Riot Games has revealed the four cities that will play host to the League of Legends World Championship in 2022, through a YouTube announcement video. The video has been shared on 21st November and is available for fans to take note of the locations for the upcoming League of Legends World Championship.
Riot Games reveals locations for the League of Legends World Championship 2022
The video along with the official announcement on the League of Legends Esports page confirms the four locations of New York, San Francisco, Toronto, and Mexico City where the upcoming LoL championship shall be held. From the group stage to the finals, the international event will take place in North America. The World Championship will be held in North America for the first time since 2016. In addition to this, this will be the first international League event to be held in Mexico.
According to Riot Games, the LoL World Championship 2022 will be “a robust continental tour“, and will mark the return of League of Legends esports to North America after a layoff of six years. This World Championship will mark the first time in two years that a League of Legends competition shall take place in more than one city.
League of Legends World Championship 2020 – host country and scheduling
The last LoL World Championship was scheduled to be a five-city tour of China, unlike World 2020, which only took place in Shanghai. World 2021 was supposed to take place in Shanghai, Qingdao, Wuhan, Chengdu, and Shenzhen, but the location of the competition was changed at the last moment and the entire competition took place in Reykjavík, Iceland.
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The presence of a live audience at Worlds 2022 has yet to be confirmed. Following the official certification of the World Cities and going over the maintenance of the safety rules for the continuing COVID-19 epidemic, more information shall be revealed. For the time being, fans can enjoy this glimpse into the upcoming World Championship.
One can read about the in-depth details of the upcoming LoL World Championship 2021 here.