This Week in Esports [August 8th - August 14th]

Posted on at 1:19 AM by Aznbeat
Following the NA & EU Playoffs Quarterfinals, we're back with a new edition of This Week in eSports!
[Warning: This post contains event spoilers!]

Continue reading for details on current LCS standings, regional standings, various team & player news, roster updates, and more!

Current Standings:

Quarterfinals for NA and EU were this weekend, and we now know which teams for NA are moving on to the semifinals Unfortunately in EU, due to some technical issues, the second quarterfinal game was postponed until Tuesday, 8/16 at 8AM PST. As a reminder, first place in the summer split will automatically qualify for Worlds, and the next spot will go to the team with the highest championship points. The final spot for Worlds will be determined at the NA and EU Regional Qualifiers, the winners of which will be the third seeds of their respective regions.

The brackets and standings below are up to date as of Sunday, August 14th and, as always, VODs can be found here.

[NA] LCS:

    • Quarterfinals: Winners - Cloud9, CLG
    • Semifinals: 8/20 - 8/21
    • Third Place Match: 8/27
    • Final: 8/28


[EU] LCS:

  • Summer Split Playoff Bracket:
    • Quarterfinals: 8/13 - 8/14
    • Semifinals: 8/20 - 8/21
    • Third Place Match: 8/27
    • Final: 8/28

[Korea] LCK:

  • LCK Playoffs:
    • Round 1 - Winner: Samsung Galaxy
    • Round 2 - Winner: KT Rolster
    • Round 3 - Winner: KT Rolster
    • Final - 8/20 - ROX Tigers vs KT Rolster

[China] LPL:

  • LPL Playoffs
    • Round 1 - Winners: Vici Gaming, I MAY
    • Round 2 - Winners: Team World Elite, I MAY
    • Semifinals - Winners: Edward Gaming, Royal Never Give Up
    • Third Place - 8/15 - I MAY vs. Team World Elite
    • Final - 8/26 - Royal Never Give Up vs. Edward Gaming

[TW/HK/MO] LMS: 

  • LMS Playoffs
    • Round 1 - 8/17 - ahq e-Sports Club vs Hong Kong Esports
    • Round 2 - 8/18 - Flash Wolves vs Winner of Round 1
    • Final - 8/21 - J Team vs Winner of Round 2

IWC Qualified Teams:

With several teams wrapping up their regional leagues this weekend, let's take a look at the teams currently headed to the IWC later this month - two of which will head to the 2016 WC later this year!
  • IWC Qualified Teams:
    • OPL - The Chiefs eSports Club
    • GPL - Saigon Jokers
    • LCL - Albus NoX Luna
    • TCL - Dark Passage
    • CBLoL - INTZ e-Sports
    • LJL - Rampage
    • LAN - [will be played August 20th]
    • LAS - Kaos Latin Gamers
The International Wildcard will run from 8/24 - 9/4!

Team, Player, Event & Organization News

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