The LCK hosted its annual awards-giving ceremony on 22nd December. The 2022 LCK Awards featured over 25 categories


All Winners of the 2022 LCK Awards

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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The LCK hosted its annual awards-giving ceremony on 22nd December.
Over 25 awards were distributed including special ones like the 10-year anniversary achievement award.

The 2022 League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) hosted its awards-giving ceremony on 22nd December. The 2022 LCK Awards had over 25 categories and featured prizes including player of the year, rookie of the year, and a special achievement award for the ten LCK years. The winners of some of the categories at the 2022 LCK awards were already known to the public since they were announced then and there at the end of the Spring and Summer seasons. However, the other category winners were announced at the event. According to Inven Global, players of the year by position were awarded 2 Million Korean Won (KRW) while the player of the year winner received 5 Million KRW.

Here are the winners of the 2022 LCK Awards.

LCK 10-Year Anniversary Achievement Award

Jeon “Caster Jun” Yong-jun won the iconic 10-year anniversary achievement award at the 2022 LCK Awards ceremony. He is not only famous in the Korean league but is a fan favorite across the globe, thanks to the energy and vigor he brings to the stage while hosting events.

Player of the Year & Mid-laner of the Year - Zeka 

Kim “Zeka” Geon-woo was awarded the prestigious ‘Player of the Year’ at the 2022 LCK Awards. He was a part of the Worlds winning DRX line-up. Notably, he was also the recipient of the Best Mid-Laner award at the ceremony. Additionally, Zeka is the only DRX member from the 2022 lineup to receive awards.

2022 LCK Awards: Rookie of the Year - VicLa

Lee “VicLa” Dae-kwang won the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award at the ceremony. He was the mid-laner for KT Rolster and in the off-season, VicLa decided to move to North America. He will be representing FlyQuest in 2023.

Best Player for Each Role

  • Top Laner of the Year: Choi “Zeus” Woo-je

  • Jungler of the Year: Moon “Oner” Hyeon-joon

  • Bot Laner of the Year: Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk

  • Support of the Year: Ryu “Keria” Min-seok

Player of the Split

While Kim “Canyon” Geon-bu won the Player of the Split in Spring, Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk, and Lee “Prince” Chae-hwan won the award for the Summer Split.

Regular Season MVP

  • Spring Split: Ryu “Keria” Min-seok

  • Summer Split: Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk

Best Coach

Gen.G’s coach Go “Score” Dong-bin won this award.

All-LCK 1st Team

After its unstoppable run in the 2022 LCK Spring Split, four members of the T1 squad were named as part of the All-LCK 1st Team.


  • Top: Choi “Zeus” Woo-je

  • Jungle: Kim “Canyon” Geon-bu

  • Mid: Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok

  • Bot: Lee “Gumayusi” Min-hyeong

  • Support: Ryu “Keria” Min-seok

In the Summer Split, most of the GEN.G players were featured in the All-LCK 1st Team:


  • Top: Choi “Zeus” Woo-je

  • Jungle: Han “Peanut” Wang-ho

  • Mid: Jeong “Chovy” Ji-hoon

  • Bot: Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk

  • Support: Son “Lehends” Si-woo

Finals MVP

While T1 jungler Moon “Oner” Hyeon-joon won the Finals MVP award in the Spring split, seasoned jungler Han “Peanut” Wang-ho won the award in the Summer.

Other Award Winners

  • Player that gathered the most gold - Lee “Gumayusi” Min-hyeong [Attack-damage carry (ADC)]

  • Best Initiating Player - Lee “Faker” Sang-hyeok (Mid)

  • Best KDA - Jeong “Chovy” Ji-hoon (Mid)

  • Most Objective Steals - Moon “Oner” Hyeon-joon (Jungle)

  • Best OP Score (based on OP.GG) - Park “Ruler” Jae-hyuk (ADC)

  • Eyes Open on the Bright Rift Award - Yoo “Delight” Hwan-joong

  • Most Solo Kills - Kim “Rascal” Kwang-hee (Top)

  • Assist King - Ryu “Keria” Min-seok (Support)

  • Team with the shortest game time - Gen.G

Interestingly, there was an award category called ‘Sorry I Pictured You as Bald’ based on the LCK thumbnails that was given out at the ceremony. T1’s Oner received this quirky award. 

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.

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