League of Legends Clash 2022: Schedule, Rewards, and More
League of Legends’ Clash is a monthly tournament organized by Riot Games that allows players to team up as five and compete against other teams of the same skill level. Players can start forming teams and scouting for players on the Monday of every Clash week, but the actual matches are scheduled to take place on Saturday and Sunday.
Riot has announced the schedule for Clash in Season 2022 with the first tournament beginning this month. For the first tournament dubbed the Ionia Cup, players from today (15th Feb) can form their own Clash teams to participate in the tournament. The first week of the Ionia Cup features two days of play on 19-20th Feb and 5-6th March for the second week.
Schedule for Clash 2022
Clash is a good starting point for players looking to participate in competitive League of Legends tournaments. Following is the Clash schedule for 2022:
How to sign up for Clash 2022
Players will need either a basic ticket or a premium ticket, bought using RP, to enter Clash. While a basic ticket fetches basic rewards, the premium ticket will offer greater prizes. Each teammate has to choose their own ticket entry and their individual rewards scale off that.
To form teams, players can navigate to the “Clash” tab on the game client. To join or create a Clash team, one needs to have:
Reached level 30
Completed placements in at least one Summoner's Rift ranked queue
Verified your League account by SMS (this is a new Clash-specific feature)
Each team has a captain who will be responsible for adding or removing members, and setting up their team for Clash. Captains can invite members, pick a team name, logo, and a tag to represent their team for the weekend.
After the teams are signed up, the Clash system determines the overall ranking of a squad and places them in a skill bracket featuring equally talented teams. Tier I is the highest skill tier, and Tier IV is the lowest.
Teams will then be placed into a single-elimination 8-team bracket as per their respective skill tiers. Irrespective of winning or losing, teams can log in and try again the next day in a different 8-team bracket.
On each day, there is also a consolation (lower) bracket held for teams who lost the first match of each day to continue playing. There is no compulsion for teams to participate on both days of the tournament.
Prizes and Rewards in Clash 2022
Rewards in Clash come in three main forms: Trophies, Victory Points (VP), Orbs, and Capsules.
Every time a player wins in Clash, they will earn 200 VP, which can be used to unlock Banners. Banners are a type of reward which show up on Summoner's Rift and on the player's profile.
Participating in multiple Clash events throughout the season will allow players to upgrade the appearance of the frame that holds the banners.
Logos and banners are not the only rewards that players can get their hands on. Every player participating in Clash will receive a Clash Orb or Clash Capsule while exiting the bracket. The capsule contents upgrade depending on the type of ticket entry and how far the team progresses in the tournament.
If you are looking forward to playing some spicy, competitive League of Legends with your friends, Clash is the best tournament to begin with.
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