League of Legends Season Two world championship starts this week

Tournament to feature $1 million grand final prize; finals will take place October 13.


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Riot Games is hosting a big-scale League of Legends tournament this October.

Heroes will rise and fall in Los Angeles starting October 4.
Heroes will rise and fall in Los Angeles starting October 4.

The Season Two world championship tournament playoffs will be held from October 4 to October 6, with the finals taking place on October 13. The tournament will be held at the LA Live in Los Angeles, California.

The four highest-scoring teams will duke it out in a best-of-three single-elimination match. The two top teams from there will advance to the grand finals which will adopt the best-of-five format. The winning team from the finals will receive $1 million; a total of $2 million will be split among 12 teams that entered the world championships.

Gamers can find out the tournament schedule on the official site. For more information on League of Legends, check out GameSpot's guide .

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