Bae “bengi” Seong-ung and Heo “PawN” Won-seok are listed to start for SK Telecom T1 and EDward Gaming in their Quarter-finals match-ups against Royal Never Give Up and ROX Tigers, respectively, according to LoL Esports.
This will be the third time the veteran Jungler starts for the reigning World Champions at the 2016 World Championship, following strong performances as Elise against Cloud9 in the opening week, and as Olaf against the Flash Wolves to close out the group stage.
PawN meanwhile, already played 4 games so far at Worlds, being vital to secure his team a spot in the playoffs after his 7-0-9 Vladimir destroyed ahq e-Sports Club in the decisive game of Group C. Across all matches, the Korean holds a KDA of 4.67.
SK Telecom T1 face off China’s Royal Never Give Up on Friday, while the reigning Chinese Champions duel against the Korean Champions the day after. The winners of both matches will play each other in the first Semi-Final, which will take place on October 22nd at the Madison Square Garden in New York.
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