The day one of Worlds 2022 Play-in was full of entertainment and devotion and here is our recap on how well teams have performed!
The biggest League of Legends tournament has started and we had the privilege to see some of the best teams of the world! Even though it is only the play-in stage and there will “better” teams in the upcoming stages, it is still exciting to see wildcard regions against their “big brothers”. On the first day, the European representatives, MAD Lions and Fnatic grabbed two wins each to stay on top of the standings. Here is everything that happened during the Worlds 2022 Play-ins day one!
Worlds 2022 Play-ins Day One Results
- Fnatic | 1 – 0 | Evil Geniuses
- LOUD | 0 – 1 | Beyond Gaming
- Chiefs eSports Club | 0 – 1 | Fnatic
- Detonation FocusMe | 0 – 1 | LOUD
- Isurus Gaming | 0 – 1 | MAD Lions
- MAD Lions | 1 – 0 | İstanbul Wildcats
- Saigon Buffalo | 1 – 0 | İstanbul Wildcats
- DRX | 1 – 0 | Royal Never Give Up
The first game of the day was an EU-NA duel between Fnatic and Evil Geniuses. Europe won the first duel between two regions and moreover Fnatic grabbed another win to make a 2-0 start to the competition. PCS’ Beyond have also won their first game of the day. The Brazilian team, LOUD, got destroyed against Beyond Gaming but won their second game against Detonation FocusMe to even their score in Group A.
MAD Lions are the second successful European team on the first day of Worlds 2022. They grabbed two wins against İstanbul Wildcats and Isurus Gaming, the two minor region teams of Group B. İstanbul Wildcats are the only team with two losses. Saigon Buffalo have also won their opening game but the most important match of the day was the last one. DRX overcame the Royal Never Give Up obstacle to make a strong start to the tournament. DRX and RNG are the strongest teams of play-ins on paper and their duel was awaited by the fans.
There will be more exciting matches in the upcoming days!