League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021: Overview, Dates, Teams, Groups

League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021
League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021

League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021: Overview, Dates, Teams, Groups. All 12 regional competitions of League of Legends are over now where top teams from all region proceed to the MSI 2021. Mid Season Invitational is one of the biggest showdowns of League of Legends. This is the sixth time when MSI is taking place. Last year due to Covid-19 Pandemic, Mid Season Invitational got cancelled. This year, it is taking place in Reykjavík (capital of Iceland). In this article, we will let you know all details about MSI 2021 including teams, groups, schedule.

League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021 Teams –

Total 12 teams got qualified for the MSI 2021 through regional competition of League of Legends.

  • Cloud9 – LCS 2021 Spring
  • DAMWON Gaming – LCK 2021 Spring
  • DetonatioN FocusMe – LJL 2021 Spring
  • Infinity Esports – LLA 2021 Opening
  • Istanbul Wild Cats – TCL 2021 Spring
  • MAD Lions – LEC 2021 Spring
  • paiN Gaming – CBLOL Split 1
  • Pentanet.GG – LCO Split 1
  • PSG Talon – PCS 2021 Spring
  • Royal Never Give Up – LPL 2021 Spring
  • Unicorns Of Love – LCL 2021 Spring
  • GAM Esports – VCS 2021 Spring*

*Covid-19 pandemic is again spoiling the esports events where Vietnam government implanted the travel restrictions.  Due to national travel restrictions related to COVID-19, the qualifying team from VietnamGAM EsportsGAM Esports will unfortunately not be able to participate.

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League of Legends MSI 2021: Schedule and Format

Mid Season Invitational 2021 will be starting from 6th May 2021 and will end on 23rd May 2021. These  11 teams divided into three groups where each group will play double round-robin matches. Due to travel restrictions in Vietnam, Gam esports couldn’t participate in the event. So in their group, there will be 3 teams instead of 4, the rest of both groups will be unaffected.

Format - League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021
Format – League of Legends Mid Season Invitational (MSI) 2021

MSI 2021 GROUPS

Group A –

  • Royal Never Give Up
  • Unicorns Of Love
  • Pentanet.GG

Group B –

  • MAD Lions
  • PSG Talon
  • İstanbul Wildcats
  • paiN Gaming

Group C –

  • DAMWON Gaming
  • Cloud9
  • Infinity Esports
  • DetonatioN FocusMe

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