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Honor of Kings International Championship 2022

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[e][h]Honor of Kings International Championship 2022
Slogan: Highfive for Highlight
League Information
Series:
Official Device:
VIVO iQOO 11
(World Debut)
Game version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shenzhen
South Korea Seoul
Prize Pool:
$10,000,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-12-03
End Date:
2022-12-30
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Teams
Number of teams:
16
Chronology
Upcoming Matches

The Honor of Kings International Championship 2022 is the all-new World Championship series for Honor of Kings, the series is both rebrand of the Arena of Valor International Championship and the successor of the World Champion Cup.

Following the cancellation of AWC 2022, a convergence World Championship set to featured game contents from both Arena of Valor and Honor of Kings.[1] On October 6th, Honor of Kings announced the foundation of KIC as a new World Championship series[2].

This tournament will also marked the debut of new tournament phone device - iQOO 11, Which will make its world premiere on December 2nd and debut as the phone device for the tournament which kicks off the day after.[3].

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

KPL Teams will be compete in China Shenzhen, Non-KPL Teams will be compete in South Korea Seoul both remotely

  • Group Stage - December 3rd - 13th
    • 16 teams will be drawn into 4 groups of 4 teams
    • Double Round-Robin format, all matches are played in a Bo2 with Global Ban-Pick Rules
      • Winning 2-0 grants 3 points
      • Drawing 1-1 grants 1 point
      • Losing 0-2 grants 0 points
    • Top 2 teams in each group will advance to the Knockout Stage
    • Bottom 2 teams in each group will be eliminated
  • Knockout Stage - December 16th - 19th, December 24th - 25th and December 30th
    • Single-elimination Bracket
    • All matches are played in a Bo7
    • Global Ban/Pick with Ultimate Battle

In Honor of Kings Pro League: Fall 2018, the playoffs round has set the new rules for drafting and using heroes, which is called Global Ban-Pick (also use in AOV Tournament, started in AOG Spring 2019). But their is a special rules which is not same as AOV tournament in the Game 7, called Ultimate Battle.

  • The Ultimate battle will start if there is a tied series in Game 6 after the crystal has been destroyed (3:3).
  • After the crystal been destroyed, the referee will allow the coach, analyst or the other staffs in each team to draft the heroes in Game 7 for 3 minutes. After the time is out, the coach must submit the hero lineups and challenger spells to the referee, and then coach must leave the stage. There will be a penalty if the players don't use the same heroes and challenger spells as the coach submit.
  • The time will be start counting when the coach come to the stage, and the referee will give a signal for the countdown at 1 minute, 30 seconds, and 10 seconds.
  • Each team's hero lineups will not be visible for the opponent team.

Tournament Version[edit]

Tournament to run in Global Tournament Version.

Prize Pool[edit]

$10,000,000 USD are spread among the participants as seen below:

Tournament Awards[edit]

To be announced

Participants[edit]

