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Here are the playoff scenarios for every LCS team heading into Week 9

It’s the final week of the regular season. Who’s in, who’s out and who still has hope?

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The final week of the LCS regular season is upon us, as the playoff races in North America and Europe come to a conclusion. In NA, TSM and Immortals will face off Friday night in a battle for the No. 1 seed and regular season crown. Europe, G2 seems to have likely locked up the No. 1 seed, but teams like Giants Gaming, H2K and the Unicorns of Love still have plenty left at stake.

In both regions, the top six teams will make the playoffs. The top two seeds receive a first-round bye, while the No. 3 seed will play No. 6 and No. 4 will play No. 5 in the first round of the playoffs.

A reminder: the regular season standings only impact playoff seeding — Worlds qualification is determined after the playoffs have concluded. But seeding is still plenty important: look at North America, where the No. 3 team will likely play a team with a losing record in the first round of the playoffs, while No. 4 will play a historic North American power with at least nine wins (either Counter Logic Gaming, Cloud9 or Team Liquid).

So let’s take a look at who’s in, who’s out and who’s still fighting for a playoff spot in the two LCS regions.

All game times Eastern.

NA:

In:

1. Team SoloMid

Record: 15-1 (31-5)

Week 9 schedule: Friday 6 p.m. vs. Immortals, Sunday 3 p.m. vs. NRG

Highest possible seed: 1st (clinched with win vs. Immortals)

Lowest possible seed: 2nd

2. Immortals

Record: 15-1 (31-7)

Week 9 schedule: Friday 6 p.m. vs. TSM, Saturday 6 p.m. vs Phoenix1

Highest possible seed: 1st (clinched with 2-0 win vs. TSM and win vs. P1 or TSM loss vs. NRG)

Lowest possible seed: 2nd

3. Cloud9

Record: 10-6 (24-16)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 6 p.m. vs. Echo Fox, Sunday 6 p.m. vs. Team Liquid

Highest possible seed: 3rd (clinched with win vs. TL)

Lowest possible seed: 5th

4. Counter Logic Gaming

Record: 9-7 (22-18)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 3 p.m. vs. NRG Esports, Sunday 3 p.m. vs. Apex

Highest possible seed: 3rd (clinched with 2-0 week and 0-2 week for C9)

Lowest possible seed: 5th

4. Team Liquid

Record: 9-7 (21-17)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 3 p.m. vs. Apex, Sunday 6 p.m. vs. Cloud9

Highest possible seed: 3rd (clinched with 2-0 week plus 1-1 week or worse for CLG)

Lowest possible seed: 5th

Fighting for a spot:

NA:

6. Team Envy

Record: 7-9 (14-23)

Week 9 schedule: Friday 9 p.m. vs. Phoenix1, Sunday 6 p.m. vs. Echo Fox

Highest possible seed: 6th (clinched with win vs. P1 or Echo Fox or Apex loss vs. TL or CLG)

Lowest possible finish: 7th

7. Apex Gaming

Record: 6-10 (17-23)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 3 p.m. vs. Team Liquid, Sunday 3 p.m. vs. CLG

Highest possible seed: 6th (clinched with 2-0 week and 0-2 week for Envy)

Lowest possible finish: 7th

Out:

8. NRG eSports

Record: 4-12 (12-25)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 3 p.m. vs. CLG, Sunday 3 p.m. vs. TSM

Highest possible finish: 8th (clinched by matching Phoenix1’s week)

Lowest possible finish: 9th

9. Phoenix1

Record: 4-12 (12-28)

Week 9 schedule: Friday 9 p.m. vs. Envy, Saturday 6 p.m. vs. Immortals

Highest possible finish: 8th (clinched by winning one more series than NRG)

Lowest possible finish: 9th

10. Echo Fox

Record: 1-15 (8-30)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 6 p.m. vs. Cloud9, Sunday 6 p.m. vs. Envy

Highest possible finish: 10th :(

Lowest possible finish: 10th :(

Europe:

In:

1. G2 Esports

Record: 9-7-0 (34 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 6 a.m. vs. Vitality, Sunday 10 a.m. vs. Fnatic

Highest possible seed: 1st (clinched with win vs. VIT or FNC)

Lowest possible seed: 2nd

2. Splyce

Record: 8-6-2 (30 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 8 a.m. vs. Origen, Sunday 8 a.m. vs Unicorns of Love

Highest possible seed: 1st (clinched with two wins and no wins for G2)

Lowest possible seed: 3rd (second place clinched with one win)

3. Fnatic

Record: 7-5-4 (26 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 6 a.m. vs. Roccat, Sunday 10 a.m. vs. G2

Highest possible seed: 2nd (clinched with two wins and no wins for Splyce)

Lowest possible seed: 5th (third place clinched with at least 4 points)

4. Giants Gaming

Record: 7-2-7 (23 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 8 a.m. vs. FC Schalke 04, Sunday 6 a.m. vs. ROCCAT

Highest possible seed: 3rd (clinched with 4 points and 0-2 week for Fnatic or 2-0 week and 3 points or less for Fnatic)

Lowest possible seed: 6th (fourth place clinched with 2-0 week)

Fighting for a spot:

5. H2K

Record: 5-6-5 (21 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 10 a.m. vs Unicorns of Love, Sunday 8 a.m. vs. Origen

Highest possible seed: 3rd (clinched with 2-0 week, 0 points for Fnatic and 3 points or less for Giants)

Lowest possible finish: 8th (playoff spot clinched with one point)

6. Unicorns Of Love

Record: 5-5-6 (20 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 10 a.m. vs H2K, Sunday 8 a.m. vs. Splyce

Highest possible seed: 4th (clinched with 4 points and 0 for Giants/H2K or six points with less than 3 for Giants)

Lowest possible finish: 8th (playoff spot clinched with one win)

7. FC Schalke 04

Record: 3-7-6 (16 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 8 a.m. vs. Giants, Sunday 6 a.m. vs. Vitality

Highest possible seed: 6th (clinched with 2-0 week and two points or less for UOL)

Lowest possible finish: 10th (relegation tournament avoided with tie vs. Giants and win vs. Vitality)

7. Team Vitality

Record: 3-7-6 (16 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 6 a.m. vs. G2, Sunday 6 a.m. vs. FC Schalke 04

Highest possible seed: 6th (clinched with 2-0 week and two points or less for UOL)

Lowest possible finish: 10th (relegation tournament avoided with tie vs. G2 and win vs. Schalke 04)

Out

9. Origen

Record: 2-8-6 (14 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 8 a.m. vs. Splyce, Sunday 8 a.m. vs. H2K

Highest possible finish: 7th (clinched with 3 more points than Schalke 04 and Vitality this week)

Lowest possible finish: 10th

10. Team ROCCAT

Record: 2-5-9 (11 pts)

Week 9 schedule: Saturday 6 a.m. vs. Fnatic, Sunday 6 a.m. vs. Giants Gaming

Highest possible finish: 7th (clinched with 2-0 week, 1 point from both Vitality and Schalke 04, 3 points or less from Origen)

Lowest possible finish: 10th