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LoL Worlds 2023

LoL Worlds 2023

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At the end of every LoL season, the League of Legends World Championship (this year it’s the LoL Worlds 20203) takes place. This is the crowd-favorite that fans love the most. Here, the best LoL teams collide and battle it out for the Lol World Championship and a huge cash prize. It’s an awesome spectacle — whether you’re watching in the stadium or streaming the action at home on Twitch. 

Heading into LoL Worlds 2023, some changes have been made. This year, an upgraded World Championship format will be optimized. Plus, there’s also the introduction of the brand-new Worlds Qualifying Series. This is the first year that the Worlds Qualifying Series will happen, so fans are eager to see what it’ll be like. 

Make no doubt about it; now is a great time to be a LoL esports fan. The countdown to LoL Worlds 2023 has begun — so let’s do a beginner-friendly breakdown of everything you need to know about this iconic tournament and the recent changes that have been made to it. 

If you’re looking to bet on LoL Worlds 2023, here at Thunderpick we also have a list of special markets just for this tournament:

What is League of Legends Esports? 

Since 2011, LoL has been played competitively. 

All around the globe, there are different LoL regional leagues. Each regional league contains the best teams from that region. Throughout each season, teams will compete hard in their regional leagues to finish as high as possible, win rewards, and automatically qualify for the all-important LoL World Championship that takes place at the end of the season. 

Here are the main LoL regional leagues in 2023:

  • League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) (South Korea)
  • League of Legends Pro League (LPL) (China)
  • League Championship Series (LCS) (North America and Canada)
  • League of Legends EMEA Championship (LEC) (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa)
  • Pacific Championship Series (PCS) (Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Southeast Asia, and Oceania)
  • Vietnam Championship Series (VCS) (Vietnam)
  • Campeonato Brasileiro de League of Legends (CBLOL) (Brazil)
  • League of Legends Japan League (LJL) (Japan)
  • Liga Latinoamérica (LLA) (Latin America)

Everyone has their own favorite league. However, most diehard LoL fans try their best to keep up-to-date with the action and results from all of the above-mentioned LoL leagues throughout the season. After all, these are high-level leagues, and the best teams from each region are a part of them. 

If you’re a beginner LoL esports fan, it’s recommended that you start by watching the league from your region. For example, if you’re American, the League Championship Series (LCS) is perfect for you. 

LoL World Championship 2023 (Guide) 

LoL Worlds 2023 is just around the corner — and now is the time to start preparing for it. 

The LoL World Championship 2023 is returning to South Korea from October 10 to November 19! In the past, South Korea has hosted 2 LoL World Championships: Worlds 2014 and Worlds 2018. After a 5-year gap, the tournament is finally heading back to South Korea to complete the trilogy. 

The reason why South Korea has been chosen to host LoL Worlds 2023 is because of its hugely passionate LoL fanbase and successful regional teams. Really, there’s no better country on the planet to host this iconic tournament than South Korea. 

With that covered, let’s take a closer look at some other important details surrounding LoL Worlds 2023. 

Where to Watch LoL World Championship 2023

Like most LoL fans, you won’t want to miss a second of the action once LoL Worlds 2023 starts. 

All of the matches will be streamed on: 

Remember, you can switch between these different platforms at any time. It’s simply a case of finding the one that works best for you. Typically, though, most LoL fans prefer to stream the action using Twitch so that they can communicate with other fans in the chat box. 

Place Your Bets on LoL World Championship 2023

Over recent years, it’s become a popular trend to place bets on the LoL World Championship. This trend will be hotter than ever at the LoL World Championship 2023, as thousands of fans will be placing bets on their favorite teams to win. You can do this, too — simply sign up with Thunderpick (an online eSports betting site) and start placing your bets now!

LoL World Championship 2023: Teams

The new format for the LoL World Championship 2023 will see 22 teams take part in the tournament and compete for around $3 million in prize money. 

Qualifiers for the LoL Worlds 2023 were happening all through the summer with the regional tournament stages.

All 9 LoL regional leagues will take part in LoL Worlds 2023. Each league has a pre-determined number of teams that can qualify, though.

Here’s how it works and which teams qualified:

LCS: Top 3 teams 
NRG, Cloud 9, Team Liquid

LEC: Top 3 teams 
G2 Esports, Fnatic, Mad Lions

LPL: Top 4 teams 
JD Gaming, Bilibili Gaming, LNG Esports, Weibo Gaming

LCK: Top 4 teams 
Gen.G, T1, KT Rolster, Dplus

VCS: Top 2 teams 
Gam Esports, Team Whales

PCS: Top 2 teams
PSG Talon, CTBC Flying Oyster

LLA: 1 team 
Rainbow 7

LJL: 1 team
DetonatioN FocusMe

CBLOL: 1 team 
LOUD

Also, the winner of the brand-new Worlds Qualifying Series will earn a spot at Worlds 2023. This is a best-of-5 (Bo5) series between the 4th seed of the LES and the 4th seed of the LCS. This year’s winner was Team BDS.

LoL World Championship 2023: Format

The LoL World Championship 2023 will be the first Worlds tournament to feature the brand-new format. This format will see the 22 teams compete across 3 stages: Play-Ins, Swiss, and Knockouts. Hopefully, fans will love it, as this format should lead to even more intense gameplay!

Who Will Win LoL World Championship 2023

Heading into LoL Worlds 2023, the red-hot favorite to win is JD Gaming. They could potentially be the first LoL team in history to complete the Grand Slam after already winning LPL Spring 2023, MSI 2023, and LPL Summer 2023. So everyone has them down as the favorites to win Worlds 2023. 

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