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2022 Mid-Season Invitational
Mid-Season Invitational 2022
Tournament Information
OrganizerRiot Games
RulebookRulebook
Location & Dates
Region
INT
International
Event TypeOffline/Online
Country
South Korea
Start Date2022-05-10
End Date2022-05-29
Broadcast
Streams
Twitch

YouTube
Full List
ScheduleSpoiler-Free Schedule
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The 2022 Mid-Season Invitational (MSI 2022) is held between the first and second splits of all regions. The champions of each competitive region compete for the MSI title.

Overview[]

Format[]

  • 11 teams are invited
  • Stage 1 (Groups)
    • Teams are drawn into three groups based on seeding
    • Double Round Robin for Groups A and B, Quadruple Round Robin for Group C
    • Matches are best of one
    • Top two teams from each group advance to Stage 2
  • Stage 2 (Rumble)
    • Double Round Robin
    • Matches are best of one
    • Top four teams advance to Stage 3
  • Stage 3 (Knockout)
    • Single elimination bracket
    • Matches are best of five
  • Patch Information: Patch 12.8

Prize Pool[]

  • Minimum Prize Pool $ 250,000 USD
  • Figures are based on the minimum guaranteed prize pool of $ 250,000 USD. A percentage of the revenue from designated in-client sales is yet to be added to this amount.

$ 250,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

PlacePrizePrize (%)Team
PlacementIcon1 1$75,00030%Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
PlacementIcon2 2$50,00020%T1logo stdT1
PlacementIcon3 3-4$25,00010%Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEvil Geniuses
G2 Esportslogo stdG2 Esports
5-6$17,5007%PSG Talonlogo stdPSG Talon
Saigon Buffalologo stdSaigon Buffalo
7-8$8,3253.33%RED Canidslogo stdRED Canids
ORDERlogo stdORDER
9-10$6,6752.67%DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDetonatioN FM
Team Azelogo stdTeam Aze
11$5,0002%Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdİstanbul Wildcats

Participants[]

Qualified Teams
Region Qualified via Pool Date Team Qualification Result
CN
China
LPL Spring Playoffs 1 April 23 Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRoyal Never Give Up 3 - 2 Top Esportslogo stdTES
KR
Korea
LCK Spring Playoffs 1 April 2 T1logo stdT1 3 - 1 Gen.Glogo stdGEN
EU
Europe
LEC Spring Playoffs 1 April 10 G2 Esportslogo stdG2 Esports 3 - 0 Rogue (European Team)logo stdRGE
NA
North America
LCS Spring Playoffs 2 April 24 Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEvil Geniuses 3 - 0 100 Thieveslogo std100
APAC
Pacific
PCS Spring Playoffs 2 April 17 PSG Talonlogo stdPSG Talon 3 - 2 CTBC Flying Oysterlogo stdCFO
VN
Vietnam
VCS Spring Playoffs 2 April 22 Saigon Buffalologo stdSaigon Buffalo 3 - 2 Team Secret (Vietnamese Team)logo stdTS
TR
Turkey
TCL Winter Playoffs 3 April 9 Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdDenizBank İstanbul Wildcats 3 - 0 Galatasaray Esportslogo stdGS
LAT
Latin America
LLA Opening Playoffs 3 April 16 Team Azelogo stdTeam Aze 3 - 2 Estral Esportslogo stdEST
BR
Brazil
CBLOL Split 1 Playoffs 4 April 23 RED Canidslogo stdRED Canids 3 - 2 PaiN Gaminglogo stdPNG
JP
Japan
LJL Spring Playoffs 4 April 10 DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDetonatioN FocusMe 3 - 2 Sengoku Gaminglogo stdSG
OCE
Oceania
LCO Split 1 Playoffs 4 April 11 ORDERlogo stdORDER 3 - 2 Chiefs Esports Clublogo stdCHF
  • Due to national travel restrictions related to COVID-19, Royal Never Give Up will be attending MSI 2022 remotely, with all matches artificially standardized at 35 ms.[1]
  • Due to GAM Esports' qualification to the Sea Games 31, they will not be attending MSI 2022.[2]
  • Due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the LCL will not send a representative to MSI 2022.[3]
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Results[]

Stage 1 (Groups)[]

Group A
TeamGamesStr
1
KR
T1logo stdT1
6 - 0100%6W
2
VN
Saigon Buffalologo stdSaigon Buffalo
4 - 267%1L
3
JP
DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDetonatioN FocusMe
1 - 517%5L
3
LAT
Team Azelogo stdTeam Aze
1 - 517%1W
Group B
TeamGamesStr
1
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRoyal Never Give Up
6 - 0100%6W
2
APAC
PSG Talonlogo stdPSG Talon
3 - 350%2L
3
BR
RED Canidslogo stdRED Canids
2 - 433%1L
4
TR
Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdDenizBank İstanbul Wildcats
1 - 517%5L
Group C
TeamGamesStr
1
EU
G2 Esportslogo stdG2 Esports
8 - 0100%8W
2
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEvil Geniuses
4 - 450%1W
3
OCE
ORDERlogo stdORDER
0 - 80%8L

