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Mid-Season Invitational 2022

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[e][h]Mid-Season Invitational 2022
League Information
Series:
Mid-Season Invitational MSI
Organizer:
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
South Korea Busan
Venue:
Busan Esports Arena
(Group Stage)
Busan Exhibition & Convention Center
(Rumble & Knockout Stage)
Format:
Group & Rumble Stage:
Double Round-Robin
Playoffs:
Single Elimination
Number of Teams:
11
Prize Pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2022-05-10
End Date:
2022-05-29
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology
Upcoming Matches
T1 T1T1vs.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2
May 28, 2022 - 08:00 UTC
RNG Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Upvs. TBD
May 29, 2022 - 08:00 UTC

The Mid-Season Invitational (also abbreviated as MSI) features the winners from 11 individual Riot leagues spring splits, with the LCL not sending a representative due to the LCL Spring Split being cancelled. On the 21st of April, it was also announced that the LPL representative would be competing online from China due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with all teams competing at 35ms instead to level the playing field. [1]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage - May 10th - 15th, 2022
    • Eleven teams are split into one group of three and two groups of four teams
    • Group A & B will play in a Double Round-Robin format
    • Group C will play in a Quadruple Round-Robin format
    • Top two teams per group advance to the next stage
    • Bottom two teams are eliminated
    • All matches are Bo1
  • Rumble Stage - May 20th - 24th, 2022
    • Six remaining teams play in another Double Round-Robin format
    • Top four teams advance to Knockout Stage
    • Bottom two teams are eliminated
    • All matches are Bo1
  • Knockout Stage - May 27th - 29th, 2022
    • The first place team of Rumble Stage will choose to face either the third or fourth place team
    • Single-Elimination bracket
    • All matches are Bo5

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Desk Hosts:
  • Interviewers:
  • Analysts:
  • Color Caster and Analysts:
    • Canada Azael (Isaac Cummings Bentley)
    • Netherlands Chronicler (Maurits Jan Meeusen)
    • Ireland Dagda (Robert Price)
    • Denmark Guldborg (Mikkel Guldborg Nielsen)
    • Canada Jatt (Joshua Leesman)
    • United States Kobe (Sam Hartman-Kenzler)
    • United States Lyric (Jordan Corby)
    • United States MarkZ (Mark Zimmerman)
    • United Kingdom Vedius (Andrew Day)
    • United States Wolf (Wolf Schröder)

Prize Pool[edit]

Participating Teams[edit]

DetonatioN FocusMe
TopJapan Evi
JunglerSouth Korea Steal
MiddleSouth Korea Yaharong
BotJapan Yutapon
SupportSouth Korea Harp
Staff
GB7 - 9th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
CJapan Kazu
Main Roster
GB7 - 9th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
Evil Geniuses
TopSouth Korea Impact
JunglerPoland Inspired
MiddleCanada Jojopyun
BotUnited States Danny
SupportCanada Vulcan
SubstituteStaff
Bot
DNP
Turkey Kaori
Main RosterStaff
CBrazil Turtle
C Rigby
Main RosterSubstitute
G2 Esports
TopGermany BrokenBlade
JunglerPoland Jankos
MiddleDenmark caPs
BotSpain Flakked
SupportBelgium Targamas
Staff
AA1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2019 (2019)
CCanada Dylan Falco
Main Roster
AA1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2019 (2019)
İstanbul Wildcats
TopTurkey StarScreen
JunglerTurkey Ferret
MiddleTurkey Serin
BotTurkey HolyPhoenix
SupportTurkey Farfetch
Staff
JA10 - 11th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
CTurkey TheQep
Main Roster
JA10 - 11th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
PSG Talon
TopTaiwan Hanabi
JunglerSouth Korea Juhan
MiddleSouth Korea Bay
BotHong Kong Unified
SupportHong Kong Kaiwing
SubstitutesStaff
CA3 - 4th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
TopTaiwan Azhi
Main RosterStaff
CA3 - 4th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
CTaiwan CorGi
Main RosterSubstitutes
CA3 - 4th Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
RED Canids
TopBrazil Guigo
JunglerBrazil Aegis
MiddleBrazil Grevthar
BotBrazil TitaN
SupportBrazil Jojo
Staff
HA8 - 9th Mid-Season_Invitational/2017 (2017)
CBrazil Coelho
Main Roster
HA8 - 9th Mid-Season_Invitational/2017 (2017)
Royal Never Give Up
TopChina Bin
JunglerChina Wei
MiddleChina Xiaohu
BotChina GALA
SupportChina Ming
Staff
AA1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
CChina KenZhu
CHong Kong Tabe
Main Roster
AA1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2021 (2021)
Saigon Buffalo
Notes
TopVietnam Hasmed
JunglerVietnam BeanJ
MiddleVietnam Froggy
BotVietnam Shogun
SupportVietnam Taki
Staff
FA6th Mid-Season_Invitational/2019 (2019)
CVietnam Ren
Main Roster
FA6th Mid-Season_Invitational/2019 (2019)
1 GAM Esports decided not to participate in the MSI due to their participation in the 31st SEA Games as the Vietnam National Team. Saigon Buffalo are invited to MSI as the runners-up. [2]
T1
TopSouth Korea Zeus
JunglerSouth Korea Oner
MiddleSouth Korea Faker
BotSouth Korea Gumayusi
SupportSouth Korea Keria
Staff
AA1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2017 (2017)
CSouth Korea Polt
Main Roster
AA1st Mid-Season_Invitational/2017 (2017)

