BLG vs WBG Worlds 2023 Semi-Finals: Head-to-Head, Where to Watch & More
We have reached the tail end of the Worlds 2023 tournament with just the semi-finals and finals left. A total of four teams are remaining in the hunt to clinch the coveted Summoner's Cup and the bragging rights to be called the League of Legends Esports 2023 Champion.
It is once again a show of Eastern region domination at the forefront of League of Legends esports. With three Chinese teams and one Korean team left in the running, the stakes are higher than ever.
In the Knockout Stage of Worlds 2023, the teams are all set to face off in the semi-final matches starting on 11th November.
With two of League of Legends Pro League's (LPL) top teams — Bilibili Gaming (BLG) and Weibo Gaming (WBG) — going head-to-head in the first semi, China has already safely locked in one of its seeds in the grand final.
Here's all you need to know about the first semifinal match between Bilibili Gaming (BLG) vs Weibo Gaming (WBG) including head-to-head record, stream details and more.
LPL Civil War in Worlds 2023 Semi-Final 1: BLG vs WBG
This LPL showdown promises high-stakes League of Legends action and fans are extremely excited about the prospect of watching aggressive gameplay from these Chinese powerhouse teams. The featured match up, without a doubt, is the top-lane battle between Chen "Bin" Ze-Bin (BLG) and Kang "TheShy" Seung-lok (WBG).
This best-of-five series will test the mettle of the two teams and the winner of this match will face either T1 or JD Gaming in the grand finale on 19th November.
Notably, WBG's team is stacked with these seasoned veterans:
TheShy: Worlds 2018 winner
Liu "Crisp" Qing-Song: Worlds 2019 winner
Li "Xiaohu" Yuan-Hao: Winner of Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) in 2018, 2021 and 2022.
However, the BLG roster is not weak by any means and cannot be discounted.
The full rosters of both the teams are as follows:
Top: Chen "Bin" Ze-Bin
Jungle: Peng "XUN" Li-Xun
Mid: Zeng "Yagao" Qi
ADC: Zhao "Elk" Jia-Hao
Support: Luo "ON" Wen-Jun
Top: Kang "TheShy" Seung-lok
Jungle: Wei "Weiwei" Bo-Han
Mid: Li "Xiaohu" Yuan-Hao
ADC: Wang "Light" Guang-Yu
Support: Liu "Crisp" Qing-Song
WBG vs BLG: Head-to-Head Record In 2023
Notably, Bilibili Gaming (BLG) and Weibo Gaming (WBG) have gone head-to-head on five different occasions in the 2023 League of Legends esports season in the Chinese league of LPL. Interestingly, the results were as follows:
LPL Spring Split Round Robin (4th February): Bilibili Gaming (BLG) win
LPL Spring Playoffs (3rd April): BLG win
LPL Summer Split Round Robin (24th July): BLG win
On all three occasions, BLG emerged victorious over WBG.