Damwon Gaming cruise to play-ins bracket at League of Legends World Championships

South Korea's Damwon Gaming did not drop a game on their way to the play-ins bracket stage at the 2019 League of Legends World Championship in Berlin. Courtesy of Riot Games

Damwon Gaming swept both of their matches Saturday to move to 4-0 in group play and move on to the play-in knockout stage at the League of Legends World Championship in Berlin.

Flamengo eSports and Royal Youth fell to Damwon in Group D play on Day 4 of the tournament, with both teams tying at a 1-3 record. Royal Youth won a tiebreaker to take the No. 2 seed in the group and move on to the knockout stage.

In Group C, MEGA lost both of their matches on Saturday, losing to Hong Kong Attitude and Lowkey Esports to fall to 1-3 and out of the competition. In the day's final match, the two survivors met in the Group C tiebreaker, with Hong Kong Attitude winning to earn the top seed.

The best-of-five knockout stage, which begins Monday, is now set. The top seeds from each of the four groups will play a No. 2 seed.

In Monday's first match, Damwon will meet Lowkey Esports. Following that will be the contest between Clutch Gaming and Royal Youth.

The knockout stage continues Tuesday, with Hong Kong Attitude facing Isurus Gaming, followed by a clash between Splyce and Unicorns of Love.

The winners advance to the main event, which begins Oct. 12.

-- Field Level Media