seven League of Legends Teams at MSI 2018

Ascension Gaming

Ascension Gaming

The LoL team from Thailand, Ascension Gaming was formed in July 2016. Acquiring their place at MSI 2018, ASG beat the Lol unit, Kuala Lumpur Hunter with an unbeatable score of 3-1 at GPL Spring. The professional players that make up the League of Legends roster are Renrin, Nuni, G4, Lloyd and WarL0cK who will represent the South East Asia region.

Gambit Esports LOL team

Gambit Esports

The LOL team of Gambit Esports dominated and won the LCL Spring Competition, where they will represent the CIS region at MSI 2018. Thanks to the team effort professional players, PvPStejos, Diamondprox, Kira, Blasting, Lodik and Edward that make up their League of Legends roster will take their gaming to the next level. Does Gambit have what it takes to win MSI 2018?

Dire Wolves LoL roster

Dire Wolves

The Australian League of Legends unit was formed by Nathan ‘Rippli’ Mott in August 2014. Since then Dire Wolves have made a name for themselves in the LoL esports community becoming one of the strongest teams. The team have recently won the OPL Spring matches to earn their spot at the MSI 2018. Will they continue to play well when they are on the International stage?

Evos Esports LoL roster

EVOS Esports

The Indonesian team, Evos Esports was established in May 2016 with headquarters based in Jakarta. They have recently won the esports VCS Spring League to represent Vietnam at the upcoming Mid-Season Invitational. The LoL roster consists of Stark, YiJin, Slay, Warzone and Harbinger. How will EVOS go through the battle against the likes of top LOL teams?

 

Fnatic

After a year of struggle in 2016, Fnatic came out stronger rising to the top in 2017. They went through the Group Stages to earn a spot in the Worlds Playoffs. However, FNC lost to a top LoL team, Renegades in the Quarterfinals. In the meantime, the squad signed on a new support player, Hylissang to join the current League of Legends roster that also consists of pro players, Bwipo, Broxah, Caps and Rekkles. Having won the EU LCS Spring league which have made them the current European favourites, although they need to work on their macro game. Will they improve and pick up their pace in time for the upcoming MSI 2018?

Kabum esports

KaBuM! Esports

The Brazilian League of Legends team has recently won the region’s CBLoL competition, which means they are in fact the best top squad. Many esports fans were left surprised that the squad won since they have had some poor performances in the past few years. However, since the start of 2018, KaBuM suffered only one loss to Vivo Keyd Team. Do they have what it takes to fight for their country?

Team Liquid_IEM_Katowice_2019

Team Liquid

The North American squad have achieved success since their team was created back in 2015, However, the highest rankings in competitions were in fourth place. Now TL has the best pro players that from their lineup consisting of Impact, Xmithie, Pobelter, Doublelift and Olleh. Training together as an NA squad they broke records winning the North American LCS league so as to compete at MSI 2018. Will Team Liquid break the curse and finish in the finals?

There are other regions that are still going through the Spring Splits, so the remaining teams still have to be announced in the coming weeks. These units will be representing Korea, China, Japan, North Latin America, South Latin America, Turkey and lastly Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau region.

The good thing about the Mid-Season Invitational 2018 is that you can side with the closest region you are from. Stay tuned to check out the last few participating teams so that you can make your best League of Legends esports bets while also watching live streaming of the competition.