It’s the time of the year when the best teams of the spring season around the world gather to see who’s the best. The 2023 Mid-Season Invitational is just around the corner, and teams have started to qualify. This year, the MSI features two teams from each major league, accompanied by five other teams from around the world.
Eight teams from LPL, LEC, LCS, PCS, VCS, LJL, LLA, and CBLOL will participate in the play-in stage. The top three teams in the play-in stage will advance to the bracket stage, where the champions of each major region and the runner-up of LCK await.
This year, MSI will be held in London, starting on May 2, leading up to the grand finals on May 21. Here is the play-in stage bracket and all of the qualified teams.
Gen.G - 1st seed, bracket stage
T1 - 2nd seed, bracket stage
JD Gaming - 1st seed, bracket stage
Bilibili Gaming - 2nd seed, play-in stage
Cloud9 - 1st seed, bracket stage
Golden Guardians - 2nd seed, play-in stage
MAD Lions - 1st seed, bracket stage
G2 Esports - 2nd seed, play-in stage
PSG Talon - play-in stage
GAM Esports - play-in stage
DetonatioN FocusMe - play-in stage
MovistarR7 - play-in stage
LOUD - play-in stage