Stage 2 (Rumble)[]

Stage 2
TeamGamesStr
1
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRoyal Never Give Up
8 - 280%1L
2
KR
T1logo stdT1
7 - 370%3W
3
EU
G2 Esportslogo stdG2 Esports
5 - 550%1W
4
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEvil Geniuses
5 - 550%1L
5
APAC
PSG Talonlogo stdPSG Talon
3 - 730%3L
6
VN
Saigon Buffalologo stdSaigon Buffalo
2 - 820%1L

Stage 3 (Knockout)[]

Semifinals
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
3
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
0
KR
T1logo stdT1
3
EU
G2 Esportslogo stdG2
0
Finals
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
3
KR
T1logo stdT1
2

Match Schedule[]

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Results|Schedule
CD|You|PST|CET|KST
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Group A
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Group B
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Group C
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Groups Day 1
Tue 10 MayTue 10 MayTue 10 May2022,5,10,08,00 - 2022,5,10,13,00
    
Tue 2022-05-10
Tue 2022-05-10
Tue 2022-05-10
2022,5,10,08,00
T1T1logo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
2022,5,10,09,00
AZETeam Azelogo std01DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
2022,5,10,10,00
ORDORDERlogo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,10,11,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,10,12,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG1
2022,5,10,13,00
REDRED Canidslogo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Groups Day 2
Wed 11 MayWed 11 MayWed 11 May2022,5,11,08,00 - 2022,5,11,13,00
    
Wed 2022-05-11
Wed 2022-05-11
Wed 2022-05-11
2022,5,11,08,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,11,09,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10ORDERlogo stdORD
2022,5,11,10,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std01Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
2022,5,11,11,00
AZETeam Azelogo std01T1logo stdT1
2022,5,11,12,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std10RED Canidslogo stdRED
2022,5,11,13,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Groups Day 3
Thu 12 MayThu 12 MayThu 12 May2022,5,12,08,00 - 2022,5,12,13,00
    
Thu 2022-05-12
Thu 2022-05-12
Thu 2022-05-12
2022,5,12,08,00
ORDORDERlogo std01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,12,09,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std10ORDERlogo stdORD
2022,5,12,10,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std10Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdIW
2022,5,12,11,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10RED Canidslogo stdRED
2022,5,12,12,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std10Team Azelogo stdAZE
2022,5,12,13,00
T1T1logo std10DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Groups Day 4
Thu 12 May - Fri 13 MayFri 13 MayFri 13 May2022,5,13,06,00 - 2022,5,13,11,00
    
Thu 2022-05-12
Fri 2022-05-13
Fri 2022-05-13
2022,5,13,06,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std10RED Canidslogo stdRED
Fri 2022-05-13
2022,5,13,07,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdIW
2022,5,13,08,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std01PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,13,09,00
REDRED Canidslogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
2022,5,13,10,00
REDRED Canidslogo std10Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdIW
2022,5,13,11,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Groups Day 5
Fri 13 May - Sat 14 MaySat 14 MaySat 14 May2022,5,14,06,00 - 2022,5,14,14,00
    
Fri 2022-05-13
Sat 2022-05-14
Sat 2022-05-14
2022,5,14,06,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
Sat 2022-05-14
2022,5,14,07,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10ORDERlogo stdORD
2022,5,14,08,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std10ORDERlogo stdORD
2022,5,14,09,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,14,10,00
ORDORDERlogo std01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,14,11,00
ORDORDERlogo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,14,12,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG1
2022,5,14,13,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,14,14,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10RED Canidslogo stdRED
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Groups Day 6
Sat 14 May - Sun 15 MaySun 15 MaySun 15 May2022,5,15,06,00 - 2022,5,15,11,00
    
Sat 2022-05-14
Sun 2022-05-15
Sun 2022-05-15
2022,5,15,06,00
AZETeam Azelogo std01Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
Sun 2022-05-15
2022,5,15,07,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std01T1logo stdT1
2022,5,15,08,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std10DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
2022,5,15,09,00
T1T1logo std10Team Azelogo stdAZE
2022,5,15,10,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std01Team Azelogo stdAZE
2022,5,15,11,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std01T1logo stdT1
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Rumble Day 1
Fri 20 MayFri 20 MayFri 20 May2022,5,20,08,00 - 2022,5,20,13,00
    
Fri 2022-05-20
Fri 2022-05-20
Fri 2022-05-20
2022,5,20,08,00
T1T1logo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,20,09,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
2022,5,20,10,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
2022,5,20,11,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std10Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
2022,5,20,12,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,20,13,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std01T1logo stdT1
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Rumble Day 2
Sat 21 MaySat 21 MaySat 21 May2022,5,21,08,00 - 2022,5,21,13,00
    
Sat 2022-05-21
Sat 2022-05-21
Sat 2022-05-21
2022,5,21,08,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,21,09,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,21,10,00
T1T1logo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
2022,5,21,11,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,21,12,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10T1logo stdT1
2022,5,21,13,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Rumble Day 3
Sun 22 MaySun 22 MaySun 22 May2022,5,22,08,00 - 2022,5,22,13,00
    
