EU LCS 2015 Spring Expansion

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EU LCS Spring 2015 Expansion
2015EULCSLogo.png
League Information
Organizer: ESL
Rulebook: Link
Server: Europe
Event Type: Offline
Country Europe Europe
Start Date: 2014-11-20
End Date: 2014-12-21
Spoiler-Free Schedule: Link

Overview

The 2015 EU LCS Spring Expansion is a one-time Expansion Tournament to determine the final two teams to make it into the 2015 EU LCS Spring Split. The six remaining teams from the Spring Promotion and the Challenger Series Playoffs face off against seven teams from the Ranked 5's Ladder for the last two spots in the 2015 EU LCS Spring Split.

Format

  • Online
    • Top 13 teams from the Ranked 5s Ladder are split into four brackets.
      • Three teams pre-qualified who dropped from the Promotion Tournament, receiving byes.
      • Three teams from the Challenger Series Playoffs.
      • Seven teams from the Ranked 5's Ladders
        • Top 3 teams each from EUW and EUNE
        • Winner of Play-in Game between EUW #4 and EUNE #4
    • A match will be played to determine 5/6th seed from the Challenger Series
    • Each match is a Best of Three.
    • Each bracket winner advances to Round Two.
  • Live Expansion
    • Double Elimination
    • Each match is a Best of Five.
    • The winners of the Winner's and Loser's Bracket qualify for the 2015 EU LCS Spring Split
  • Patch Information (Uses the naming structure of the bracket below)

Prize Pool

Qualifying Teams

€ 12,000 Euros are spread among the teams as seen below:

Place Prize (%) Prize (EUR) ≈Prize (USD) Qualification Team
Qualified.png Q - - - EU LCS 2015 Spring H2k-Gaminglogo std.png H2k-Gaming
Giants Gaminglogo std.png Giants Gaming
NoQualified.png NQ 50% € 6,000 $ 7,320 EUCS 2015 Spring Reason Gaminglogo std.png Reason Gaming
NFacultyLogo std.png n!faculty
Converted prizes calculated with values provided by http://www.xe.com on December 21, 2014, as follows:
  • € 1 Euros = $ 1.22 US Dollars

Initially Qualified Teams

There were two waves of qualified teams - the first, teams that participated in Challenger Playoffs and/or the Spring Promotion Tournament. After two of these teams dropped out of the Expansion Tournament, the top five ranked 5's teams from each server: EUW and EUNE were invited; however, not all of these teams participated either. To see a list of teams that participated, see below.
From Promotion Tournament
Milllogo std.png Millenium SK Gaming Primelogo std.png SK Gaming Prime H2k-Gaminglogo std.png H2k-Gaming
From Challenger Series
Ninjas in Pyjamaslogo std.png Ninjas in Pyjamas Reason Gaminglogo std.png Reason Gaming Gamers2logo std.png Gamers2
From EUW Ranked 5's Ladder
Spartalogo std.png ThunderBot SPARTA Logo std.png Unlucky Rejects Meloncatslogo std.png Meloncats
Giants Gaminglogo std.png Giants Gaming NFacultyLogo std.png n!faculty
From EUNE Ranked 5's Ladder
Tricked eSportslogo std.png Tricked eSports Logo std.png 5 Deadly Sins Logo std.png sFera Gaming
Logo std.png 3 veterani Different Dimensionlogo std.png Different Dimension
  • SK Gaming Prime and Ninjas in Pyjamas were unable to field complete rosters and so dropped out of the Expansion Tournament.
  • The roster of Unlucky Rejects was acquired by Copenhagen Wolves and so did not participate in the Expansion Tournament.[2]
  • sFera Gaming decided to compete in the Challenger scene in order to maintain their roster, including an underage player, and so did not compete in the Expansion Tournament.[3]
  • The 6th, 7th, and 8th-ranked teams from the EUNE Challenger ladder also did not participate.

