After eight weeks of exciting action, the LEC is wrapping things up in the playoffs.
After a week’s break, the top six teams in the LEC will head to the playoffs in search of glory and a coveted spot at the World Championship. Taking place over three weekends, the LEC’s best will face off in a double-elimination bracket to crown the LEC Summer Split 2021 title. In this article, we’ll give you all the details about LEC Summer Split 2021.
Where can you watch LEC Summer Split Playoffs?
As always, the best bet is lolesports.com. You can watch on a variety of platforms through that and see live stats during the games. Or, if you want it even easier, you can just head to the official LEC Twitch stream.
LEC Summer Split schedule
Round One gets underway on Friday, August 13, running till Sunday, August 15 with one BO5 series per day.
Round Two will take place on Friday, August 20, and will be a match between the winner of the Losers Bracket winner, and the lower-seeded Winner’s Bracket losers.
Round Three takes place on Sunday, August 22, between the Round Two winners and the higher seeded Upper Bracket losers.
Round Four (Semifinals) will see the two Upper Bracket winners face off for a Grand Final spot, the Lower Bracket side will face the loser of the Upper Bracket Semifinal.
The Grand Final will be between the winner of the Upper and Lower Bracket Semifinals.
What teams made LEC Summer Split playoff?
After an immense final weekend of LEC matches, the playoffs saw some last-minute drama as the final standing threw up some late shocks.
- Top-seeded sides: Rogue, G2 Esports, MAD Lions, Misfits Gaming
- Lower-seeded sides: Fnatic and Team Vitality
What is the LEC Summer Split format?
Six teams will enter the LEC playoffs, with matches taking place over three weekends of action. The format is double elimination, with best-of-five used throughout.
LEC Summer Split event information
- Location: Berlin, Germany, LEC Studio
- Prize Pool: TBD
- Round One: Upper and Lower Bracket Game One
- Round Two: Lower Bracket Game Two
- Round Three: Lower Bracket Game Three
- Round Four: Upper Bracket Semifinals
- Round Five: Grand Final weekend, featuring Lower Bracket Semifinal
Who’s the favorite to win the LEC Summer Split?
Rogue comes into the playoffs as the number #1 seed, with MAD Lions at #2 with G2 Esports and Misfits at 3rd and 4th respectively. Overall, the top three seeds will be the favorites, though betting against G2 Esports right now, given that we’ve not seen them fighting to claim back a trophy, could be a mistake.