Updated (August 31): Added Finals results
Here’s everything you need to know about the LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs, including the schedule, results, and where to watch all the European esports action.
What is the LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs?
The League of Legends European Championship (LEC) Summer 2021 Playoffs will determine the teams that will advance to this year’s League of Legends World Championship (Worlds 2021).
LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs schedule and results
The tournament will start on Saturday, August 14 at 12:00 a.m. GMT+8. League leader Rogue and Misfits Gaming will open the playoffs.
Here is the full LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs schedule and results. (All times and days are in GMT+8.)
August 14 (Saturday)
- Round One — Misfits Gaming 2 — 3 Rogue
- Round One — MAD Lions 3 — 1 G2 Esports
August 15 (Sunday)
- Round One — Team Vitality 2 — 3 Fnatic
August 21 (Saturday)
- Round Two — Misfits Gaming 2 — 3 Fnatic
- Round Two — MAD Lions 3 — 0 Rogue
August 22 (Sunday)
- Round Three – G2 Esports 2 — 3 Fnatic
August 28 (Saturday)
- Round Three — Fnatic 3 — 0 Rogue
August 29 (Sunday)
- Final — MAD Lions 3 — 1 Fnatic
Format of the LEC Summer Playoffs
The LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs will follow a double-elimination format with all teams playing in best-of-five matches.
The top four teams will play in the winners’ bracket while the bottom two will compete in the losers’ bracket.
Teams competing in the LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs
The LEC Summer Split’s top six teams have all automatically secured a spot for the Playoffs:
- G2 Esports
- MAD Lions
- Misfits Gaming
- Team Vitality
LEC Summer 2021 Playoffs prize pool
Aside from the Playoffs’ US$237,000 (EU€200,000) prize pool, the top three teams will automatically earn a slot for the League of Legends Worlds 2021.
- First: US$95,000 and Worlds 2021 Main Event slot
- Second: US$59,000 and Worlds 2021 Main Event slot
- Third: US$36,000 and Worlds 2021 Play-In slot