The regular Summer Split seasons of the EU and NA LCS 2018 were only the compulsory program – now the six most successful teams of each region have their free program. Not only a direct ticket to the League of Legends World Championship 2018 and important championship points for all challengers are on the line, the prize money for the qualified teams is also very impressive. After the Mid-Season Invitational Tournament 2018 the LoL World Championship is the second important international showdown for the world's strongest challengers – the Olympus of the professional League of Legends year. Besides the venues and match days of the LCS 2018 Summer Split Playoffs you will find all relevant information about the schedule and the teams as well as the prize money, the championship points and much more right here. Have fun with the Summer Split playoffs of the LCS 2018!

League of Legends Icon Facts about the 2018 LCS Summer Playoffs

  • Date: 08/24 – 09/09/2018
  • 6 teams per LCS league
  • Format: Best-of-5
  • Patch: TBA
  • Winner qualifies for the 2018 LoL World Championship
  • NA Summer Playoffs Ticket Info
  • Location Summer Finals:
    • NA Playoffs – Oracle Arena, Oakland (California)
    • EU Playoffs – Palacio Vistalegre, Madrid (Spain)
  • Prize pool: TBA
  • Live streams for every game here

Since Riot 2018 entered into a direct partnership with the clubs for the first time in 2018 and decided to dispense with the specially organized promotion-tournaments as in the previous year, the information situation is so far been very thin.

League of Legends Icon Schedule and Start Times LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs

Schedule Overview:

EU LCS Summer Playoffs 2018

Qualified Teams European Playoffs

  • Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team LogoFnatic
  • Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo Team Vitality
  • FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo FC Schalke 04
  • G2 Esports League of Legends LoL Team Logo G2 Esports
  • Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo Misfits
  • Splyce League of Legends LoL Team Logo Splyce

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Start Times shown in: GMT or GMT +1 during Summer Time
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Bracket and Schedule EU LCS 2018 Summer Split Playoffs

QUARTERFINALS
(08/24 – 08/25)
SEMIFINALS
(08/31 – 09/01)
EU Summer FINALS
(09/09/2018)
Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo VIT
Seed#2: Bye to Semifinals Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo VIT 1
vs. FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo S04 1
FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo S04 3 FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo S04 3
Splyce League of Legends LoL Team Logo SPY 2 vs.
Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo FNC Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo FNC 3
Seed#1: Bye to Semifinals Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo FNC 3
vs. Match for 3rd place
(09/08/2018)
G2 Esports League of Legends LoL Team Logo G2 0 Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo MSF 1 Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo VIT 3
Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo MSF 3 Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo MSF 1

Schedule and Dates EU LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs

 Quarterfinals EU LCS Summer Playoffs – Schedule and Results 

Quarterfinals #1: FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo FC Schalke 04 vs. Splyce Splyce League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 2 
Start Time: August 24th , 09:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT / 18:00 CET

Quarterfinals #2: G2 Esports League of Legends LoL Team Logo G2 Esports vs. Misfits Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo     0 : 3 
Start Time: August 25th, 08:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 17:00 CET

Semifinals EU LCS Summer Playoffs – Schedule and Results 

Semifinals #1: Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo Vitality vs. FC Schalke 04 FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo     1 : 3 
Start Time: August 31th, 09:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT / 18:00 CET

Semifinals #2: Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo Fnatic vs. Misfits Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 1 
Start Time: September 1st, 08:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 17:00 CET

Finals EU LCS Summer Playoffs – Schedule and Results 

Game for 3rd place: Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo Vitality vs. Misfits Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 1 
Start Time: September 8th, 08:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 17:00 CET

Grand Final: FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo FC Schalke 04 vs. Fnatic Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo     1 : 3 
Start Time: September 9th, 08:00 AM PDT / 11:00 AM EDT / 17:00 CET

NA LCS Summer Playoffs 2018

Qualified Teams North American Playoffs

  • Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo Team Liquid
  • Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo Cloud9
  • Echo Fox League of Legends LoL Team Logo Echo Fox
  • FlyQuest League of Legends LoL Team Logo FlyQuest
  • Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo Team SoloMid
  • 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100 Thieves

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Start Times shown in: GMT or GMT +1 during Summer Time
Betting Odds presented by bet365. The listed odds are intended as a guide only and are subject to change. Please check current LoL odds on the bet365 website before placing any bets. Read more about esports betting at Bet365

