Updated May 11: We’re updating this article with the complete results and standings from every game played at MSI.

The League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) returns this year with 11 of the world’s best teams meeting up in Reykjavik, Iceland.

The 11 teams participating in MSI 2021 will fight for a chance at the US$250,000 prize pool and an additional slot for their region at the 2021 World Championship (Worlds).



Here are the complete results of the 2021 Mid-Season Invitational.

Group Stage Standings

MSI Group A

1. Royal Never Give Up (8-0)
2. Pentanet.GG (3-6)
3. Unicorns of Love (2-7)

MSI Group B

1. MAD Lions (5-1)
2. PSG Talon (4-2)
3. paiN Gaming (2-4)
4. fastPay Wildcats (1-5)

MSI Group C

1 . DWG KIA (5-1)
2. Cloud9 (4-2)

3. DetonatioN FocusMe (2-4)
4. Infinity Esports (1-5)

Bold indicates that the team has qualified for Stage 2’s Rumble.


Photo of DWG KIA with Baron Buff in Day 1 of MSI 2021
Credit: LoL Esports

All times are formatted for the GMT+8 timezone.

Group Stage Day 1

  • DWG KIA 1 – 0 Cloud9
  • Infinity Esports 1 – 0 DetonatioN FocusMe
  • Royal Never Give Up 1 – 0 Pentanet.GG
  • Pentanet.GG 0 – 1 Unicorns of Love
  • Istanbul Wildcats 0 – 1 paiN Gaming
  • MAD Lions 1 – 0 PSG Talon

Group Stage Day 2

  • Pentanet.GG 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • Unicorns of Love 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • Infinity Esports 0 – 1 DWG KIA
  • DetonatioN FocusMe 1 – 0 Cloud9
  • fastPay Wildcats 0 – 1 MAD Lions
  • paiN Gaming 0 – 1 PSG Talon

Group Stage Day 3

  • Royal Never Give Up 1 – 0 Unicorns of Love
  • Unicorns of Love 0 – 1 Pentanet.GG
  • DWG KIA 1 – 0 DetonatioN FocusMe
  • Cloud9 1 – 0 Infinity Esports
  • MAD Lions 1 – 0 paiN Gaming
  • PSG Talon 1 – 0 fastPay Wildcats

Group Stage Day 4

  • Unicorns of Love 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • Unicorns of Love 1 – 0 Pentanet.GG
  • Royal Never Give Up 1 – 0 Pentanet.GG
  • Royal Never Give Up 1 – 0 Unicorns of Love
  • Pentanet.GG 1 – 0 Unicorns of Love
  • Pentanet.GG 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • Pentanet.GG 1 – 0 Unicorns of Love (tiebreaker)

Group Stage Day 5

  • MAD Lions 0 – 1 fastPay Wildcats
  • PSG Talon 1 – 1 paiN Gaming
  • fastPay Wildcats 0 – 1 PSG Talon
  • paiN Gaming 0 – 1 MAD Lions
  • paiN Gaming 1 – 0 fastPay Wildcats
  • PSG Talon 0 – 1 MAD Lions

Group Stage Day 6

  • Cloud9 1 – 0 DWG KIA
  • Detonation FocusMe 1 – 0 Infinity Esports
  • DWG KIA 1 – 0 Infinity Esports
  • Cloud9 1 – 0 DetonatioN FocusMe
  • DetonatioN FocusMe 0 – 1 DWG KIA
  • Infinity Esports 0 – 1 Cloud9

Rumble Stage Standings

1. Royal Never Give Up (4-0)
2. DWG KIA (3-1)
2. MAD Lions (3-1)
4. PSG Talon (2-2)
5. Cloud9 (0-4)
5. Pentanet.GG (0-4)


Photo of Blaber of Cloud9 at MSI 2021 Day 1
Credit: LoL Esports

Rumble Stage Day 1

  • DWG KIA 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • MAD Lions 1 – 0 Pentanet.GG
  • PSG Talon 0 – 1 DWG KIA
  • Royal Never Give Up 1 – 0 Cloud9
  • PSG Talon 1 – 0 Pentanet.GG
  • Cloud9 0 – 1 MAD Lions

Rumble Stage Day 2

  • Pentanet.GG 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • DWG KIA 1 – 0 Cloud9
  • MAD Lions 0 – 1 Royal Never Give Up
  • Cloud9 0 – 1 PSG Talon
  • Pentanet.GG 0 – 1 DWG KIA
  • MAD Lions 1 – 0 PSG Talon

Rumble Stage Day 3

May 16 (Sunday)

  • 9:00 p.m. – Cloud9 vs Pentanet.GG
  • 10:00 p.m. – Royal Never Give Up vs PSG Talon
  • 11:00 p.m. – DWG KIA vs MAD Lions

May 17 (Monday)

  • 12:00 a.m. – Royal Never Give Up vs Pentanet.GG
  • 1:00 a.m. – Cloud9 vs DWG KIA
  • 2:00 a.m. – PSG Talon vs MAD Lions

Rumble Stage Day 4

May 17 (Monday)

  • 9:00 p.m. – PSG Talon vs Royal Never Give Up
  • 10:00 p.m. – MAD Lions vs DWG KIA
  • 11:00 p.m. – Cloud9 vs Royal Never Give Up

May 18 (Tuesday)

  • 12:00 a.m. – Pentanet.GG vs MAD Lions
  • 1:00 a.m. – DWG KIA vs PSG Talon
  • 2:00 a.m. – Pentanet.GG vs Cloud9

Rumble Stage Day 5

May 18 (Tuesday)

  • 9:00 p.m. – Royal Never Give Up vs DWG KIA
  • 10:00 p.m. – Pentanet.GG vs PSG Talon
  • 11:00 p.m. – Royal Never Give Up vs MAD Lions

May 19 (Wednesday)

  • 12:00 a.m. – PSG Talon vs Cloud9
  • 1:00 a.m. – DWG KIA vs Pentanet.GG
  • 2:00 a.m. – MAD Lions vs Cloud9

Photo of MSI Trophy on stage at MSI 2021
Credit: LoL Esports

Knockout Stage – Semifinals Day 1

May 21 (Friday)

  • 8:00 p.m. – TBD

Knockout Stage – Semifinals Day 2

May 22 (Saturday)

  • 8:00 p.m. – TBD

Knockout Stage – Finals Day

May 23 (Sunday)

  • 8:00 p.m. – TBD

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about League of Legends MSI 2021