LoL Worlds 2022 – Schedule, Dates, Host Cities, Draw

Published: Aug 11, 2022 - Last Updated: Oct 10, 2022

This year’s League of Legends World Championship will take place in North America after being held across the World for a few years.

Just like every other year, the LoL Worlds 2022 will also consist of two stages, play-ins, and the main event. 12 teams will compete in the play-ins to qualify for the main event’s group stage. The other 12 teams’ journeys will start from the main event, after the finalization of the play-ins.

Here is everything you need to know about the LoL Worlds 2022, including the schedule, dates, host cities and draws.

Image Credits |

LoL Worlds 2022 Schedule & Key Dates

The 2022 League of Legends World Championship will kick start on September 29 and the entertainment will continue until November 5. The period includes play-ins, groups, quarterfinals, semifinals, and the grand final.

LoL Worlds Host Cities & Venues

As announced, the event will take place in North America but it is spread across the United States. LoL Worlds 2022 starts in Mexico City and Riot Games will take us to New York City, Madison Square Garden. Before moving to San Francisco for the grand finals, the players will stop by Atlanta to compete in the semifinals. Originally, the semi-finals were going to be played in Toronto, Ontario but Riot Games changed the location due to Canada’s COVID-19 restrictions.

Image Credits | LoL Esports

LoL Worlds Participants & Regional Seeds

There will be 24 teams competing in the biggest challenge of the season. These teams will be clear according to their regional performances. However, different regions have different slots according to their past achievements on the international stage. All the regions will have one representative, except LEC who will have two because of LCL not being able to attend the esports tournament due to political reasons, in the play-ins but the most successful ones have privileges regarding the main event. The list can be found below:


Group Stage

As explained above, the LoL Worlds 2022 will be similar to the previous competitions. Check our LoL Worlds tournament page for the latest scoop.

Luke Warr

Since: April 6, 2022

Luke is an esports content specialist, with in-depth knowledge and passion in Esports & iGaming markets, with over 5 years of experience in emerging technologies in relation to crypto, blockchain, AI and esportsbooks.

See all articles from this author