The 2014 NA 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 2015 NA Spring Promotion.
$ 39,500 US Dollars are spread among the teams as seen below:
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on August 24, 2014, as follows:
- $ 1 US Dollar = € 0.755 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 Wazabi Gaming acquired the roster of Frank Fang Gaming
- 2 COGnitive Gaming acquired the roster of Solo Kill
- 3 XDG Gaming acquired the roster of Wazabi Gaming
Schedule / VODs
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|Quarterfinals||2 - 1||2014,8,21,19,00||2014,8,21,19,00||12:00||21:00||04:00||123||-|
|Quarterfinals||2 - 1||2014,8,21,22,00||2014,8,21,22,00||15:00||00:00||07:00||123||-|
|Semifinals||2 - 0||2014,8,22,19,00||2014,8,22,19,00||12:00||21:00||04:00||123||-|
|Semifinals||0 - 2||2014,8,22,22,00||2014,8,22,22,00||15:00||00:00||07:00||123||-|
|3rd/4th||3 - 1||2014,8,23,23,00||2014,8,23,23,00||16:00||01:00||08:00||12345||-|
|Finals||3 - 1||2014,8,24,23,00||2014,8,24,23,00||16:00||01:00||08:00||12345||-|