Icon Global Championship Wildrift 2022 Preview

Icons Global Championship 2022 Preview (Wild Rift)

League of Legends: Wild Rift developer Riot Games released an announcement on Sunday, May 8. Overall, this announcement details the Icons Global Championship 2022. Icons Global Championship 2022, held from June 14 to July 9, will take place in Singapore.

Wild Rift now has a large player base. It is also one of the most critical world championships as it will be the closing event of the 2022 Wid Rift esports season.

While very little time is left until June 14, everyone is excitedly waiting for this tournament. Therefore, after briefly informing you about the Wild Rift game, we have prepared a guide where we talk about all the details (prize pool, teams, format, etc.) of the Icons Global Championship 2022 tournament. So, Let’s start.

In the meantime, make sure you know all about the tournament before the Icons Global Championship 2022 starts. In this way, you can make more accurate predictions in your League of Legends: Wild Rift bets.

What is Wild Rift In Brief

Overall, Wild Rift is a multiplayer mobile 5v5 MOBA. You can also play for free on Android and IOS operating systems. In fact, Wild Rift is the mobile version of the League of Legends game that everyone knows.

So just like in LoL, there are champions with different abilities in Wild Rift, and your goal is to destroy the opponent’s Nexus. Plus, every Wild Rift match is unique in itself. Champions are slightly weaker initially, but as the game progresses, you accumulate items and experience, increasing their strength.

Unlike LoL, the respawn time is shorter, the regen time is half shorter, and the map is smaller. In other words, while a game you play on the computer takes 45 minutes on average in League of Legends, a match in Wild Rift takes an average of 15 minutes.

This innovative and fun mobile game tournament will be just as fun. Then let’s take a look at the Icons Global Championship 2022 details.

Icons Global Championship 2022 Format

Icons Global Championships 2022 consists of a total of three stages. So, these are Play-in, Group Stage and Knockout. Let’s take a closer look at these.

  • Play-in: June 14th – 18th

A total of 16 teams will compete in the Play-in, which will be held between June 14 and 18. Also, these 16 teams are divided into 4 groups of 4. In addition, teams from the same region cannot compete in the same group.

This Stage proceeds with the double-elimination bracket. All matches are played in a Bo3. Also, the top 2 from each group have a chance to advance to the group stage.

  • Group Stage: June 21st – 25th

A total of 8 teams compete at the Group Stage, which will be held between June 21 and 25. Also, these 8 teams are divided into 4 groups of 2 each. In addition, teams competing in the same Play-ins group cannot compete in the same group.

This Stage progresses with the double-elimination bracket. Additionally, at this stage, all matches are played in a Bo3. Also, the top two from each group advance to the Knockout Stage.

  • Knockout Stage – July 1st – 9th

Knockout Stage has a total of three stages, namely Semi-Finals, Quarter-Finals and Finals. Also, there is a single-elimination system, so the winner takes.

The Quarter and Semi-Finals are played in Bo5, and the Finals are played in Bo7.

Icons Global Championship 2022 Teams

This exciting tournament will feature incredible teams competing. Let’s take a look at this list of especially prominent names.

Play-In A Teams

  • Flash Wolves
  • Furious Gaming
  • Game Lord
  • Nova Esports

Play-in B Teams

  • JD Gaming
  • STMN Esports
  • RRQ
  • Unsold Stuff Gaming

Play in C Teams

  • J-Team
  • Rix GG
  • Keyd Stars
  • T1

Play-in D Teams

  • freecs
  • Liberty
  • Buriram United Esports
  • Sentinels

Group A Teams

  • Leviathan
  • TeamFlash

Group B Teams

  • Sengoku Gaming
  • Team Queso

Group C Teams

  • Omegha Esports
  • FunPlus Phoenix

Group D Teams

  • Immortals
  • KT Rollster

First of all, the first Horizon Cup in November 2021 was the first event of the Wild Rift world. Sengoku, Team Queso and KT Rolster that you see in this list were among the teams competing in the Horizon Cup event. Additionally, FunPlus Phoenix won WRL 2022 Season 1. Thus, it qualified for the Icons Global Championships 2022.

Another good name in this tournament is Nova Esports. Nava Esports was also a successful name in PUBG Mobile Esports. He most recently finished second in the Sentinels North American Series Season 1, thus qualifying for play-ins. Alright How much prize money will the best teams in the Wild Rift world compete for?

Icons Global Championship 2022 Prize Pool

In Wild Rift Icons, top teams from every region of the world (China, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Japan, EMEA, North America, Latin America and Brazil) will compete for their share of the prize pool worth $2 million in total.

Final Words

This guide tried to convey all the details about the Icons Global Championship 2022. Also, we talked about the format, the teams participating in the tournament, and the prize pool.

Despite being a mobile game, Wild Rift, which has gained significant momentum, is a game that most people love to play. The reason for this was that League of Legends lovers had much fun with its more useful version. So, if you are one of the Wild Rift lovers, you can have a lot of fun by watching this tournament.

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