NACS 2014 Summer Series 1

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NACS 2014 Summer Series 1
CS NA logo.png
League Information
Organizer: Riot Games
Sponsor: Coke Zero
Server: North America
Event Type: Online/Offline
Format: Play In + Bracket
Prize Pool: $ 20,000
Start Date: 2014-05-17
End Date: 2014-06-22
Links: Website
Spoiler-Free Schedule: Link


The 2014 NA Challenger Series is a Challenger league that runs alongside the LCS for the entire 2014 season and a direct bridge into the LCS. Sixteen teams from the Challenger ladder will be placed into five brackets of four, where the top five teams will be placed into Challenger Series #1. The teams will then play in a single elimination bracket; the top three teams from this bracket will advance into Challenger Series #2, where they will be joined by another five teams from another twenty team qualifier identical to the one for Challenger Series #1.

Teams earn points from finishes in each Challenger Series. The top six teams with the most points will compete against each other, where the top three will earn a spot in the next LCS Promotion Tournament.


  • Play-In 1
    • Top 20 teams from the Challenger Tier Ranked 5s Ladder are split into five brackets of four.
    • Each match is a Best of One.
    • Each bracket winner advances into the Challenger Series #1.
  • Challenger Series #1
    • Round of 8, Single Elimination
      • Three teams pre-qualified who dropped from the Promotion Tournament
      • Five teams from Play-In #1.
    • Each match is a Best of Three.
    • Winning teams earn cash prizes and points based on their finish
    • Top three teams advance to Challenger Series #2.

Prize Pool

$ 20,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

Place Prize (%) Prize (USD) ≈Prize (EUR) Series Points Qualification Team
Gold.png 1 30% $ 6,000 € 4,410 9 Challenger Series #2 Team Coastlogo std.png Team Coast
Silver.png 2 20% $ 4,000 € 2,940 7 Challenger Series #2 Team LoLPrologo std.png Team LoLPro
Bronze.png 3 15% $ 3,000 € 2,205 5 Challenger Series #2 Curse Academylogo std.png Curse Academy
Copper.png 4 10% $ 2,000 € 1,470 4 - Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png Frank Fang Gaming
QF.png 5-8 6.25% $ 1,250 € 918.75 1 - XDG Gaminglogo std.png XDG Gaming
Area of Effect eSportslogo std.png Area of Effect eSports
Teamgreenforestlogo std.png Team Green Forest
Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9 Tempest
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by on June 22, 2014, as follows:
  • $ 1 US Dollars = € .735 Euros

Play In

Area of Effect eSportslogo std.png Area of Effect eSports Curse Academylogo std.png Curse Academy Denial eSportslogo std.png Denial eSports Logo std.png everFrag
False Facade Gaminglogo std.png False Facade Gaming Logo std.png First Blood Counts Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png Frank Fang Gaming GamesterGearlogo std.png GamesterGear
Girlfriendslogo std.png Girlfriends Logo std.png Kubiko Mortality eSportslogo std.png Mortality eSports Logo std.png Necrofantasian
No Dice Gaminglogo std.png No Dice Gaming Logo std.png Pink Pwnys Roaring Agonylogo std.png Roaring Agony Team 8logo std.png Team 8
Logo std.png Team Fear X Teamgreenforestlogo std.png Team Green Forest Team LoLPrologo std.png Team LoLPro XDG Gaminglogo std.png XDG Gaming Virtus


  Semifinals Finals
  Team LoLPrologo std.png LoLPro 1
  Logo std.png Kubiko 0
  Team LoLPrologo std.png LoLPro 1
  Logo std.png everFrag 0
  Logo std.png everFrag 1
  False Facade Gaminglogo std.png FF 0
  Semifinals Finals
  Team 8logo std.png T8 0
  Logo std.png Necrofantasian 1
  Logo std.png Necrofantasian 0
  Area of Effect eSportslogo std.png AoE 1
  Area of Effect eSportslogo std.png AoE 1
  GamesterGearlogo std.png GsG 0
  Semifinals Finals
  Teamgreenforestlogo std.png TGF 1
  Logo std.png Pink Pwnys 0
  Teamgreenforestlogo std.png TGF 1
  No Dice Gaminglogo std.png NDG 0
  No Dice Gaminglogo std.png NDG 1
  Logo std.png First Blood Counts 0
  Semifinals Finals
  Mortality eSportslogo std.png Mortality 0
  Curse Academylogo std.png Crs A 1
  Curse Academylogo std.png Crs A 1
  Denial eSportslogo std.png Denial 0
  Denial eSportslogo std.png Denial 1
  Logo std.png Team Fear X 0
  Semifinals Finals
  Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png FFG 1
  Girlfriendslogo std.png GFS 0
  Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png FFG 1
  XDG Gaminglogo std.png XDG Virtus 0
  Roaring Agonylogo std.png RA 0
  XDG Gaminglogo std.png XDG Virtus 1

Challenger Series #1

from Promotion Tournament

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  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
  XDG Gaminglogo std.png XDG FF
  Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png FFG W
  Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png FFG 0
  Team LoLPrologo std.png LoLPro 2
  Team LoLPrologo std.png LoLPro 2
  Area of Effect eSportslogo std.png AoE 0
  Team LoLPrologo std.png LoLPro 0
  Team Coastlogo std.png CST 2
  Team Coastlogo std.png CST 2
  Teamgreenforestlogo std.png TGF 0 3rd place match
  Team Coastlogo std.png CST 2
  Frank Fang Gaminglogo std.png FFG 0
  Curse Academylogo std.png Crs A 1
  Cloud9logo std.png C9T FF   Curse Academylogo std.png Crs A 2
  Curse Academylogo std.png Crs A W


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