Bracket and Schedule NA LCS 2018 Summer Split Playoffs

QUARTERFINALS
(08/25 – 08/26)
SEMIFINALS
(09/01 – 09/02)
NA Summer FINALS
(09/09/2018)
Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo C9
Seed#2: Bye to Semifinals Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo C9 3
vs. Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo C9 0
Echo Fox League of Legends LoL Team Logo FOX 2 Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TSM 2
Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TSM 3 vs.
Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TL Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TL 3
Seed#1: Bye to Semifinals Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TL 3
vs. Match for 3rd place
(09/08/2018)
100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100 3 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100 1 Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TSM 3
FlyQuest League of Legends LoL Team Logo FLY 0 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100 2

Schedule and Dates NA LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs

 Quarterfinals NA LCS Summer Playoffs – Schedule and Results 

Quarterfinals #1: Echo Fox League of Legends LoL Team Logo FOX vs. TSM Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo     2 : 3 
Start Time: August 25th , 03:00 PM PDT / 06:00 PM EDT / 23:00 CET

Quarterfinals #2: 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100 vs. FLY FlyQuest League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 0 
Start Time: August 26th, 01:00 PM PDT / 04:00 PM EDT / 21:00 CEST

Semifinals NA LCS Summer Playoffs – Schedule and Results 

Semifinals #1: Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo C9 vs. TSM Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 2 
Start Time: September 1st, 03:00 PM PDT / 06:00 PM EDT / 23:00 CET

Semifinals #2: Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TL vs. 100 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 1 
Start Time: September 2nd, 01:00 PM PDT / 04:00 PM EDT / 21:00 CEST

Finals NA LCS Summer Playoffs – Schedule and Results 

Game for 3rd place: Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TSM vs. 100 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo     3 : 2 
Start Time: September 8th, 03:00 PM PDT / 06:00 PM EDT / 23:00 CET

Grand Final: Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo C9 vs. TL Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo     0 : 3 
Start Time: September 9th, 03:00 PM PDT / 06:00 PM EDT / 23:00 CET

League of Legends Icon Championship Points

In addition to the prize money and the direct ticket to the 2018 League of Legends World Championship, the LCS playoffs will also be played for Championship Points (CS Points). These points can be collected at both the Spring Playoffs and the LCS 2018 Summer Playoffs starting in August and determine which teams from the two LCS leagues qualify for the League of Legends World Championship 2018 (LoL Worlds).

Championship Points – Summer Playoffs 2018
NA LCS CS Points
EU LCS
Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo Team Liquid Qualified for LoL Worlds 2018 Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo Fnatic
Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo Cloud9 90 Points FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo Schalke 04
Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TSM 70 Points Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo Vitality
100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100Thieves 40 Points Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo Misfits
Echo Fox League of Legends LoL Team Logo Echo Fox 20 Points G2 Esports League of Legends LoL Team Logo G2 Esports
FlyQuest League of Legends LoL Team Logo FlyQuest 20 Points Splyce League of Legends LoL Team Logo Splyce

League of Legends Icon Prize Money distribution

A total prize pool amount of 200,000 USD will be paid out for each league within the framework of the Summer Playoffs 2018. Apparently, there is a slightly different distribution key of prize money in both LoL leagues again this year. You can check the tables below for the total distribution of prize money per placement.

Prize money Overview EU LCS – Summer Playoffs 2018

Placement Price Money Team
Winner EU Summer Playoffs EUR 80.000,- (+Ticket Worlds 2018) Fnatic League of Legends LoL Team Logo Fnatic
2nd Place EUR 50.000,- FC Schalke 04 League of Legends LoL Team Logo Schalke 04
3rd Place EUR 30.000,- Team Vitality League of Legends LoL Team Logo Vitality
4th Place EUR 20.000,- Misfits League of Legends LoL Team Logo Misfits
5th/6th Place EUR 10.000,- (each) G2 Esports League of Legends LoL Team Logo G2 Esports
Splyce League of Legends LoL Team Logo Splyce

Prize money Overview NA LCS – Summer Playoffs 2018

Placement Price Money Team
Winner NA Summer Playoffs USD 100.000,- (+Ticket Worlds 2018) Team Liquid League of Legends LoL Team Logo Team Liquid
2nd Place USD 50.000,- Cloud9 League of Legends LoL Team Logo Cloud9
3rd Place USD 30.000,- Team SoloMid League of Legends LoL Team Logo TSM
4th Place USD 20.000,- 100 Thieves League of Legends LoL Team Logo 100Thieves
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