Kyiv hosts. Preview SL i-League StarSeries S2 tournament

06 September 2016

After a little more than a month of intensive preparatory fights, SL i-League StarSeries tournament moved to Kyiv for a full-time duels. From 7 to 9 September will host the second season of the famous League Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. All the details Kyiv battles - below.

Let's start with the fact that the originally planned LAN-finals in China. However, after a number of cases of refusal of visas to the players invited to the teams and the organizers SLTV ImbaTV, decided on a new venue for the final round of the competition. They became the city of Kyiv, Ukraine. Friendly Kyiv is waiting for the guests in the National Palace Ukraine - one of the best places in the capital and Dendi s1mple. The hall can accommodate up to 3,700 spectators, the ticket price - ridiculous by European standards (about $ 4- $ 8 USD).

National Palace of Arts Ukraine

On StarLadder S2 move out of 16 teams: 8 direct invitation and 8 selected in the regional qualifications. Let me remind you, the qualification lasted from the end of July in Europe, America and China (including Australia). All the team finals of the tournament are divided into 4 groups of 4 teams each. Natus Vincere (Ukraine) - in Group C, which also plays Astralis (Denmark). A Virtus.Pro (Poland) caught with Group D Team EnVyUs (France) and Cloud9 (USA). Most of all no luck HellRaisers (Ukraine) with the Group A, where they are obliged to give battle Ninjas in Pyjamas and GODSENT (both teams from Sweden).

Groups of the tournament StarLadder i-League StarSeries S2

The first 2 days the group stage matches will be held in Bo1 format in a studio setting. And on Friday September 9th decisive matches of the group round and Playoff will be played at the National Palace of Arts on Ukraine Bo3 scheme 2 wins.

The latest rating HLTV on September 5, 2016

You already know that the winner of the 1st place ranking - Team SK Gaming could not come to Kyiv because of the surgery and the recovery of one of its key players - fer (Brazil). But the team with the next seven lines will be in Kyiv.

Portal invites indifferent to eSports viewers to view the amazing matches StarLadder S2 on the main page of our website. Impress your loved ones can not only constant hovering near a computer, but also a solid win. Make your life colorful and meaningful tomorrow September 7!

Yuri Donchenko