Gambit CIS Academy squad, players of which are substitutes for the starting roster, successfully qualified for the Summer split of the Challenger series. CIS Challenger Series is a six week long competition: June 14 – July 17 that features eight teams from CIS. Competitors face each other twice in a best-of-one format. The best four teams qualify for playoffs and a chance to participate at Promotion/Relegation Tournament. CIS CS Finalists will compete against 7th and 8th place LCL teams for two spots at next LCL split .