This year, the LCS will send three teams to Worlds 2022, determined by the LCS Summer 2022 playoffs.
Full list of teams qualified for LCS Summer 2022 Playoffs
Out of 10 franchised esports organizations competing in the LCS Summer 2022 split, only eight teams qualify for the playoffs. Their placement determines which round they are seeded into.
The LCS playoffs will have a double-elimination bracket with best-of-five matches. The champion and runner-up qualify for the Worlds 2022 Group Stage, while the third team secures a spot in the Play-In Stage.
|QUALIFIED TEAMS||MATCH SCORE||SEED|
|Evil Geniuses||15 — 3||Round 2 of upper bracket|
|100 Thieves||14 — 4||Round 2 of upper bracket|
|Team Liquid||12– 6||Round 1 of upper bracket|
|Counter Logic Gaming||11 — 7||Round 1 of upper bracket|
|Cloud9||11 — 8||Round 1 of upper bracket|
|FlyQuest||10 — 9||Round 1 of upper bracket|
|TSM||6 — 12||Round 1 of lower bracket|
|Golden Guardians||5 — 13||Round 1 of lower bracket|
Fans can catch the LCS Summer 2022 split on the official LCS Twitch channel.