LEC Winter Split 2024: Format Changes, Matches, and All Updates Revealed

LEC Winter Split 2024: Format Changes, Matches, and All Updates Revealed

The League of Legends European Championship (LEC) is set to ignite the 2024 competitive season with its Winter Split, commencing on January 13th, 2024.

This year’s split isn’t just another season; it marks a grand opening in the newly renovated Riot Games Arena in Berlin, the epicenter for Riot Games’ esports events. The arena, previously known as the LEC Studio, has been revamped to offer an unparalleled experience for both players and fans.

Format Changes

In preparation for the split, Riot Games has released an informative video detailing the format changes for LEC 2024. This guide is essential for fans and players alike, providing a comprehensive understanding of the new tournament structure and rules. To fully grasp these changes, fans are encouraged to view the video directly.

Tickets Availability

Ticket sales for the regular season matches are set to begin on January 5th, 2024, at 6:00 PM CET, priced at €12 each. These tickets will grant access to the Riot Games Arena, where doors will open at 4 PM CET. This early entry allows fans to explore the new fan zone, adding to the overall immersive esports experience.

Broadcast Enhancements

Adding to the excitement, the LEC broadcast team welcomes new faces and languages. Naru and LynxCerez join to bring the excitement of the LEC in Turkish, while Tolkin will co-stream in German. These additions reflect the LEC’s commitment to reaching a broader audience and enhancing the viewer experience for German and Turkish fans.

Artem Bykov, the LEC Commissioner, expressed his excitement over this expansion: “Our goal is to create an engaging experience for LEC fans while also growing the fandom of the league, and this expansion is one way we’re achieving that.”


Schedule of Matches

The LEC Winter Split 2024 promises an exciting array of matches under the new format. Fans can anticipate a dynamic season, witnessing how teams adapt and strategize under the revamped rules. The match schedule is available, detailing the dates and times for each game. 

Schedule of Matches for LEC Winter Split 2024

Saturday, January 13, 2024

  • G2 Esports 1:0 BDS
  • SK Gaming 1:0 Rogue
  • Fnatic 1:0 Karmine Corp
  • GIANTX 1:0 Team Vitality
  • MAD Lions KOI 1:0 Team Heretics

Sunday, January 14, 2024

Monday, January 15, 2024

  • BDS 1:0 Team Vitality
  • G2 Esports 0:1 Rogue
  • GIANTX 0:1 Team Heretics
  • MAD Lions KOI 1:0 Karmine Corp
  • Fnatic 0:1 SK Gaming

As the third day of the LEC Winter 2024 concluded, SK Gaming emerged as the undisputed frontrunner, boasting an impeccable 3-0 record.

Their flawless performance thus far, highlighted by strategic gameplay and remarkable teamwork, has placed them at the pinnacle of the standings with 9 points and a 100% win rate.

Trailing behind SK Gaming, a tight cluster of teams share the second position. BDS, Fnatic, G2 Esports, MAD Lions KOI, and Team Heretics each hold a 2-1 record, reflecting a fiercely competitive field where each match could tilt the scales. All these teams are tied with 6 points, but their win-loss streaks and individual match performances paint a complex picture of the ongoing battles for dominance.

At the bottom of the leaderboard, Karmine Corp and Team Vitality are in a precarious position. Both teams are yet to secure a win, standing at 0-3. Their struggle is a stark reminder of the relentless challenge that the LEC presents, even to the most seasoned competitors.

As the LEC Winter 2024 progresses, the leaderboard is a testament to the high-caliber play and the unpredictable nature of the competition, where every game can dramatically alter the standings. SK Gaming’s current lead sets a high bar, but with the level of talent and determination seen across all teams, the race for the top is far from over.


Saturday, January 20, 2024

  • SK Gaming 0:1 Team Heretics
  • GIANTX 1:0 Karmine Corp
  • MAD Lions KOI 0:1 G2 Esports
  • Fnatic 0:1 BDS
  • Team Vitality 1:0 Rogue

Sunday, January 21, 2024

  • SK Gaming 1:0 GIANTX
  • MAD Lions KOI 0:1 BDS
  • Fnatic 1:0 Rogue
  • Team Heretics 0:1 G2 Esports
  • Team Vitality 1:0 Karmine Corp

Monday, January 22, 2024

  • SK Gaming 0:1 BDS
  • Team Vitality 1:0 G2 Esports
  • Team Heretics 1:0 Karmine Corp
  • MAD Lions KOI 1:0 Rogue
  • Fnatic 1:0 GIANTX

After the second week of the LEC Winter, the standings have Team BDS leading the pack with a strong performance, boasting a 5-1 record and an 83% win rate, earning them 15 points and a five-game winning streak.

