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Bilibili Gaming topple T1, face JD Gaming in grand final of MSI

Nov 5, 2022; San Francisco, California, USA; DRX mid laner Kim "Zeka" Geon-woo holds up the Summoner's Cup Worlds 2022 trophy after winning the League of Legends World Championships against T1 at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Bilibili Gaming recorded a 3-1 victory over T1 on Saturday to set up a rematch versus JD Gaming in the grand final of the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational.

Bilibili Gaming posted a 44-minute win on blue and a 28-minute victory on red to get off to a fast start. T1 countered with a triumph in third map on blue before Bilibili Gaming responded with a win in the following map to end the match.

Bilibili Gaming will look to exact revenge against JD Gaming, who breezed to a 3-0 sweep in the teams’ previous encounter in the upper-bracket semifinals. JD Gaming followed up a 25-minute win on blue with 40- and 38-minute victories on red in that match.

All matches in the $250,000 Mid-Season Invitational are best-of-five.

Mid-Season Invitational prize pool:
1st: $50,000
2nd: $37,500
3rd: $30,000 — T1
4th: $25,000 — Gen.G Esports
5th-6th: $20,000 — G2 Esports, Cloud9
7th-8th: $15,000 — Mad Lions, Golden Guardians
9th: $12,500 — PSG Talon
10th-11th: $7,500 — Rainbow7, LOUD
12th-13th: $5,000 — GAM Esports, DetonatioN FocusMe

–Field Level Media