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A
1.T1T1 T16-0
2.Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo Saigon Buffalo4-2
3.DetonatioN FocusMeDetonatioN FocusMe DetonatioN FocusMe1-5
3.Team AzeTeam Aze Team Aze1-5


Group B
1.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up6-0
2.PSG TalonPSG Talon PSG Talon3-3
3.RED CanidsRED Canids RED Canids2-4
4.İstanbul Wildcatsİstanbul Wildcats İstanbul Wildcats1-5


Group C
1.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports8-0
2.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses4-4
3.ORDERORDER ORDER0-8


 Click here for more information about the Group Stage matches.

Rumble Stage[edit]

Rumble Stage
1.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports2-0
2.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses1-1
2.PSG TalonPSG Talon PSG Talon1-1
2.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up1-1
2.T1T1 T11-1
6.Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo Saigon Buffalo0-2
1.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports4-0
2.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up3-1
3.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses▼12-2
3.T1T1 T1▼12-2
5.PSG TalonPSG Talon PSG Talon▼31-3
6.Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo Saigon Buffalo0-4
1.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up▲15-1
2.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports▼14-2
3.T1T1 T14-2
4.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses▼13-3
5.PSG TalonPSG Talon PSG Talon2-4
6.Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo Saigon Buffalo0-6
1.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up7-1
2.T1T1 T1▲15-3
3.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports▼14-4
4.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses4-4
5.PSG TalonPSG Talon PSG Talon3-5
6.Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo Saigon Buffalo1-7
1.Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up Royal Never Give Up8-2
2.T1T1 T17-3
3.G2 EsportsG2 Esports G2 Esports5-5
4.Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses Evil Geniuses5-5
5.PSG TalonPSG Talon PSG Talon3-7
6.Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo Saigon Buffalo2-8


Show AggregateShow Individual
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses0-1
May 24
1-0
May 24
0-1
May 20
1-0
May 22
0-1
May 22
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
G2 EsportsG2 Esports1-0
May 21
0-1
May 22
1-0
May 20
0-1
May 24
0-1
May 23
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
PSG TalonPSG Talon0-1
May 21
1-0
May 23
0-1
May 24
1-0
May 20
0-1
May 20
0-2
0-1, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up1-0
May 23
1-0
May 22
1-0
May 21
1-0
May 22
1-0
May 21
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo0-1
May 20
0-1
May 21
1-0
May 23
0-1
May 23
0-1
May 24
0-2
0-1, 0-1
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
0-2
0-1, 0-1
T1T10-1
May 23
0-1
May 20
1-0
May 22
1-0
May 24
1-0
May 21
1-1
0-1, 1-0
1-1
0-1, 1-0
2-0
1-0, 1-0
1-1
1-0, 0-1
2-0
1-0, 1-0
Evil GeniusesEvil GeniusesG2 EsportsG2 EsportsPSG TalonPSG TalonRoyal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give UpSaigon BuffaloSaigon BuffaloT1T1

 Click here for detailed results of the Rumble Stage matches

Knockout Stage[edit]

Semi-Finals
Semi-Finals
S.-Finals
SF
Final
Final
F
3
0
May 27, 2022 - 08:00UTC
Gwen
Jarvan IV
Galio
Kai'Sa
Nautilus
27:43
Leona
Xayah
Corki
Nocturne
Gangplank
Gangplank
Wukong
Lissandra
Xayah
Rakan
35:37
Tahm Kench
Jinx
Ahri
Viego
Ornn
Gangplank
Wukong
Lissandra
Xayah
Braum
43:46
Nautilus
Miss Fortune
Ahri
Viego
Ornn
Casters: United States Phreak, Ireland Dagda & United States Kobe
May 28, 2022 - 08:00UTC
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
Game 5
May 29, 2022 - 08:00UTC
Game 1
Game 2
Game 3
Game 4
Game 5

Additional Data[edit]

Streams[edit]

LanguageEnglish SpeakingChinaSouth KoreaTurkeyBrazilSpanish SpeakingJapanTaiwanThailandHong KongVietnamFranceGermanyItalySpainPolandHungaryCzech RepublicPortugal
Streams















Statistics[edit]

