This Week In Esports [March 21st - March 27th]

Posted on at 12:04 PM by woops
As teams prepare for Playoffs, we're back with another edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for more on details on EU Promo tourney, various team/player news, VODs, and more!

Current Standings:

The brackets and standings below are up to date as of Sunday, March 27th and, as always, VODs can be found here.

EU LCS Promotion Tournament Results

The EU LCS Summer Promotion tournament took place this last week. After 4 total Best of 5's, Giants Gaming, ROCCAT, and Splyce will all be returning to the EU LCS next split! VODS can be found here.

The NA LCS Summer Promotion tournament is set for April 6th - April 8th, more information can be found here.

NA & EU LCS

Playoffs for the 2016 LCS Spring Split are set to begin this week with the Quarterfinals! Semifinals will then follow next week, and Finals the week after that! There will be two Best of Five series each day, so stay tuned for upcoming posts!

Schedules for all 3 weeks can be found here: NA // EU



[Korea] LCK:

ROX Tigers have secured a guaranteed first place finish, and as such, get an automatic bye to the finals.
  • Top Four (W/L)
  • ROX Tigers (14 - 1) 
  • Jin Air Green Wings (10 - 5)
  • KT Rolster (9 - 5)
  • SK Telecom T1 (9 - 5)


[China] LPL:
  • Top Four (W/L) - Groups A & B
  • Royal Never Give Up (10 - 2) 
  • Qiao Gu Reapers  (10 - 3) 
  • Team WE (9 - 4)
  • EDward Gaming  (9 - 4)


[TW/HK/MO] LMS:

The regular season is now over for the LMS
  • Top Four (W/L/T) - Points
  • ahq e-Sports Club - (11 - 3 - 0) - 36 Points 
  • Flash Wolves - (9 - 2 - 3) - 29 Points 
  • Taipei Assassins - (7 - 4 - 3) - 25 Points 
  • Machi E-Sports - (5 - 5 - 4) - 20 Points 


DRIVE: The Matt Story


More information on Matt and the DRIVE series can be found here. Check back in the following week for more DRIVE features!

Team, Player, Event & Organization News


NA:


EU:


KR:


China:

Riot

  • PapaSmithy, DoA, and MonteCristo were offered the chance to cast MSI, but have declined, here is their statement.
  • [REMINDERRiot has announced the location for the 2016 World Championship, the 2016 Mid-Season Invitational, and the 2016 International Wildcard Invitational!
    • 2016 World Championship will be held across North America September 29th - October 29th
      • Group Stage: September 29-October 2 + October 6-9 at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, CA
      • Quarterfinals: October 13-16 at The Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL
      • Semifinals: October 21-22 at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY
      • Finals: October 29 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, CA
  • 2016 Mid-Season Invitational will be held in  Shanghai, China May 4th - 15th
  • 2016 International Wildcard Invitational will be held in Mexico April 16 - 23rd.

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