The MSI 2021 champion was announced as a result of the competitions held over the weekend, as well as the location and time of the World Championship.
The MSI 2021 final took place on May 23 between the Korean representative DWG KIA and the Chinese representative Royal Never Give Up. Royal Never Give Up was the winner of the MSI 2021 trophy with a score of 3-2 in a smashing five-game series.
Regarding the World Championship Final, where the teams fight for the Summoner’s Cup every year and try to take the championship to their regions, Riot Games announced that it will take place on November 6 at the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, China’s leading innovation and technology center.
Second Time MSI Champion Royal Never Give Up
The final matches between the 2020 World Champion Korea representative DWG KIA and 2018 MSI champion Royal Never Give Up, who want to take the MSI trophy to its museum, started with the Opening Show presented by Mastercard. In the shattering final series, the fight extended to the fifth game. MSI 2021 champion by skillfully responding to all the moves of his opponent in the fifth match of the Royal Never Give Up series managed to become. Thus, the China region reached the MSI trophy for the third time and the Royal Never Give Up for the second time.
A 60,334-Person Stadium to Host the 2021 World Championship
After the end of MSI 2021, eyes turned to the highly anticipated 2021 World Championship. Riot Games announced that the 2021 World Championship will take place at the Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen, which is the home of Shenzhen FC, the professional football team competing in the Chinese Super League. Shenzhen is China’s fifth largest city and the leading financial center in the Asia-Pacific region.
Speaking about the 2021 World Championship, Riot Games Global Esports Leader John Needham said, “We are really excited to be pushing the limits of entertainment and sports with the 2021 World Championship this year, as well as shaping the LoL Esports of the next 10 years. Shenzhen is the most competitive and innovative city in China, with thousands of high-tech companies and startups. So we thought this was the perfect place to host our final encounters. ” said.
Symbolized Locations That Have Hosted World Championships In The Past
The Universiade Sports Center in Shenzhen will take its place among other iconic venues that hosted the World Championships in the past. World Championships previously, Shanghai Stadium in China in 2020, AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France 2019, Incheon Munhak Stadium in Incheon, South Korea in 2018, Beijing National Stadium in Beijing, China in 2017, 2016 It was held in Madison Square Garden in New York, USA, and in 2014 at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul, South Korea.