The LCK playoffs schedule was determined by the 'Longzhu gaming vs Samsung Galaxy' series in Day 45 of LCK Summer Split 2017 on August 6th (KST). The top LCK teams that qualified for the playoffs are Longzhu Gaming, KT Rolster, Samsung Galaxy, SK Telecom T1 and Afreeca Freecs.
The first series of the playoffs is between 'SK Telecom T1' and 'Afreeca Freecs'. AFs has advanced to the playoffs by defeating 'Jin Air Greenwings' on the 5th of this month. Regarding their past matches, the score between AFs and SKT T1 was 1-1 in the Summer Split. This wildcard match will finally determine who is stronger between the two.
Samsung Galaxy will face off against the winner of the wildcard match on the 15th of August in the Nexon Arena. On the other hand, 'kt Rolster' has taken the place for 'playoff 2R'. As for 'Longzhu Gaming, they will be waiting for the finals which is set to be held in the 'Seoul Student Gymnasium' on Aug 26th. It's the first time ever in the history of 'Longzhu Gaming' for the team to finish a regular split in 1st place.
The last standing team will be granted the ticket for the 'Season 7 World Championship'.
2017 LoL Champions Korea playoffs schedule (KST)
Wildcard match : Afreeca Freecs vs SK Telecom T1 (5PM Aug 12th, Seoul eSports Stadium)
Play-off 1R : Samsung Galaxy vs The winner of the Wildcard match (5PM Aug 15th, Nexon Arena)
Play-off 2R : kt Rolster vs The winner of Playoff 1R (5PM Aug 19th, Seoul eSports Stadium)
The finals : Longzhu Gaming vs The winner of Playoff 2R (5PM Aug 26th, Seoul Student Gymnasium)
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