Riot Games League of Legends is an incredibly popular MOBA boasting millions of daily players and dominant viewing figures on platforms like Twitch and YouTube. League of Legends is a behemoth in the competitive esports sphere, where the most talented players get to showcase their gaming prowess before crowds of spectators in yearly professional tournaments.

The League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) runs two seasons per year, split across Spring and Summer. The winner and the runner-up from the LCK qualify for the 2023 Mid-Seasonal Invitational (MSI) to represent their region.

The LCK Spring 2023 is the first split and kicked off with a bang on January 18. Ten teams are competing for the first LCK title of the year and the lion's share of the USD $300,000 prize pool. The LCK LoL Spring 2023 regular season is a long-winded process of nine weeks, running until March 19. The grand finals will be held on April 9, 2023.

Here are everything fans may need to know about the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) 2023 Spring Split season!

LCK Spring 2023: Format

10 teams will face off in a double round-robin group stage where matches are best-of-three. The top six teams qualify for the Spring playoffs, while the playoffs top two teams receive a bye into Round 2 of the playoffs. 

In the playoffs, there is a double elimination bracket starting from Round 2. The first and second seeds receive a bye into Round 2. The third to sixth seeds begin in Round 2, and the losers are eliminated.

The winner of the LCK Spring playoffs will be crowned as the LCK Spring Champion, automatically qualifying for the MSI 2023 Bracket Stage. The runner-up will also qualify for the Bracket Stage.

2023 LCK Spring Schedule

  • Regular Season: January 18
  • End of Regular Season - March 19
  • Playoffs - March 22
  • LCK Spring Grand Final - April 9

LCK Spring 2023: Venue and Where To Watch

The venue hosting the LCK Spring 2023 season is the LoL Park e-sports stadium in Seoul, South Korea, which seats up to 400 spectators.

League of Legends is sure to dominate viewership statistics during the competitive season. Eager fans can catch the LCK Spring 2023 season live-streamed on the official LCK Twitch channel, with broadcast talent like ... commentating over the proceedings. The games will also be available as VODs on the LoL Esports VODs and Highlights YouTube channel embedded below.

LCK Spring 2023: Competing Teams

Which professional squads will rise to the top and be crowned as the kings of the region? T1 are ones to watch, as they have 10 previous LCK championship titles to their name.

Previous LCK Summer champions Gen.G will also be defending their crown and looking to maintain their dominance.

Here are the full rosters of players for all ten teams competing in the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Spring 2023.


T1 were the runners-up in League of Legends Worlds 2022, and are a hailed team in LoL esports. Their successful formula for their roster in 2022 is set to continue and carry them from strength to strength in 2023.

  • Top: Choi Woo-je - "Zeus"
  • Jungle: Mun Hyeon-jun - "Oner"
  • Mid: Lee Sang-hyeok - "Faker"
  • Support: Ryu Min-seok - "Keria"
  • ADC: Lee Min-hyeong - "Gumayusi"


Korean giants Gen.G previously placed fourth in the 2022 Worlds Championship, so the team have everything to prove in the LCK Spring 2023.

  • Top: Choi Hyeon-joon - "Doran"
  • Jungle: Han Wang-ho - "Peanut"
  • Mid: Jeon Ji-hoons - "Chovy"
  • Support: Yoo Hwan-joong - "Delight"
  • ADC: Kim Su-hwan - "Peyz"


Liiv SANDBOX previously had an excellent 2022 Summer split, as they finished 3rd in the round-robin regular season with a grand total of 13 wins.

  • Top: Noh Tae-yoon - "Burdol"
  • Jungle: Kim Jeong-hyeon - "Willer"
  • Mid: Lee Ju-hyeon - "Clozer"
  • Support: Kim Jin-hong - "Kael"
  • ADC: Lee Myeong-joon - "Envyy"

KT Rolster

KT Rolster finished the LCK Summer 2022 season in fifth place with a 10-8 result. Although they faced an early exit in last year's playoffs, they may come back stronger than ever with a slightly-refreshed team line-up.

  • Top: Kim Gi-in - "Kiin"
  • Jungle: Moon Woo-chan - "Cuzz"
  • Mid: Gwak Bo-seong - "Bdd"
  • Support: Son Si-woo - "Lehends"
  • ADC: Kim Ha-ram - "Aiming"

Damwon Kia

After a steadily declining performance, Damwon KIA has made some roster changes in an attempt to return to their glory days. Their new team line-up is listed below:

  • Top: Kim Chang-dong - "Canna"
  • Jungle: Kim Geon-bu - "Canyon"
  • Mid: Heo Su - "ShowMaker"
  • Support: Kim Hyeon-gyu - "Kellin"
  • ADC: Kim Hyuk-kyu - "Deft"

Hanwa Life Esports

On paper, Hanwa Life Esports boast a strong line-up, looking to be one of the strongest teams playing in the LCK Spring 2023.

  • Top: Hwang Seong-hoon - "Kingen"
  • Jungle: Kim Tae-min - "Clid"
  • Mid: Kim Geon-woo - "Zeka"
  • Support: Kim Jeong-min - "Life"
  • ADC: Park Do-hyeon - "Viper"


After their disappointing 9th place 2022 LCK Summer Split finish, BRION made some major changes to their player line-up for the LCK Spring 2023 season.