Following closely are four teams tied for the second position: Fnatic, G2 Esports, SK Gaming, and Team Heretics, all with a 4-2 record, 67% win rate, and 12 points each, though their win/loss streaks differ slightly. In the middle of the standings, MAD Lions KOI and Team Vitality are tied for sixth place with a 3-3 record, a 50% win rate, and 9 points, with Team Vitality currently on a three-game winning streak. GIANTX finds itself in eighth place with a 2-4 record and 6 points. Rogue is in ninth place, struggling with a 1-5 record and just 3 points. At the bottom, Karmine Corp has yet to secure a win, standing at 0-6 with a 0% win rate and no points.


Saturday, January 27, 2024

  • Team Vitality 0:1 SK Gaming
  • Team Heretics 0:1 BDS
  • Fnatic 0:1 MAD Lions KOI
  • GIANTX 0:1 G2 Esports
  • Karmine Corp 0:1 Rogue

Sunday, January 28, 2024

  • Team Vitality 1:0 Team Heretics
  • MAD Lions KOI 0:1 GIANTX
  • Fnatic 0:1 G2 Esports
  • SK Gaming 0:1 Karmine Corp
  • BDS 1:0 Rogue

Monday, January 29, 2024

  • Team Vitality 0:1 MAD Lions KOI
  • GIANTX 1:0 Rogue
  • BDS 0:1 Karmine Corp
  • Fnatic 1:0 Team Heretics
  • SK Gaming 0:1 G2 Esports

As the LEC Winter 2024 Regular Season concludes its third week, the teams are gearing up for the upcoming Playoffs, set to commence on Saturday, February 3rd.

The standings see BDS and G2 Esports in a tight race at the top, both holding impressive records of 7 wins and 2 losses, equivalent to a 78% win rate and 21 points each. BDS is currently on a one-loss streak, while G2 Esports enjoys a three-win streak.


The battle for the middle tier is intense, with Fnatic, MAD Lions KOI, and SK Gaming all tied for third place, each boasting a 5-4 win-loss record, a 56% win rate, and 15 points. Fnatic and MAD Lions KOI are on a one-win streak, whereas SK Gaming faces a two-loss streak.

GIANTX, Team Heretics, and Team Vitality are neck-and-neck for the sixth spot, all with 4 wins and 5 losses, translating to a 44% win rate and 12 points. GIANTX is on a two-win streak, while Team Heretics and Team Vitality are on a three-loss and one-loss streak, respectively.

Karmine Corp and Rogue, both at the bottom of the table, share the ninth position. They have 2 wins and 7 losses each, a 22% win rate, and 6 points. Karmine Corp is seeing a recent uplift with a two-win streak, while Rogue is on a two-loss streak.

As the Playoffs approach, all teams will be looking to leverage their positions and recent performances to advance in the competition, starting from February 3rd.

The stakes are high, and the anticipation for intense matches and strategic plays is building among fans and players alike.


Saturday, 3 February

  • G2 Esports 2:0 GIANTX
  • BDS 2:0 Team Heretics

Sunday, 4 February

Monday, 5 February

  • G2 Esports 2:1 Fnatic
  • BDS 2:0 Team Vitality

In the LEC Winter 2024 Playoffs, BDS and G2 Esports have emerged as early leaders, each securing a 2-0 record with impressive wins over Team Vitality and Fnatic, respectively.

Their strategic prowess and resilience have set them apart as top contenders.

Behind them, Fnatic and Team Vitality stand ready to challenge, each holding a 1-1 record. The battle for survival intensifies for GIANTX, MAD Lions KOI, SK Gaming, and Team Heretics, all aiming for their first win in crucial upcoming matches.

As the playoffs progress, the competition remains wide open, with BDS and G2 Esports leading the charge but facing potential challenges from every corner of the bracket.

Saturday, 10 February

  • Team Heretics 1:2 SK Gaming
  • GIANTX 0:2 MAD Lions KOI

Sunday, 11 February

  • G2 Esports 3:0 BDS

Monday, 12 February

  • Team Vitality 0:2 MAD Lions KOI
  • Fnatic 2:1 SK Gaming

Friday, 16 February

  • MAD Lions 3:2 KOI Fnatic

Saturday, 17 February


Sunday, 18 February


G2 Esports clinched the LEC Winter 2024 Playoffs title, solidifying their dominance in European League of Legends esports.

Overcoming an initial loss, they showcased resilience and strategic prowess to defeat MAD Lions KOI in a thrilling final series. This victory marks another milestone in G2’s legacy, following their previous wins in the LEC 2023 Season Finals and Summer Playoffs, highlighting their consistency and excellence at the top level of competitive League of Legends.

This year’s LEC Winter Split is more than just a competition.

It’s a celebration of elite League of Legends gameplay, fan engagement, and the vibrant spirit of esports. With the integration of new teams, the unveiling of the modernized venue, and the return of much-loved LEC action, this split is poised to be a memorable kickoff to the year in European League of Legends. As the LEC 2024 Winter Split gears up to start on January 13th at 17:00 CET, fans worldwide can tune in via Twitch, YouTube, or regional platforms to catch all the action. With high stakes and new developments, this season is set to redefine the landscape of League of Legends esports.

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