Worlds by the numbers: G2 one series win from League of Legends Grand Slam
G2 Esports defeated SK Telecom T1 3-1 on Sunday in Madrid to give Europe its second straight League of Legends World Championship final appearance.
It is the first time SK Telecom T1 have failed to make a worlds final in their five appearances at the tournament. G2 Esports will face FunPlus Phoenix in front of a home crowd at 7 a.m. ET on Nov. 10 at AccorHotels Arena in Paris.
G2 Esports are looking to become the first Western team to win worlds since 2011, the year the tournament was instituted as well as a year that featured far fewer Eastern teams than the event does today. G2 Esports entered worlds having recently won League of Legends' other international championship, the Mid-Season Invitational, also by way of beating SK Telecom T1 in the semifinals.
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