According to various rumors reported on Twitter, respectively by Esports News UK portal and Korean reporter Kenzi, Riot Games was going to decide which cities would host the two international events of the League of Legends competitive scene in 2023, namely Mid-Season Invitational and World Series.
London for MSI
As reported by the British portal Esports News Uk, Riot has decided to host the Mid-Season Invitational, the first international event of the year that takes place in the middle of the season and witnesses the participation of only the winners from various international teams. Championships recognized by the circuit, in the UK capital. Londonwhich has already hosted many esports events, such as FIFA In 2018, it will be the global capital of League of Legends between May and June.
South Korea for the World Cup
On the other hand, Korean reporter Kenzi knew from sources close to the League of Legends publisher that he would be there South Korea to host the 2023 World Cup. worlds The 2022 tournament was played between Mexico and the United States, while in previous years it was Europe, China and Europe that hosted the most important event on the competitive scene, the latest final event of which recorded a peak of 5.1 million concurrent viewers worldwide.
The World Championship has been missing from Korea, the region that produces the best players and talents, since 2018, the year Chinese team Invictus Gaming defeated Europeans Fnatic. This year, however, South Korea was the venue for the Mid-Season Invitational held in Busan.
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