At this juncture, crazier is their game.
The LPL Spring 2022 Playoffs began on March 26, opening with Rare Atom versus Bilibili Gaming in Round 1.
The playoffs matches ran until Round 3 before they were first postponed to the first week of April. LPL then postponed the matches a second time to the second week of April due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation that resulted in Shanghai going into lockdown.
Starting from Round 4, first seed Victory Five and second seed Royal Never Give Up will compete against Top Esports and JD Gaming in a double elimination bracket.
LPL Spring 2022 Playoffs format
The top 10 teams out of 17 from the 2022 LPL Spring regular season qualify for the playoffs.
Their standing at the end of the 2022 LPL regular season determines the round they are seeded into.
A king of the hill, single elimination format is adopted in the first three rounds. The tournament then heads into a double elimination quarterfinals and semifinals bracket in Round 4 and 5.
All matches are played in a best-of-five.
The winner of the LPL Spring 2022 Playoffs will represent the region at this year’s 2022 Mid-Season Invitational held in Busan, South Korea.
LPL Spring 2022 Playoffs schedule and results
March 26 (Saturday)
|Bilibili Gaming||3 — 1||Rare Atom|
March 27 (Sunday)
|Edward Gaming||3 — 1||FunPlus Phoenix|
March 28 (Monday)
|Top Esports||3 — 1||Bilibili Gaming|
March 29 (Tuesday)
March 30 (Wednesday)
|LNG Esports||0 — 3||Top Esports|
March 31 (Thursday)
April 12 (Tuesday)
|Victory Five||2 — 3||Top Esports|
April 13 (Wednesday)
|Royal Never Give Up||3 — 2||JD Gaming|
April 16 (Saturday) — Lower bracket
|Victory Five||3 — 1||JD Gaming|
April 17 (Sunday) –Upper bracket semifinals
|Top Esports||1 — 3||Royal Never Give Up|
April 20 (Wednesday) — Lower bracket semifinals
|Victory Five||1 — 3||Top Esports|
April 23 (Saturday) — Final
|Royal Never Give Up||3 — 2||Top Esports|
Teams qualified for LPL Spring 2022 Playoffs
|QUALIFIED TEAMS||MATCH SCORE||SEED|
|Victory Five||14 — 2||Round 4|
|Royal Never Give Up||11 — 4||Round 4|
|JD Gaming||11 — 5||Round 3|
|Top Esports||11 — 5||Round 3|
|Weibo Gaming||11 — 5||Round 2|
|LNG Esports||10 — 5||Round 2|
|Edward Gaming||10 — 6||Round 1|
|Bilibili Gaming||9 — 7||Round 1|
|Rare Atom||8 — 8||Round 1|
|FunPlus Phoenix||8 — 8||Round 1|
Where to watch LPL Spring 2022 Playoffs live
Watch the LPL livestream on its official Twitch and YouTube channels.
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