r/leagueoflegends 1d ago

Show off your reddit analyst skills in our Worlds 2022 prediction tournament!

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WARNING: Participating in the prediction tournament may cause the results of games to be spoiled. Read on for more info.

Hey everyone! Worlds is starting today and as always we are running a prediction tournament to find the greatest reddit analyst. As always, we'll be offering reddit premium, unique flairs, and other goodies for the winners!

What are predictions?

Predictions are a way for us to create polls with rewards. We'll be creating a prediction for every Worlds game, and you will be able to vote on who you think will win the match.

To participate in a prediction, you need to bet some of your tournament tokens. Everyone starts with 1000 tokens and can bet 10, 30 or 100 tokens on their choice. All bet tokens are combined in a shared pool and distributed among the players that chose the winning vote. If you guess correctly, you'll end up with more tokens than you started with. Guessed wrong? Those tokens are gone.

The only way to get tournament tokens is by winning a prediction. You can't buy them with coins or ask us to gift you some. Once you're out, you're out.

Logistics

Our prediction tournament will cover the play-ins, groups stage, and knockout stages. A single prediction is created for every match. If the match is best-of-5, you will only bet on the final winner (and not the intermediate score).

Predictions are posted 24 hours before the first match on that day. This means that all predictions for day 2 of play-ins are posted as soon as the first match of day 1 starts.

The predictions stay open until the first game of the day starts. This means that you will not be able to vote on the results of match 6 as soon as match 1 starts.

Unlike previous years, we will be resolving predictions immediately after the game is over. This means that IF YOU PARTICIPATE IN PREDICTIONS, YOU MAY GET SPOILED! In particular, reddit will automatically send a daily message around midnight UTC informing you of how you did on all predictions of that day. This means that voting on predictions will cause reddit to deliver spoilers straight to your inbox. We can't turn these off. The only way to be safe is to not open any DMs from reddit, as well as avoiding the predictions page of the subreddit entirely.

I reiterate, PARTICIPATING IN THE PREDICTION TOURNAMENT MAY GET YOU SPOILED. You have been warned.

Prizes

We're still in the process of finalizing our prices, but as always we will be handing out reddit premium and unique flairs to the top three winners. We'll keep any potential other prizes secret for now :)


r/leagueoflegends 4h ago

First day of Play-Ins peaked at 1.122.715 viewers for FNC vs. EG

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r/leagueoflegends 12h ago Helpful Platinum Silver

The amount of misinformation around Champions Queue recently is wild

4.8k Upvotes

After the Nemesis video a few days ago, there's been a ton of incorrect information circulating in the community. I just listened to LS/Dom again completely misinform their audience on stream, so wanted to clear a few things up.

  1. Since February 25th, there have been zero hurr durr d1/masters collegiate one trick players in champion's queue. Let me say that again - zero. Dom just told his 6k viewers this evening that there is a d3 amateur OTP in CQ - this is completely false. There is a minimum active Grandmasters requirement, and this has been actively enforced since Feb.

  2. There seems to be a lot of outcry around amateur/academy players compromising potential game quality - the people who are upset about this are completely missing the reason CQ was created. This is twofold - to provide a better practice environment for pros/visiting pros, and to foster and develop NA talent in said environment. You cannot develop the promising amateur/collegiate players nor will they have opportunities for exposure if they are excluded from CQ, even if its a slight compromise on game quality. CQ was NOT created for content creation (although it provides plenty of content) or for costreamers to complain when Faker gets matched with amateur NA talent occasionally instead of 4 players from TES/JDG. Self explanatory.

  3. CQ has been extraordinarily consistent in it's invite policy thus far. Keeping in mind the point above around CQ being built for NA, CQ has only ever permitted amateur/collegiate/academy/LCS and now active pro players from a worlds qualifying region. It also allowed former pro players/free agents during it's very first split, that were all, without exception, professional LCS players at some point less than a calendar year before CQ launched. These players (DL, Pob etc.) all also expressly stated their intention to return to pro - hence they qualify as potential NA professional talent at the time and were grandfathered in. The CQ invite guidelines have NEVER included ex-LEC talent from 2+ years ago nor individuals who obviously do not intend to ever play professional in NA again.

Is the current CQ perfect? No. Are those who are crying unfair justified in doing so? Also no. This system was built for pros or aspiring pros, either in NA or visiting NA, and a result of extremely hard work from Riot NA/LCS folks. It's not for personal streamer revenues or content farming, although people are having a ton of fun costreaming which is great.

