LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs: Teams, Schedule, Scores & More

Sadakshi Kalyan Ramun
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<div class="paragraphs"><p>A total of six teams made their way into the LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs.</p></div>
A total of six teams made their way into the LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs.
A total of six teams made their way into the LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs.
The Playoffs phase kicks off on 22nd March and is set to conclude on 9th April.
The top two teams will represent Korea in the MSI.

After eight weeks of play, the League of Legends Champions Korea (LCK) concluded its regular season matches and announced its playoff bracket. Teams will be eyeing to win the LCK 2023 Spring Split and the top two teams will also represent Korea at the Mid-Season Invitational (MSI). The regular split was rather one-sided with the top teams cruising their way into the playoffs easily. A total of six teams made their way into the LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs. 

Here’s everything you need to know about the LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs where teams compete for a share of the 375,000,000 South Korean Won prize pool and a chance to go to London for the MSI 2023.

LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs: Teams

The following are the six teams that have qualified for the LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs arranged in order of their seeding in the regular split. 

  • T1

  • Gen.G (GEN)

  • KT Rolster (KT)

  • Dplus KIA (DK)

  • Hanwha Life Esports (HLE)

  • Liiv SANDBOX (LSB)

A guide to LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs

The LCK 2023 Spring Playoffs is the third playoff stage of Korea's professional League of Legends league under the partnership. A total of six teams compete for the LCK Spring title and MSI qualification. 


  • The top six teams from the Spring Season participate

  • Double elimination bracket starting from Round 2

  • 1st and 2nd seeds receive a bye to Round 2

  • 3rd to 6th seed start in Round 1, with the losers being eliminated

  • All matches are best-of-five (BO5)

  • The top two teams qualify for the 2023 Mid-Season Invitational

This year the LCK introduced a double-elimination bracket. As a result, the four teams that qualify for Round 2 will have a second chance to continue fighting even if they lose a series. Notably, the Korean league has been running a single-elimination bracket since 2012 where teams would get eliminated just after one loss. Fans should note that the double-elimination bracket begins only when there are only four teams remaining.

Schedule for LCK Spring Playoffs

The LCK Spring Playoffs is scheduled to kick off on 22nd March. Here is the schedule for the four rounds of the LCK Spring Playoffs and the grand finals. All the times mentioned in the tables are in CET and are subject to change according to the broadcast.

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Grand Finals

Where to watch

Fans can watch the LCK's Spring Playoffs 2023 live on the official LCK channel on Twitch. You can also check out the games as video on demand (VODs) on the LCK Global channel on YouTube.

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Sadakshi has been a gamer throughout her life and has followed League of Legends since Season 3, immediately falling in love with the esports scene. Bringing in her print journalism experience, she focuses on content that is both informative and innovative. While her heart still remains with League, her love for competition has pushed her to explore other titles such as Valorant and Apex Legends.