Wild Rift Icons 2022: Nova Esports surprises
The story is beautiful for the winners of this first edition of the Wild Rit Icons: Nova Esports. Indeed, the team was not part of the 8 automatically qualified teams thanks to their performance in the regular season. We take stock of the admirable journey of this team, which has come a long way to become the first world champions of LoL: Wild Rift.
The results of the Wild Rift Icons 2022
After qualifying for the final stage of Wild Rift Icons 2022 during the Last Chance Qualifier play-in in May, Nova Esports completed first in group A. In the quarter-finals, it is against the KT Rollster they won, before achieving a magnificent 3-1 in the semi-final against FunPlus Phoenixthe big favorite of the competition and winner of the last confrontation between the two teams.
On July 9, during the Wild Rift Global Icons finalNova Esports took on the team J-Team, also went through the play-ins to get here for a 100% Chinese match. As in the semi-finals, the team wins. This time, she does not concede any defeat and wins the BO7 with a score of 4-0.
The history of Nova Esports
Nova Esportsthe team that won the world championship Wild Rift Global Icons 2022is a Chinese team created in 2020. It is currently composed of Y1ze in toplane, Long in the jungle, Nian in the middle, as well as the duolane Remake and yami to the bot.
We note the adaptability of Y1ze, Remake and yami, who did not play the same champion twice in the final. Despite a good start to the game, J-Team could not resist the regularity and scaling of Nova Esports. Even though you now know the outcome of the Wild Rift Global Icons 2022, the final Nova Esports vs. J-Team is available on the Wild Rift Esports Youtube channel if you want to watch the match in full.
As a reward for this victory, the team won $640,000. For its part, J-Team pockets $320,000, while FunPlus Phoenix and Team Flash, who finished third and fourth respectively, walk away with $1,600,000. In addition to the cash prize, Nova Esports members will be able to choose which champions will benefit from a skin with their effigy.
Here are the results of Wild Rift Icons Global 2022. We now know the identity of the first world champion team: Nova Esports. The team thwarted all predictions starting from the play-in phase and eliminating FunPlus Phoenix, the winner of the tournament. If you want to progress on the game and why not hope to participate in the next edition, I redirect you to our Wild Rift tips page.