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FPX dominate G2 as home favourites flounder

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The finals of the 2019 League of Legends World Championship are here at last, marking what many claim to be the pinnacle of eSports.

Nearly 100 million people around the world tuned in for the 2018 finals and this year’s event is expected to be even bigger.

Billed as Europe vs. Asia, home favourites G2 ESports (G20 are hoping to become the first Western team to lift the Summoner’s Cup in eight years by beating China’s FunPlus Phoenix (FPX).

The opening ceremony, featuring augmented reality hip-hop collective True Damage, will begin at 12pm GMT, with the finals clicking off 30 minutes later.

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