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One of the biggest eSports events of the year, League of Legends 2015 World Championship (LoL 2015 WCS) started today. The total prize money amounts to approximately $2 130 000 with a first prize of one million dollars.

The tournament is divided into both group and a tournament stage. The group play started today and will be played on the first to the fourth October, the teams will then get a break and continue the group play on the eight to the eleventh October. The tournaments group play stage is played in Paris. A list of teams qualified for the tournament is located at the bottom of this post.

After the group stage the tournament quarter-finals will be played at 15-18 Oct, semi-finals at 24-25 Oct and then the grand final at the last day of October, the 31st.

Expectations and odds

The Korean team SK Telecom T1 are the favorite to win the tournament with a pretty low odds at 2.1 times the money. The team with the next lowest odds to win are the Chinese team LGD Gaming at 5 times the money, behind them is the European team Fnatic at 13.

As you probably already know, the more odds the bookmakers offer, the better for you since you dont have to bet at all the matches. Just pick the ones that are misspriced, and use your edge to win some money. The best odds are often offered by PinnacleSports. New competition has arisen in the eSports betting market the last months though and both Betsafe and William Hill are good bookmakers. To see the full bookmaker lists and see what bonuses they offer make sure to visit our reviews page.

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Teams qualified - Europe

Teams qualified - North America
Counter Logic Gaming
Team SoloMid

Teams qualified - Korea
SK Telecom T1
KOO Tigers
kt Rolster

Teams qualified - China

LGD Gaming
Edward Gaming
Invictus Gaming

Teams qualified - Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macau
ahq e-Sports Club
yoe Flash Wolves

Teams qualified - Wildcard Regions
Bangkok Titans
paiN Gaming

Best of luck betting!

Author: esportbetting