League of Legends LCS 2023 season schedule, players, and how to watch - Upcomer

League of Legends LCS 2023 season schedule, players, and how to watch

The 2023 League Championship Series Spring Split is only a few weeks away, and while the conversation regarding the surrounding LCS ecosystem has been a bit doom and gloom in recent weeks, the premiere North American LoL Esports competition being less than two weeks away is something worth being excited about. 

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Looking to follow the action as it unfolds? Here’s everything you need to know!

2023 LCS Spring Split Schedule

The LCS is in a new time slot in 2023, with games not taking place on the weekend for the first time in the league’s decade-long history. The LCS will kick off on Thursday, January 26 at 12:00pm PT, with games also being played on Friday, January 27 starting at the same time.

A total of eight weeks in a row will see games played on Thursdays and Fridays, with Week 4 and Week 8 adding an extra set of games on Saturday to finish the double round robin of the Spring Split. While there has been no schedule for the 2023 LCS Spring Playoffs released by Riot Games, in seasons past, this portion of the tournament has begun a week or two following the conclusion of the split.

Players competing in the 2023 LCS Spring Split

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Below are the starting rosters for all 10 teams competing in the 2023 LCS Spring Split. Players with names in bold are those who are new to the starting roster:

100 Thieves

TOP – Milan “Tenacity” Oleksij
JG – Can “Closer” Çelik
MID – Søren “Bjergsen” Bjerg
BOT – Yiliang “Doublelift” Peng
SUP – Alan “Busio” Cwalina


TOP – Ibrahim “Fudge” Allami
JG – Robert “Blaber” Huang
MID – Dimitri “Diplex” Ponomarev
BOT – Kim “Berserker” Min-cheol
SUP – Jesper “Zven” Svenningsen

Counter Logic Gaming

TOP – Niship “Dhokla” Doshi
JG – Juan “Contractz” Garcia
MID – Cristian “Palafox” Palafox
BOT – Fatih “Luger” Güven
SUP – Philippe “Poome” Lavoie-Giguere


TOP – İrfan Berk “Armut” Tükek
JG – Lucas “Santorin” Larsen
MID – Nicolaj “Jensen” Jensen
BOT – Trevor “Spawn” Kerr-Taylor
SUP – Lee “IgNar” Dong-geun

Evil Geniuses

TOP – Kim “Ssumday” Chan-ho
JG – Kacper “Inspired” Słoma
MID – Joseph Joon “jojopyun” Pyun
BOT – Victor “FBI” Huang
SUP – Philippe “Vulcan” Laflamme


TOP – Jeong “Impact” Eon-young
JG – Mingyi “Spica” Lu
MID – Lee “VicLa” Dae-kwang
BOT – Lee “Prince” Chae-hwan
SUP – Bill “Eyla” Nguyen

Golden Guardians

TOP – Eric “Licorice” Ritchie
JG – Kim “River” Dong-woo
MID – Kim “Gori” Tae-woo
BOT – Trevor “Stixxay” Hayes
SUP – Choi “huhi” Jae-hyun

Immortals Progressive

TOP – Mo “Revenge” Kaddoura
JG – Shane Kenneth “Kenvi” Espinoza
MID – Nicholas “Ablazeolive” Abbott
BOT – Edward “Tactical” Ra
SUP – Kadir “Fleshy” Kemiksiz

Team Liquid Honda

TOP – Park “Summit” Woo-tae
JG – Hong “Pyosik” Chang-hyeon
MID – Harry “Haeri” Kang
BOT – Sean “Yeon” Sung
SUP – Jo “CoreJJ” Yong-in


TOP – Colin “Solo” Earnest
JG – Lee “Bugi” Seong-yeop
MID – Huang “Maple” Yi-Tang
BOT – Toàn “Neo” Trần
SUP – Jonathan “Chime” Pomponio

How to watch the 2023 LCS Spring Split

The 2023 LCS Spring Split will be held at the Riot Games Esports Arena in Santa Monica, California. But for those not attending in person, there are still a few ways to watch the LCS online.

The LCS has its own Twitch channel, which serves as the most commonly used streaming platform for the competition. However, the LCS can also be streamed on YouTube, and the LoL Esports site also has a viewer for games taking place around the world.