The 17th spring season of League of Legends’ Championship Korea, LCK Spring 2023 journey is just beginning with the upcoming group stage on Wednesday.
LCK Spring or League of Legends Championship Korea Spring season is the well renown season-long championship tournament for Korean League of Legends scene. The long running esports league is very popular among the Southeast Asian MOBA fanbase.
LCK Spring 2023 will be the 17th edition of the popular championship event. It will act as the first split of Korea’s professional League of Legends league. A total of 10 well-known professional esports team will participate in the group stage of the event.
The event will be an offline event. It will feature a ₩375,000,000 prize pool. Which roughly amounts to $302,207 in USD. League of Legend’s developer Riot Games will organize the esports tournament in South Korea.
The upcoming spring event will maintain a double round robin format for the group stage using best of 3. The top 6 teams will qualify for the following playoff round which will later determine the champion of this spring season’s League of Legends professional league.
Let us look at more detailed information on the upcoming event.
Participant Teams at the event:
A total of 10 professional teams are set to participate in the upcoming LCK Spring 2023. These top rated esports teams will join the group stage of the event. Participant list given below–
- G Esports
- Hanwha Life Esports
- KT Rolster
- Nongshim RedForce
- SANDBOX Gaming
When will be the LCK Spring 2023 held?
- Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2023.
- Time: 03:00 a.m. ET
The upcoming LCK Spring 2023 is scheduled to initiate this Wednesday, January 18, 2022. With the group stage game of DWG KIA vs DRX, the event will start at 03:00 a.m. ET.
LCK Spring 2023 Schedule:
|Date||Matches||Date & Time|
|January 18, 2023||DK vs DRX||03:00 a.m.|
|T1 vs GEN||05:30 a.m.|
|January 19, 2023||KDF vs HLE||03:00 a.m.|
|NS vs BRO||05:30 a.m.|
|January 20, 2023||T1 vs KT||03:00 a.m.|
|LSB vs DK||05:30 a.m.|
|January 21, 2023||GEN vs DRX||03:00 a.m.|
|KDF vs BRO||05:30 a.m.|
|January 22, 2023||LSB vs HLE||03:00 a.m.|
|NS vs KT||05:30 a.m.|
How to Live Stream LCK Spring 2023?
LCK’s official twitch channel (LCK) and YouTube channel (LCK Global) will provide live streams of the upcoming games of this year’s LCK Spring 2023 championship internationally for fans to watch freely. Additionally, Huya will provide Chinese exclusive live streams and NaverTV will provide Korean exclusive live streams of the event’s games with respective language hosting in their country.
Where will the event be held?
- Venue: LoL Park
- Location: Seoul, South Korea
Riot Games owned “LoL Park” is the hosting venue of LCK Spring 2023. The multi-purpose complex has a e-sports stadium titled “LCK Arena” with over 400 seat capcity. It is located near Gran Seoul in Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea.
Prize Pool Distribution for the Event
LCK Spring 2023 is featuring a ₩370,000,000 prize pool in South Korean Won, which roughly amounts to $302,207 in USD. The prize money will be distributed among the top-four teams of the final standings. In addition, the 2023 spring champion and runner-up will also get a qualification spot for the upcoming mid-season invitational event coming on April.
Let us look at the prize pool distribution of the upcoming League of Legends event –
|Placement||Prize Money (KRW)||Prize Money (USD)|