Esports News UK is teaming up once again with the recently refurbished Platform gaming bar in London, this time for a Worlds 2022 grand finals viewing party. Update: This has now sold out.
The grand final of the League of Legends World Championship will take place on the evening of Saturday November 5th and into the early hours of Sunday November 6th 2022 in UK’s GMT time zone.
The final will be between South Korean esports organisations T1 and DRX.
Tickets are free and are strictly first come first served. Ticket registration will end three days prior to the event starting.
Viewers will be able to watch all the action on the venue’s two 55-inch screens and 65-inch screen, plus there will be Riot giveaways at the event.
Doors will open for the 18+ League of Legends World Championship 2022 grand finals viewing party presented by Esports News UK & Predator Gaming from 10pm GMT, and Platform gaming bar (2b Worship St, London, EC2A 2AH) will be open later than usual for this event.
The broadcast will start around midnight UK time (with the finals based in the US), while food will stop being served at 1am, and the venue will close at around 4am on Sunday November 6th.
The news comes after ENUK held a 7th birthday networking drinks event at Platform in late October, and we hope to run even more in the future. Watch this space!
All the tube stations that are close to the venue include London Liverpool Street, Moorgate, Shoreditch High Street and Old Street. Some Underground lines include the Central Line, more info here: https://tfl.gov.uk/campaign/tube-improvements/what-we-are-doing/night-tube
There is a Travelodge London Central City Road for people who want to stay the night, as well as M Citizen, Montcalm, hostels and Air bnbs in the area, as most trains of course won’t be running in the early hours of Sunday morning.
This event is open to all on a first-come first-served basis (as of October 31st it is now sold out) – sign up via Eventbrite here.
NOTE: Organisers reserve the right to refuse entry and to eject anyone from the event. This venue has a bar and the event is for those aged 18+.
Dom is an award-winning writer and finalist of the Esports Journalist of the Year 2023 award. He graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Federation up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and offer esports consultancy and freelance services. Note: Dom still produces the British Esports newsletter on a freelance basis, so our coverage of British Esports is always kept simple – usually just covering the occasional press release – because of this conflict of interest.