PicksBlue SideRed SideBansPicks & Bans
ChampionWLWR%TWLWRWLWR%T%TPlayed ByPlayed WithPlayed Vs.
1Gwen Gwen38241463.16%55.07%2114766.67%1710758.82%2130.43%5985.51%
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up8 (7-1)T1T18 (6-2)Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses6 (1-5)Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo5 (2-3)G2 EsportsG2 Esports4 (3-1)
Leona 10 (5-5)Ahri 9 (8-1)Xayah 8 (7-1)Viego 8 (2-6)Lee Sin 7 (4-3)
Nautilus 14 (7-7)Viego 11 (9-2)Kai'Sa 10 (5-5)Gangplank 9 (4-5)Twisted Fate 8 (4-4)
2Viego Viego35102528.57%50.72%1931615.79%167943.75%1318.84%4869.57%
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses6 (1-5)PSG TalonPSG Talon6 (1-5)Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up5 (4-1)Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo5 (1-4)G2 EsportsG2 Esports3 (1-2)
Twisted Fate 10 (1-9)Tristana 8 (3-5)Gwen 8 (2-6)Ahri 7 (3-4)Aphelios 6 (3-3)
Gwen 11 (2-9)Lee Sin 10 (3-7)Xayah 9 (2-7)Graves 8 (4-4)Nautilus 7 (2-5)
3Nautilus Nautilus30161453.33%43.48%169756.25%147750.00%1826.09%4869.57%
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up6 (6-0)G2 EsportsG2 Esports5 (3-2)Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses5 (2-3)T1T13 (3-0)İstanbul Wildcatsİstanbul Wildcats3 (1-2)
Ahri 9 (6-3)Kai'Sa 8 (5-3)Gwen 6 (4-2)Viego 6 (3-3)Wukong 5 (3-2)
Gwen 14 (7-7)Leona 12 (8-4)Lee Sin 7 (5-2)Viego 7 (5-2)Ezreal 6 (4-2)
4Leona Leona26101638.46%37.68%126650.00%1441028.57%1115.94%3753.62%
Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses7 (3-4)PSG TalonPSG Talon5 (2-3)RED CanidsRED Canids4 (2-2)Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up3 (2-1)Saigon BuffaloSaigon Buffalo3 (1-2)
Gwen 10 (5-5)Vex 6 (3-3)Ezreal 6 (2-4)Lee Sin 6 (2-4)Kai'Sa 5 (2-3)
Nautilus 12 (4-8)Kai'Sa 10 (4-6)Ahri 6 (3-3)Wukong 6 (1-5)Ezreal 5 (2-3)
5Ahri Ahri25151060.00%36.23%1912763.16%63350.00%4463.77%69100.00%
Royal Never Give UpRoyal Never Give Up5 (4-1)T1T14 (4-0)Evil GeniusesEvil Geniuses4 (2-2)PSG TalonPSG Talon4 (2-2)İstanbul Wildcatsİstanbul Wildcats3 (1-2)
Gwen 9 (8-1)Nautilus 9 (6-3)Viego 7 (3-4)Lee Sin 6 (3-3)Xayah 5 (4-1)
Vex 8 (6-2)LeBlanc 7 (3-4)Graves 6 (4-2)Viego 6 (4-2)Kai'Sa 6 (3-3)
69 games played35W - 34L (50.72%)34W - 35L (49.28%)
Click here for complete statistics table

Country Representation[edit]

#Country / RegionRepresentationPlayers
1South Korea South Korea13 / 56 (23%)5Kid, Bay, Faker, Gumayusi, Harp, Impact, Juhan, Keria, Lonely, Oner, Steal, Yaharong, Zeus
2Australia Australia5 / 56 (9%)BioPanther, Corporal, Kevy, Kisee, Puma
2Brazil Brazil5 / 56 (9%)Aegis, Grevthar, Guigo, Jojo, TitaN
2China China5 / 56 (9%)Bin, GALA, Ming, Wei, Xiaohu
2Turkey Turkey5 / 56 (9%)Farfetch, Ferret, HolyPhoenix, Serin, StarScreen
2Vietnam Vietnam5 / 56 (9%)BeanJ, Froggy, Hasmed, Shogun, Taki
7Canada Canada2 / 56 (4%)Jojopyun, Vulcan
7Hong Kong Hong Kong2 / 56 (4%)Kaiwing, Unified
7Japan Japan2 / 56 (4%)Evi, Yutapon
7Poland Poland2 / 56 (4%)Inspired, Jankos
7Taiwan Taiwan2 / 56 (4%)Azhi, Hanabi
12Belgium Belgium1 / 56 (2%)Targamas
12Chile Chile1 / 56 (2%)Aloned
12Denmark Denmark1 / 56 (2%)caPs
12Dominican Republic Dominican Republic1 / 56 (2%)Dimitry
12Ecuador Ecuador1 / 56 (2%)Straight
12Germany Germany1 / 56 (2%)BrokenBlade
12Spain Spain1 / 56 (2%)Flakked
12United States United States1 / 56 (2%)Danny

Articles[edit]

References[edit]