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League Of Legends Worlds 2022 - How To Watch & Match Fixtures

What you need to know about the pinnacle of League of Legends esports, Worlds 2022, including the match fixtures, groups, and how to watch the action.
League Of Legends Worlds 2022 - How To Watch & Match Fixtures

Worlds has been one of the most significant esports events for many years. And now it is back and better than ever, with Worlds returning to the live stage in front of millions.

Teams from around the globe come to compete for the title of the world's best and will write their names in the history books.

Here is your guide on where to watch the games and the schedule from the play-ins to the group stages and the playoffs.

League of Legends Worlds 2022 - How to Watch 

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LoL Esports website where you can earn in-game rewards. (Picture: Riot Games)

All Worlds matches will be broadcast on Riot Games Twitch and Youtube channels. Viewers can also watch on the LoLEsports website, which will allow them to earn in-game rewards like emotes and Worlds Capsules.

League of Legends Worlds 2022 - Play-ins 

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The 12 play-ins teams and their pools. (Picture: Riot Games)

The play-ins feature 12 teams from different regions. The first seeds of CBLOL, LJL, LCO, LLA, and TCL, the second seeds of PCS and VCS, the third seeds of LCS and LEC, and the fourth seeds of LCK, LEC, and LPL regions are among the 12. 

These teams have been divided into two groups and will play for the top two positions in each group to qualify for the Worlds’ group stage. All matches played are Bo1 and will be played at Arena Esports Stadium at Artz Pedregal in Mexico City, Mexico. Play-ins will be played from the 29th of September to the 4th of October.

Group A:

  • Beyond Gaming 
  • Chief Esports Club
  • Detonation FocusMe 
  • Evil Geniuses 
  • Fnatic 
  • LOUD 

Group B:

  • DRX 
  • Istanbul Wildcats 
  • Isurus 
  • MAD Lions 
  • Royal Never Give Up 
  • Saigon Buffalos 

Day 1 Matches :

  • Isurus versus MAD Lions
  • Fnatic versus Evil Geniuses
  • LOUD versus Beyond Gaming
  • MAD Lions versus Istanbul Wildcats
  • Chiefs Esports Club versus Fnatic
  • DetonatioN FocusMe versus LOUD
  • Saigon Buffalo versus Istanbul Wildcats
  • DRX versus Royal Never Give Up

Day 2 Matches

  • Fnatic versus DetonatioN FocusMe
  • Evil Geniuses versus LOUD
  • Saigon Buffalo versus Isurus
  • DetonatioN FocusMe versus Chiefs Esports Club
  • Evil Geniuses versus Beyond Gaming
  • DRX versus Saigon Buffalo
  • MAD Lions versus Royal Never Give Up
  • Istanbul Wildcats versus DRX

Day 3 Matches

  • LOUD versus Fnatic
  • MAD Lions versus Saigon Buffalo
  • Beyond Gaming versus DetonatioN FocusMe
  • Evil Geniuses versus Chiefs Esports Club
  • Royal Never Give Up versus Isurus
  • Chiefs Esports Club versus Beyond Gaming
  • Royal Never Give Up versus Istanbul Wildcats
  • Isurus versus DRX

Day 4 Matches 

  • Beyond Gaming versus Fnatic
  • LOUD versus Chiefs Esports Club
  • DetonatioN FocusMe versus Evil Geniuses
  • Istanbul Wildcats versus Isurus
  • DRX versus MAD Lions
  • Royal Never Give Up versus Saigon Buffalo

Play-in knockout matches will be available once teams have played their group matches

League of Legends Worlds 2022 - Group Stage 

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The 12 teams already qualified for the Worlds 2022 Group Stage. (Picture: Riot Games)

The group stages will have 16 teams, of which 12 are already qualified. Among these Group Stage teams are the first and second seed of LCK, LPL, LEC, and LCS regions, and the first seed of PCS and VCS.

Group A

  • Cloud9
  • T1
  • Edward Gaming
  • TBD

Group B

  • JD Gaming
  • G2 Esports
  • Damwon KIA
  • TBD

Group C

  • Rogue
  • TOP Esports
  • GAM Esports
  • TBD

Group D

  • Gen.G
  • CTBC Flying Oyster
  • 100 Thieves
  • TBD

The schedule for matches and the fixtures will be announced once the play-ins are complete and teams have been placed into their respective groups.

From there, the top two teams from each group will qualify for the knockout stages. All matches are Bo1 and will be played from the 7th of October to the 16th of October. Matches will be played at Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City.

League of Legends Worlds 2022 - Knockouts

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The Worlds 2022 will be played in front of a crowd for the first time since 2019. (Picture: Riot Games)

The eight teams which make it through the group stage will be placed into the knockout stages with first-placed teams facing off against the second-place teams.

All matches will be Bo5 and will begin on the 20th of October and end on the 5th of November. Quarter-finals are to be played at Hulu Theater in Madison Square Garden in New York City, semi-finals at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, and the finals at Chase Center in San Francisco, California.

This brings us to the end of your viewer guide going to Worlds 2022. Updates on the further matches will be given as they are made public. Dates and seedings can be found in one of our previous articles

For more on the game, check our section dedicated to League of Legends news, guides, updates, tips, and more.

 

Featured image courtesy of Riot Games.