In Pictures: The Top 8 Players That Failed To Qualify For Worlds

With the groups for the 2016 World Championship set in stone, fans are now counting down the days to the opening ceremony at the Bill Graham Civic Audiorium. The primetime match-ups have been quickly identified and ringed in red pen on the League of Legends eSports calendar: SK Telecom T1’s Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok vs Cloud9’s Nicolaj Jensen battle in the mid lane is bound to put on a show. But for all the exciting prospects at this season’s championship, which top talents from across the globe will not be showcasing their talents?