31 July 2015 - 17:44
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Closer Look at LCS Playoffs and Worlds

After the conclusion of the regular split, all the tiebreakers and 60 minutes long matches, 6 teams from each region will go to the post-season. Fnatic set the record with 18 wins without any loss.
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After the conclusion of the regular split, all the tiebreakers and 60 minutes long matches, 6 teams from each region will go to the post-season. Fnatic set the record with 18 wins without any loss. Sure, Fnatic has ridden their play-style to a perfect Split, but it's not even close to time for them to take a breather. There's still the EU LCS Playoffs to play, and then the 2015 World Championship. Origin was the 2nd and those two teams will have a bye round. This is a complete picture of playoff brackets:

EU Bracket

On the NA side, Team Liquid shows that they can take direct slot for worlds if they win LCS summer split. After "breaking the curse" last season and finally taking 3rd place, ex "Curse" seems like nothing can stop them right now. Bye round supprise in NA is eSport powerhouse CLG, and Eugene "Pobelter" Park showed he is a key factor of CLG improvement.

NA Bracket

Lets take a look at the slots for Worlds. There are three ways that LCS teams can qualify for Worlds: a first place finish in the Summer Playoffs, having the most Championship points, and qualifying through the Regional Qualifier gauntlet:

Here are the Championship Points the NA LCS Playoff teams earned in the Spring Split:

1.Team SoloMid - 90 Points 2.Cloud9 - 70 Points

3.Team Liquid - 50 Points

4.Team Impulse - 30 Points

5.Counter Logic Gaming - 10 Points

6.Gravity - 10 Points

7.Team Dignitas - 0 Points

And here's the EU teams' point standings:

1.Fnatic - 90 Points

2.Unicorns of Love - 70 Points

3.H2K Gaming - 50 Points

4.Origen - 0 Points

5.Giants Gaming - 0 Points

6.Team ROCCAT - 0 Points

According to 7.3.12 section of LCS rule book, all teams through season gained championship Points. A team will be awarded points based upon the final placement of the team after the playoffs for each split. The points will be used as a determining factor for World Championship. Seeding and the regional qualifier. Points will be award in the following way:

At the completion of the Summer Split Playoffs the top 4 remaining teams based on championship points will be seeded in to a bracket. The lowest two seeds will compete in game 1. The winner of game 1 will compete against the 2nd qualified seed in game 2. The winner of game 2 will compete against the highest qualified seed in game 3. The winner of game 3 will represent their region as the 3rd seed at the World Championship. All qualifier matches are best of five.

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