Korean representative DAMWON Gaming, who defeated Suning 3-1, reached the championship at Worlds 2020. The League of Legends 2020 World Championship Final was played at the SAIC Motor Pudong Arena in Shanghai, China.
Final excitement started with the opening show organized in partnership with MasterCard. In addition to 6.000 guests in the arena, millions of people watched the opening show live on their screens.
League of Legends 2020 World Championship Final; The Korean representative pitted DAMWON Gaming against the Chinese representative Suning, and it was the scene of a highly competitive opening match. DAMWON had the gold and scoring edge in the early minutes and even captured the Spirit of Flame. Suning managed to resist all this superiority of his opponent. However, this resistance lasted 43 minutes. DAMWON Gaming, who won the Baron battle, took the lead 1-0 in the series.
Having experienced the loss in the first game, Suning turned to Rengar with a surprise choice for the second game. This champion, who was not well-chosen in professional matches, made a huge contribution to Suning that no one could have predicted. This time, it was Suning who took the lead in the early minutes and managed to win the match in 34 minutes. Suning's top laner Bin succeeded in making Five out of Fives with Fiora, making an unforgettable move for many years.
In the series that reached 1-1, DAMWON Gaming could not find the window to close the match, despite taking the lead in the early minutes. In the match marked by mutual mistakes, DAMWON made fewer mistakes, bringing the series to 2-1. In the fourth game of the series, DAMWON Gaming performed a dominant performance from start to finish for the first time throughout the game.
Putting its weight on the map with the superior individual performance of Jungler Canyon, DAMWON Gaming won the game in just 26 minutes and reached the championship. Thus, he went back to Korea after the Summoner's Cup 2017 DAMWON Gaming organization and its players have experienced Worlds championships for the first time in their careers.
The final took place with a visual feast
The League of Legends 2020 World Championship Final opening show kicked off with the augmented reality show by the K / DA group. Singing their new song MORE, the band was accompanied by the famous Chinese pop star Lexie Liu and the dance group The Kinzaj. Following the MORE performance, a collage of Worlds songs from previous years was presented in honor of the 10th anniversary of the championship, and former champions were commemorated. The Summoner's Cup, given to the winner of the championship, took its place on the stage with the special bag designed by Louis Vuitton, just like last year. The final part of the show is devoted to Worlds 2020's song Take Over. Galio, created with augmented reality technology, landed at SAIC Motor Pudong Arena. 6000 million people applied to the final in which 3,2 spectators participated live.
The winner of the Most Valuable Player Award given by Oppo was DAMWON Gaming's jungler Canyon.
The regions of China and Korea have long been in competition. Korean representatives won all the championships in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. In 2018 and 2019, Chinese teams removed the Summoner's Cup.