The League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) 2021 Summer season heads into its final weeks of competitive play to determine the six qualifying teams for the 2021 LCK Summer playoffs.

At the end of Week 8, Nongshim RedForce, DWG KIA, and Gen.G were the first three squads to secure a playoffs spot.

T1, Liiv SANDBOX, and Afreeca Freecs came through in Week 9 as the final three teams to qualify for the 2021 LCK Summer playoffs.

All six teams that have qualified for the 2021 LCK Summer playoffs

DWG KIA during Week 4 of 2021 LCK Summer
Credit: LCK Flickr
  • Nongshim RedForce
  • Gen.G
  • T1
  • Liiv SANDBOX
  • Afreeca Freecs

The 2021 LCK Summer playoffs will use the same single elimination bracket format from the 2021 LCK Spring playoffs.

Teams will be playing best-of-five matches, with the top two seeds of the regular season receiving a bye to the semifinals.

The winning team of the 2021 LCK Summer Playoffs will earn the title of Summer Champion, and will qualify for Worlds 2021 as the first seed of the Korean region.

LCK 2021 Spring Playoffs Bracket Format
Credit: LCK Twitter

For more information about the 2021 LCK Summer Playoffs, follow LCK Global on Twitter.

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