|Matthew Smith after having done the draw|
Australia went first, and one by one the team captains were called up to participate in the draw.
Eventually it was the turn for South Africa, and veteran (and Protea League of legends eSports captain) Matthew Smith lept to his feet to do the draw.
With the draw being done, the official representative South African team found itself in Group B with the likes of Belgium, the Netherlands, Costa Rica, Romania, and Serbia.
The battle lines have now been drawn. The various teams are now eyeing each other in order to go for the prize.
The 2016 South African League of Legends team is the most internationally experienced team to ever leave the shores of South Africa for League of Legends, and with veteran players of the calibre of Matthew Smith, Maryke Kennard, Taylor Rose, Johan van Breda, and Johan Uys, all South Africans can rest easy knowing that the team will give of its best and fly South Africa's flag high.
The main matches of the group preliminary round will be broadcasted in English through IeSF channel on Twitch TV(http://www.twitch.tv/iesf_tv), official website of IeSF(http://www.ie-sf.org/) and in Chinese through HuoMao TV(http://www.huomao.com/). Also it will be broadcasted in Indonesian at Ligagame eSports TV(www.ligagame.tv/). The following is the schedules of broadcasting schedule for the 6th of October, and the schedule is based on Indonesia Standard Time(GMT+7).