Participating Teams

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From EUW Ranked 5's Ladder

From EUNE Ranked 5's Ladder

1 Cyber Gaming acquired the roster of Cyborg Factory.[4]

Results

Online

Bracket A

  Round 1 Round 2
             
  Milllogo std.png M 1
  Logo std.png Ascension 0
  Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA 2
  Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA 2

Bracket B

  Round 1 Round 2
             
  H2k-Gaminglogo std.png H2k 1
  Meloncatslogo std.png Meloncats 2
  Meloncatslogo std.png Meloncats FF
  Cyber Gaminglogo std.png Cyber 0

Brackets C & D

  Playoff-Determination Round 1 Round 2
                     
  Tricked eSportslogo std.png Tricked 1
  NFacultyLogo std.png n! 2
  NFacultyLogo std.png n! 2
  Gamers2logo std.png Gamers2 1
  Gamers2logo std.png Gamers2 2
  Team Strixlogo std.png Strix 0
  Spartalogo std.png SPARTA 0
  Gamers2logo std.png Gamers2 1
  Different Dimensionlogo std.png DD 2
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 0
  Different Dimensionlogo std.png DD 0
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 2
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 2
  SK Gaming Primelogo std.png SK Prime 1

Offline

  Round 1 Round 2 Qualified
                       
Winner's bracket
  Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA 3
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 0
  Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA 0
  H2k-Gaminglogo std.png H2k 3
  H2k-Gaminglogo std.png H2k 3
  NFacultyLogo std.png n! 0
  H2k-Gaminglogo std.png H2k
Q
  Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA
Q
Loser's bracket
  Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA 3
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 3
  Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG 0
  NFacultyLogo std.png n! 0

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Schedule/VODs

Online
Round Match Result Date YOU PST CET KST Countdown VoDs/Stream Reddit
Seeding Match
RG Reason Gaminglogo std.png
vs
0:1 2014,11,20,20,00 2014,11,20,20,00 12:00 21:00 05:00 -- -
Round 1
RG Reason Gaminglogo std.png
vs
2:1 2014,11,22,14,00 2014,11,22,14,00 06:00 15:00 23:00 123 Reddit
Round 1
vs
Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA
0:2 2014,11,22,16,00 2014,11,22,16,00 08:00 17:00 01:00 123 Reddit
Round 1
vs
Team Strixlogo std.png Strix
2:0 2014,11,22,18,00 2014,11,22,18,00 10:00 19:00 03:00 123 -
Round 1
vs
NFacultyLogo std.png n!
1:2 2014,11,23,14,00 2014,11,23,14,00 06:00 15:00 23:00 123 Reddit
Round 1
SPARTA Spartalogo std.png
vs
Different Dimensionlogo std.png DD
0:2 2014,11,23,16,00 2014,11,23,16,00 08:00 17:00 01:00 123 Reddit
Round 1
vs
Cyber Gaminglogo std.png Cyber
2:0 2014,11,23,18,00 2014,11,23,18,00 10:00 19:00 03:00 123 -
Round 2
DD Different Dimensionlogo std.png
vs
Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG
0:2 2014,11,29,15,30 2014,11,29,15,30 07:30 16:30 00:30 123 Reddit
Round 2
H2k H2k-Gaminglogo std.png
vs
1:0 2014,11,29,18,00 2014,11,29,18,00 10:00 19:00 03:00 123 Reddit
Round 2
n! NFacultyLogo std.png
vs
2:1 2014,11,30,15,30 2014,11,30,15,30 07:30 16:30 00:30 123 Reddit
Round 2
M Milllogo std.png
vs
Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA
1:2 2014,11,30,18,00 2014,11,30,18,00 10:00 19:00 03:00 123 Reddit
Live Expansion
Round Match Result Date YOU PST CET KST Countdown VoDs/Stream Reddit
WB R1
GIA Giants Gaminglogo std.png
vs
Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG
3:0 2014,12,18,12,00 2014,12,18,12,00 04:00 13:00 21:00 12345 Reddit
WB R1
H2k H2k-Gaminglogo std.png
vs
NFacultyLogo std.png n!
3:0 2014,12,18,17,00 2014,12,18,17,00 09:00 18:00 02:00 12345 Reddit
LB R1
n! NFacultyLogo std.png
vs
Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG
0:3 2014,12,19,12,00 2014,12,19,12,00 04:00 13:00 21:00 12345 Reddit
WB Final
H2k H2k-Gaminglogo std.png
vs
Giants Gaminglogo std.png GIA
3:0 2014,12,20,12,00 2014,12,20,12,00 04:00 13:00 21:00 12345 Reddit
LB Final
GIA Giants Gaminglogo std.png
vs
Reason Gaminglogo std.png RG
3:0 2014,12,21,12,00 2014,12,21,12,00 04:00 13:00 21:00 12345 Reddit


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