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Worlds 2022 Play-In
Worlds 2022
Tournament Information
OrganizerRiot Games
RulebookRulebook
Location & Dates
Region
INT
International
Event TypeOffline
Country
Mexico
Start Date2022-09-29
End Date2022-10-04
Broadcast
Streams
Twitch
Full List
ScheduleSpoiler-Free Schedule
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The 2022 Season World Championship Play-In (Worlds 2022 Play-In) is the first stage of Worlds 2022, the conclusion of the 2022 League of Legends competitive season.

Overview[]

Format[]

  • Group Stage (Round 1)
    • 12 teams participate
    • Teams are drawn into two groups based on seeding
    • Single Round Robin
    • Matches are best of one
    • Top team from each group advances to the Main Event
    • 2nd to 4th teams from each group advance to Round 2
  • Knockout Stage (Round 2)
    • 3rd place teams from the group stage face the 4th place team from the same group
    • Winners of these matches face the 2nd place team from the opposite group
    • Winners of these final matches advance to the Main Event
    • Matches are best of five

Progressing Teams[]

PlacePrizePrize (%)QualificationTeam
QMain EventFnaticlogo stdFnatic
DRXlogo stdDRX
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEvil Geniuses
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
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NQMAD Lionslogo stdMAD Lions
DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDetonatioN FM
NQSaigon Buffalologo stdSaigon Buffalo
LOUDlogo stdLOUD
NQBeyond Gaminglogo stdBeyond Gaming
Chiefs Esports Clublogo stdChiefs Esports Club
Isuruslogo stdIsurus
Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdİstanbul Wildcats
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Participants[]

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1 Due to contracting COVID-19 and arriving late in Mexico City, Rhuckz is replacing Hylissang for Day 1 of Play-Ins.[1]

Results[]

Group Stage (Round 1)[]

Note: Two-way ties are NOT automatically broken by head-to-head record. Instead, the winner of the head-to-head gains side selection advantage in a tiebreaker game.
Group A
TeamGamesStr
1
EU
Fnaticlogo stdFnatic
4 - 180%1W
2
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEvil Geniuses
3 - 260%1L
3
BR
LOUDlogo stdLOUD
3 - 260%2W
4
JP
DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDetonatioN FocusMe
3 - 260%3W
5
APAC
Beyond Gaminglogo stdBeyond Gaming
2 - 340%1L
6
OCE
Chiefs Esports Clublogo stdChiefs Esports Club
0 - 50%5L
Group B
TeamGamesStr
1
KR
DRXlogo stdDRX
5 - 0100%5W
2
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRoyal Never Give Up
4 - 180%4W
3
EU
MAD Lionslogo stdMAD Lions
3 - 260%1L
4
VN
Saigon Buffalologo stdSaigon Buffalo
2 - 340%3L
5
LAT
Isuruslogo stdIsurus
1 - 420%1W
6
TR
Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdDenizBank İstanbul Wildcats
0 - 50%5L
Group A Tiebreakers
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
1
JP
DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
0
Group A Tiebreakers
BR
LOUDlogo stdLLL
0
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
1

Knockout Stage (Round 2)[]

Elimination Round
BR
LOUDlogo stdLLL
1
JP
DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
3
EU
MAD Lionslogo stdMAD
3
VN
Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
1
Qualification Round
Qualification Match
CN
Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
3
JP
DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
1
Qualification Match
NA
Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
3
EU
MAD Lionslogo stdMAD
0

Match Schedule[]

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Results|Schedule
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Group A
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Group B
Patch: 12.18
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Day 1
Thu 29 SepThu 29 Sep - Fri 30 SepFri 30 Sep2022,9,29,20,00 - 2022,9,30,03,00
    
Thu 2022-09-29
Thu 2022-09-29
Fri 2022-09-30
2022,9,29,20,00
ISGIsuruslogo std01MAD Lionslogo stdMAD
2022,9,29,21,00
FNCFnaticlogo std10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
Fri 2022-09-30
2022,9,29,22,00
LLLLOUDlogo std01Beyond Gaminglogo stdBYG
2022,9,29,23,00
MADMAD Lionslogo std10Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdIW
2022,9,30,00,00
CHFChiefs Esports Clublogo std01Fnaticlogo stdFNC
2022,9,30,01,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std01LOUDlogo stdLLL
2022,9,30,02,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std10Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdIW
2022,9,30,03,00
DRXDRXlogo std10Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
Patch: 12.18
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Day 2
Fri 30 SepFri 30 Sep - Sat 1 OctSat 1 Oct2022,9,30,20,00 - 2022,10,01,03,00
    
