Coinciding with the Asian Games 2022, it is highly likely that Riot will have to postpone the World Championship 2023 schedule so that the LCK, LPL, VCS, … regions can participate in full.
As many gamers know, the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou has been postponed due to the outbreak of the disease. As of today, CCTV China said that the OCA (Olympic Council of Asia) has announced a new date for the 2022 Asian Games.
Accordingly, the 19th Asian Games will be held from September 23 to October 8, 2023. Besides, the congress will still be named Asian Games Hangzhou 2022.
With the announcement of this new schedule, many gamers commented that it will certainly affect the schedule of League of Legends tournaments such as LCK, LPL, VCS, … and especially Worlds 2023.
In particular, the thing that worries many gamers the most is that the schedule of the international tournament Worlds 2023 will also be delayed because of the 2022 Asian Games. Because according to the annual schedule, Worlds will be held from around the end of September to the beginning of November, even if the LCK, LPL, VCS, etc. teams don’t play in the warm-up round, it’s still very difficult to get to the group stage because of the travel time, quarantine, etc.
So there is a high possibility that Worlds 2023 will change the game time for the Asian regions to fully participate. In addition, there are also many gamers who are curious about how to choose the national representative who will attend the 2022 Asian Games. Especially the LCK – where T1 has been selected to represent Korea but in 2022 with a very good performance. high in spring.
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