NA LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs

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2018 NA LCS Summer Playoffs
2015NALCSLogo.png
Tournament Information
OrganizerRiot Games
RulebookRulebook
SponsorState Farm
Jersey Mike's Subs
FormatSingle Elimination
Prize Pool$ 200,000
LinksWebsite
Location & Dates
Event TypeOffline
CountryUnited States United States
Start Date2018-08-25
End Date2018-09-09
Broadcast
Stream(s)English Twitch
Full List
ScheduleLink (Spoiler-Free)
Results
WinnerTeam Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
SecondCloud9logo std.png Cloud9
ThirdTeam SoloMidlogo std.png Team SoloMid
Fourth100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves
The 2018 NA League Championship Series is the first season of North America's fully professional League of Legends league under partnership structure, the sixth season overall. Ten teams will compete in a round robin group stage, with the top 6 teams continuing to playoffs.

Overview

Format

  • Single elimination with a 3rd place match.
  • 1st and 2nd place of the Summer Season get a bye into the semifinals.
  • 3rd through 6th place of the Summer Season play in the quarterfinals.
  • After quarterfinals, the split winner picks which of the quarterfinals winners they want to play in the semifinals.
  • All matches are best of five
  • Patch Information: v8.16
  • Official 2018 Season NA LCS Rulebook
  • Winner qualifies for the 2018 Season World Championship
  • Finals Weekend held at the Oracle Arena (7000 Coliseum Way, Oakland, CA 94621)

Prize Pool

$ 200,000 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:

Place Prize (%) Prize (USD) Points Qualification Team
Gold.png 1 50% $ 100,000 - Q for Worlds 2018 Team Liquidlogo std.png Team Liquid
Silver.png 2 25% $ 50,000 90 - Cloud9logo std.png Cloud9
Bronze.png 3 15% $ 30,000 70 - Team SoloMidlogo std.png Team SoloMid
Copper.png 4 10% $ 20,000 40 - 100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 Thieves
5-6 - - 20 - Echo Foxlogo std.png Echo Fox
FlyQuestlogo std.png FlyQuest

Participants

Eye - Show All.pngRosters

See here for match-by-match roster breakdowns.

Results

  Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
                     
  Cloud9logo std.png C9 3
  Echo Foxlogo std.png FOX 2
  Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM 2
  Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM 3
Selection
  Cloud9logo std.png C9 0
  Team Liquidlogo std.png TL 3
3rd place match
  Team Liquidlogo std.png TL 3
  100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 3   Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM 3
  100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 1
  FlyQuestlogo std.png FLY 0   100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 2

Player of the Series

Series Player KDA Champs Played
Echo Foxlogo std.png FOX vs. Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM Team SoloMidlogo std.png Bjergsen 6.0 IreliaSquare.png SyndraSquare.png AzirSquare.png LeBlancSquare.png
100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 vs. FlyQuestlogo std.png FLY 100 Thieveslogo std.png Ryu 9.75 RyzeSquare.png CassiopeiaSquare.png
Cloud9logo std.png C9 vs. Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM Cloud9logo std.png Licorice 2.75 OrnnSquare.png PoppySquare.png
100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 vs. Team Liquidlogo std.png TL Team Liquidlogo std.png Doublelift 12.6 Kai'SaSquare.png JhinSquare.png VarusSquare.png AsheSquare.png
100 Thieveslogo std.png 100 vs. Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM Team SoloMidlogo std.png Bjergsen 9.0 ZileanSquare.png Vel'KozSquare.png
Cloud9logo std.png C9 vs. Team Liquidlogo std.png TL Team Liquidlogo std.png Xmithie 5.83 OlafSquare.png SejuaniSquare.png GragasSquare.png

Schedule

Game Schedule
Round Match Result Date YOU PDT CEST KST Countdown VoDs/Stream Reddit
Quarter
FOX Echo Foxlogo std.png
vs
Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM
2:3 2018,8,25,21,00 2018,8,25,21,00 14:00 23:00 06:00 12345 Reddit
Quarter
100 100 Thieveslogo std.png
vs
FlyQuestlogo std.png FLY
3:0 2018,8,26,19,00 2018,8,26,19,00 12:00 21:00 04:00 123 Reddit
Semi
C9 Cloud9logo std.png
vs
Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM
3:2 2018,9,01,21,00 2018,9,01,21,00 14:00 23:00 06:00 12345 Reddit
Semi
100 100 Thieveslogo std.png
vs
Team Liquidlogo std.png TL
1:3 2018,9,02,19,00 2018,9,02,19,00 12:00 21:00 04:00 1234 Reddit
3rd
100 100 Thieveslogo std.png
vs
Team SoloMidlogo std.png TSM
2:3 2018,9,08,21,00 2018,9,08,21,00 14:00 23:00 06:00 12345 Reddit
Final
C9 Cloud9logo std.png
vs
Team Liquidlogo std.png TL
0:3 2018,9,09,21,00 2018,9,09,21,00 14:00 23:00 06:00 123 Reddit

Media

Streams

Articles & Videos

Interviews

Announcements

Additional Content

Additional Links

Viewership Statistics

Data sourced from Esports Charts.

Peak Viewership
Total 430 124
English Streams 385 524
Russian Streams 1 721
Twitch.TV Streams 308 265
Other
Total Time Watched 21 863 938 Hours
Avg Concurrent Viewers 155 339

References