​The League of Legends World Championship quarterfinal schedule was revealed, as matches begin Saturday. The quarterfinals are next in the tournament before the field drops further to the semifinals and finals.


Here is everything you need to know on how to watch the ​League of Legends World Championship, who's playing, and more. 

​​When does it start and what teams are playing?

The quarterfinals begin on Saturday and will end on Sunday. Eight teams will compete in the quarterfinals to determine the four teams that will advance to the semifinals.


Game 1: Saturday at 12 a.m. E.T.
​- KT Rolster vs. Invictus Gaming

Game 2: Saturday at 4 a.m. E.T.

- Royal Never Give Up vs. G2 Esports

Game 3: Sunday at 12 a.m. E.T.

- Afreeca Freecs vs. Cloud9

Game 4: Sunday at 4 p.m. E.T.

- Fnatic vs. EDward Gaming.

 

What is the format?

Unlike the previous best-of-ones matches, all quarterfinals games will be a best-of-five series.


How to watch?

Fans can tune in by watching at Riot Games' ​Twitch, its ​YouTube channel, or on the League of Legends Esports ​website


Cover photo courtesy of Riot Games