There are nonetheless a handful of video games left to play within the 2021 League of Legends Champions Korea Summer time Cut up, however the post-season image is already beginning to take form. Whereas seeding shouldn’t be set in stone, the six groups certified for the LCK Summer time Playoffs have already been determined.
Of the primary two prime groups to qualify for the LCK Summer time Playoffs, one got here as a shock, whereas one was anticipated. Gen.G continued taking part in in its spectacular kind showcased all through spring, and Nongshim RedForce determined to keep away from an in depth sixth place end by merely staying in 1st place for almost all of summer season. NRF continues to be in 1st place, presently in a tie with with Liiv SANDBOX, who secured its post-season spot earlier this week.
As a result of Liiv SANDBOX certified for the LCK Summer time Playoffs after DWG KIA, and later, T1, secured their respective post-season spots, just one spot within the post-season was left heading into this weekend. Because the quickest staff in LCK historical past to be mathematically eradicated from the post-season, DRX has lengthy been out of the working, and Fredit BRION joined DRX in elimination earlier this week.
In consequence, Afreeca Freecs, KT Rolster and Hanwha Life Esports have been left over the previous few days to struggle over the only real remaining seed within the LCK Summer time Playoffs. At 8-7, AF held possession of sixth place heading into this weekend and had the perfect likelihood to qualify.
At 6-10, each HLE and KT wouldn’t solely have to win their respective matches in opposition to AF, however AF must lose its match to first place Nongshim RedForce earlier than HLE and KT bought their probabilities. AF managed to upset Nongshim 2-0, and by securing its ninth win, grew to become the final staff to qualify for the LCK Summer time Playoffs.
https://www.invenglobal.com/articles/14773/lck-summer-split-all-six-teams-qualified-for-the-2021-lck-summer-playoffs | [LCK Summer Split] All six groups certified for the 2021 LCK Summer time Playoffs