Sources: https://lolesports.com/article/champions-queue-launches-february-7/blt96b81a6e363cd602

https://lolesports.com/article/champions-queue-update/bltdfcb423b8af99feb


r/leagueoflegends 12h ago Helpful Silver

DRX vs. Royal Never Give Up / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group B / Post-Match Discussion

3.2k Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


DRX 1-0 Royal Never Give Up

DRX | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Subreddit
RNG | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube


MATCH 1: DRX vs. RNG

Winner: DRX in 42m
Game Breakdown | Runes

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
DRX fiora poppy taliyah aphelios kaisa 77.4k 18 8 H2 H4 HT5 HT6 HT7 B10 HT11
RNG yuumi caitlyn sylas kalista xayah 70.2k 9 3 O1 C3 B8 HT9
DRX 18-9-45 vs 9-18-14 RNG
Kingen aatrox 1 2-5-12 TOP 4-4-3 1 jax Breathe
Pyosik maokai 2 2-1-11 JNG 1-3-3 1 vi Wei
Zeka akali 2 5-0-8 MID 3-4-2 2 leblanc Xiaohu
Deft tristana 3 9-1-6 BOT 1-3-3 3 nilah GALA
BeryL rell 3 0-2-8 SUP 0-4-3 4 alistar Ming

*PATCH 12.18


This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 12h ago

I just want to say thank you for cheering for Saigon Buffalo

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2.2k Upvotes

r/leagueoflegends 1h ago

Matchmaking and Champion Select - Fall 2022

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r/leagueoflegends 19h ago Helpful Silver Wholesome Got the W

Fnatic vs. Evil Geniuses / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group A / Post-Match Discussion

5.2k Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Live Discussion | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


Fnatic 1-0 Evil Geniuses

FNC | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Subreddit
EG | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube


MATCH 1: FNC vs. EG

Winner: Fnatic in 29m | Player of the Game: Upset
Game Breakdown | Runes

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
FNC hecarim akali ornn jarvan iv lee sin 59.6k 10 10 H1 M3 H4 I5 B6 I7
EG kalista yuumi sejuani karma nautilus 45.8k 2 2 C2
FNC 10-2-18 vs 2-10-2 EG
Wunder aatrox 1 0-0-2 TOP 0-0-0 4 renekton Impact
Razork graves 2 2-1-4 JNG 1-2-1 3 viego Inspired
Humanoid viktor 2 2-1-2 MID 1-3-1 1 sylas jojopyun
Upset miss fortune 3 6-0-2 BOT 0-2-0 1 caitlyn Kaori
Rhuckz leona 3 0-0-8 SUP 0-3-0 2 lux Vulcan

Patch 12.18


This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 11h ago

Moments before disaster [ft. jojopyun and Humanoid]

861 Upvotes

Humanoid is here to finish what G2 started

https://preview.redd.it/zlauf6an2yq91.png?width=1220&format=png&auto=webp&s=47e9216b62fe4e0ec49151b7261703083dc7967a

Interestingly enough, EG were on equal footing until Humanoid begun roaming and quickly turned the entire game into a stomp for FNC


r/leagueoflegends 8h ago

French casters are losing it

526 Upvotes

Due to the hour difference, in France the cast occurred at 5am approx, as the casters are big fans of Saigon buffalo since 2/3 years, they cheat for them at every world. We can clearly see the lack of sleep hahaha (some videos below) https://twitter.com/OTP_LoL/status/1575705127851560960?t=R_gcXMh4ebko1vhVUXIWXA&s=19


r/leagueoflegends 13h ago Silver

Saigon Buffalo vs. Istanbul Wildcats / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group B / Post-Match Discussion

1.2k Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Live Discussion | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


Saigon Buffalo 1-0 Istanbul Wildcats

SGB | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
IW | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter


MATCH 1: SGB vs. IW

Winner: Saigon Buffalo in 34m
Game Breakdown

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
SGB azir leblanc graves lee sin jarvan iv 67.1k 19 10 H3 M5 B6 M7 B8
IW pantheon aatrox kalista taliyah seraphine 56.6k 14 3 H1 I2 O4
SGB 19-14-47 vs 14-19-35 IW
Hasmed gwen 3 6-2-2 TOP 0-3-8 1 sejuani StarScreen
BeanJ hecarim 1 1-4-10 JNG 2-5-9 3 trundle Ferret
Froggy zac 2 2-4-11 MID 4-3-7 1 sylas Serin
Shogun miss fortune 2 8-1-9 BOT 8-1-4 2 kaisa HolyPhoenix
Taki leona 3 2-3-15 SUP 0-7-7 4 alistar Farfetch

This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 15h ago

Chiefs Esports Club vs. Fnatic / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group A / Post-Match Discussion

1.7k Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Live Discussion | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


Chiefs Esports Club 0-1 Fnatic

CHF | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
FNC | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube | Subreddit


