The LoL Development League is the second tier league in China with a total of 26 teams competing. The league has 17 LPL academy teams and 9 independent teams.

An 800,000 Chinese Yuan ($ 113,500~) prize pool will be on the line for the spring season.

Tournament Format

Regular Season: 25 teams in a single round-robin group stage. All series are Best-of-Three. Top 12 moves on to the playoffs.