Worlds 2022 Schedule and seeding announced. Europe gets four slots

 

Riot Games revealed the dates and seeding for the League of Legends 2022 World Championship. The tournament will start on September 29 in Mexico City with the grand final on November 5 in San Francisco.

Worlds 2022 schedule

  • Play-In: September 29 - October 4 at the Arena Esports Stadium at Artz Pedregal in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Group Stage: October 7-10 and October 13-16 at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • Quarterfinals: October 20-23 at the Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • Semifinals: October 29-30 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Grand Final: November 5 at Chase Center in San Francisco, California

This year, Europe will get an extra slot because of the LCL cancellation. This way EU's 3rd and 4th best teams will start in the Play-in stage. The decision was made based on the region's international achievements over the past two years.

Worlds 2022 seeding

Play-In (12 teams)

  • China (LPL)
  • Korea (LCK)
  • Europe (LEC) 2 slots
  • North America (LCS)
  • Southeast Asia (PCS)
  • Vietnam (VCS)
  • Brazil (CBLOL)
  • Japan (LJL)
  • Latin America (LLA)
  • Oceania (LCO)
  • Turkey (TCL)

Group Stage (12 teams)

  • China (LPL) 3 slots
  • Korea (LCK) 3 slots
  • Europe (LEC) 2 slots
  • North America (LCS) 2 slots
  • Southeast Asia (PCS) 1 slot
  • Vietnam (VCS) 1 slot

LCL 2022 was canceled in March 2022 during the spring split due to military actions in the region. Following this decision, the Summer split never took place and was officially canceled in sync with this Worlds announcement.

New information brings additional intrigue to LEC 2022 Summer, which is currently right in the middle of the split. ROGUE tops the charts, followed by MAD lions, EXCEL, Fnatic, and Vitality.

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