LEC Winter Split 2024 Playoffs: Teams and Key Matchups

LEC Winter Split 2024 Playoffs: Teams and Key Matchups

31. January 2024 by Valentin Pasetti

After a regular season full of action in European League of Legends, we finally know the eight teams that will compete in the LEC Winter Split 2024 playoffs. This phase promises to be an exciting and decisive stage in the competition.

The End of the Regular Season

Monday’s games marked the end of the regular season, with crucial matches that defined the last qualifiers. Notably, Emil “Larssen” Larsson’s team, Rogue, failed to beat GIANTX, ending alongside Karmine Corp outside the playoffs.

The Leaders of the Standings

G2 Esports took advantage of Team BDS’s defeat to finish as the leaders of the regular season after their victory against SK Gaming. Along with them, Team Heretics, Team Vitality, and MAD Lions KOI complete the list of teams advancing to the playoffs.

Teams Qualified for the Playoffs

  • G2 Esports
  • Team BDS
  • SK Gaming
  • MAD Lions KOI
  • Fnatic
  • Team Vitality
  • Team Heretics

Changes in the LEC Format

This season brought changes in the calendar and format, maintaining the number of matches (Bo3 and BO5). A key aspect is that teams facing each other in round 1 of the Upper Bracket will not meet again in round 2 of the Lower.

First Round Matchups

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The Winter Split playoffs begin next Saturday, February 3rd, with best-of-three series. The first-round matchups are:

  • Team Heretics vs. Team BDS
  • GIANTX vs. G2 Esports
  • Team Vitality vs. SK Gaming
  • Fnatic vs. MAD Lions KOI

The Winter Split Playoffs of the LEC Are Here

The Winter Split 2024 playoffs of the LEC are set up to be an intense and strategic battle among the top League of Legends teams in Europe. With a mix of veterans and new talents, each series promises to be a spectacle worthy of high-level competition.