This Week in Esports [AUGUST 24TH - AUGUST 31ST]

Posted on at 12:37 PM by woops
We're back with another edition of This Week in eSports as the NA & EU Regional Qualifiers have just wrapped up this past week and 4 more teams have qualified for the 2015 World Championship. 
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for more information on NA/EU Regional Qualifier results, IWCT results, qualified teams for the 2015 World Championships,  and more!

Current Standings:

 The NA & EU Summer Split playoffs came to a finish this weekend! The brackets below are updated as of Sunday, August 31st and as always, VODs can be found here.

[NA] LCS:

  • After a full three day gauntlet, Cloud 9 took the win and earned themselves the last NA spot at the 2015 World Championship! Article available here.
  • The final teams from NA that will be heading to the World Championship are TSM, CLG, and C9

          [EU] LCS:

          • The Regional Qualifiers of the 2015 EU LCS Summer Split also concluded this weekend!
            • Origen came out on top this last weekend and earned themselves the last EU spot at the 2015 World Championship! Article available here. 
            • The final teams from EU that will be heading to the World Championship are H2KFNC, and OG



                [Korea] LCK:
                • The LCK Summer Playoffs concluded this last weekend with SKT T1 taking first place!
                • Because of this, KOO Tigers have now been qualified for the 2015 World Championship via Championship Points. 
                •  One more team from LCK will be heading to worlds by winning the Regional Qualifiers later this week. Participating teams include Jin Air Green Wings, Najin e-mFire, CJ ENTUS, and KT Rolster.


                  [China] LPL:
                  • The LPL Regional Qualifiers will be taking place later this week to decide the last two LPL teams that will attend the 2015 World Championship.
                  • LGD Gaming had already qualified for one of China's 3 2015 World Championship spots via championship points before securing first place in the summer split. 

                    2015 International Wildcard Tournament

                    The 2015 International Wildcard Tournament is currently underway:

                    Qualifier 1: Concluded August 29th
                    • The Bangkok Titans took first place and have qualified for the 2015 World Championship! Check here for the final look at bracket information.

                    Qualifier 2: Currently underway
                    • paiN Gaming and Kaos Latin Gamers will be facing off on September 5th for a slot at the 2015 World Championship! Click here for current bracket information.

                    2015 World Championship Qualified Teams

                    With the 2015 World Championship fast approaching, here's a quick list of which teams are already qualified teams for the World Championship.


                    NA:
                    • Team Solomid - Championship Points
                    • Counter Logic Gaming - NA LCS Summer Split 1st Place
                    • Cloud 9 - Regional Qualifier 1st Place

                    EU:
                    • H2K - Championship Points
                    • Fnatic - EU LCS Summer Split 1st Place
                    • Origen - Regional Qualifier 1st Place

                    Korea:
                    • SK Telecom T1 - Champions Summer Split 1st Place
                    • KOO Tigers - Championship Points
                    • TBD - Regional Qualifier 1st Place

                    China:
                    • LGD Gaming - Championship Points
                    • TBD - Regional Qualifier 1st Place (Winners' Bracket)
                    • TBD - Regional Qualifier 1st Place (Losers' Bracket)

                    Taiwan/Hong Kong/ Macao
                    • ahq e-Sports Club - Championship Points
                    • Flash Wolves - Regional Qualifier 1st Place

                    Wildcard:
                    • Bangkok Titans - Qualifier 1 (see IWCT information above)
                    • TBD - Qualifier 2 (see IWCT information above)


                    Team, Player, & Organization News


                    KR:


                    Riot:

                    • The Promotion tourney starts up soon to decide the rest of the EU & NA teams participating in the 2016 Spring split! More information here.

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