Get Ready For LCO 2023

Published on Jan 19, 2023

It’s time (once again) to Raise Your Koalas – Split 1, 2023 of the LCO is set to begin next Monday, featuring the best League of Legends teams from around Oceania. With some new faces in Team Bliss and Ground Zero Gaming this split – there’s no telling how these new arrivals might shake up the standings.

Season Format

We’re shaking things up with our format this Split -read on below to find out how it’ll all play out.

Round Robin (Stage 1) Bo1 stage – all teams play each other once in order to get seeding for the Group Stage (Stage 2)
Group Stage (Stage 2) – Based off of the Round Robin results each team will be placed into either Group A or B (4 teams per group). They will play in a double-elimination bracket until we get the top 2 from each group.
Group A seedings from Stage 1- 1st – 3rd – 6th – 8th
Group B seedings from Stage 1 – 2nd – 4th – 5th – 7th
Finals – The top 4 will play in a double elimination bracket until we have our top 2 teams, who will qualify into the PCS playoffs

That’s right – we’ve got an in to the PCS playoffs this Split, offering up two opportunities for our local teams to face off against international competition. We look forward to cheering on our OCE representatives at the end of the split.

Where to Watch

This Split, you can catch all the LCO action on Twitch, as per usual. Head over to on Mondays, Tuesdays, and most Wednesdays (we’ve got a lot of super-weeks this Split!) to watch the action broadcast live from the ESL Sydney studios.

Join The Community

There’s plenty of ways to take part in the LCO without watching it – join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #LCO, join our mailing list and hop into our Discord server where we run regular community events.

We’re ready for Split 1, and we hope you are too! See you on the Rift, next Monday, January 23. Our first match is starting at 6pm AEDT (GMT+11), with the stream live 30 minutes prior. As always, you can check out the full schedule on our schedule page.

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