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Facing the Champions: The EU LCS Promotion Tournament

A time of attack and defence - Challengers and Champions face off for their spot in the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split.

With the 2016 Summer Split over, the EU Summer Promotion tournament is fast approaching - an opportunity for the top two Challenger Series teams to show us what they’ve got. Misfits and Millenium have earned their spots, but will they be able to forge a place for themselves among the Champions of the LCS? Or will Schalke 04, Origen and ROCCAT defend their LCS titles?

The Promotion tournament sets the top two CS teams against the three lowest ranked LCS teams in four Bo5 matchups. Matches will be broadcast on August 4, 5 and 7:

Thursday August 4 - 17:00

  • Match 1: ROCCAT vs. Millenium - EULCS1

Friday August 5 - 17:00 - Dual Stream

  • Match 2: FC Schalke 04 vs. Match 1 winner - EULCS2
  • Match 3: Origen vs. Misfits - EULCS1

Sunday August 7 - 17:00

  • Match 4: Match 2 Loser vs. Match 3 Loser - EULCS1
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The winners from Match 2, Match 3 and Match 4 will qualify to compete in the 2017 EU LCS Spring Split. Will the current LCS teams be able to defend their title, or will there be new stars on the LCS stage next year? Tune in from Thursday at 17:00 CEST to find out.