Following the conclusion of this year’s World Championships, Riot Games has revealed that next year’s finals will be held in Shanghai, China.
The Worlds 2020 finals will be held at the 56,000-seater Shanghai Stadium, used 11 years ago for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games.
The last time Worlds was held in China was in 2017, when the finals were held in Beijing’s “Birds Nest” national stadium.
The vice mayor of Shanghai, Ming Zong, delivered a short video message welcoming summoners to Worlds 2020.
“Hello to all League of Legends pro players and summoners. On behalf of the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, I sincerely welcome the 10th League Legends World Championship Final to Shanghai. Let us meet in Shanghai in 2020 to feel the passion of the game and to cheer for esports. See you in Shanghai,” said Zong with enthusiasm.