T1 defeated Weibo Gaming in the Worlds 2023 final and became four-time champions of the LoL Worlds! Faker and the South Korean organization won again after seven years without lifting the cup.
With victory, o mid laner reached another historic milestone in his career and won his fourth World title. The feat comes ten years after the South Korean managed to win his first title, in 2013.
Faker’s world titles
- Worlds 2013 – SKT T1 3 x 1 Star Horn Royal Club
- Worlds 2015 – SKT T1 3 x 1 Koo Tigers
- Worlds 2016 – SKT T1 3 x 2 Samsung Galaxy
- Worlds 2023 – T1 3 x 0 Weibo Gaming
Worlds 2023 title comes after troubled season
With another runner-up for Gen.G in the LCK, T1 experienced moments of many ups and downs during the second half of 2023. Faker was injured and had to be out for about a month and the team went into a tailspin.
Without the player, T1 found itself lost in matches and lost seven consecutive games in the championship and almost missed out on the playoffs. Faker’s return was the crucial point for the turning point, in addition to Bengi’s departure amid the chaos.
T1 Worlds 2023 champion
Amid record viewership, T1 overpowered Weibo Gaming and became four-time LoL World Champion. The community reacted very excitedly to Faker’s fourth victory, ten years after his first tournament title.
Furthermore, the South Korean organization needed to beat all the LPL teams to lift the competition cup and Zeus was the MVP of the final with great performances against TheShy. T1 players also commented on which skins they will choose after winning.
published in November 19, 2023