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Every team that has qualified for MSI 2022 so far

Esports.gg gives you the ultimate guide to every team that has qualified for MSI 2022.

The 2022 LoL Mid-Season Invitational is just around the corner. Eleven teams from across the globe will do battle in South Korea at Riot's first international event of the year. This article will take a dive into every team that has qualified for MSI 2022. Taking a look at the stories of each team and how they got to South Korea.


<em>T1 celebrating a victory in the LCK</em>
T1 celebrating a victory in the LCK

The kings of the LCK are finally on top of the mountain. T1 regained their crown in the most dominant split possible. The three-time world champions went 20-0 across both the regular season and the playoffs to book their ticket to MSI. This monumental feat meant both Faker and T1 secured an unprecedented tenth LCK title. T1 will definitely be one of the favorites to lift the trophy in their own backyard.

LEC: G2 Esports

<em>Image courtesy of LEC via Twitter</em>
Image courtesy of LEC via Twitter

After their incredibly expensive super team crashed an burned, G2 Esports is once again the dominant force in Europe. Many did not expect G2 to hit it into high gear and make their way to MSI. The former MSI champions finished fourth in the regular season while also losing to Fnatic 3-1 in the upper bracket. From that moment something changed inside G2 as the squad put together a monstrous 10-0 lower bracket run to win the LEC spring split.

PCS: PSG Talon

<em>Image courtesy of lolesportspcs via Twitter</em>
Image courtesy of lolesportspcs via Twitter

PSG Talon is back on the international stage once again after lifting another PCS trophy. Even with the departures of veteran players River and Maple, the team was still as dominant as ever. Finishing the regular season with a 16-2 score. The playoffs told a different story for PSG, however, who had finally shown mortality domestically. PSG fell down to the lower bracket following a 3-1 defeat to Flying Oyster. PSG was able to learn from their defeat and take them down 3-2 in the grand final.

LLA: Team Aze

<em>Photo credit: Ramsses Hernandez via Twitter</em>
Photo credit: Ramsses Hernandez via Twitter

In their first split in the LLA, Team Aze has completed the Cinderella story and has qualified for MSI 2022. The Latam American qualified for the LLA in the Opening Promotion tournament. From the get-go the team had a meteoric rise to the top, finishing second in the regular season. The success did not stop there for Team Aze, however, the LLA side had to fight their way through the upper bracket including a victory over established international side R7. Aze would take down Estral in the finals 3-2 to book their ticket to South Korea.

TCL: Fastpay Wildcats

<em>Image courtesy of LoLespor via Twitter</em>
Image courtesy of LoLespor via Twitter

The Fastpay Wildcats are back on the international stage. The Turkish side still remains the team to beat and will be looking to improve on their performance in Reykjavik. Last time out at MSI Wildcats finished 1-5 in Group B (stage 1) and were eliminated before reaching the main stage. Wildcats were dominant in the playoffs as they failed to drop a single game as they swept their way towards another international event.

LJL: DetonatioN FocusMe

<em>Image courtesy of teamDFM via Twitter</em>
Image courtesy of teamDFM via Twitter

Would it be an international League of Legends event without the legendary DetonatioN FocusMe. Although they won't have their North American rivals in Cloud9 with them, DFM will be an exciting team to watch at the Mid-Season Invitational. DFM shocked the world as they incredibly secured a spot in the main stage of the 2021 World Championship.


<em>Image courtesy of ordergaming_gg via Twitter</em>
Image courtesy of ordergaming_gg via Twitter

For the first time in the organization's history, ORDER will be competing at a League of Legends international event. ORDER shocked the LCO by claiming victory in the Split 1 playoffs. ORDER finished fourth in the regular season with Chiefs the heavy favorites to lift the trophy. That wasn't to be the case as Order took down the overwhelming favorites 3-2 in the grand final. Order will now have the honor of representing the LCO at MSI 2022.

This article will be updated as the remaining teams conclude their domestic playoffs.

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