The League of Legends Pro League (LPL) 2021 LPL Summer Split is coming to a close. Out of 17 teams in the franchise, only 10 can qualify for the 2021 LPL Summer playoffs.

After nine weeks of regular season matches, Edward Gaming and FunPlus Phoenix top the leaderboard, and have already been awarded Round 3 seeding.

Top Esports was the final team to book their slot in the 2021 LPL Summer playoffs.

2021 LPL Summer Playoffs advancing scenarios
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All 10 teams that have qualified for the 2021 LPL Summer playoffs

  • Edward Gaming
  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • Team WE
  • Rare Atom
  • LNG Esports
  • Royal Never Give Up
  • Bilibili Gaming
  • Oh My God
  • Suning
  • Top Esports

The 2021 LPL Summer playoffs will adopt the same 2021 LPL Spring playoffs format. The first three rounds will take on a king of the hill format.

From Round 4 onwards, double elimination format kicks in. Teams in the upper bracket will get a second chance to advance to the lower bracket semifinals.

The grand final determines the championship winner of the 2021 LPL Summer, and the first seed at Worlds 2021.

2021 LPL Summer playoffs format
Credit: LPL

All matches will begin at 5 p.m. GMT+8. Follow LPL English on Twitter for the latest updates.

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