Best League of Legends Tournaments this Summer

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Team Liquid just won the LCS Spring Split in North America, while G2 Esports absolutely destroyed Origen to win over in the LEC.

But don’t worry. The action isn’t over. There is plenty of League of Legends action to be had this summer. And you can bet that BetOnline will have odds on the upcoming tournaments so that you can get fully immersed.

Summer Splits

So we would be remiss to leave out the Summer Splits that start in June. for the LEC, the location will be Germany. And for the the LCS, the USA will hold the events.

In the North American League of Legends Championship Series, the format for Summer 2019 is 10 teams in a double round robin. The matches are best of one and the top 6 teams qualify for the Summer Playoffs, with the top two getting a bye and advancing straight to the semis.The LEC is the same, except the top two teams get a bye to round-3.

 

LCS Summer Participants

 

  • 100 Thieves
  • Cloud 9
  • Clutch Gaming
  • CLG
  • Echo Fox
  • FlyQuest
  • Golden Guardians
  • OpTic Gaming
  • Team Liquid
  • Team SoloMid

 

LEC Summer Participants

 

  • Excel Esports
  • FC Schalke 04
  • Fnatic
  • G2 Esports
  • Misfits Gaming
  • Origen
  • Rogue
  • SK Gaming
  • Splyce
  • Team Vitality

 

The importance of these events can’t be understated. Points earned go towards a berth in the Worlds Main Event for a run at the World Championship. Currently, out of North America, TEam Liquid leads with 90 points, followed by Team SoloMid with 70. Over in Europe, G2 Esports has 90, while Origen sits with 70. But Fnatic is also in the mix with 50.

 

LCK Summer Split

 Over in Korea, Griffen pushed their way past SK Telecom T1 Kingzone DragonX and SANDBOX Gaming.

But according to the lol.gamepedia, SK Telecom T1 is the points-leader for the 2019 Season World Championship Cycle with 90 and Griffen, the Spring Split winner with 70 (I guess they do things differently in Korea).

The full list of participants hasn’t been posted on the wiki, but we know that we’ll the top 5 from spring.

 

LPL Summer Split 

Invictus Gaming and JD Gaming are set to play in the LPL Spring Playoff Finals on April 21st. Invictus Gaming is a fairly massive, -368 favorite over JD Gaming who is listed at +283, which is almost a 3-1 underdog.

So we know we will be seeing them start the Summer Season at the top of the list of summer participants.

 

  • Invictus Gaming
  • JD Gaming
  • FunPlus Phoenix
  • Topsports Gaming
  • Royal Never Give Up
  • Team WE
  • SinoDragon Gaming
  • EDward Gaming

 

Those down below the playoff relegation line were:

 

  • Bilibili Gaming
  • Suning
  • LGD Gaming
  • Snake ESports
  • Victory Five
  • Oh My God
  • Rogue Warriors
  • Vici Gaming

 

Winter is Summer in the CBLOL

The CBLOL Summer Tournament is wrapping up. Playoffs are underway and everything will be finished by April 21st. The interesting thing is the CBLOL Winter event will start in June and run through September in Sao Paulo.

The CBLOL events are not the largest when it comes to prize pools, roughly 51 thousand dollars, but they are extremely popular and super fun to watch.

We should expect to see:

 

  • Flamengo eSports
  • INTZ e-Sports
  • Redemption eSports POA
  • CNB e-Sports Club
  • Uppercut esports
  • KaBum! e-Sports

 

Vivo Keyd and ProGaming Esports have been relegated to the Promotional Series and Challenger Circuit to try and battle their way back in.

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