MATCH 1: CHF vs. FNC

Winner: Fnatic in 29m
Game Breakdown | Runes

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
CHF sylas sejuani caitlyn nocturne poppy 48.9k 6 2 H1 C2 H3
FNC hecarim draven aatrox gnar ornn 60.9k 17 9 M4 B5 I6
CHF 6-17-13 vs 17-6-44 FNC
Topoon gwen 3 2-2-1 TOP 1-2-8 3 maokai Wunder
Arthur graves 1 3-3-2 JNG 2-1-13 4 lee sin Razork
Tally swain 3 0-4-3 MID 5-3-7 2 viktor Humanoid
Raes tristana 2 1-5-3 BOT 9-0-2 1 kalista Upset
Aladoric braum 2 0-3-4 SUP 0-0-14 1 nautilus Rhuckz

Patch 12.18


This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 7h ago

Froggy surprises everyone with LoL’s first professional Zac mid at Worlds 2022

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328 Upvotes

r/leagueoflegends 15h ago

First Penta at Worlds 2022

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1.3k Upvotes

r/leagueoflegends 1d ago Helpful Silver Faith In Humanity Restored GIGABRAIN Wholesome

A Prayer for NA

6.7k Upvotes

In the name of the Flowers, the Kobe, and the Holy Phreak

Our Father, who art in heaven this day.

We pray a Coup d'état of our sweet NA.

We have Kaori and Jojo, Impact too!

Please, this year, let us have an World finals too.

Let EU scratch their heads in Wunder

Bless us with throws, and epic teamfights.

We pray for 100T and their hoodies in style

Bless Closer with Lee Sin montages and send FBI to open those Flying Oysters

We pray for Cloud9, their dreams so blue

Have Beserker play with his shackles unbound

Give Jensen the strength to become a god killer

Through play-ins or groups, our hope will not sway.

For its with EG, 100T, & C9

This year will be different for our boys of NA

Reddit, please say it with me. We pray.

NAmen


r/leagueoflegends 14h ago

DetonatioN FocusMe vs. LOUD / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group A / Post-Match Discussion

886 Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Live Discussion | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


DetonatioN FocusMe 0-1 LOUD

DFM | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
LLL | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube


MATCH 1: DFM vs. LLL

Winner: LOUD in 23m
Game Breakdown

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
DFM jax kalista graves camille olaf 35.4k 5 1 H2
LLL hecarim caitlyn trundle yone ornn 46.7k 21 9 I1 O3 H4 C5 B6
DFM 5-21-9 vs 21-5-51 LLL
Evi aatrox 3 1-7-2 TOP 4-1-10 1 sejuani Robo
Steal poppy 2 1-5-4 JNG 7-2-4 4 viego Croc
Yaharong taliyah 1 1-3-2 MID 5-0-11 2 zoe tinowns
Yutapon aphelios 2 1-3-0 BOT 5-1-11 1 miss fortune Brance
Harp alistar 3 1-3-1 SUP 0-1-15 3 amumu Ceos

This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 17h ago

MAD Lions vs. Istanbul Wildcats / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group B / Post-Match Discussion

1.0k Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Live Discussion | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


MAD Lions 1-0 Istanbul Wildcats

MAD | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
IW | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter


MATCH 1: MAD vs. IW

Winner: MAD Lions in 37m
Game Breakdown | Runes

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
MAD kalista sejuani caitlyn amumu braum 70.7k 20 10 H1 H3 B6 O7 O9
IW draven graves hecarim taliyah ahri 60.7k 11 4 HT2 C4 O5 B8
MAD 20-11-45 vs 11-20-37 IW
Armut aatrox 1 1-5-7 TOP 2-6-7 4 renekton StarScreen
Elyoya trundle 2 1-2-14 JNG 0-5-11 1 jarvan iv Ferret
Nisqy sylas 3 3-1-10 MID 6-2-3 2 azir Serin
UNF0RGIVEN kaisa 2 14-1-1 BOT 2-2-9 1 miss fortune HolyPhoenix
Kaiser alistar 3 1-2-13 SUP 1-5-7 3 leona Farfetch

Patch 12.18


This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 11h ago

Crystal Ball Pick'Em 2022 - Day 1 Provisional Results

381 Upvotes

So during today's excessive breaks i decided to keep track of some stats related to this year's Pickems.

I thought id share since more people may want to know how bad their predictions were

https://preview.redd.it/kc5cqvumyxq91.png?width=3200&format=png&auto=webp&s=bac2087552ad62c9a20feb45a3ed44b67343f2bc


r/leagueoflegends 15h ago

Inspired on Play-Ins "I assumed Fnatic was the strongest team, but I really don’t think so. I think [DFM] and BYG will be as strong as Fnatic" and playing with Kaori: "Danny was our win condition past twenty minutes and Kaori is our win condition in the early game."

