coL.Black Advance to LCS Promotion Tournament!

BY Andrew Miesner / April 12, 2014

Update: After losing to Cloud9 Tempest 1-2 in some very close matches, coL.Black will now take on Curse Academy to determine who will advance to the Promotional Tournament. The match is scheduled to begin at 3PM EST and will be streamed below.

coL.Black 3 VS 2 Curse Academy
Relegation Finals

Today, coL.Black heads to the Riot Games studio to take on Cloud9 Tempest in the NORTH AMERICA CHALLENGER SERIES. The 6 team bracket is currently in the semi-finals after compLexity.Black defeated their teammates, compLexity.Red in the previous round. Cloud9 Tempest came into the playoffs as the number two seed, securing a BYE in the first round while compLexity.Black came in as the number three seed and had to compete.

The 2014 NA Challenger Series is a Challenger league that runs alongside the LCS for the entire 2014 season and acts as a direct bridge into the LCS. Top six teams with the highest points across both series are seeded into a playoff bracket. The playoffs hold a similar structure to the LCS playoffs. The winner is crowned the series champion and additionally, the top three teams advance into the Promotion Tournament.


  • Single Elimination
  • Top six teams with the most Series Points (Shown Below) seeded in a playoff bracket.
  • Quarterfinals and Semifinals matches are Best of Three; Finals and 3rd place matches are Best of Five.
  • Top three teams advance to the 2014 NA Summer Promotion.



coL.Black 1 VS 2 Cloud9 Tempest