Wild Rift Icons Global Championship 2022 Schedule and Complete Information

One of the developers, publishers and esports tournament organizer, Rio Games has officially announced that the international tournament of the game League of Legends: Wild Rift the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship will take place this summer at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore.

A familiar home to Wild Rift Esports, Suntec Singapore previously hosted the Wild Rift Horizon Cup in 2021 and will now host the first global championship for Wild Rift Esports.

The tournament will start on June 14 and will end with the final on July 9.

Wild Rift Icons Global Championship

The Wild Rift Icons Global Championship is an international or global tournament held by Riot as well as a sign to end the season of League of Legends: Wild Rift. This tournament will bring together 24 teams, of which 8 qualifying teams are from regional competitions and 16 other teams have to fight their way through play-in stage.

Fans of the Wild Rift Esports game will witness firsthand their favorite teams compete at the high level of the tournament and bring out their expertise and teamwork to win the championship title and prize pool of $2 million or the equivalent of 29 billion rupiah.

When the tournament was first announced, the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship was originally taking place in Europe. However, due to the complicating effects of the global pandemic timeline visa application and rescheduling, Riot Games finally made the decision to move the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship competition to Singapore.

Of course this decision is not only to ensure that the teams that will compete have the best chance to attend this International tournament, but they also have a great experience in their first international tournament championship which is participated by many Esports teams around the world.

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Tournament Schedule and Location

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The Wild Rift Icons Global Championship itself will be located in Singapore, to be precise at Suntec Singapore. The schedule for this international tournament starts from June 14 for Play-In phase to date July 9 for the Grand Finals phase.

The complete schedule for the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship is as follows:

  1. Play-In: June 14-18
  2. Groups: June 21-25
  3. Quarterfinals: July 1-2
  4. Semifinals: 5-6 July
  5. Finals: July 9

Format

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Wild Rift Global Championship

Play-in – 14 – 18 June

  1. The 16 teams will be divided into four groups consisting of 4 teams, provided that teams from the same region will not be included in the same group.
    • Double Elimination Bracket
    • All matches played in Bo3
    • The top 2 teams from each group advance to Group Stage
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Group Stage – 21 – 25 June

  1. The 16 teams will be divided into four groups consisting of 4 teams, provided that teams in the same Play-in group will not be included in the same group, while a maximum of 2 teams from the same region can be entered into the same group.
    • Each region champion will be placed directly on this stage
    • Double Elimination Bracket
    • All matches played in Bo3
    • The top 2 teams from each group advance to the Knockout Stage

Knockout Stage – 1 – 9 July

  1. Single Elimination
    1. Quarterfinals and Semifinals played on Bo5
    2. Final played on Bo7
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Prize Pool

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The total prize pool that will be contested by all the teams that will compete in this international tournament is $2 million or the equivalent of 29 billion rupiah. And there is also an additional 25% from all sales of Majestic Empress Morgana's Skin which is distributed evenly to the Top 8 tournaments.

The following is the complete distribution of the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship prize pool:

  1. 1st Place: $640,000
  2. 2nd Place: $320,000
  3. 3rd & 4th Place: $160,000
  4. 5th – 8th Place: $80,000
  5. Winner 9 – 12: $40,000
  6. 13th – 16th Place: $40,000
  7. Winner 17 – 20: $10,000
  8. Winner 21 – 24: $10,000

Participants & Group Sharing

 

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There are many participants from Esports teams in the world who will participate in this Wild Rift Icons Global Championship tournament. Of course, these esports teams have successfully passed the stages so that they can participate in this tournament or get the opportunity to enter the Play-In stage.

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The following esports teams will compete in the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship:

Group Stage Team

  1. FunPlus Phoenix (China)
  2. Team Flash (China)
  3. KT Roller (South Korea)
  4. Sengoku Gaming (Japan)
  5. Omegha E-sports (Brazil)
  6. Leviatán (Argentina)
  7. Immortals (America)
  8. Team Queso (Spain)

Team Play-In

  1. JD Gaming (China)
  2. Nova Esports (China)
  3. J Team (China)
  4. Unsold Stuff Gaming (Japan)
  5. Flash Wolves (Taiwan)
  6. Rex Regum Qeon (Philippines)
  7. Buriram United Esports (Thailand)
  8. Sentinels (America)
  9. Rix.GG (British)
  10. Game-Lord (Belgium)
  11. Freecs (South Korea)
  12. T1 (South Korea)
  13. Furious Gaming (Argentina)
  14. STMN Esports (Mexico)
  15. Keyd Stars (Brazil)
  16. Liberty (Brazil)

In the Play-In and Group Stage phases, all teams are divided into four teams that have their own drawing requirements. The following is the division of the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship group:

Group Play-In

Group A

  1. Flash Wolves
  2. Furious Gaming
  3. Game-Lord
  4. Nova Esports

Group B

  1. JD Gaming
  2. Rex Regum Qeon
  3. Unsold Stuff Gaming
  4. STMN Esports

Group C

  1. J Team
  2. T1
  3. Keyd Stars
  4. Rix.GG

D group

  1. Buriram United Esports
  2. Freecs
  3. Liberty
  4. Sentinels

Group Stage

Group A

  1. Team Flash
  2. Leviatán
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Group B

  1. Sengoku Gaming
  2. Team Queso
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Group C

  1. FunPlus Phoenix
  2. Omegha E-sports
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D group

  1. KT Rollster
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