Updated on September 12, 5:54 a.m. (GMT+8): Added Playoffs results.
After a hectic Summer split, the LEC Summer 2022 playoffs will see the region’s best League of Legends teams battle to advance to Worlds 2022.
The playoffs also mark the final countdown for Misfits Gaming, who are staring down their last chance at securing an LEC championship. The team is set to exit the European league, after selling its slot to Team Heretics for the 2023 season.
Misfits will start off against G2 Esports in the upper bracket of the playoffs, a thrilling opener against 9-time LEC champions hungry to push their title count into the double digits.
2021 Spring and Summer champions MAD Lions are also gunning for their third championship trophy this time around.
Here’s everything you need to know about the LEC Summer 2022 playoffs, including its schedule, teams, results, and where to watch the matches live.
What is the LEC Summer 2022 playoffs?
The 2022 LEC Summer playoffs is the second stage of the Summer Split, where the top six teams that qualified from the regular season will face off against each other to bring home the championship title and secure a slot at Worlds 2022.
Last year, MAD Lions were the ones to bag the LEC Summer 2021 championship trophy and become one of Europe’s representatives at Worlds 2021.
Format of the LEC Summer 2022 playoffs
Games will be played in a double-elimination format, with teams seeded into the upper and lower brackets based on their final position in the regular season. The top four teams are seeded in the upper bracket while the fifth-placed team will play against the sixth-placed team in the lower bracket.
All matches will adopt a best-of-five format, and the winner of the playoffs will be crowned the LEC Summer 2022 champion.
Schedule and results of the LEC Summer 2022 playoffs
The last two days of the playoffs will be held in Malmö Arena in Malmö, Sweden on September 10 and 11.
|Rogue||3 — 2||MAD Lions|
|G2 Esports||3 — 1||Misfits Gaming|
|Fnatic||3 — 2||Excel Esports|
|Misfits Gaming||0 – 3||Fnatic|
|MAD Lions||1 — 3||Fnatic|
MAD Lions has qualified for the Worlds 2022 Play-In Stage as the LEC’s fourth seed.
|G2 Esports||3 – 0||Rogue|
|Fnatic||1 – 3||Rogue|
Fnatic has qualified for the Worlds 2022 Play-In Stage as the LEC’s third seed.
|G2 Esports||0 – 3||Rogue|
Rogue and G2 Esports have qualified for the Worlds 2022 Group Stage as the LEC’s first and second seeds respectively.
All teams qualified for LEC Summer 2022 playoffs
|QUALIFIED TEAMS||MATCH SCORE||SEED|
|G2 Esports||12 — 6||Upper Bracket Semi Finals|
|MAD Lions||12 — 6||Upper Bracket Semi Finals|
|Rogue||11 — 7||Upper Bracket Semi Finals|
|Misfits Gaming||10 — 8||Upper Bracket Semi Finals|
|Fnatic||10 — 8||Lower Round 1|
|Excel Esports||9 — 9||Lower Round 1|