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The 2020 edition of the League of Legends World Championship is about to begin in Shanghai — and it’s a lot to take in. The annual competition, colloquially known simply as Worlds, spans more than a month, with 22 teams from across the globe all vying for a chance to lift the coveted (and imposing) Summoner’s Cup. If you’re new to the game or don’t follow that closely, it can be confusing to jump in.
So in order to help you get the most out of the experience, we’ve prepared this handy guide to Worlds. See you out on the rift.
Just what is Worlds?
The name is pretty self-explanatory. Worlds is a tournament that pits the best professional teams from various regional leagues against each other to see which is the best on the planet. Think…tech, The Verge