Objectively evaluating the results that the Chinese Esports industry has achieved in the past year, the press of the country of billions of people thinks that this is sad.
The year 2022 has been a year of mixed joys and sorrows for the world Esports world when both domestic and international tournaments have officially returned after the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. After a long wait, the fans can finally live in the atmosphere of the top matches with the brilliance of the players.
But the end of the 2022 season brought a lot of sadness to the Chinese e-sports scene. At this time, the regions are resting, looking back on the past and Chinese Esports is facing many problems that need to be changed. Because really the past year has been a lousy year in their international arena.
Notable among those failures are Dota 2 and League of Legends. If Dota 2, the country of billions of people, put a lot of expectations on RNG at TI 11, the team ended up in the losing arm of the first round of the Main Event. While the other two representatives, LGD and Team Aster, soon had to stop in the top 8, top 4 respectively.
Next, League of Legends, which is the “gold mine” of the region, also sadly lost the trophy to the LCK region. TES is a good candidate, the pride of the bad performance area and was eliminated by the Vietnamese representative from the Group Stage. Other names such as RNG, EDG and JDG also did not do anything when they were constantly defeated. The highest achievement that LPL made at Worlds 2022 is JDG with the top 4 overall.
Recently, the Chinese teams have once again made the media and fans extremely dissatisfied because they lost to Vietnam in the international arena. Specifically, RoyHihi of VNGC team defeated the top of China Naraka, which is the OUG.TheKing team at the NARAKA: BLADEPOINT World Championship.
Before this situation, the Chinese media has disparaged Chinese Esports. Specifically, the QQ news site used words to affirm that now the national fans are used to the home team losing to Vietnam: “Chinese Esports is having problems. 3 major tournaments last year, the representatives were all ” stay away from “the championship. Now, losing to the Vietnam region has become a very common story”.