Wild Rift Icons 2022 Play-Ins Day Four Recap

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Day four of the Wild Rift Icons 2022 Play-Ins featured the first round of eliminations from the tournament. This day’s results determined which teams end their tournament run here, and which teams live to fight another day. Continue reading this recap to learn what happened during the Icons 2022 Play-Ins’ fourth day. 

Group A Elimination Match – Furious Gaming versus Game Lords

The first match in the Icons 2022 Play-Ins day four eliminations was between Furious Gaming and Game Lords. GLD controlled game one by outfighting FG throughout the game. They played cleanly and didn’t give FG any opportunities to make a comeback. Afterwards, the second game between these two teams was much closer. However, a fight for the second dragon swung the game heavily in GLD’s favor. With their lead, GLD snowballed the game and closed it. GLD managed to stay alive, while FG was the first team eliminated from the tournament.

Group B Elimination Match – STMN Esports versus Unsold Stuff Gaming

Next, STMN Esports and Unsold Stuff Gaming headlined the second elimination match on day four of the Icons 2022 Play-Ins. STM took the lead in game one after successful early skirmishes snowballed them to victory. USG bounced back in game two by winning successive team fights against STM to even out the scoreline. Afterwards, with elimination on the line, the deciding game three between these two teams was tight. Both teams traded both kills and objectives as they fought for survival in this tournament. However, USG scored four kills on STM over a Rift Herald fight to swing the game in their favor. Next, USG won another fight in the baron lane and secured the baron buff shortly after. With the pushing power of baron buff, USG broke into STM’s base and then eliminated them from the tournament.

Group C Elimination Match – Rix.GG versus Vivo Keyd

In the third game of the Icons 2022 Play-Ins day four eliminations, Rix.GG went up against Vivo Keyd. VK took the lead in game one after securing two early kills and the Rift Herald. However, a dive in the baron lane gave Rix the kill lead. Rix widened their lead after taking four kills in the middle lane. Afterwards, Rix became too strong for VK to beat, and they took game one of their series. In the second game, VK struck first and took the early lead against Rix. Rix looked like they’d come back with scrappy skirmishes, but VK’s early lead gave them the necessary edge to close the game and force a game three. Similarly to game three between STM and USG, the final game between Rix and VK was neck and neck at the beginning. Rix started pulling away with the lead after the second dragon. They secured the objective and then won the fight against VK. Shortly after Rix took down Baron Nashor, VK initiated a desperate fight while Rix’s players were low on health. However, Rix successfully turned the fight around then pushed towards their victory and survival in the tournament. 

Group D Elimination Match – Sentinels versus Kwangdong Freecs

Finally, Sentinels faced Kwangdong Freecs in the last elimination match on day four of the Icons 2022 Play-Ins. KDF won game one after showcasing superior map movement and macro play compared to SEN. However, SEN evened out the series after beating KDF with superior teamfighting. In game three, KDF took the early lead against SEN after securing multiple kills early in the game. SEN took back control of the game after winning a crucial fight over the dragon. Afterwards, they took the baron buff and with this and started pressuring KDF. With the power of the baron buff, SEN succeeded in their comeback. They managed to upset KDF and eliminate a Korean team from Icons.


This wraps up our recap of the Icons 2022 Play-Ins day four elimination matches. For the recap on what happened during day three, refer to this link.

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