Teams Eliminated from Worlds 2023 So Far

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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The electrifying Swiss Stage of League of Legends Worlds 2023 came to a close on 29th October.
With the quarterfinals around the corner, a total of 14 teams have been eliminated from Worlds 2023.
Here are all the teams that have been eliminated from the League of Legends World Championship so far.

For 2023, the League of Legends World Championship aka Worlds underwent major format changes. Worlds 2023 implemented the new best-of-threes (BO3) format and a brand new swiss-style stage. This new stage was a treat to watch with so many electrifying match ups and nail-biter series.

On 29th October, the Swiss Stage drew to a close and with the end of this, a total of 14 teams have been eliminated from the contention of the Worlds 2023 title and trophy.

The shocking development from Worlds this year is that all four EMEA [Europe, Middle East & Africa] teams have exited the competition and the sole contender from the west happens to be NRG, from North America.

Here are all the teams that have been eliminated from Worlds 2023 so far.

Teams that Got Eliminated from Worlds 2023

Worlds 2023's Swiss Stage came to a close with a thrilling best-of-three series between Bilibili Gaming and G2 Esports for the last spot in the quarterfinals. With Bilibili Gaming winning against G2 Esports with a 2-1 score, all four Chinese teams have now advanced to the playoffs.

However, the shocking storyline from the tournament is that for the first time in nine years, there won't be a single EMEA team in the top eight at Worlds.

Meanwhile, with only Dplus Kia eliminated, South Korea is the second strongest region present at the tournament with three teams. The sole representative of the west is NRG Esports.

Having said all this, here are the teams that have been eliminated from Worlds 2023:

Worlds 2023 Play-In Eliminations

The Play-In stage of Worlds 2023 saw the participation of eight teams. After playing through a double-elimination bracket, only two teams advanced to the Swiss Stage. The teams that exited the tournament in the Play-In are as follows:

  • PSG Talon

  • CTBC Flying Oyster

  • Team Whales

  • DetonatioN FocusMe

  • Movistar R7

  • LOUD

Swiss Stage Eliminations

The newly-introduced Swiss Stage was a delight to watch. It had five exciting rounds of competition. While teams with three wins advanced to Stage 3 (Knockouts), the teams with three losses were eliminated.

The teams who exited the tournament with the end of Swiss Stage are as follows:

  • ⁠Dplus KIA (2-3): Lost to G2 Esports and KT Rolster

  • Fnatic (2-3): Lost LNG, BiliBili Gaming (BLG) and Weibo Gaming

  • ⁠G2 Esports (2-3): G2 lost to GEN.G, NRG and BLG ⁠

  • Cloud9 (1-3): ⁠Lost to LNG, Fnatic and T1

  • GAM Esports (1-3): ⁠Lost to GEN.G, Fnatic and DK

  • MAD Lions (1-3): MAD Lions lost to C9, NRG and Weibo⁠

  • ⁠Team BDS (0-3): ⁠JDG, MAD and DK won against BDS

  • Team Liquid (0-3): T1, NRG, and GAM won agaist Liquid

Now, only eight teams are left in the running for the title and trophy of Worlds 2023. The Quarterfinal matches are set to kick off on 2nd November.

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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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