T1 swept Weibo Gaming on Sunday in the grand final of the 2023 League of Legends World Championship at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea.
South Korean Woo-je “Zeus” Choi was named the MVP of the match for T1, who breezed to a 3-0 win with 31-, 30- and 26-minute victories on red.
“Gold medal and a Worlds trophy both in a year? 2023 is truly the year of ‘Zeus’! ‘Zeus’ is the Worlds 2023 Finals MVP!” T1 wrote on Twitter.
T1 swept LNG Esports in the quarterfinals and posted a 3-1 win over JD Gaming in the semis to advance to the clash versus Weibo Gaming in the $2.2 million tournament.
League of Legends World Championship results and prize money: 1. $445,000, T1 2. $333,750, Weibo Gaming 3-4. $178,000, Bilibili Gaming, JD Gaming 5-8. $100,125, Gen.G Esports, NRG, KT Rolster, LNG Esports 9-11. $72,312.50, Dplus, Fnatic, G2 Esports 12-14. $71,187.50, MAD Lions, Cloud9, GAM Esports 15-16. $50,062.50, Team Liquid, Team BDS 17-18. $38,937.50, Team Whales, PSG Talon 19-20. $33,375, LOUD, CTBC Flying Oyster 21-22. $22,250, Rainbow7, DetonatioN_FocusMe