Fnatic Are the Winners of 2018 EU LCS Summer Split
Fnatic have become the winners of EU LCS Summer 2018 by defeating FC Schalke 04 Esports in the grand finals with the score of 3-1, receiving €80,000 in prize money and a spot at 2018 World Championship.
As Fnatic placed first in the group stage with the score of 13-5, they were seeded directly to the semifinals, where they defeated Misfits (3-1). On the other hand FC Schalke 04 Esports placed 3rd in the group stage, so the team started their way to the grand finals from the quarterfinals. In the playoffs they managed to defeat Splyce (3-2) and Team Vitality (3-1). The final series was played on September 9th. FC Schalke 04 Esports emerged victorious the first match, but Fnatic were fast to bounce back and managed to win the following three matches, becoming the winners of the €200,000 event. Team Vitality defeated Misfits in the 3rd place match and received 70 points, which was enough for them to qualify for Worlds 2018.
|2nd||€ 50,000||90||FC Schalke 04 Esports|
|3rd||€ 30,000||70||Team Vitality|
|5th-6th||€ 10,000||20||Splyce, G2 Esports|
|7th-8th||-||-||Team ROCCAT, Unicorns Of Love|