Wild Rift Icons Global Championships 2022: Teams, Format, Schedule, Where to Watch

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Wild Rift Icons Global Championships 2022: Teams, Format, Schedule, Where to Watch

John Dave Rossel
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Highlights
The Wild Rift Icons Global Championships 2022 will kick off on 14th June.
The tournament will feature 24 teams from around the world competing for the lion's share of the $2 million USD prize pool and the first ever Wild Rift world championship title.
The tournament will be held at a physical location at Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore.

The upcoming Wild Rift Icons Global Championships 2022 will kick off on 14th June. The pinnacle of League of Legends: Wild Rift competitions is set to be held at the Suntec Convention and Exhibition Center in Singapore. The venue was supposed to be held in Madrid, Spain. However, the location was changed to Singapore due to COVID travel restrictions. The upcoming world series event will feature 24 teams from around the world competing for the lion’s share of the $2 million USD prize pool and the title of world champion. Eight of the participating teams will be heading straight to the group stage while the 16 other teams will be heading to the Play-ins.

Tournament Format and Schedule

Play-ins (14th - 18th June)

The 16 teams who qualified for the Play-ins shall be divided into four groups of four teams. The top eight teams will proceed to the Group Stage.

Group Stage (21st - 25th June)

The top teams from the Play-ins will join the regional champions who got seeded directly to the Group Stage. The 16 teams shall be divided into four groups of four teams.

Quarterfinals: (1st - 2nd July)

TBA

Semifinals: (5th - 6th July)

TBA

Finals: (9th July)

TBA

More information about each stage’s match format will be revealed at a later date.

Qualified Teams

Wild Rift League (WRL)

  • FunPlus Pheonix (Group Stage)

  • JD Gaming (Play-ins)

  • Nova Esports (Play-ins)

  • Oh My God (Play-ins)

Wild Rift Champions SEA (WCS)

  • Team Flash (Group Stage)

  • Flash Wolves (Play-ins)

  • RRQ (Play-ins)

  • Buriram United Esports (Play-ins)

Wild Tour Brazil (WBR)

  • Omegha Esports (Group Stage)

  • Keyd Stars (Play-ins)

  • Liberty (Play-ins)

Wild Rift Open Latin America (WOL)

  • Leviatán (Group Stage)

  • Furious Gaming (Play-ins)

  • STMN Esports (Play-ins)

Wild Rift EMEA Championship (WEC)

  • Team Queso (Group Stage)

  • Rix.GG (Play-ins)

  • Game-Lord (Play-ins)

Wild Rift Champions Korea (WCK)

  • Rolster Y (Group Stage)

  • Freecs (Play-ins)

  • T1 (Play-ins)

Wild Rift North America Series (WNS)

  • Immortals (Group Stage)

  • Sentinels (Play-ins)

Wild Rift Japan Cup (WJC)

  • Sengoku Gaming (Group Stage)

  • Donuts USG (Play-ins)

Wild Rift regional leagues.

Where to watch the Wild Rift Icons Global Championships 2022

The upcoming tournament will be broadcasted with various language options and shall be announced at a later date. For the general audience, the English broadcast will be on the official Wild Rift Esports YouTube channel.

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John is a mobile esports writer for AFK Gaming that specializes in Wild Rift and Mobile Legends, whilst also maintaining an overview of the Free Fire, COD Mobile and PUBG Mobile esports scenes.