Tuesday August 18th, 2015

The League of Legends Championship Series concludes this weekend with the championship and third-place matches. The North American matches will take place at Madison Square Garden, while the European matches will be played in Stockholm. Information on the teams competing, rosters, start times and how to live stream the event can be found below. 

For the uninitiated, League of Legends (also known as “League” or “LoL”) is the world’s most popular PC video game. It is a multiplayer online battle arena game, where the goal is to destroy the enemy team’s base.

The League of Legends Championship Series (or LCS) is largest professional LoL competition. There are two seasons (summer and spring) and two divisions (North America and Europe). Each division features 10 teams. After a double round robin regular season, the top six teams qualify for the playoffs. 

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2015 North American LCS

Third-place match

Date: Aug. 22

Time: 11 a.m. (European), 6 p.m. (North American)

Teams: The Unicorns of Love play H2K in the European match, while the North American match pits Team Liquid against Team Impulse.

Live stream: Live streams are available on three platforms: YouTube, Twitch.tv and the competition’s website

Championship match

Date: Aug. 23

Time: 11 a.m. (European), 4 p.m. (North American)

Teams: Fnatic plays Origen in the European title game and Team Solomid takes on Counter Logic Gaming in the North American championship. 

Live stream: Live streams are available on three platforms: YouTubeTwitch.tv and the competition’s website. ​

 

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