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The LCK Summer Split 2024 will start on June 12 and run till September 14 in Seoul, South Korea. 

Organised by Riot Games, LCK Summer 2024 is the 20th season of League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK). As many as 10 teams will compete in LCK Summer Split 2024 to become the champion of Korea.

LCK is considered to be one of the strongest League of Legends tournaments in the world. The high-profile league runs two seasons annually and acts as a direct route to qualification for the annual League of Legends World Championship. 

LCK Summer Split 2024 format

The LCK Summer Split 2024 will see as many as 10 League of Legends teams compete for the coveted title.

The upcoming S-Tier eSports tournament will be staged in two phases - group stage and playoffs.

The group stage of LCK Summer Split 2024 will take place in double round-robin format. Every team will play 18 matches and all games will be held in a best-of-three series.

The top six teams will qualify for the playoffs while the top two teams will receive playoff byes to advance into the semifinals.

Meanwhile, the LCK Summer Split 2024 playoffs will be staged in a double elimination format. All playoff matches will be played in a best-of-five series.

The winner will qualify for League of Legends World Championship 2024.

LCK Summer Split 2024 teams and rosters

Here are the teams that will participate in LCK Summer Split 2024 in Seoul.

  • Damwon Kia (DK)
  • Hanwha Life Esports (HLE)
  • Nongshim RedForce (NS)
  • FearX (FOX)
  • KT Rolster (KT)
  • Kwangdong Freecs (KDF)
  • BRION (BRO)
  • DRX
  • T1
  • Gen.G (GEN)

LCK Summer Split 2024 schedule and match start times 

All times in India Standard Time (IST)

Week 1

  • June 12: DK vs HLE / NS vs FOX
  • June 13: KT vs KDF / BRO vs DRX
  • June 14: GEN vs FOX / T1 vs NS
  • June 15: BRO vs KDF / KT vs DK
  • June 16: DRX vs HLE / GEN vs T1

Week 2

  • June 19: NS vs KDF / DK vs T1
  • June 20: KT vs GEN / DRX vs FOX
  • June 21: BRO vs HLE / T1 vs KDF
  • June 22: NS vs DRX / FOX vs DK
  • June 23: GEN vs BRO / HLE vs KT

Week 3

  • June 26: T1 vs DRX / GEN vs HLE
  • June 27: DK vs NS / KT vs BRO
  • June 28: KDF vs FOX / GEN vs DRX
  • June 29: T1 vs KT / HLE vs NS
  • June 30: BRO vs FOX / KDF vs DK

Week 4

  • July 10: T1 vs BRO / NS vs KT
  • July 11: DRX vs DK / KDF vs GEN
  • July 12: FOX vs KT / HLE vs T1
  • July 13: DK vs GEN / BRO vs NS
  • July 14: KDF vs DRX / FOX vs HLE

Week 5

  • July 17: DK vs BRO / HLE vs KDF
  • July 18: FOX vs T1 / NS vs GEN
  • July 19: DRX vs KT / KDF vs BRO
  • July 20: T1 vs HLE / GEN vs DK
  • July 21: KT vs FOX / DRX vs NS

Week 6

  • July 24: FOX vs NS / BRO vs GEN
  • July 25: KDF vs HLE / DK vs DRX
  • July 26: FOX vs BRO / KT vs T1
  • July 27: HLE vs DK / GEN vs KDF
  • July 28: DRX vs T1 / KT vs NS

Week 7

  • July 31: T1 vs DK / KT vs HLE
  • August 1: DRX vs BRO / FOX vs GEN
  • August 2: NS vs HLE / DK vs KDF
  • August 3: T1 vs GEN / FOX vs DRX
  • August 4: BRO vs KT / KDF vs NS

Week 8

  • August 7: DRX vs GEN / KDF vs KT
  • August 8: HLE vs BRO / DK vs FOX
  • August 9: GEN vs KT / NS vs T1
  • August 10: FOX vs KDF / HLE vs DRX
  • August 11: NS vs DK / BRO vs T1

Week 9

  • August 14: KT vs DRX / KDF vs T1
  • August 15: HLE vs FOX / BRO vs DK
  • August 16: DRX vs KDF / GEN vs NS
  • August 17: DK vs KT / T1 vs FOX
  • August 18: NS vs BRO / HLE vs GEN

Playoffs

  • August 23 - 24: TBD vs TBD Round 1
  • August 28 - 29: TBD vs TBD Round 2
  • August 31 - Sept 1: TBD vs TBD Round 3
  • September 7: TBD vs TBD Round 3
  • September 8: TBD vs TBD Finals
  • September 12 - 14: Worlds 2024 Regional Qualifiers

LCK Summer Split 2024 prize pool

The LCK Summer Split 2024 has a total prize pool of ₩375,000,000 KRW ($274,383 USD).

The winner of the marquee eSports tournament will receive a cash prize of ₩100,000,000 KRW ($73,168 USD).

Where to watch LCK Summer Split 2024 live

Live streaming of the LCK Summer Split 2024 will be available on LCK Global’s YouTube and Twitch channels.

Photo credit: Alamy

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