Sun 2022-05-22
Sun 2022-05-22
Sun 2022-05-22
2022,5,22,08,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std01T1logo stdT1
2022,5,22,09,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std01PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,22,10,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
2022,5,22,11,00
T1T1logo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,22,12,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,22,13,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Rumble Day 4
Mon 23 MayMon 23 MayMon 23 May2022,5,23,08,00 - 2022,5,23,13,00
    
Mon 2022-05-23
Mon 2022-05-23
Mon 2022-05-23
2022,5,23,08,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std10G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,23,09,00
T1T1logo std01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,5,23,10,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
2022,5,23,11,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std01T1logo stdT1
2022,5,23,12,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,23,13,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Rumble Day 5
Mon 23 May - Tue 24 MayTue 24 MayTue 24 May2022,5,24,06,00 - 2022,5,24,11,00
    
Mon 2022-05-23
Tue 2022-05-24
Tue 2022-05-24
2022,5,24,06,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std01Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
Tue 2022-05-24
2022,5,24,07,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10PSG Talonlogo stdPSG
2022,5,24,08,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std01T1logo stdT1
2022,5,24,09,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
2022,5,24,10,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std01G2 Esportslogo stdG2
2022,5,24,11,00
T1T1logo std10Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Semifinals
Fri 27 May - Sat 28 MayFri 27 May - Sat 28 MayFri 27 May - Sat 28 May2022,5,27,08,00 - 2022,5,28,08,00
    
Fri 2022-05-27
Fri 2022-05-27
Fri 2022-05-27
2022,5,27,08,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std30Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
Sat 2022-05-28
Sat 2022-05-28
Sat 2022-05-28
2022,5,28,08,00
T1T1logo std30G2 Esportslogo stdG2
Patch: 12.8
[showhide]
Finals
Sun 29 MaySun 29 MaySun 29 May2022,5,29,08,00 - 2022,5,29,08,00
    
Sun 2022-05-29
Sun 2022-05-29
Sun 2022-05-29
2022,5,29,08,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std32T1logo stdT1
1 Due to a discrepancy in the latency being reported in game logs, all first round robin matches of the Group Stage involving Royal Never Give Up are replayed.[4]

VODs & Match Links[]

Individual Awards[]

"Player of the Game" Standings[]

Only one MVP is assigned per day. MVPs are listed in VODs & Match Links.

Finals MVP[]

AwardPlayerNotes
Most Valuable PlayerRoyal Never Give Uplogo stdWei-

Regional Distribution[]

Teams[]

  • Due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the LCL will not send a representative to MSI 2022.[5]
BR
Brazil
CN
China
CIS
CIS
EU
Europe
JP
Japan
KR
Korea
LAT
Latin America
NA
North America
OCE
Oceania
APAC
Asia Pacific
TR
Turkey
VN
Vietnam
Qualified
111111111111
Groups
11111111111
Rumble
111111
Semifinals
1111
Finals
11
Winner
1

Players[]

  • Country of Birth
  • Nationality
  • Residency



















Qualified
57122611112421412516
Groups
45121511112321312515
Rumble
125112281115
Semifinals
125112611
Finals
55
Winner
5
  • Country of Birth is used.
  • Some of the players who qualified for the MSI 2022 did not play any games.
  • Due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the LCL will not send a representative to MSI 2022.[6]



















Qualified
67122611112421412616
Groups
55121511112321312615
Rumble
1251122811115
Semifinals
1251126111
Finals
55
Winner
5
  • Nationality is used, some of the players holds duo nationality.
  • Some of the players qualified to MSI 2022 but didn't played any games, these players won't counted in further stages once stages finished but count them in qualified.
  • Due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the LCL will not send a representative to MSI 2022.[7]
BR
Brazil
CN
China
CIS
CIS
EU
Europe
JP
Japan
KR
Korea
LAT
Latin America
NA
North America
OCE
Oceania
APAC
Asia Pacific
TR
Turkey
VN
Vietnam
Qualified
7655512445476
Groups
555411344465
Rumble
5574315
Semifinals
55541
Finals
55
Winner
5
  • Residency is used.
  • Some of the players qualified to MSI 2022 but didn't played any games, these players won't counted in further stages once stages finished but count them in qualified.
  • Due to the 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine, the LCL will not send a representative to MSI 2022.[8]

Media[]

Streams[]

BroadcasterLanguage/CountryLinks
Riot Games
English
OTP
France
Summoner's Inn
Germany
PG Esports
Italy
LVP Spain
Spain
Polsat Games
Poland
Riot Games Korea
South Korea
Riot Games Brazil
Brazil
Esport1
Hungary
Riot Games Japan
Japan
Riot Games Latin America
South America
TV Azteca Esports
Mexico
Via X Esports
Chile
Riot Games Taiwan
Taiwan
Riot Games Hong Kong
Hong Kong
Riot Games Thailand
Thailand
Riot Games Turkey
Turkey
VETV7 ESPORTS
Vietnam
NaverTV
South Korea
Tencent
China
bilibili
China
Douyu
China
Huya
China

English