As the League of Legends esports scene gears up for another thrilling summer split, the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI) 2024 promises to be an event to remember. Organized annually by Riot Games, MSI serves as a battleground where top teams from around the world converge to showcase their prowess and vie for glory on the global stage.

What is MSI?

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MSI stands as a pinnacle of competitive League of Legends, an annual tournament that bridges the gap between the spring and summer splits of regional leagues. It's a mid-year extravaganza where champions and runners-up from major regions lock horns.

For MSI 2024, Riot Games has introduced significant format changes, elevating the stakes even higher. The victorious team not only claims the coveted MSI title but also secures automatic qualification for Worlds 2024, the ultimate culmination of the season.

Which Teams Are Qualified for MSI 2024?

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The lineup for MSI 2024 reads like a who's who of the League of Legends elite. G2 Esports leads the charge, having clinched their spot by emerging victorious in the LEC Winter 2024 playoffs and successfully defending their title. Joining them are powerhouses such as Fnatic, Gen.G, T1, and more, each eager to etch their name in esports history.

This year, the teams competing from each of the different regions are:


  • Bilibili Gaming (BLG)
  • TOP Esports (TES)


  • Gen.G (GEN)
  • T1 (T1)


  • G2 Esports (G2)
  • Fnatic (FNC)


  • Team Liquid Honda (TL)
  • FlyQuest (FLY)


  • PSG Talon (PSG)


  • Loud (LLL)


  • Estral Esports (EST)


  • GAM Esports (GAM)

Where is MSI 2024 Going to be Held?

This year, all eyes turn to Chengdu, China, as the host city for MSI 2024. From May 1 to May 19, the bustling metropolis will serve as the epicenter of League of Legends action, welcoming teams from across the globe to compete in the ultimate test of skill and strategy.

As the countdown to MSI 2024 begins, fans brace themselves for an electrifying display of talent, teamwork, and triumph. With the World Championship berth hanging in the balance, the stakes have never been higher. So mark your calendars, summoners, and prepare to witness history in the making at MSI 2024!

What is the MSI 2024 Schedule?

Play-in stage: May 1st - 5th 

Bracket stage: May 7th - 18th 

Finals: May 19th

For more details on the MSI 2024 schedule, head over to the lolesports league schedule here.

Where to watch the MSI 2024 matches:

You can catch all matches on the main broadcast via

And if you missed it live, you can watch the vods here.