June 27, 2022


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LCS 2022 Championship can be held in Chicago

The 2022 LCS Championship can be held in Chicago, Illinois, Riot Video games has introduced.

The North American League of Legends champion can be determined within the Windy Metropolis this yr.

After a number of years of not having followers again within the enviornment to look at one of the best groups in North America battle for the championship, Riot confirmed its first main occasion in NA that includes followers with the 2022 spring cut up finals being held in Houston, Texas. 1000’s of followers have been capable of file into NRG Stadium to look at, in particular person, as Evil Geniuses defeated 100 Thieves to win the group’s first title.

For summer season, the LCS can be heading to a location they haven’t visited in years.

LCS returns to Chicago

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Evil Geniuses bowed out of MSI 2022 after a 3-0 defeat by the LPL’s RNG within the semifinals.

The LCS summer season cut up finals will return to Chicago, Illinois in September, Riot stated on June 13. United Middle, house of Chicago’s Bulls and Blackhawks will present the venue the place the highest groups will compete for the 2022 LCS Championship.

The LCS Championship can also be notable for being the stage the place the North American representatives at Worlds 2022 can be chosen. The workforce that wins the LCS Championship will obtain the highest seed for the area, whereas the second and third place groups may even go to Worlds.

This is not going to be the primary time that the Windy Metropolis has hosted knowledgeable League of Legends match.

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The final time that North America was the host area for the World Championship, 2016, Chicago was the host for the quarterfinal spherical of the principle stage. Held within the Chicago Theater, followers have been capable of see SKT battle RNG in a brutal sequence, in addition to see hometown heroes Cloud9 fall to Samsung Galaxy in a 3-0 sweep.

The truth that the LCS Championship can be held at United Middle, with a capability of 23,500, when simply six years in the past in Chicago the World Championship was held in a 3,800 seat theater, reveals how League of Legends has continued to prosper as one of many prime esports on this planet.

Tickets for the 2022 LCS Championship will go on sale Friday, June 24 at 10:00am PT, with a particular pre-sale window on Thursday, June 23 at 10:00am PT for Mastercard holders.