China Wolves
JunglerChina JinYu
SupportChina Hui
Main RosterStaff
1st Honor of Kings World Champion Cup (2017, 2018, 2021)
CChina Lin
CChina LiLuo
CChina Bai
Main RosterSubstitutes
1st Honor of Kings World Champion Cup (2017, 2018, 2021)
Top LaneChina Fly
JunglerChina Pang
MiddleChina Yu
Bottom LaneChina 1dao
SupportChina Fan
SubstitutesStaff
1st Honor of Kings World Champion Cup (2017, 2018, 2021)
China eStar Pro
Bottom LaneChina Fengjie
SupportChina Alan
Main RosterStaff
1st Honor of Kings World Champion Cup (2016, 2019)
CChina SK
CChina 770
CChina QianSui
Main RosterSubstitutes
1st Honor of Kings World Champion Cup (2016, 2019)
Top LaneChina TanRan
JunglerChina HuaHai
MiddleChina QingRong
Bottom LaneChina YiZ
SupportChina ZiYang
SubstitutesStaff
1st Honor of Kings World Champion Cup (2016, 2019)
China Gank Gaming
Support
DNP
China Yuan
Top Lane
DNP
China xDo
Main RosterStaff
CChina Ze
CChina WuHei
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina ByShow
JunglerChina Peng
MiddleChina Qfeng
Bottom LaneChina Mlan
SupportChina Gai
SubstitutesStaff
China Xianyou Gaming
SupportChina Yimen
Main RosterStaff
CChina Zhexi
CChina LinDou
CChina XingSha
CChina ZeYi
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina KuXie
JunglerChina Sep.
MiddleChina LMeng
Bottom LaneChina Xiudou
SupportChina Xihe
SubstitutesStaff
China AG Super Play
MiddleChina Yunli
SupportChina ice
Main RosterStaff
CChina XiaoShou
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina YiAn
JunglerChina WeiYang
MiddleChina XiaoYing
Bottom LaneChina YiNuo
SupportChina Cat
SubstitutesStaff
China Weibo Gaming
Middle
DNP
China STAR
Support
DNP
China Adou
Main RosterStaff
CChina HuaLou
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina ZiMo
JunglerChina NuanYang
MiddleChina HuaJuan
Bottom LaneChina QiaoXi
SupportChina XingYu
SubstitutesStaff
China Hero JiuJing
Support
DNP
China YiSheng
Support
DNP
China HuiHui
Main RosterStaff
CChina JiuZhe
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneChina DFang
JunglerChina NoFear
MiddleChina XingHen
Bottom LaneChina Bell
SupportChina JiuKu
SubstitutesStaff
China TBD
Top LaneChina TBD
JunglerChina TBD
MiddleChina TBD
Bottom LaneChina TBD
SupportChina TBD
Turkey FUT Nova
JunglerTurkey Lost
Bottom LaneTurkey Closer
Main RosterStaff
C Nito
Main RosterStaff
Top LaneTurkey Knight
JunglerChina Feng
MiddleTurkey Snape
Bottom LaneTurkey 03.07
SupportChina Ctboy
StaffStaff
South America Isurus
SUruguay Zelda
Main RosterStaff
CArgentina Zurd10s
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneBrazil ElwindRJ
JunglerArgentina Sick
MiddleBrazil Kank
Bottom LanePeru Wang
SupportUruguay Mengueche
SubstitutesStaff
Brazil RED Canids
MiddleBrazil Harus
Main RosterStaff
CBrazil Sonynho
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneBrazil Niap
JunglerBrazil Dani
MiddleBrazil Mist
Bottom LaneBrazil Fusion
SupportBrazil Sa
SubstitutesStaff
United Arab Emirates YaLLa Esports
Top LaneMorocco KC
S Quiet
Main RosterStaff
CMyanmar Lord Feng
MGermany Sya
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneEgypt Abdo
JunglerMorocco Ray
MiddleEgypt Dhoma
Bottom LaneGermany Simjo
SupportGermany Clyde
SubstitutesStaff
South Asia Impunity
Notes
SupportMyanmar Jeremy
Main RosterStaff
CChina X7
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneMyanmar AhXing
JunglerChina Nianyu
MiddleMyanmar XHero
Bottom LaneChina Flower
SupportMyanmar MegumI
SubstitutesStaff
1 Due to visa issues, Roster replaced by AhXing, XHero, MegumI and Jeremy from Starry Hope.
Japan SCARZ
Top LaneJapan rilverC
Middle
Killer GamingKiller Gaming
Japan Sho
Main RosterStaff
CChina ColdGrass
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneJapan Yami
JunglerChina Jerry
MiddleJapan ASD
Bottom LaneChina Autumn
SupportJapan ochik2
SubstitutesStaff
South Korea Gen.G Esports
MiddleSouth Korea Glow
Bottom LaneSouth Korea Steve
Main RosterStaff
CSouth Korea SilverTiger
CSouth Korea Hazy
CSouth Korea LuA
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneSouth Korea JY
JunglerChina Suisui
MiddleSouth Korea Illusion
Bottom LaneChina Weilin
SupportSouth Korea Fey
SubstitutesStaff
Thailand Bacon Time
Bottom LaneThailand Ccrushh
Main RosterStaff
CThailand xiaoKeKe
Main RosterSubstitutes
Top LaneThailand Summer
JunglerThailand 007x
MiddleThailand MeMarkz
Bottom LaneThailand HerMeS
SupportThailand Moss
SubstitutesStaff

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
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Group B
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Group C
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Group D
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 Click here for detailed results of the Group Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Quarterfinals
Quarterfinals
Quarters
QF
Semifinals
Semifinals
Semis
SF
Grand Final
Grand Final
Final
GF
December 16, 2022
December 17, 2022
December 24, 2022
December 18, 2022
December 19, 2022
December 25, 2022
December 30, 2022

Additional Data[edit]

Statistics[edit]

PicksBlue SideRed Side
HeroWLWR%TWLWRWLWRPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.
0 games played0W - 0L (-)0W - 0L (-)
Click here for complete statistics table


Country Representation[edit]

#Country / RegionRepresentationPlayers
1China China50 / 91 (55%)1dao, AGai, Alan, Autumn, BaiShou, Bell, Cat (Chinese Player), Ctboy, Cyq, DFang, Fanfan, Feng, Fengjie, Flower, Fly, GGBOND, HuaHai, HuaJuan, Ice, Jerry, JiuK, Jiuyue, Kuxie, Lingmeng, MengLan, NoFear (Chinese Player), NuanYang, PengP, Qiaoxi, QingF, QingRong, sheepHui, Suisui, TanRan, WeiYang, Weilin, XiHe, XiaoPang, XiaoYing, XingHen, XingY, XiuDouZ, Xxy, YZ, YiAn, Yimen, Yinuo, Yunli, ZiYang, Zimo
2Brazil Brazil8 / 91 (9%)Dani, ElwindRJ, Fusion, Harus, Kank, Mist, Niap, Sa
3Thailand Thailand6 / 91 (7%)007x, Ccrushh, HerMeS, MeMarkz, Moss, Summer
4Japan Japan5 / 91 (5%)Bots, Ochik2, Rilver, Sho, Yami
4South Korea South Korea5 / 91 (5%)Fey, Glow, Illusion, JY, Steve
6Myanmar Myanmar4 / 91 (4%)AhXing, Jeremy, Megumi, XHero
7Turkey Turkey3 / 91 (3%)03.07, Knight, Snape
8Egypt Egypt2 / 91 (2%)Abdo, Dhoma
8Germany Germany2 / 91 (2%)Clyde, Simjo
8Morocco Morocco2 / 91 (2%)KC, Ray (Moroccan player)
8Uruguay Uruguay2 / 91 (2%)Mengueche, Zelda
12Argentina Argentina1 / 91 (1%)Sick
12Peru Peru1 / 91 (1%)Wang

Additional content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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