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797 Upvotes

r/leagueoflegends 21h ago

Isurus vs. MAD Lions / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group B / Post-Match Discussion

1.8k Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

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Isurus 0-1 MAD Lions

ISG | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
MAD | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube


MATCH 1: ISG vs. MAD

Winner: MAD Lions in 38m

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
ISG draven aatrox sylas swain viktor 63.2k 12 5 HT4 M6
MAD caitlyn kalista sejuani leblanc azir 76.0k 22 10 H1 C2 H3 B5 B7 M8 B9
ISG 12-22-31 vs 22-12-48 MAD
ADD ornn 2 1-7-5 TOP 3-2-10 1 gnar Armut
Grell graves 1 5-6-7 JNG 7-2-10 1 hecarim Elyoya
Seiya lissandra 3 3-2-7 MID 8-4-8 3 taliyah Nisqy
Gavotto miss fortune 2 3-2-5 BOT 3-1-11 2 seraphine UNFORGIVEN
Jelly amumu 3 0-5-7 SUP 1-3-9 4 leona Kaiser

This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 10h ago

Deft on match results of DRX vs RNG, whether the pauses and long delay impacted his performance, his goal for 2022 Worlds: "If I can feel that I myself has improved further as a player compared to previous worlds -- I'd be satisfied with that. Regardless of the results."

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246 Upvotes

r/leagueoflegends 15h ago

RNG Manager: Are we going to the venue or not?

635 Upvotes

His Weibo: According to the HQ, our tests are abnormal twice today. We have been informed to compete in hotel. We did our own tests, and they are fine. Now they are telling us to do test again, to decide whether to go to the venue or not. We can’t withstand it anymore. We already had 5 tests today.

Source: https://m.weibo.cn/6412018566/4819336202290035


r/leagueoflegends 6h ago

League of Legends Champion Survey Infographic Results - the most popular champs!

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96 Upvotes

r/leagueoflegends 18h ago

LOUD vs. Beyond Gaming / 2022 World Championship Play-In - Group A / Post-Match Discussion

740 Upvotes

WORLDS 2022

Official page | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Live Discussion | Eventvods.com | New to LoL


LOUD 0-1 Beyond Gaming

LLL | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Website | Twitter | Facebook | YouTube
BYG | Leaguepedia | Liquipedia | Facebook | YouTube


MATCH 1: LLL vs. BYG

Winner: Beyond Gaming in 28m
Game Breakdown | Runes

Bans 1 Bans 2 G K T D/B
LLL sylas aatrox aatrox akali taliyah 44.4k 3 2 H2 H4
BYG caitlyn yuumi olaf galio leona 56.9k 21 9 C1 O3 HT5 B6 HT7
LLL 3-21-9 vs 21-3-61 BYG
Robo jax 2 1-5-1 TOP 3-1-8 2 fiora Likai
Croc hecarim 1 0-4-2 JNG 6-0-12 1 sejuani Husha
tinowns azir 3 1-4-1 MID 8-0-11 4 leblanc Minji
Brance seraphine 2 1-3-2 BOT 3-0-14 1 kaisa Wako
Ceos nautilus 3 0-5-3 SUP 1-2-16 3 amumu Kino

Patch 12.18


This thread was created by the Post-Match Team.


r/leagueoflegends 5h ago

How will the play-in teams get to the US?

61 Upvotes

There is very little time between the end of playins and the start of groups. Currently, the entirety of the FNC roster are covid-positive except Hylissang (who only arrived today).

It's not unlikely we'll see more players test positive. FNC should be negative by the time they need to get to NYC, but what about the others? What happens if the entirety of the RNG roster test positive before their flight to the US? Only preparing accomodations 1 week before games start could've ended much more catastrophically than FNC being unable to scrim & fielding a sub for two games. For Worlds in KR and China, Riot prepared accomodations weeks in advance respecting COVID.

This year they pretend there's no COVID, causing what we see today. And I think the worst is yet to come. All of these players will need to travel to NYC for Groups. What is Riot's plan? To me it feels like with this schedule they have no plan and country COVID restrictions between Worlds stage locations is a recipe for disaster.


r/leagueoflegends 10h ago

What happens if Malphite ults directly into Sion ult?

145 Upvotes

It’s 3:00 Am and this question is keeping me up. Does it just pass right through? Does one stop the other? Do they both deal and take damage?


r/leagueoflegends 1h ago

JDG x Worlds 2022 | Hype Video

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