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2022 Mid-Season Invitational
Mid-Season Invitational 2022.png
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.png 1$75,00030%Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
PlacementIcon2.png 2$50,00020%T1logo std.pngT1
PlacementIcon3.png 3-4$25,00010%Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEvil Geniuses
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports
5-6$17,5007%PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG Talon
Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSaigon Buffalo
7-8$8,3253.33%RED Canidslogo std.pngRED Canids
ORDERlogo std.pngORDER
9-10$6,6752.67%DetonatioN FocusMelogo std.pngDetonatioN FM
Team Azelogo std.pngTeam Aze
11$5,0002%Istanbul Wildcatslogo std.pngİstanbul Wildcats

Participants[]

Qualified Teams
Region Qualified via Pool Date Team Qualification Result
CN
China
LPL Spring Playoffs 1 April 23 Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRoyal Never Give Up 3 - 2 Top Esportslogo std.pngTES
KR
Korea
LCK Spring Playoffs 1 April 2 T1logo std.pngT1 3 - 1 Gen.Glogo std.pngGEN
EU
Europe
LEC Spring Playoffs 1 April 10 G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports 3 - 0 Rogue (European Team)logo std.pngRGE
NA
North America
LCS Spring Playoffs 2 April 24 Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEvil Geniuses 3 - 0 100 Thieveslogo std.png100
PCS
Pacific
PCS Spring Playoffs 2 April 17 PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG Talon 3 - 2 CTBC Flying Oysterlogo std.pngCFO
VN
Vietnam
VCS Spring Playoffs 2 April 22 Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSaigon Buffalo 3 - 2 Team Secret (Vietnamese Team)logo std.pngTS
TR
Turkey
TCL Winter Playoffs 3 April 9 Istanbul Wildcatslogo std.pngİstanbul Wildcats 3 - 0 Galatasaray Esportslogo std.pngGS
LAT
Latin America
LLA Opening Playoffs 3 April 16 Team Azelogo std.pngTeam Aze 3 - 2 Estral Esportslogo std.pngEST
BR
Brazil
CBLOL Split 1 Playoffs 4 April 23 RED Canidslogo std.pngRED Canids 3 - 2 PaiN Gaminglogo std.pngPNG
JP
Japan
LJL Spring Playoffs 4 April 10 DetonatioN FocusMelogo std.pngDetonatioN FocusMe 3 - 2 Sengoku Gaminglogo std.pngSG
OCE
Oceania
LCO Split 1 Playoffs 4 April 11 ORDERlogo std.pngORDER 3 - 2 Chiefs Esports Clublogo std.pngCHF
  • 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 std.pngT1
6 - 0100%6W
2
VN
Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSaigon Buffalo
4 - 267%1L
3
JP
DetonatioN FocusMelogo std.pngDetonatioN FocusMe
1 - 517%5L
3
LAT
Team Azelogo std.pngTeam Aze
1 - 517%1W
Group B
TeamGamesStr
1
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRoyal Never Give Up
6 - 0100%6W
2
PCS
PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG Talon
3 - 350%2L
3
BR
RED Canidslogo std.pngRED Canids
2 - 433%1L
4
TR
Istanbul Wildcatslogo std.pngİstanbul Wildcats
1 - 517%5L
Group C
TeamGamesStr
1
EU
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports
8 - 0100%8W
2
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEvil Geniuses
4 - 450%1W
3
OCE
ORDERlogo std.pngORDER
0 - 80%8L

Stage 2 (Rumble)[]

Stage 2
TeamGamesStr
1
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRoyal Never Give Up
8 - 280%1L
2
KR
T1logo std.pngT1
7 - 370%3W
3
EU
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2 Esports
5 - 550%1W
4
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEvil Geniuses
5 - 550%1L
5
PCS
PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG Talon
3 - 730%3L
6
VN
Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSaigon Buffalo
2 - 820%1L

Stage 3 (Knockout)[]

Semifinals
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
3
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
0
KR
T1logo std.pngT1
3
EU
G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
0
Finals
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
3
KR
T1logo std.pngT1
2

Match Schedule[]

