The 2014 EU Challenger Series is a Challenger league that runs alongside the LCS for the entire 2014 season and acts as a direct bridge into the LCS. Top six teams with the highest points across both series are seeded into a playoff bracket. The playoffs hold a similar structure to the LCS playoffs. The winner is crowned the series champion and additionally, the top three teams advance into the Promotion Tournament.
- Single Elimination
- Top six teams with the most Series Points (Shown Below) seeded in a playoff bracket.
- Quarterfinals and Semifinals matches are Best of Three; Finals and 3rd/4th matches are Best of Five.
- Top three teams advance to the 2014 EU Summer Promotion.
$ 20,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on April 11, 2014, as follows:
- $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.719 Euros
- The Top 3 finishers in Series 1 are automatically seeded in the bracket for Series 2
- The 6 teams with the highest point totals advance to the Playoffs.
- Teams will be seeded according to their Total Points
- Any ties will be settled with tiebreaker matches
- 1 Pulse eSports left the organization prior to the Challenger Series #2.
- 2 Denial.EU acquired the roster of Departed prior the Challenger Series #2.
- 3 MeetYourMakers left the organization prior to the Challenger Series #2.
- 4 mousesports acquired the roster of Lublin Shore prior to the Challenger Series #2.
- 5 Team Coast Gold acquired the roster of Awsomniac prior the Challenger Series #2.
- 6 Team Coast Gold forfeits their tie-breaker match.
|Challenger Series Playoffs|
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|Q/F||2 - 0||2014,4,01,21,00||2014,4,01,21,00||14:00||23:00||06:00||123||-|
|Q/F||2 - 1||2014,4,02,21,00||2014,4,02,21,00||14:00||23:00||06:00||123||-|
|Semifinal||2 - 1||2014,4,10,16,00||2014,4,10,16,00||09:00||18:00||01:00||123||-|
|Semifinal||2 - 0||2014,4,10,18,00||2014,4,10,18,00||11:00||20:00||03:00||123||-|
|3rd/4th||0 - 3||2014,4,11,16,00||2014,4,11,16,00||09:00||18:00||01:00||12345||-|
|Finals||1 - 3||2014,4,11,19,00||2014,4,11,19,00||12:00||21:00||04:00||12345||-|