2016 Summer North American League of Legends Championship Series

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2016 North American League of Legends Championship Series
LeagueNorth American League of Legends Championship Series
SportLeague of Legends
DurationNine weeks
Number of matches200
Number of teams10
TV partner(s)twitch.tv
Regular season championsTeam SoloMid: (Hauntzer, Svenskeren, Bjergsen, Doublelift, Biofrost, Valkrin)
Runners-upImmortals: (Huni, Reignover, Pobelter, WildTurtle, Adrian, Impactful, Jummychu)
Season MVPSoren "Bjergsen" Bjerg
Relegated to League of Legends Challenger SeriesNRG Esports
3–1
ChampionsTeam SoloMid: (Hauntzer, Svenskeren, Bjergsen, Doublelift, Biofrost, Valkrin)
  Runners-upCloud9: (Impact, Meteos, Jensen, Sneaky, Smoothie)
Seasons
2017 Spring →

2016 Summer North American League of Legends Championship Series (2016 Summer NA LCS) is the eighth split and in the fourth season of the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS). Most games are played in the Riot Games studio in Sawtelle, Los Angeles, California. The finals will be played at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the first time an NA LCS match has been outside of the US.[1] The regular season was 200 matches were played in Double Round Robin over the course of nine weeks. All matches are Bo3. In the playoffs 1st and 2nd place, Team SoloMid and Immortals, secured first round byes in the playoffs. 4th place played 5th and 3rd place played 6th in the playoff quarterfinal 7th place re-qualifies for LCS next split and will not participate in playoffs. For 8th - 10th place LCS teams will played Promotion/Relegation matches against top CS teams. Playoffs were Single-elimination All matches are best-of-five. The winner of the tournament will be automatically qualified for the 2016 League of Legends World Championship, while the other teams will collect a certain amount of Championship points, with the team with the most cumulative points the spring and summer splits also qualifying for Worlds.

Final regular season standings[edit]

Place Team Match record Game record Champ. points
1. Team SoloMid 17-1
2. Immortals 16-2
3. Cloud9 12-6
4. Counter Logic Gaming 10-8
5. Team Liquid 9-9
6. Team Envy^ 8-10
7. Apex Gaming^ 8-10
8. Phoenix1 5-13
9. NRG Esports 4-14
10. Echo Fox 1-15

^ - Team Envy won the tiebreaker over Apex Gaming due to head-to-head matchup in the regular season.

Rosters[edit]

Team Players
ID Name Role
Team Apex

Korea Ray
Russia Diamondprox
Korea Keane
Korea ShrimP
United States Xpecial

Lae-young Jang
Danil Reshetnikov
Ji-won Jeon
Byeong-hoon Lee
Alex Chu

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Cloud9

Korea Impact
United States Meteos
Kingdom of Denmark Jensen
United States Sneaky
United States Bunny FuFuu

Jung Eon-yeong
William Hartman
Nicolaj Jensen
Zachary Scuderi
Michael Kurylo

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Counter Logic Gaming

Canada Darshan
Philippines Xmithie
Korea HuHi
United States Stixxay
United States Aphromoo

Darshan Upadhyaya
Jake Puchero
Jae-hyun Choi
Trevor Hayes
Zaqueri Black

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Echo Fox

Korea kfo
Canada Hard
Kingdom of Denmark Froggen
United States Keith
United States Big

Park Jeong-hun (박정훈)
Anthony Barkhovtsev
Henrik Hansen
Yuri Jew
Terry Chuong

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Team Envy

Korea Seraph
Korea Proxcin
Korea Ninja
Canada LOD
United States Hakuho

Shin Wu-Yeong
Kim Seyoung
Noh Geon-woo
Benjamin deMunck
Nickolas Surgent

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Immortals

Korea Huni
Korea Reignover
United States Pobelter
Canada WildTurtle
United States Adrian

Seung-hoon Heo
Yeu jin Kim
Eugene Park
Jason Tran
Adrian Ma

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

NRG Esports

Venezuela Quas
Kingdom of Denmark Santorin
Korea GBM
Korea Ohq
United States KiWiKiD

Diego Ruiz
Lucas Tao Kilmer Larsen
Lee Chang-suk
Oh Gyu-min
Alan Nguyen

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Phoenix1

Canada Zig
Iraq Inori (from week 4)
United States Zentinel (weeks 1-3)
South Korea Pirean
Canada Mash
United States Gate
United States Slooshi (as substitute)

Derek Shao
Rami Charagh
Kevin Pires
Choi Jun-sik
Brandon Phan
Austin Yu
Andrew Pham

Top
Jungle
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support
Mid

Team Liquid

United States Lourlo
United States Dardoch
Korea FeniX
Korea Piglet
United States Matt

Samson Jackson
Joshua Hartnett
Kim Jae-hun
Chae Gwang-jin
Matt Elento

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Team SoloMid

United States Hauntzer
Kingdom of Denmark Svenskeren
Kingdom of Denmark Bjergsen
United States Doublelift
China Biofrost

Kevin Yarnell
Dennis Johnsen
Søren Bjerg
Yiliang Peng
Vincent Wang

Top
Jungle
Mid
AD Carry
Support

Teams[edit]

Team Position in 2016 Spring Split Playoffs First appearance in LCS Number of splits in LCS
Cloud9 5th/6th Summer 2013 6
Counter Logic Gaming 1st Spring 2013 7
Echo Fox 7th Spring 2016 1
Immortals 3rd Spring 2016 1
Team Envy N/A Summer 2016 0
NRG Esports 5th/6th Spring 2016 1
Phoenix1 N/A Summer 2016 0
Team Apex N/A Summer 2016 0
Team Liquid 4th Spring 2013 7
Team SoloMid 2nd Spring 2013 7

Playoffs[edit]

The playoff stage for the third place match between Immortals and Counter Logic Gaming.

Playoff standings[edit]

Place Team Championship points
1st Team SoloMid AQ
2nd Cloud9 90
3rd Immortals 70
4th Counter Logic Gaming 40
5th/6th Team Envy 20
5th/6th Team Liquid 20
7th/10th 0
7th/10th 0
7th/10th 0
7th/10th 0

Bracket[edit]

  Quarterfinals     Semifinals     Finals
                           
      2 Immortals 2  
  3 Cloud9 3     3 Cloud9 3    
  6 Team Envy 1         3 Cloud9 1
      1 Team SoloMid 3
      1 Team SoloMid 3    
  4 Counter Logic Gaming 3     4 Counter Logic Gaming 0   Third place
  5 Team Liquid 1   2 Immortals 3
  4 Counter Logic Gaming 2

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