  • Top: Park Gi-tae - "Morgan"
  • Jungle: Jeon Eo-jin - "Raptor"
  • Mid: Kim Hong-jo - "Karis"
  • Support: Lee Sang-ho - "Effort"
  • ADC: Park Jeung-hwan - "Hena"

Kwangdong Freecs

Kwangdong Freecs have opted for a rebuilt roster moving forward into the 2023 LCK Spring.

  • Top: Lee Dong-ju - "DuDu"
  • Jungle: Ko Yeong-jae - "YoungJae"
  • Mid: Lee Tae-young - "BuLLDoG"
  • Support: Yoon Se-jun - "Jun"
  • ADC: Kim Tae-yoon - "Taeyoon"


DRX see themselves into the LCK Spring Season with a fresh line-up, as the entirety of their team was recruited in December 2022, it will be exciting to see what they can accomplish.

  • Top: Kim Kwang-hee - "Rascal"
  • Jungle: Kim Dong-beom - "Croco"
  • Mid: Yoo Su-hyeok - "FATE"
  • Support: Cho Geon-hee - "BeryL"
  • ADC: Seo Dae-gil "deokdam"

Nongshim RedForce

Nongshim RedForce has had a complete reshuffle of their roster, promoting their LCK Challengers ready for the LCK spring 2023, bringing forth a new generation to the League of Legends Champions Korea.

  • Top: Park Geun-woo - "DnDn"
  • Jungle: Lee Seung-bok - "Sylvie"
  • Mid: An Hyeon-seo - "FIESTA"
  • Support: Jeong Yoon-su - "Peter"
  • ADC: Ha In-seong - "vital"

LCK Spring 2023: Current Team Standings:

  1. T1 - 7-1
  2. Gen.G (GEN) - 6-2
  3. Liiv SANDBOX (LSB) - 6-2
  4. Damwon Kia (DK) - 5-3
  5. KT Rolster (KT) - 5-3
  6. Hanwha Life Esports (HLE) - 4-4
  7. BRION (BRO) - 3-5
  8. Kwangdong Freecs (KDF) - 2-6
  9. DRX - 1-7
  10. Nongshim RedForce (NS) - 1-7

LCK Spring 2023: Schedule

The LCK Spring 2023 regular season commenced on January 18 and will run until March 19, giving League of Legends fans plenty of action-packed excitement.

Here is the schedule for the upcoming matches for February and March. All times listed are Central European Time (CET) and are subject to change.

LCK Spring 2023: Week 5

15th February

16th February

17th February

18th February

19th February

9 AM - KT Vs. DRX

9 AM - BRO Vs. DK

9 AM - LSB Vs. T1

7 AM - KDF Vs. BRO

7 AM - T1 Vs. GEN

11:30 AM - HLE Vs. DRX

11:30 AM - KDF Vs. BRO

11:30 AM - HLE Vs. DRX

9:30 AM - NS Vs. KT

9:30 AM - DK Vs. LSB

LCK Spring 2023: Week 6

22nd February

23rd February

24th February

25th February

26th February

9 AM - NS Vs. GEN

9 AM - HLE Vs. BRO

9 AM - GEN Vs. DRX

7 AM - T1 Vs. KT

7 AM - BRO Vs. DRX

11:30 AM - KT Vs. DK

11:30 AM - T1 Vs. LSB

11:30 AM - KDF Vs. DK

9:30 AM - NS Vs. LSB

9:30 AM - KDF Vs. HLE

LCK Spring 2023: Week 7

1st March

2nd March

3rd March

4th March

5th March

9 AM - T1 Vs. KDF

9 AM - KT Vs. GEN

9 AM - LSB Vs. KDF

7 AM - HLE Vs. DK

7 AM - LSB Vs. KT

11:30 AM - DK Vs. DRX

11:30 AM - NS Vs. HLE

11:30 AM - T1 Vs. BRO

9:30 AM - NS Vs. DRX

9:30 AM - GEN Vs. BRO

LCK Spring 2023: Week 8

8th March

9th March

10th March

11th March

12th March

9 AM - NS Vs. KDF

9 AM - LSB Vs. GEN

9 AM - NS Vs. DK

7 AM - LSB Vs. DRX

7 AM - BRO Vs. DK

11:30 AM - KT Vs. HLE

11:30 AM - T1 Vs. DRX

11:30 AM - KT Vs. BRO

9:30 AM - T1 Vs. HLE

9:30 AM - KDF Vs. GEN

LCK Spring 2023: Week 9

15th March

16th March

17th March

18th March

19th March

9 AM - KDF Vs. DRX

9 AM - T1 Vs. DK

9 AM - KDF Vs. KT

7 AM - LSB Vs. HLE

7 AM - T1 Vs. NS

11:30 AM - LSV Vs. BRO

11:30 AM - HLE Vs. GEN

11:30 AM - NS Vs. BRO

9:30 AM - GEN Vs. DK

9:30 AM - KT Vs. DRX

This concludes the regular season, as the results and standings for the qualifying teams heading into the playoffs are yet to be decided.

Rivalry will keep this article updated with the latest coverage, betting odds, and additional content so LoL fans can stay up-to-date with all the latest information on the LCK Spring 2023.