Fri 2022-09-30
Fri 2022-09-30
Sat 2022-10-01
2022,9,30,20,00
FNCFnaticlogo std10DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
2022,9,30,21,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10LOUDlogo stdLLL
Sat 2022-10-01
2022,9,30,22,00
SGBSaigon Buffalologo std10Isuruslogo stdISG
2022,9,30,23,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std10Chiefs Esports Clublogo stdCHF
2022,10,01,00,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10Beyond Gaminglogo stdBYG
2022,10,01,01,00
DRXDRXlogo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
2022,10,01,02,00
MADMAD Lionslogo std01Royal Never Give Uplogo stdRNG
2022,10,01,03,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std01DRXlogo stdDRX
Patch: 12.18
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Day 3
Sat 1 OctSat 1 Oct - Sun 2 OctSun 2 Oct2022,10,01,20,00 - 2022,10,02,03,00
    
Sat 2022-10-01
Sat 2022-10-01
Sun 2022-10-02
2022,10,01,20,00
LLLLOUDlogo std10Fnaticlogo stdFNC
2022,10,01,21,00
MADMAD Lionslogo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
Sun 2022-10-02
2022,10,01,22,00
BYGBeyond Gaminglogo std01DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
2022,10,01,23,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10Chiefs Esports Clublogo stdCHF
2022,10,02,00,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10Isuruslogo stdISG
2022,10,02,01,00
CHFChiefs Esports Clublogo std01Beyond Gaminglogo stdBYG
2022,10,02,02,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10Istanbul Wildcatslogo stdIW
2022,10,02,03,00
ISGIsuruslogo std01DRXlogo stdDRX
Patch: 12.18
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Day 4
Sun 2 OctSun 2 Oct - Mon 3 OctMon 3 Oct2022,10,02,20,00 - 2022,10,03,01,00
    
Sun 2022-10-02
Sun 2022-10-02
Mon 2022-10-03
2022,10,02,20,00
BYGBeyond Gaminglogo std01Fnaticlogo stdFNC
2022,10,02,21,00
LLLLOUDlogo std10Chiefs Esports Clublogo stdCHF
Mon 2022-10-03
2022,10,02,22,00
DFMDetonatioN FocusMelogo std10Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
2022,10,02,23,00
IWIstanbul Wildcatslogo std01Isuruslogo stdISG
2022,10,03,00,00
DRXDRXlogo std10MAD Lionslogo stdMAD
2022,10,03,01,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std10Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
Patch: 12.18
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Tiebreakers
Sun 2 OctMon 3 OctMon 3 Oct2022,10,03,02,00 - 2022,10,03,03,00
    
Sun 2022-10-02
Mon 2022-10-03
Mon 2022-10-03
2022,10,03,02,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std10DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
2022,10,03,03,00
LLLLOUDlogo std01Evil Geniuses.NAlogo stdEG
Patch: 12.18
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Elimination Round
Mon 3 OctMon 3 Oct - Tue 4 OctTue 4 Oct2022,10,03,18,00 - 2022,10,03,23,00
    
Mon 2022-10-03
Mon 2022-10-03
Tue 2022-10-04
2022,10,03,18,00
MADMAD Lionslogo std31Saigon Buffalologo stdSGB
Tue 2022-10-04
2022,10,03,23,00
LLLLOUDlogo std13DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM
Patch: 12.18
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Qualification Round
Tue 4 OctTue 4 Oct - Wed 5 OctWed 5 Oct2022,10,04,18,00 - 2022,10,04,23,00
    
Tue 2022-10-04
Tue 2022-10-04
Wed 2022-10-05
2022,10,04,18,00
EGEvil Geniuses.NAlogo std30MAD Lionslogo stdMAD
Wed 2022-10-05
2022,10,04,23,00
RNGRoyal Never Give Uplogo std31DetonatioN FocusMelogo stdDFM

VODs & Match Links[]

Individual Awards[]

"Player of the Game" Standings[]

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

Regional Distribution[]

Media[]

Streams[]

BroadcasterLanguage/CountryLinks
Riot Games
English
OTP
France
Summoner's Inn
Germany
PG Esports
Italy
LVP Spain
Spain
Inygon
Portugal
Polsat Games
Poland
Hitpoint.cz
Czech Republic
Fortuna
Serbia
EsportsPrime
Netherlands
GamersLounge
Greece
Esport1
Hungary
LoLArabia
Saudi Arabia
Riot Games Korea
South Korea
Riot Games Brazil
Brazil
Riot Games Japan
Japan
Riot Games Latin America
South America
TV Azteca Esports
Mexico
LoL PCS
Taiwan
LoL PCS
Hong Kong
Riot Games Turkey
Turkey
VETV7 ESPORTS
Vietnam
NaverTV
South Korea
Tencent
China
bilibili
China
Douyu
China
Huya
China

English Broadcast Talent[]

Play-By-Play Casters[]

Color Casters/Analysts[]

Desk Host[]


  • James "Dash" Patterson

Interviewer[]

Translators[]


  • Park "Jeesun" Jee-sun (박지선)

  • Feng "Iris" Xi (冯爔)

  • Lucas "Sigmaros" Tenorio

  • Arthur "Arthur" Dias

  • Phùng "Nazgriel" Đăng Khoa

References[]

  1. Fnatic's Tweet twitter.com
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