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Here’s the on-air team for 2016 Worlds

One OGN caster made the group.

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Worlds is less than two weeks away, and we finally know the broadcast team that will be announcing the action in North America. As expected, the 23-person team is made up of largely Riot casters from North America and Europe, but there are some representatives from other regions included.

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Here’s the breakdown by role:

Play-by-play Commentators

  • Daniel “Tsepha” Drakos
  • David “Phreak” Turley
  • Devin “PiraTechnics” Younge
  • Julian “Pastrytime” Carr
  • Max “Atlus” Anderson
  • Trevor “Quickshot” Henry
  • Rivington Bisland III
  • Richard “Pulse” Kam

Color Commentators and Analysts

  • Aidan “Zirene” Moon
  • Chris “PapaSmithy” Smith
  • Clement Chu
  • Indiana “Froskurinn” Black
  • Isaac “Azael” Cummings-Bentley
  • Jake “Spawn” Tiberi
  • James “Stress” O’Leary
  • Joshua “Jatt” Leesman
  • Martin “Deficio” Lynge
  • Mitch “Krepo” Voorspoels
  • Nick “LastShadow” de Cesare
  • Sam “Kobe” Hartman-Kenzler
  • Zack “Rusty” Pye

Interviews and Hosts

  • Eefje “Sjokz” Depoortere
  • James “Dash” Patterson

The most notable inclusion is probably OGN caster Chris “PapaSmithy” Smith, who along with fellow OGN casters Erik "DoA" Lonnquist and Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles boycotted this year’s MSI over low freelance wages compared to the industry standard.

Smith tweeted that Riot negotiated with him “in good faith.” Lonnquist said he denied an invitation due to other obligations, while Mykles says he was not offered the opportunity to broadcast this year’s Worlds.

Other notable inclusions are LMS expert Clement Chu, LPL casters Jake “Spawn” Tiberi, Indiana “Froskurinn” Black and Zack “Rusty” Pye and SPOTV caster Nick de Cesare.