The League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) Summer 2022 season is just around the corner, and fans all over the world are eagerly waiting for the action to kick off. With a host of exciting teams and players set to take to the Rift, this promises to be one of the most thrilling seasons yet. As a seasoned esports fan, you know that keeping up with the latest developments is key to making informed predictions and enjoying the games to the fullest. That’s why we’ve put together the ultimate guide to LCK Summer 2022. In this guide, we’ll take a deep dive into each of the teams and players, discussing their strengths, weaknesses, and what we can expect from them in the upcoming season. We’ll also share our predictions for how the season will play out, giving you all the insights you need to stay ahead of the game. So sit back, relax, and get ready for an epic season of LCK action!

The LCK 2022 Summer Season is the second split of the second year of Korea’s professional League of Legends league under partnership. Ten teams compete in a round robin group stage.


  • 10 teams participate
  • Double Round Robin
  • Matches are best of three
  • Top six teams qualify for Playoffs
    • Top two teams receive a bye to the semifinals

The LCK 2022 Summer Playoffs is the second split of the second year of Korea’s professional League of Legends league under partnership. The top six teams from Summer compete for prize money and Championship Points. The winner earns the title of Summer Champion and qualifies for the 2022 Season World Championship.


  • Group Stage – June 15th – August 14th, 2022
    • Double Round Robin
    • Each team plays 18 matches
    • All matches are Bo3
    • 1st to 6th place will play the Playoffs
      • 1st and 2nd receive playoff byes into the semifinals
  • Playoffs – August 17th – 28th, 2022
    • Single Elimination
    • 1st placed team from group stage can choose the opponent from first round
    • All matches are Bo5
    • Winner qualifies for World Championship 2022

LCK Summer 2022 Playoffs Format
Only the top six teams from the ten franchised esports organisations playing in the LCK Summer 2022 split advance to the playoffs. The round they are seeded into depends on where they finish.

A single-elimination bracket with best-of-five games is used in the playoffs. The top two regular-season clubs (Gen.G and T1) will have a bye into round 2 of the competition.

The third seed takes on the sixth seed in round 1, and the fourth seed faces the fifth seed. The two round one winners are chosen by the first seed (Gen.G) to face them in the semifinals.

The winner of the playoffs earns a spot as the top seed in the LCK at Worlds 2022. Based on their performance, the remaining teams will be awarded championship points their playoff standing, which will decide if they earn a spot at the Worlds.

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