"Starladder i-League Invitational": Preview of the first day
21 July 2016
Tomorrow, 22 July starting matches of the second season of "StarLadder i-League Invitational", which will be held in one of the studio houses "Beyond The Summit". It will last until July 24, and the tournament prize pool of $ 300,000. At this championship will participate 8 teams, five of which are qualifying winners, while the other three teams got on the event with a direct invitation.
Invites received commands such as: "Team Secret", "EG" and "Natus Vincere". The winners of the qualifying round were: "Fnatic (SEA-region)," Digital Chaos "," Complexity "(US-region)," FRIENDS "- is the name of Russian mix, in composition, which consisted of the following players: Sergey" God "Bragin, Maxim "yoku" Kim, Ilya "ALOHADANCE" Korobkin and Alexander "nofear" Churochkin, replacement of them will play Ukrainian player "ALWAYSWANNAFLY", part of "Virtus.pro" won a ticket to the tournament, it is worth recalling that a few days ago Russian organization reported that they say goodbye to their Dota 2 composition, the reasons were commonplace, it is disappointing results Russian five, as well as a failure in qualifying for "The International 6", where the guys were not even able to compete for a ticket to the next stage.
By the way, this is the last tournament of the season, not counting "The International 6" For the team it will be the last training, and after it they would go to Seattle, where are preparing for the biggest event of the year. Ideal solution would be desirable to note from the organizers "StarLadder", they decided to spend their championship in Los Angeles, was the venue for the "Beyond The Summit", and more specifically their home. Do not forget that the last time there was held the championship - "The Summit 5", so that such teams as the "Fnatic", "Natus Vincere", "Digital Chaos" move is not particularly necessary.
The first matches begin on July 21, you can see the schedule below (times are in Kiev):
19:30: "Evil Geniuses" against "CDEC.Youth" @ best of 3;
21:00: "Natus Vincere" against "Fnatic" @ best of 3;
02:30: "Team Secret" against the "Complexity" @ best of 3;
06:00: "Digital Chaos" against "F.R.I.E.N.D.S @ best of 3.