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Results|Schedule
CD|You|PST|CET|KST
Highlight Matches In|
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 std.png10Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
2022,5,10,09,00
AZETeam Azelogo std.png01DetonatioN FocusMelogo std.pngDFM
2022,5,10,10,00
ORDORDERlogo std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,10,11,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,10,12,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG1
2022,5,10,13,00
REDRED Canidslogo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
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 std.png10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,11,09,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png10ORDERlogo std.pngORD
2022,5,11,10,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std.png01Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
2022,5,11,11,00
AZETeam Azelogo std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
2022,5,11,12,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std.png10RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
2022,5,11,13,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
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 std.png01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,12,09,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std.png10ORDERlogo std.pngORD
2022,5,12,10,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std.png10Istanbul Wildcatslogo std.pngIW
2022,5,12,11,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
2022,5,12,12,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png10Team Azelogo std.pngAZE
2022,5,12,13,00
T1T1logo std.png10DetonatioN FocusMelogo std.pngDFM
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 std.png10RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
Fri 2022-05-13
2022,5,13,07,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10Istanbul Wildcatslogo std.pngIW
2022,5,13,08,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std.png01PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,13,09,00
REDRED Canidslogo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
2022,5,13,10,00
REDRED Canidslogo std.png10Istanbul Wildcatslogo std.pngIW
2022,5,13,11,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
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 std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
Sat 2022-05-14
2022,5,14,07,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png10ORDERlogo std.pngORD
2022,5,14,08,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std.png10ORDERlogo std.pngORD
2022,5,14,09,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std.png10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,14,10,00
ORDORDERlogo std.png01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,14,11,00
ORDORDERlogo std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,14,12,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG1
2022,5,14,13,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,14,14,00
1RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10RED Canidslogo std.pngRED
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 std.png01Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
Sun 2022-05-15
2022,5,15,07,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
2022,5,15,08,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png10DetonatioN FocusMelogo std.pngDFM
2022,5,15,09,00
T1T1logo std.png10Team Azelogo std.pngAZE
2022,5,15,10,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std.png01Team Azelogo std.pngAZE
2022,5,15,11,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
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 std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,20,09,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
2022,5,20,10,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std.png10Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
2022,5,20,11,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std.png10Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
2022,5,20,12,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,20,13,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
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 std.png10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,21,09,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,21,10,00
T1T1logo std.png10Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
2022,5,21,11,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std.png01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,21,12,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10T1logo std.pngT1
2022,5,21,13,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
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 std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
2022,5,22,09,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std.png01PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,22,10,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
2022,5,22,11,00
T1T1logo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,22,12,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,22,13,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png10Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
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 std.png10G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,23,09,00
T1T1logo std.png01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
2022,5,23,10,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
2022,5,23,11,00
G2G2 Esportslogo std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
2022,5,23,12,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,23,13,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std.png10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
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 std.png01Saigon Buffalologo std.pngSGB
Tue 2022-05-24
2022,5,24,07,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png10PSG Talonlogo std.pngPSG
2022,5,24,08,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std.png01T1logo std.pngT1
2022,5,24,09,00
PSGPSG Talonlogo std.png01Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
2022,5,24,10,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std.png01G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
2022,5,24,11,00
T1T1logo std.png10Royal Never Give Uplogo std.pngRNG
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 std.png30Evil Geniuses.NAlogo std.pngEG
Sat 2022-05-28
Sat 2022-05-28
Sat 2022-05-28
2022,5,28,08,00
T1T1logo std.png30G2 Esportslogo std.pngG2
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 std.png32T1logo std.pngT1
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 std.pngWei-

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
PCS
PCS
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
PCS
PCS
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 Broadcast Talent[]

Broadcast Talent Timeline
Cast Group Stage Rumble Stage Knockout Stage
D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 SF1 SF2 F

Quickshot
Host Host Host Host Host

Jatt
Analyst Analyst Analyst

Guldborg
Analyst Color Analyst

Valdes
PBP PBP PBP

Wolf
Color Color Color

Drakos
PBP Host Host PBP PBP Analyst

Vedius
Color Analyst Color Analyst Color

Raz
Analyst Analyst Analyst

Aux
Analyst Analyst Analyst Analyst Analyst

Pastrytime
PBP PBP

MarkZ
Color Color

Oisín
PBP PBP

Dagda
Color Color Analyst Color Color Analyst

Medic
PBP PBP PBP PBP

Dash
Host Host Host

Emily Rand
Analyst Analyst

Chronicler
Analyst Color Analyst

Atlus
PBP PBP PBP

Kobe
Color Color Analyst

Phreak
PBP PBP PBP

Lyric
Color Analyst Color Analyst Analyst

Azael
Color Analyst Color Color

Yinsu
Interviewer Interviewer

Laure
Interviewer

Jeesun
Translator Translator Translator Translator

Mastery7
Translator Translator Translator

Candice
Translator Translator Translator

Wendy
Translator Translator Translator
Role Legend
Host Hosting the show
Interviewer Interviewing the teams
Translator Translation during Interviews
with non-English speaking teams
Analyst Analysis in-between matches,
Pre- and Post-show
PBP Play-by-Play Caster
Color Color Caster
Notice: Table shows main role on broadcast.
Casters may also appear as Analysts on the same day.

Announcements[]

Additional Content[]

  • See Media.

Viewership Statistics[]

Venues[]

Group Stage Rumble Stage & Knockout Stage
Busan, South Korea Busan, South Korea
Busan Esports Arena Busan Exhibition and Convention Center
Capacity - 300 Capacity - 4000
BRENA.jpg Busan BEXCO.jpg
672 Jungang-daero, Busanjin-gu, Busan, South Korea 55 APEC-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea

References[]

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