Updated (September 20): Added main event results

League of Legends: Wild Rift’s esports scene is going full steam ahead. To complete its set of regional qualifiers, Riot Games has officially announced the Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021 (WCK).

Here’s everything you need to know about this Korean Wild Rift tournament, including its schedule, results, format, teams, prize pool, and where to watch.


What is Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021?

Wild Rift, Ahri
Credit: Riot Games

The Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021 is a regional qualifier that will determine the team that will advance to this year’s Wild Rift World Championship (Wild Rift Worlds 2021).

WCK is the first circuit competition in which Korea’s WR teams will compete for a slot at Wild Rift Worlds.


Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021 schedule, results, and standings

League of Legends: Wild Rift, Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021, WCK schedule
Credit: Riot Games Korea

WCK will run for two weeks. It will start on Tuesday, September 7, and will end on Sunday, September 19.

Here is an overview of WCK 2021’s schedule:

  • September 7 – September 12 — Group Stage
  • September 16 – September 18 — Playoffs
  • September 19 — Final

All times and days are in GMT+8.

September 7

GROUP A
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Liiv SANDBOX0 — 2T1
GLUK Gaming2 — 0New Challenge

September 8

GROUP B
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Rolster Y2 — 0Let’s Go To Mars
Break Frame Gaming2 — 0Baby is 87

September 9

GROUP A
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
New Challenge1 — 2T1
LiiV SANDBOX1 — 2GLUK Gaming

September 10

GROUP B
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Break Frame Gaming2 — 0 Let’s Go To Mars
Baby is 870 — 2Rolster Y

September 11

GROUP A
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Liiv SANDBOX2 — 0 New Challenge
T10 — 2GLUK Gaming

September 12

GROUP B
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Let’s Go To Mars2 — 0 Baby is 87
Rolster Y2 — 0Break Frame Gaming

Standings

GROUP A
STANDINGS
TEAMSCORE
1GLUK Gaming3 — 0
2T12 — 1
3Liiv Sandbox1 — 2
4New Challenge0 — 3
GROUP B
STANDINGS
TEAMSCORE
1Rolster Y3 — 0
2Break Frame Gaming2 — 1
3Let’s Go to Mars1 — 2
4Baby is 870 — 3

Playoffs schedule

The top two teams of Group A, GLUK Gaming and T1, and the top two teams of Group B, Rolster Y and Break Frame Graming, have qualified for the playoffs.

Each match will be a best-of-five series, except the grand final which will be a best-of-seven.

September 16

PLAYOFFS
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
GLUK Gaming1 — 3Break Frame Gaming

September 18

PLAYOFFS
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Rolster Y3 — 0T1

September 19

3RD PLACE MATCH
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
GLUK Gaming2 — 3T1
FINALS
TEAM
RESULTSTEAM
Break Frame Gaming0 — 4Rolster Y


Format of the Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021

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WCK’s Group Stage will divide four teams into two groups. It will be played in a best-of-three format. The top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs.

Meanwhile, the Playoffs will be in a single-elimination format where teams will play in best-of-fives.

The Final will be played in a best-of-seven format.


Teams that are competing in Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021

League of Legends: Wild Rift, Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021, teams
Credit: Riot Games Korea

A total of eight teams have qualified for WCK 2021. Three teams were taken from the LCK franchise while the rest were selected from the Wariwari Rumble 2021.

GROUP AGROUP B
T1Rolster Y
Liiv SANDBOXBreak Frame Gaming
GLUK GamingLet’s Go To Mars
Team NCBaby Is 87

Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021 prize pool

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WCK 2021 will offer a total of US$68,000 (KR₩80M).

Here is the distribution of the tournament’s prize pool:

PLACEUS$
1stUS$26,000 (KR₩30M)
2ndUS$17,000 (KR₩20M)
3rdUS$10,200 (KR₩12M)
4thUS$6,900 (KR₩8M)
5thUS$2,000 (KR₩2.5M)
6thUS$2,000 (KR₩2.5M)
7thUS$2,000 (KR₩2.5M)
8thUS$2,000 (KR₩2.5M)

Aside from the prize money, the winning team will also get a slot for Wild Rift Worlds.


Where to watch the Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021?

League of Legends, Worlds 2017
Credit: Riot Games

The Wild Rift Champions Korea 2021 tournament will be broadcasted live on the Wild Rift Esports KR Twitch channel and the League of Legends: Wild Rift KR YouTube channel.

READ MORE: Wild Rift Worlds 2021: Schedule, format, teams, where to watch