Riot Games has finally revealed the details regarding upcoming League of Legends World Championship 2022 aka Worlds 2022. Featuring top professional League of Legends teams around the world, the event will take place later this year. As per the information provided, 29 September will mark the start of the Worlds tournament where the Play-Ins stage will begin in Mexico City.
The competition will stay in Mexico for a couple of days before heading north to New York and then will make various stops around the United States. Lets look at all the available details regarding much-anticipated tournament.
World 2022 Schedule:
The League of Legends World Championship 2022 will kick start on 29 September in Mexico City and will conclude on 5 November, 2022 in San Francisco. Here is the schedule of World 2022:
Play-Ins: September 29-October 4 at the Arena Esports Stadium, Mexico
Groups: October 7-10 and October 13-16 at the Hulu Theater, New York City
Quarterfinals: October 20-23 at the Hulu Theater, New York City
Semifinals: October 29-30 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia
Finals: November 5 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California
The league will feature 24 professional teams from around the globe. Reportedly, LCL will not be able to participate in this edition and slot has been granted to Europe.
Twelve of the twenty-four competitors will start at the Play-In Stage:
China (LPL) – 4th Seed
Korea (LCK) – 4th Seed
Europe (LEC) – 3rd and 4th Seed
North America (LCS) – 3rd Seed
Southeast Asia (PCS) – 2nd Seed
Vietnam (VCS) – 2nd Seed
Brazil (CBLOL) – 1st Seed
Japan (LJL) – 1st Seed
Latin America (LLA) – 1st Seed
Oceania (LCO) -1st Seed
Turkey (TCL) – 1st Seed
The remaining twelve teams will automatically qualify for the Group Stage:
China (LPL) – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Seeds
Korea (LCK) – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Seeds
Europe (LEC) – 1st and 2nd Seeds
North America (LCS) – 1st and 2nd Seeds
Southeast Asia (PCS) – 1st Seed
Vietnam (VCS) – 1st Seed
The 2022 League of Legends World Championship will feature a massive prize pool of USD 2,225,000.