The past 2021 has been a really difficult year for Vietnamese Esports in general and the Vietnamese LoL community in particular because of the epidemic problem. First, the VCS Spring 2021 champion team, GAM Esports, was unable to attend MSI 2021. After that, the Summer tournament was also not held, causing many teams to struggle and VCS continued to be absent from Worlds 2021. At the end of the year, VCS Winter 2021 was held in such a hurry that teams and players had to compete continuously for more than 1 month.
GAM Esports won VCS Spring 2021 but was absent from MSI 2021
But in the end, VCS Winter 2021 also ended with the champion being CERBERUS Esports. However, it can be said that the raging epidemic has greatly affected the VCS teams. And for the second year in a row, he didn’t attend Worlds, raising concerns that Riot will base on the achievements to consider the number of slots participating in the highest tournament in the League of Legends village of VCS.
CERBERUS Esports won the championship but there are no more tournaments to attend in 2021
Recently, during his first stream of the year, famous VCS BLV – Hoang Luan made comments about VCS’s ability to attend Worlds 2022. Specifically, he said, VCS currently has only about 30% chance of participating in the highest tournament in LoL village in 2022. BLV Hoang Luan also said that he himself does not believe that VCS will be able to go. The past Worlds 2021. His assessment rate at that time was only 0%.
Hoang Luan assessed that the rate of VCS teams going to Worlds 2022 is only about 30%
But BLV Hoang Luan himself also admitted, the rate of 30% is already higher than his prediction for the 2021 season. In addition, he also revealed on the stream channel that Riot has made efforts to organize the tournament in China. But the last minute still had to “turn the car” just because of Covid-19.
He also said that Riot tried very hard to make the last 2021 Worlds held in China, but “were not willing to do anything”.
At the present time, the epidemic is still in Vietnam and it will certainly still affect Vietnamese Esports as well as VCS. However, fans still have the right to hope that Vietnam will be able to step into the world stage again and talented players will have many opportunities to express themselves in major international tournaments (MSI, Worlds). in this season.