- Every year Riot Games hosts the League of Legends World Championship, aka Worlds. This year’s edition of the tournament is just a few months away.
- The Worlds 2023 makes from October 10 to November 19, and the tournament makes its return to South Korea after the country hosted the final stages of the 2014’s & 2018’s tournaments.
- The League of Legends Worlds will be divided into five stages – Play In, Swiss Stage, Quarterfinals, Semi-finals, and finally, the Grand Finale.
Every year Riot Games hosts the League of Legends World Championship, aka Worlds, and this year is no different as this year’s edition of the World Championship tournament is just a few months away.
League of Legends Worlds is a yearly Championship tournament started in 2011 & is the pinnacle of LoL esports; teams compete with each other for the champion title and for one of the most prestigious trophies in the gaming industry, i.e., Summoner’s Cup.
Although the tournament is still a few months away, however, the studio has already started sharing the details for the upcoming tournament. Here’s everything you need to know about the upcoming season-ending World championship tournament.
League of Legends Worlds 2023: Dates, Schedule, Teams & more.
This year World’s 2023 will commence on a later date than it usually begins. This has been done to help professional esports players compete in the Asian Games in China.
The World’s 2023 tournament makes its return to South Korea after the country hosted the final stages of the 2014’s & 2018’s tournaments. Also, this marks the return of the tournament to be hosted in one country altogether, as last year, the tournament was split between two nations, i.e., the USA & Mexico.
The champion tournament will commence in South Korea from October 10 to November 19. The tournament is divided into five Stages – Play In, Swiss Stage, Quarterfinals, Semi-finals, and finally the Grand Finale.
Before we take a look at the Play in & Group Stages teams, One thing to note here is that there is a Qualifying match for the World’s 2023 named World’s Qualifying Series that will have a fourth seed from LSC & LEC. The final spot in the Play-in Stage will be awarded to the winner of the cross-region match.
Play In Stage
This Stage will start on October 10 & run till October 15 and consist of two rounds.
- Round 1 has 8 eight teams that are divided into double-elimination groups.
- The top two teams from each group will advance to the Play-in in the second round.
- All the matches in the Round 1 are Best of Five.
- In this round, the upper-bracket winners from each group will battle against the loser-bracket winner from the other group.
- Both the matches are Best of Five, and the winners of these two matches advance to the Group Stage.
- The Group Stage will start on October 19 & run till October 29.
- In this group, 16 teams will compete in a five-round Swiss Stage.
- In the first stage, teams are paired randomly with an opponent team from a different region, and then teams battle against the opponent that has the same win-loss record.
- The teams need to win three matches to enter the Playoff, and the team that loses three matches is eliminated.
- As evident, the progress & elimination matches are the best of the three matches. All the other remaining matches are best-of-one matches.
- The Playoff will begin on November 2 & run till November 29.
- The Playoff will have 8 teams competing against each other in a single elimination bracket.
- All Playoff matches are best-of-one matches.
Before we take a look at the Play in & Swiss Stages teams, One thing to note here is that there is a Qualifying match for the World’s 2023 named World’s Qualifying Series that will have a fourth seed from LSC & LEC. The final spot in the Play-in Stage will be awarded to the winner of the cross-region match.
Play in Stage Teams
|World’s Qualifying Series Winner||LCS/LEC|
Group Stage Teams
World’s 2023: Tickets Availability
This is everything we know so far about the upcoming League of Legends World’s 2023 Championship tournament.