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When Does LEC Start in 2022?

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When does LEC start in 2022? The League of Legends European Championship will start on Jan. 14, 2022 and will feature two Superweeks again. The LEC 2022 spring season Superweeks will highlight three days of back-to-back games. After the kick-off games, on Mar. 25, 2022, the spring playoffs will lead into the LEC spring finals from Apr. 9-10, 2022.

The ten LEC teams are as listed: Team BDS, who will be taking over FC Schalke 04's slot, Astralis, Excel, Fnatic, G2 Esports, MAD Lions, Misfits Gaming, Rogue, SK Gaming, and Team Vitality.

As the LEC season is about to begin, new teams and different rosters will showcase different team dynamics and power which fans are excited about.

When Does LEC Start in 2022?

Released on the Riot Games website, here are a few important dates for the upcoming 2022 LEC season.

1. 2022 Spring Season

  • Start: Jan. 14, 2022

2. Spring Playoffs/ Spring Finals

Spring Playoffs start: Mar. 25, 2022
Spring Finals start: Apr. 9-10, 2022

3. European Regional League

Accredited ERLs: Start the week of Jan. 10, 2022
Non-Accredited ERLs: Start the week of Jan. 17, 2022

4. Amazon European Masters Spring

Start: Apr. 4, 2022
End: May 8, 2022

Fans are paying attention to Fnatic as Marek "Humanoid" Brázda and legendary top laner, Martin "Wunder" Hansen, joined the organization. Rogue, MAD Lions and G2 Esports are the popular names in the LEC and fans have high expectations with new rosters for all the teams.

The 2022 LEC season kicks off Jan. 14, 2022.