League of Legends: All regions ranked

League of Legends is a widely popular multiplayer online battle arena game (MOBA) that has firmly established itself in the world of eSports. It competes with various other eSports, making it one of the most popular choices among gaming enthusiasts. Here’s a breakdown of the competitive rankings for all regions in League of Legends.

All regions in League of Legends ranked

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League of Legends has four major regions that are well-known within the community, along with some lesser-known subregions. Here are all of the competitive regions in League of Legends, ranked:

Note: the following list emphasizes the main dominant regions. Other regions like Japan, Brazil, and Turkey are competitive, but not as consistent as the regions listed below. In addition, other regions like Oceania and Russia have leagues that were merged into other leagues or straight-up canceled.

#6: Vietnam Championship Series

The Vietnam Champion Series (VCS) is the official league of Vietnam for League of Legends. It houses some formidable teams such as GAM eSports and Cerberus, and is generally known for its aggressive gameplay. The VCS is expected to climb the rankings in the future.

#5: PCS

The PCS represents the top level of gameplay for the regions of Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, and Oceania. It generally encompasses Southeast Asia, with the exception of Vietnam.

#4: Europe

Europe remains one of the major regions with a competitive presence, represented by the League of Legends European Championship (LEC). This professional league features some strong-performing teams, such as Fnatic and Rogue.

#3: North America

North America is often the subject of memes within the eSports community, but its League of Legends scene is undeniably strong. Teams like Team Liquid and Cloud9 demonstrate the region’s competitive prowess, although not as consistently as China or South Korea.

#2: China

China is almost on par with South Korea in terms of skill, boasting teams like EDward Gaming, FunPlus Phoenix, and RNG. While China has shared the spotlight with South Korea, the latter exhibits more consistent results and performances.

#1: South Korea

Renowned for its dominance in League of Legends, South Korea has lived up to its reputation. Franchises from the LCK consistently leave their mark on the global stage, with teams like T1, DRX, and Damwon proving to be formidable challengers. Each of these teams has recently secured a victory at the World Championship.