The LCK Summer Playoffs 2022 is about to start. The LCK is one of the best regions in the world and is known for having produced some of the best players in the League of Legends scene. With Worlds Championship 2022 coming up, you definitely want to pay attention to this region.
With the LCK regular season done, the LCK Summer Playoffs 2022 is next on the list. Will Gen. G continue their supremacy from regular split, or will other teams stand up to the challenge? We will provide you with information about the dates, the LCK Playoffs schedule, and the teams qualified.
LCK Summer Playoffs 2022: Start and End Dates
The LCK Summer Playoffs begins Wednesday, 17 August 2022, at 4:00 AM (EST). The format is divided into three parts (Round 1, Round 2, and Finals).
After Playoffs Round 1 and 2, The LCK Summer Finals will take place on Sunday, August 28 2022, at 12:40 AM (EST). There is a one-week break between Playoffs round 2 and finals, which gives the final teams some time to prepare for finals.
LCK Playoffs 2022 - Teams Qualified
With the regular season over, we have the final standings. Only six the top six teams from regular season will proceed to playoffs. Here are the final standings:
|Team||Win - Loss||Points|
|3||Liiv SANDBOX||13||+ 13|
|8||NS RedForce||3||- 14|
|9||Fredit Brion||3||- 20|
|10||Hanwha Life Esports||2||- 22|
LCK Finals | Gen.G Dominate the LCK
Throughout the LCK playoffs Gen.G has looked incredible. They had the perfect second half of the Summer Split and took this confidence into the playoffs where they destroyed both Liiv Sandbox to secure a spot at Worlds 2022 and decimated T1 in the finals.
Chovy, Doran, Lehends and Ruler finally won their first LCK trophy. Crazy to think with names like those, right? Peanut led Gen.G as the oldest member to the finals and throughout their win against T1 as one of the most influential members of the team int he LCK finals.
LCK Summer Playoffs 2022 Schedule and Format
The LCK Playoff format is pretty simple. For Round 1, the four bottom teams has to face each other in a best of five. The teams that lose their Bo5, is eliminated from Playoffs.
For the Round 2, the winners of Round 1 face of the top two teams from regular season, Gen. G and T1. Because Gen. G finished first in regular season, they get to choose which of the winners from Round 1 they want to play against. The winners of Round 2 will meet for the finals.
LCK Playoffs Schedule
Round 1 - August 17 and 18, 2022
Gen.G Will be able to choose the team they will face in the Semi-Finals since they placed first in the LCK 2022 Summer Split.
- Gen.G has chosen to face off against Liiv Sandbox
- T1 will face DAMWON KIA in their semi-final
Round 2 - August 20 and 21, 2022
The world rejoices as Zeri finally loses in pro-play. LSB put up an insane fight against the most dominant team in the LCK Summer Split, but it wasn't enough and Gen.G makes their way into the LCK Finals.
T1 played a dramatic Best of five series against DAMWON KIA, almost getting reverse swept, but they came back in game 5 to take the W and qualify for Worlds, as well as the LCK Summer Finals.
Finals - August 28, 2022
The LCK Summer Playoffs 2022 Live-Streams
The LCK offers different ways for English viewers to to watch their competition live.
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