LoL Worlds 2022: Istanbul Wildcats becomes the last qualifying team to the World Championship this year – Last week marked the end of all the summer splits that were happening across the Riot Leagues. Thus, we have finally confirmed the last team that has advanced to the 2022 World Championship from the Turkey region. Let us take a look at the qualifier.
Istanbul Wildcats: TCL Summer Champion
Istanbul Wildcats have claimed their first TCL Summer 2022 title, beating Fenerbahce Esports by 3-2 in the grand finals. This team has had a solid performance in the regional Riot League this year.
They also won the TCL Winter 2022 title earlier and qualified for the Mid-Season Invitational for the first time. Unfortunately, they got knocked out in the group stage and won only a single game against RED Canids.
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The team still has a tough road ahead as they have only qualified for the Play-In stage. They still need to outwit other teams if they want to make it to the group stage. Only then will they be able to fight the best League of Legends teams on the main stage of LoL Worlds 2022.
All confirmed teams of LoL Worlds 2022
With Istanbul Wildcats being confirmed, we finally have a list of the 24 teams that will be participating in the upcoming 2022 World Championship that begins later this month. There are 12 teams that have qualified directly for the group stage. On the other hand, 12 teams have made it to the play-in stage. Let us check them out.
- Beyond Gaming – PCS Summer runner up
- Chief Esports Club – LCO Split 2 winner
- DetonatioN FocusMe – LJL Summer winner
- DRX – LCK Regional Finals runner up
- Evil Geniuses – LCS Summer 3rd place
- Fnatic – LEC Summer 3rd place
- MAD Lions – LEC Summer 4th place
- Istanbul Wildcats – TCL Summer winner
- Isurus – LLA Closing winner
- LOUD – CBLOL Split 2 winner
- Royal Never Give Up – LPL Regional Finals runner up
- Saigon Buffalo – VCS Summer runner up
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Group Stage Qualifiers
- JD Gaming – LPL Summer winner
- Top Esports – LPL Summer runner up
- EDward Gaming – LPL Regional Finals winner
- Gen.G – LCK Summer winner
- T1 – LCK Summer runner up
- DWG KIA – LCK Regional Finals winner
- Rogue – LEC Summer winner
- G2 Esports – LEC Summer runner up
- Cloud9 – LCS Summer winner
- 100 Thieves – LCS Summer runner up
- CTBC Flying Oyster – PCS Summer winner
- GAM Esports – VCS Summer winner
From the play-in stage, only 4 teams will be able to advance into the group stage.
Stay tuned to get more latest news regarding League of Legends and its upcoming World Championship tournament.