The teams appeared at this years League of Legends Worlds World Championship has come to a close, with the North American and European League of Legends championship series taking place over the weekend, finalising the 24 teams that’ll be competing at Worlds.
Worlds has grown from 16 to 24 teams this year, as every major and minor region will be represented at the game’s biggest yearly event. 12 teams will enter the play-in stage, with the top four teams moving on to join the 12 teams that have already qualified for the group stage.
The group draw for the Worlds tournament is occurring later today. It's explained in a lot of detail on the LolEsports website.
The 24 teams are:
Longzhu Gaming (Korea)
SK Telecom T1 (Korea)
Samsung Galaxy (Korea)
EDward Gaming (China)
Royal Never Give Up (China)
G2 Esports (Europe)
Team SoloMid (North America)
Immortals (North America)
Cloud9 (North America)
Flash Wolves (Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao)
ahq e-Sports Club (Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao)
GIGABYTE Marines (Southeast Asia)
Team WE (China)
Hong Kong Attitude (Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao)
Team oNe eSports (Brazil)
Lyon Gaming (Latin America – North)
Kaos Latin Gamers (Latin America – South)
Dire Wolves (Oceania)
Young Generation (Southeast Asia)
1907 Fenerbahçe (Turkey)