MGN.vn would like to send you all the information of League of Legends tournaments this year. These updates include MSI and Worlds format and information.
Start of the 2023 season
Today, the 2023 Season has officially kicked off with regional tournaments participating in this two-day event, more importantly, existing players can now participate in ranked matches.
MSI 2023 venue and format
MSI will be held in London in 2023. Thirteen teams from around the world will fight for the title of MSI Champion. A new format for the tournament could take place, so get ready for some intense competition.
MSI is expanding to include more teams this year, going from 11 to 13, and will now feature two double knockout stages: the Warm-Up Stage and the Group Stage.
– Start-up phase There will be 8 teams participating: 2 seeded from LEC, LCS and LPL, and 1 seed team from LLA, CBLOL, PCS, VCS and LJL.
– In 2023, LCK 2 will go straight to the Group Stage as the champion team Worlds 2022.
– These 8 teams will be divided into two groups of 4 to compete in double knockout matches and select the best 3 teams.
– The winners of each group, and the winner of the qualifying match having the last chance between the two winners in the lower bracket, will move on to the Group Stage to join the five qualifying teams.
– Table Stage will see 8 teams go head-to-head in a two-time knockout group. This will include the 3 Play-Ins winners, along with LEC1, LCS1, LPL1, LCK1 and LCK2.
MSI is an opportunity for fans to gauge the strength of teams and regions in the middle of the season. With this new competitive format, hopefully more opportunities will be brought to the teams, as well as more interesting and interesting series to be released. Besides opening more stories for players.
World Finals 2023 Announcement
Finally after 5 years, Worlds will return to Korea, because Korea is the cradle of e-sports and the home of the reigning world champions.
This year’s Worlds will also have a completely new format. This year, Worlds will invite 22 teams to compete in three stages: Play-Ins, Swiss and Knockouts. Before starting the main event, a new level will be introduced: Worlds Qualifiers.
– The Worlds Qualifier series will be one of the best 5 matches between LEC’s 4th seed and LCS’s 4th seed. The team that wins the match will qualify for the World Finals.
– The winner of the Worlds Qualifier, along with 21 other teams, will go on to compete at Worlds in Korea (with 8 of these starting in the Play-Ins Stage).
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8 teams start in the Play-Ins phase:
– Top 2 teams VCS, PCS
– Top Teams from LLA, CBLOL, LJL and Worlds Qualifier winners
14 teams started at the Swiss stage:
– Top 4 teams from LPL, LCK
– Top 3 teams from LEC, LCS
– Play-Ins is a two-team knockout, after which each winner will qualify for the Swiss stage. Each group will compete in a one-of-three double knockout, with the ‘winner’ of one group playing against the loser of the other group for a spot in the Swiss stage.
To start the Swiss Stage, the two Play-In Stage winners will join the 14 teams that have already qualified for the Swiss qualifier.
– Swiss Stage There will be 5 rounds in which teams with the same win-lose record will compete against each other until they reach 3 wins or 3 losses.
– The phase will begin with each team being randomly paired with a team from another region. Each of these pairs will play 1 match.
– In the 2nd round, the teams will be played against the teams with the same record as them (ie the teams with a 1-0 record will play against other teams with a 1-0 record). This rematch will continue for a total of 5 rounds, with teams advancing to the Knockout round with 3 wins or being eliminated from the tournament with 3 losses.
Knockouts (Knock Qualifiers) will feature 8 qualifying teams from the Swiss Stage, who will be drawn into a single knockout group based on their position from the Swiss Stage. This group, consisting of Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals to determine the 2023 World Champion.
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