Kiev, Ukraine

BY Andrew Miesner / October 10, 2017

compLexity Dota is traveling to Europe today as we head to Kiev, Ukraine for the Starladder Minor! The Starladder Minor kicks off the 2017-2018 competitive Dota 2 LAN season that features over 20 Dota 2 events! Eight teams will fight for a $300,000 USD prize pool as well as qualification points for The International 2018.

coL.Dota managed to qualify for the event by taking down Leviathan, EG and The Dire in the North American qualifier last month.


  • 2 invited teams: Team Liquid and Newbee
  • 6 qualifier teams from each region
  • Group Stage
    • Two groups of four teams
    • Double-elimination (GSL) format with matches played in Bo3.
    • Top two from each group advance to Playoffs.
  • Playoffs
    • Four teams play in a single-elimination bracket
    • Semifinals is in Bo3, finals is in Bo5.