LoL 2019 All-Star Event announced
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Riot Games has announced the return of All-Star Event from December 5-7 at the Esports Arena in Las Vegas. The event celebrates all the best of League of Legends, bringing charity events, competitive tournaments and unique game modes to the three-day affair.
Teamfight Tactics will also make an appearance at the event, featuring a competition which will have top players and popular influencers fight for glory.
Riot stated that a pool of 64 All-stars will attend, consisting of:
2 fan voted pros from each region.
6 pro player invitees chosen by Riot.
League Partner Program members from around the world, such as cosplayers, streamers and popular community members.
TFT personalities from around the world.
The full roster of partners participating in the TFT matches will be announced at a later date. Pros and partners will be selected from all LoL esports regions around the world to make sure the entire world sees participation and enjoys the event.
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Pro selection this year will be based upon:
Fan votes for any two pros that competed in the most recent competitive split.
Fans can also vote for other regions but foreign votes will only consist of 20% of the total for each region.
Pros with the most votes for each region will be selected.
Vote standings will be posted on LoL social channels and the voting site.
No specific date was shared regarding when voting would begin but it was stated that the voting period will last about a week. Dates will be communicated in the future, but invited stars will compete in the following:
All-Star 1v1 Tournament
5v5 Summoner’s Rift
Teamfight Tactics Tournament
Original blind pick URF mode
Riot promises this year's event will feature more members of the LoL community than it's ever had before. There are also a number surprises planned, including sneak peeks and spotlight showcases of new content.