THE WILD RIFT CHAMPIONS SEA FINALS 2022
Watch 11 of the best regional teams battle it out in the final pan-regional showdown
11 teams from competitive leagues around Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Oceania have qualified for the Wild Rift Champions SEA (WCS) Finals after seven weeks of rigorous battle. The Finals will be from April 23 to May 8. The teams will compete in multiple stages for a chance to qualify for the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship later this year and achieve glory!
During the WR Champions SEA season, 11 teams have qualified for the WCS Finals, demonstrating true grit and talent. The following are the playoff teams:
● Masters – Flash Wolves, ONE team
● Indonesia – Persis Esports
● Malaysia/Singapore – SEM9
● Oceania – Smash Logic Gaming
● Philippines – FENNEL Adversity, Rex Regum Qeon
● Thailand – EVOS Esports, Buriram United Esports
● Vietnam – Team Flash, Cerberus Esports
The WCS Playoffs 2022 is broken down into the following stages:
● Play-ins: April 23 – 24
● Playoffs: April 26 – 27, April 29 – May 1, May 6 – 7
● Finals: May 8
Teams will compete for four spots to enter the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship and a combined prize pool of USD 200,000.
During the Play-ins stage, five teams from the Wild Rift Champions SEA and Wild Rift Oceania Championships tournaments (1st runner-ups from WCS Masters, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the champion of the Wild Rift Oceania Championships) will compete in a single round-robin match in which each team will play each other in a Best-of-3 format.
The top team in each of the five groups will advance directly to the Playoffs, while the teams in second and third place will play a best-of-five series to determine the remaining Playoffs position.
The two teams who advanced from the Play-ins. They will fight in a double elimination format against the six sub-regional winners of the Wild Rift Champions SEA in the Playoffs stage.
These eight teams will be divided into two four-team pools. The sub-regional champions of WCS Masters, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam are in the first pool, while the sub-regional champions of WCS Malaysia & Singapore, Indonesia, and the two qualified teams from the Play-ins round are in the second pool. Teams from the same sub-regions are not allowed to compete against one another.
Teams from the first pool will face off against teams from the second pool in the playoffs.
The winners of the first round of playoff matches will progress to the Upper Bracket’s next round, while the losers will be relegated to the Lower Bracket. Except for the Lower Bracket Finals and Grand Finals, which will be played in a Best-of-7 style, all matches will be played in a Best-of-5 format.
If a team fails to qualify for the finals in the Upper Bracket, they will have another chance to qualify in the Lower Bracket by winning their remaining matches.
The top four teams from the Southeast Asia area will play in the Wild Rift Icons Global Championship this summer in Europe!
WHERE CAN I WATCH?
The Wild Rift Champions SEA Finals 2022 will be aired in English, Tagalog, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Thai, among other languages. The first game will begin at 14:00 GMT+8, on April 23, 2022, and will be aired live on Riot’s official Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube channels, as well as partner broadcast networks:
● Twitch – Wild Rift Esports
● YouTube – Wild Rift Esports
● Facebook – WCS Philippines
● Twitch – Wild Rift Indonesia
● YouTube – Wild Rift Esports Indonesia
● Facebook – WCS Indonesia
● Twitch – Wild Rift Esports Malaysia & Singapore
● Facebook – WCS Malaysia & Singapore
● Twitch – WCS Masters
● Facebook – WCS Masters
● Twitch – Wild Rift Vietnam
● Facebook – Liên Minh Huyền Thoại: Tốc Chiến Esports
● Twitch -Wild Rift Thailand
● Facebook – WCS Thailand