Worlds 2023: All Teams Qualified for the 2023 LoL World Championship

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Worlds 2023: All Teams Qualified for the 2023 LoL World Championship

Worlds 2023 is kicking off at the beginning of October, but which teams can we root for in the last event of 2023?

The League of Legends World Championship is the pinnacle of Riot Games’ hit MOBA’s competitive scene, gathering all the best teams in the world to compete and decide who is the absolute master of LoL. This year, Worlds will be held in South Korea among various venues, broadcasted in several languages and on multiple channels so every fan can get the most out of every match of the Worlds this year.

There will be 22 teams competing for the title of League of Legends World Champion coming from 9 different regions, and the stakes are incredibly high. But which teams are the ones that we can cheer on between October 10th and November 19th?

Worlds 2023: All Teams Qualified

  • LCK
    • 4 Teams qualify from the Korean Championship: the LCK Summer Champion, The Regional Finals Winner and Runner-Up and the best team based on Championship Points:
      • Gen.G – LCK 2023 Summer Champions
      • T1  – LCK 2023 Championship Points
      • KT Rolster – LCK 2023 Regional Finals Winner
      • Dplus KIA – LCK 2023 Regional Finals Runner-Up

Worlds 2023 Gen.G

  • LPL:
    • 4 Teams qualify from the Chinese Championship: the LPL Summer Champion, the Regional Finals Winner and Runner-Up and the best team based on Championship Points:
      • JD Gaming – LPL 2023 Summer Champions
      • Bilibili Gaming – LPL 2023 Championship Points
      • LNG Esports – LPL 2023 Regional Finals Winner
      • Weibo Gaming – LPL 2023 Regional Finals Runner-Up
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Worlds 2023 JDG

  • EMEA:
    • 3 Teams qualify from the LEC: the LEC 2023 Season Finals Champion, Runner-Up, 3rd Place, while the 4th Place Qualifies for the Worlds Qualifying Series:
      • MAD Lions
      • G2 Esports
      • Fnatic
      •  Team BDS (Qualifying Series)
  • NA:
    • 3 Teams qualify from the LCS: the LCS 2023 Championship Winner, Runner-Up, 3rd Place, while the 4th Place Qualifies for the Worlds Qualifying Series:
      • NRG – LCS 2023 Championship Champion
      • Cloud9 – LCS 2023 Championship Runner Up
      • Team Liquid – LCS 2023 Championship 3rd place
      • Golden Guardians (Qualifying Series) – LCS 2023 Championship 4th place

Worlds 2023 Cloud9

  • Taiwan/Hong Kong/Macao/Southeast Asia/Oceania:
    • 2 Teams qualify from the PCS: the PCS 2023 Summer Champion and the PCS 2023 Summer Runner-Up:
      • PSG Talon – PCS 2023 Summer Playoffs Champion
      • CTBC Flying Oyster – PCS 2023 Summer Playoffs Runner-Up
  • Vietnam:
    • 2 Teams qualify from the Vietnamese VCS: the VCS 2023 Summer Champion and the VCS 2023 Summer Runner-Up:
      • GAM Esports – VCS 2023 Summer Playoffs Champion
      • Team Whales – VCS 2023 Summer Playoffs Runner-Up
  • Japan:
    • 1 Team qualifies from the Japanese LJL: The LJL 2023 Summer Champion:
      • DetonatioN FocusMe – LJL 2023 Summer Playoffs Champion
  • Brazil:
    • 1 Team qualifies from the Brazilian CBLOL: The CBLOL 2023 Split 2 Champion:
      • LOUD – CBLOL 2023 Split 2 Champion
  • Latin America:
    • 1 Team qualifies from the Latin-American LLA: The LLA 2023 Closing Champion:
      • Movistar R7 – LLA 2023 Closing Champion
  •  Qualifying SeriesWorlds:
    • At this event, the 4th placed LEC and LCS teams clash in North America to decide who will get the last spot of Worlds:
      • Team BDS – Winner of the Worlds Qualifying Series
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Worlds 2023: The Format

The 2023 World Championship will be divided into two parts:

  • Stage 1 – The Play-Ins:
    • The PCS, VCS, LJL, CBLOL, LLA and Worlds Qualifying Series winner will participate in this Stage.
    • The 8 teams will be divided into two groups featuring an Elimination Bracket
    • The participants will face each other in Best-of-Three matches
    • The Winners of Upper Bracket will face the Winners of the other Groups Lower Bracket in Best-of-Five matches, with the winners advancing to Stage2.
  • Stage 2 – The Swiss Stage:
    • 16 Teams will face each other in a Swiss style format with 5 rounds,
    • The teams that get 3 wins will proceed to Stage 3, while the teams with 3 losses get eliminated
      • Matches that are played for Qualification or Elimination will be Bo3’s, all other matches will be Bo1’s
  • Stage 3 – The Knockout Stage:
    • 8 teams participate
    • They play in a Single Elimination Bracket with Best-of-Five matches, until only one team is left standing!

The 2023 World Championship is a little less than 2 months away, so better get prepared by checking out all of our other League of Legends content!

This article will be updated as teams qualify for the 2023 Worlds.

Worlds 2023: All Teams Qualified for the 2023 LoL World Championship
Bence Loksa
Bence "Atreus" Loksa is a freelance journalist and League of Legends shoutcaster, covering all things esports and gaming, also yelling loudly at big plays happening on the Summoner's Rift. While his main focus is Riot Games' hit MOBA, he also dabbles in Call of Duty, VALORANT, and as of recent, the tabletop wargame Warhammer 40,000 - where he looks to make some grudges with his Leagues of Votann army.