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League of Legends Rift Rivals announced for July, will be hosted around the world

Rift Rivals is coming soon. (Riot Games)

Riot Games has announced Rift Rivals, a League of Legends event taking place around the world throughout July 3-9. The event will see different regional rivals going head-to-head in competition for “glory and bragging rights.”

There will be five tournaments featuring 13 regions. Each tournament will have its own number of teams, venues, and format, but every event will feature specific paired regions. For example, North America vs. Europe.

The teams will be selected for participation in Rift Rivals based on their results in the most recently completed split (Spring or Split 1) and will be seeded according to this. More details for reach Rift Rival are as follows:

North America vs. Europe

City: Berlin, Germany
Venue: EU LCS Studio
Dates: July 6-8

Teams:
North America (NA LCS)
TSM
Cloud9
Phoenix1

Europe (EU LCS)
G2 Esports
Unicorns of Love
Fnatic

Latin America North vs. Brazil vs. Latin America South

City: Santiago, Chile
Venue: CLS Studio
Dates: July 5-8

Teams:
Latin America North (LLN)
Lyon Gaming
Just Toys Havoks

Brazil (CBLOL)

Keyd Stars
RED Canids

Latin America South (CLS)

Isurus Gaming
Furious Gaming

Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) vs. Turkey

City: Moscow, Russian Federation
Venue: LCL Studio
Dates: July 6-9

Teams:
CIS (LCL)
Virtus.pro
Vaevictis Esports
M19
Vega Squadron

Turkey (TCL)
SuperMassive eSports
Oyunfor.CREW
1907 Fenerbahçe Espor
Team AURORA

Southeast Asia vs. Oceania vs. Japan

City: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Dates: July 3-6

Teams:
Southeast Asia (GPL)
GIGABYTE Marines
Ascension Gaming
Mineski

Oceania (OPL)
Dire Wolves
Legacy
Sin Gaming

Japan (LJL)
Detonation Gaming
Rampage
Unsold Stuff Gaming

Korea vs. LMS vs. China

City: Kaohsiung
Venue: Kaohsiung Exhibition Center
Dates: July 6-9

Teams:
Korea (LCK)
SK Telecom T1
Samsung Galaxy
KT Rolster
MVP

LMS (LMS)
Flash Wolves
ahq e-Sports Club
J Team
Machi

China (LPL)
Team WE
Royal Never Give Up
Edward Gaming
OMG

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