Riot has announced groups for the North America Stage 2: Challengers, with twelve teams being split into two groups of six.

TSM TSM North America Rank #7 gMd Anthony Guimond seven Johann Hernandez Subroza Yassine Taoufik corey Corey Nigra Rossy Daniel Abedrabbo , Ghost Gaming Ghost Gaming North America Rank #19 koalanoob Gianfranco Potestio NiSMO Marc-Andre Tayar aproto Alex Protopapas brawk Brock Somerhalder johnqt Mohamed Amine Ouarid , and FaZe Clan FaZe Clan North America Rank #6 flyuh Xavier Carlson dicey Quan Tran supamen Phat Le POISED Kevin Ngo BABYBAY Andrej Francisty enter the fray, while 100 Thieves 100 Thieves North America Rank #2 bang Sean Bezerra stellar Brenden McGrath Will William Cheng Derrek Derrek Ha Asuna Peter Mazuryk , Sentinels Sentinels North America Rank #1 Kanpeki Eric Xu TenZ Tyson Ngo ShahZaM Shahzeb Khan SicK Hunter Mims dapr Michael Gulino , NRG Esports NRG Esports North America Rank #12 hazed James Cobb eeiu Daniel Vucenovic s0m Sam Oh tex Ian Botsch Ethan Ethan Arnold , Luminosity Luminosity North America Rank #18 moose Kaleb Jayne mada Adam Pampuch dazzLe Will Loafman bdog Brandon Sanders TiGG Tanner Spanu , and Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses North America Rank #27 Boostio Kelden Pupello C0M Corbin Lee Apoth Vincent Le Reformed Jeffrey Lu jawgemo Alexander Mor make their return from last split.

Group stage play will begin May 13, and you can find the full schedule on our event page.

The two groups for stage 2 are:

Group A:

Group B:

Playoffs

Playoffs The new playoffs bracket.

The playoffs will feature a different format than before. In a departure from the standards of a normal double-elimination bracket, the top seed of each group will advance directly to the upper semifinals, while the fourth seeds will be placed directly in the lower bracket.