The LCK has always been the most attractive professional League of Legends tournament in the world. Therefore, any upheaval will attract huge attention from international fans. So it’s natural for everyone to look forward to this tournament. Below, reviewtechz share LCK 2023 Spring Split predictions which might make you more informative. Let’s get started!
LCK 2023 Spring
When and where will LCK 2023 Spring be held?
The group stage of the 2023 LCK Spring Split will run from January 18 to March 19 and the playoff round will run from March 22 to April 9. Depending on the situation, the precise schedule may be marginally altered, but not by much in order to be ready for the MSI 2023 tournament. The games will be played offline on the platform of Seoul, South Korea’s LoL PARK – LCK Arena.
Group stage format
- 10 teams participated
- Round 2 turns for BO3
- Win +3, Lose +0
- Top 6 teams advance to the Playoffs
- The top 2 and top 2 teams of the group stage go straight to Round 2
Playoffs round format
- 6 teams participated
- Winning and losing branch
- Top 1 and top 2 of the group stage go straight to round 2
- Top 3 to top 6 starting from round 1, losers are eliminated
- All matches are BO5
- Champion and runner-up team qualify for MSI 2023
- DWG KIA
- Fredit BRION
- Hanwha Life Esports
- KT Rolster
- Kwangdong Freecs
- Liiv SANDBOX
- Nongshim RedForce
LCK 2023 Spring Split predictions
LCK Media Day Spring 2023 was held on January 12 at LoL Park with participation from notable players and managers. Here, they expressed their goals and resolve for the forthcoming campaign. And when questioned which team they think will win the LCK Spring 2023, the majority of them say Dplus KIA.
It is known that DK received five ballots, T1 received four, and Gen.G received just one vote for Faker after the teams chose the name to win the LCK Spring 2023.
- HLE: DK
- KDF: DK
- KT: DK
- LSB: DK
- NS: T1
- T1: GEN
- GEN: T1
- DRX: DK
- DK: T1
- BRO: T1
Gen.G was chosen as the winner because, according to Faker, “Gen.G might prevail,” which is why Gen.G was chosen. Peanut gave his justification for picking T1 by pointing out that team did not make any personnel changes and successfully made it to the Finals in every event during the 2022 season.
T1 will win the LCK Spring 2023, according to 52.2% of respondents to a poll done by the LCK regional media with 23 surveyors (including team captains, coaches, or leaders from 8/10 LCK teams).
T1 received more votes than the squad that finished in second place, DWG KIA (DK), which received only 34.8% of the total votes. The LCK’s reigning winner, Gen.G Esports (Gen.G), was not even among the top 4 contenders for the Spring throne.
In this article, we will talk about the 3 teams that have the most potential and are most expected: T1, DK and Gen.G.
T1 received a particularly high number of votes, which is understandable given that the competition’s makeup did not change for this squad during the most recent transfer period. As a result, in the upcoming season, T1 players won’t need much time to get used to and adapt to one another’s playing approach.
T1 remains the moniker for the 2023 season, and the team remains the same as it was in 2022. They have a talented young team and a new “old man” in Faker. They lost twice in the Finals in 2022; perhaps T1 lacks a little amount of good fortune and tenacity in crucial games.
After Worlds 2022, DK will bid a number of members farewell and is committed to coming back to the LCK with a totally different appearance. This should result in an intriguing rivalry between them and T1 in the 2023 campaign.
Canna is formally on the roof of DK after a year of underwhelming performance at Nongshim RedForce following his transfer rumors in the 2022 season. However, it cannot be denied that his performance in the top lane while still sporting T1 was a significant component in the team’s victory in the 2020 LCK Spring Split.
DK also welcomed back the super ADC Deft, who had just won the World Championship with DRX, in addition to Canna. The fact that their bot lane is no longer a vulnerability is strongly implied by this. It’s currently difficult to find a rival team that can compete with them at the top of the rankings because of their equally distributed lineup and stalwarts like Canyon and ShowMarker.
The top 3 position may not be too fair for Gen.G with the 2022 LCK Summer Championship they just accomplished, but it seems suitable to the present context of the team. Gen.G appears to have lost its dominance over the 2022 season when it comes to the 2023 campaign.
This team succeeded in enhancing their performance in the local arena last season, but they were unable to do so in the international arena because they kept stopping at the Worlds Semi-Finals. Gen.G “lost” the god Ruler even during the transfer time. The members of their present lineup are Doran, Peanut, Chovy, Peyz, and Delight.
Gen.G recruited Delight, a support player for Fredit BRION, to continue the legacy of their predecessor, and promoted Peyz, a young ADC from their training camp, to the first squad. For the most accurate evaluation of the duo of these two players, a formal playing time is required. However, it is challenging for Peyz – Delight to pull off a surprise given the present dominance of the aforementioned professional gamers.
As one of the most popular e-sports tournaments on the planet, the 2023 LCK Spring Split will surely bring the audience moments of relaxing entertainment, brainstorming contests and fiery skirmishes. Above are our LCK 2023 Spring Split predictions, hope you enjoy!