Riot Games exposed its multi-city trip for the 2022 League of Legends World Championship, which will see the semifinals hosted in Toronto, Ontario.
Often called ‘Worlds,’ Riot’s premier esports occasion will go back to North America for the very first time given that2016 This time around, Riot will host an international Worlds with newbie stops in Mexico and Canada ahead of the finals in San Francisco, California.
The 2022 Worlds occasion will consist of play-ins in Mexico City, Mexico, groups and quarterfinals in New York City, the semifinals in Toronto and after that the finals in San Francisco.
Riot made the statement at an interview at the Chase Center in San Francisco on Sunday ahead of the Golden State Warriors vs. Toronto Raptors NBA video game. Both groups’ house arenas– the Chase Center and the Scotiabank Arena– will host the finals and semifinals respectively. The Chase Center will be the 10 th special arena to hold a Worlds last.
The 2021 Worlds Finals happened at Laugardalshöll Sport Center in Reykjavík, Iceland. Prior to that, Worlds was held at the SAIC Motor Pudong Arena in China (2020), AccorHotels Arena in Paris (2019) and the Incheon Munhak Stadium in Incheon, South Korea (2018).
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