The Asian Games 2023 is scheduled to be held from September 23 to October 8 in Hangzhou, China. 

The 15-day long continental showpiece competition was earlier scheduled to take place from September 10 to 25 last year, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As many as 481 events across 40 sports will be held at the Asiad 2023.

Esports will make its debut as a medal event in Asiad as one of the disciplines to be played at Hangzhou 2023.

Earlier in 2018, Esports made its mark as a demonstration sport at the previous Asian Games hosted in Indonesia.

League of Legends will be one of the seven esports games to be staged at Asian Games 2023. 

Arena of Valor (Asian Games version), Dota 2, Dream Three Kingdoms 2, FIFA Online 4, PUBG Mobile (Asian Games version) and Street Fighter V: Champion Edition are the other esports medal events at Hangzhou 2023. 

Asian Games 2023 League of Legends dates and schedule

The League of Legends event at Asian Games 2023 will start on September 25 and run till September 29. Here’s the Asian Games 2023 League of Legends schedule.



Group Stage

September 25-26


September 27


September 28

Bronze medal and Gold medal matches

September 29

Asian Games 2023 League of Legends format

As many as 12 teams will compete in the Asian Games 2023 League of Legends event. 

These 12 participating teams will be divided into four groups of three teams each. Teams placed in the same group will clash in a round-robin format. All matches will be contested in a best-of-one. Group winners will advance to the knockout stage. 

Meanwhile, the winners of the “Road to Asian Games” events from the East Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and South and West Asia regions have already secured direct qualification for the knockout stage.

China (East Asia), Malaysia (Southeast Asia), India (Central Asia), and Saudi Arabia (West Asia) have earned direct entry into the playoff stage.

In the knockout stage, the four group winners and the four seeded teams will compete in a single-elimination bracket. All matches will be held in best-of-three series.

Asian Games 2023 League of Legends teams and rosters




Bin, Jiejie, Xun, knight, Elk, Meiko

Chinese Taipei

Rest, Hanabi, Karsa, FoFo, Doggo, SwortArt

Hong Kong

YSKM, Kennychan, Medzz, MnM, Kaiwing, Solokill


Krow, BlackInfinity, Skipper, AngeIsLotus, CrankO


RayFarky, Ino, hachamecha, Recap, Yutapon, Enty


Shine, Arashi, Sleep, QaspieL, Felia


20ey, NH, Faith, HOU99, SeaLion

South Korea

Zeus, Kanavi, Faker, Chovy, Ruler, Keria


It Yummy, Pillow, Neulnnyr, Sayuumou, Jingliu


Relhia, Gawala, Esteleydes, Jacobo, Moran


Kiaya, Levi, Gloryy, Kati, Artemis, Bie

Saudi Arabia


Where to watch the Asian Games 2023 League of Legends event in India?

The Asian Games 2023 League of Legends event will be telecast live on Sony Sports Network’s TV channels in India.

Live streaming of the Asian Games 2023 LoL event will be available on the SonyLIV app and website in India.

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