Nothing's guaranteed for any of these three teams going into the final Group Stage matches. All three have records of 2-1 in their respective groups; ROX Tigers dropped a match to Counter Logic Gaming in Group A, SK Telecom T1 coughed one up against Flash Wolves in Group B, and EDward Gaming lost their opening Group C contest to INTZ e-Sports, one of the two International Wildcards in this 16-team tournament.
None of the four teams in Group D have made it this far unscathed, either. It's a three-way logjam at 2-1 among Team SoloMid (+1000), Samsung Galaxy (+1200) and Royal Never Give Up (+1400).
Only two of these teams will advance to the quarter-finals in Chicago; Samsung Galaxy is generally considered the worst of the three, but that clutch win over Royal Never Give Up on October 1 has captured everyone's attention.
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It's so far, so good for SK Telecom T1 at the 2016 League of Legends World Championship. The defending titleholders are tied with ROK Tigers atop the E-Sports futures market at +175 heading into the final Group Stage matches; EDward Gaming remain the third favorites at +350.
All three teams have records of 2-1 in their respective groups, so they still have some work to do if they want to reach the quarter-finals in Chicago. There's also a three-way logjam at 2-1 in Group D, featuring Team SoloMid (+1000), Samsung Galaxy (+1200) and Royal Never Give Up (+1400).