The 2017 League of Legends World Championship is just around the corner, which means that fans are already praying hard to see their favorite team win.
Such a prestigious event involves a lot of work from a lot of people. It not only includes the professional players and coaches fighting it out on the main stage but also professional casters who breathe life into the action for the audience.
Riot Games has revealed over a dozen faces that will be lending their vocal chords for the matches this year. Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere and James “Dash” Patterson will once again be hosting the 2017 League of Legends World Championship. As for the casting lineup, it will feature esports personalities from all corners of the globe. This includes several prominent names on the desk such as Chris “PapaSmithy” Smith from South Korea, Trevor “Quickshot” Henry from Europe, and David “Phreak” Turley from North America.
- Aaron “Medic” Chamberlain
- Clayton “CaptainFlowers” Raines
- Daniel “Drakos” Drakos
- David “Phreak” Turley
- Devin “PiraTechnics” Younge
- Julian “Pastrytime” Carr
- Matthew “Fish” Stewart
- Max “Atlus” Anderson
- Trevor “Quickshot” Henry
- Rivington “Rivington” Bisland III
Color Commentators and Analysts
- Alberto “Crumbz” Rengifo
- Aidan “Zirene” Moon
- Andy “Vedius” Day
- Chris “PapaSmithy” Smith
- Indiana “Froskurinn” Black
- Isaac “Azael” Cummings-Bentley
- Joshua “Jatt” Leesman
- Martin “Deficio” Lynge
- Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler
- Zack “Rusty” Pye
The regional qualifiers will wrap up in both North America and Europe this weekend. The final list of teams heading into the annual championship will be revealed soon, followed by draws to determine the groups and pairing for matches.
The 2017 League of Legends World Championship will begin on September 23 and run through to November 4. It will be hosted by China with a brand new tournament format, with the grand finals taking place in the famous Beijing National Stadium, also known as the Bird’s Nest.