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League of Legends 2022 Asian Games – Dates, Format & Schedule

31 Aug 2023
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Tit Krajnik 31 Aug 2023
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  • 2022 Asian Games to feature esports as an official medal sport for the first time
  • The League of Legends tournament will be hosted at the China Hangzhou Esports Center
  • 24 national teams are set to participate in the tournament
Asian Games 2022
Asian Games 2022 (credit: via Twitter (@AsianGamesOCA))
The 2022 Asian Games is a multi-continental event that is held every four years and welcomes the best athletes from Asia. The event is recognised by the International Olympic Committee and is the second-largest international multi-sport event behind the Olympics.
  • When Is the LoL 2022 Asian Games?
  • Where Is the LoL 2022 Asian Games?
  • LoL 2022 Asian Games Format
  • Group Stage
  • Playoffs (Knockout stage)
  • LoL 2022 Asian Games Teams
  • What Is the LoL 2022 Asian Games Prize Pool?
  • Where To Bet On the 2022 Asian Games?

The 19th Asian Games will carry the name 2022 Asian Games because the tournament was cancelled last year due to COVID-19. It’ll mark the first time in history that the Asian Games will host esports as an official medal sport, welcoming the best League of Legends players in the world, representing their country and fighting for the gold medal. 

Esports was already held at the 2018 Asian Games as a demonstration sport but never as an official event.

Here is everything you need to know about the League of Legends Asian Games 2022, including dates, format, teams, schedule, and where to bet on LoL Asian Games 2022.

When Is the LoL 2022 Asian Games?


League of Legends will be held as one of the medal sports at the 2022 Asian Games, kicking off on September 25 and culminating with the grand finals on September 29, 2023.

The entire esports programme, including tournaments for PUBG Mobile, Dota 2, League of Legends, FIFA Online 3, Street Fighter V, Arena of Valor, and Dream Three Kingdoms 2, will start on September 23 and conclude on October 8.

Where Is the LoL 2022 Asian Games?


Esports at the 2022 Asian Games will be held at China Hangzhou Esports Center in Hangzhou, China.

LoL 2022 Asian Games Format


League of Legends at the 2022 Asian Games will be a five-day spectacle from September 25-29, 2023, starting with the group stage on September 25.

Group Stage


  • All 24 teams get seeded into four groups of four
  • Teams in the same group play a double-round-robin format
  • All matches are best-of-one (Bo1)
  • The top two teams from each group advance to the knockout stage

Playoffs (Knockout stage)


  • Eight teams
  • Single-elimination bracket
  • All matches are best-of-three (Bo3)

LoL 2022 Asian Games Teams


The League of Legends tournament for the 2022 Asian Games will welcome 24 national teams, including two powerhouses in China and South Korea, as well as Vietnam, Japan, Saudi Arabia,  Kuwait, and more.

South Korea 

  • Top Lane: Zeus
  • Jungle: Kanavi
  • Mid Lane: Chovy, Faker
  • ADC: Ruler
  • Support: Keria

China

  • Top Lane: Bin
  • Jungle: Jiejie, Xun
  • Mid Lane: knight
  • ADC: Elk
  • Support: Meiko

Chinese Taipei

  • Top Lane: Hanabi, Rest
  • Jungle: Karsa
  • Mid Lane: FoFo
  • ADC: Doggo
  • Support: SwordArt

Vietnam

  • Top Lane: Kiaya
  • Jungle: Levi
  • Mid Lane: Kati, Glory
  • ADC: Artemis
  • Support: Bie

Japan

  • Top Lane: RayFarky, Imp
  • Jungle: hachamecha
  • Mid Lane: Recap
  • ADC: Yutapon
  • Support: Enty

Hong Kong

  • Top Lane: YSKM, Solokill
  • Jungle: Kennychan
  • Mid Lane: Medzz
  • ADC: MnM
  • Support: Kaiwing

Malaysia

  • Top Lane: Shine
  • Jungle: Arashi
  • Mid Lane: Sleep
  • ADC: QaspieL
  • Support: Felia

Macau

  • Top Lane: Faith
  • Jungle: NH
  • Mid Lane: 蘇嘉富 (Su Jia-Fu)
  • ADC: 梁思达 (Liang Si-Da)
  • Support: 楊浩良 (Yang Hao-Liang)

Singapore

  • Top Lane: Blaire
  • Jungle: CYH
  • Mid Lane: Arykelic, Shera
  • ADC: Blaze
  • Support: Kusuo

Thailand

  • Top Lane: It Yummy
  • Jungle: Samyuumou
  • Mid Lane: Neulnnyr
  • ADC: Pillow
  • Support: Jingliu

Philippines

  • Top Lane: Relhia
  • Jungle: Austerity
  • Mid Lane: Redism
  • ADC: Pollo
  • Support: Robot

India

  • Top Lane: Sussy baka, Deadcorporal
  • Jungle: BlackInfinity
  • Mid Lane: Katarina Bot
  • ADC: AngelsLotus
  • Support: Crank0

Kazakhstan

  • Top Lane: Fakelover
  • Jungle: Weox
  • Mid Lane: Claymann
  • ADC: Jungkz
  • Support: The goldiee

Myanmar

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Sri Lanka

  • Top Lane: Kassa
  • Jungle: luvtwo
  • Mid Lane: Nishastic
  • ADC: TheShyB0y
  • Support: Hydra

Kyrgyzstan

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Bahrain

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Jordan

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Kuwait

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Oman

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Palestine

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Saudi Arabia

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

Qatar

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

United Arab Emirates

  • Top Lane: TBD
  • Jungle: TBD
  • Mid Lane: TBD
  • ADC: TBD
  • Support: TBD

What Is the LoL 2022 Asian Games Prize Pool?


Asian Games organisers have yet to announce the prize pool for the 2022 Asian Games.

Where To Bet On the 2022 Asian Games?


Bookmakers have already released outright betting markets for Asian Games 2022, which can be found on most traditional sportsbooks and esports betting sites. Due to the importance of the upcoming international event, it’s fair to expect all bookmakers to have betting markets for it, including for the League of Legends tournament.

Among some of the best bookmakers for betting on the 2022 Asian Games LoL tournament is Stake.com. It offers highly competitive esports betting odds and offers excellent coverage of all esports events, making it a perfect choice for any esports punters and it comes with a welcome bonus, which can be claimed with code “NEWBONUS”.