Los Angeles, California and Krefeld, Germany

BY Andrew Miesner / July 20, 2016

It’s a busy day for compLexity today as two divisions head to different corners of the globe. coL.Dota will head to the west coast today as they travel to Los Angeles, California for the SL i-League StarSeries Season 2. As for Hearthstone, superjj remains in-country as he heads to Krefeld, Germany to defend his SeatStory Cup trophy. 

The second season of the co-jointly operated StarLadder i-League StarSeries will take place in America for the very first time. From July 21st-24th, eight teams from Europe, America, China and Southeast Asia will fight for their share of the $300,000 prize pool provided by the organizers, Star Ladder and ImbaTV.

Format

Qualifiers

  • Three invited teams
  • One team from the Europe Qualifier
  • One team from the China Qualifier
  • One team from the H-Cup
  • One team from the America Qualifier
  • One team from the SEA Qualifier

 

SeatStory Cup is a Hearthstone tournament hosted by Dennis “TaKe” Gehlen at the 2.000 square metres TakeTV studio in Krefeld, Germany. 32 players will battle it out for $20,000 in prizes.

Format

Group Stage #1 (Round of 32): Dual Tournament

  • Best-of-five.
  • The 4 players of each group are split into two pairs and play each other.
  • The winners of these matches will then face each other in the Winner’s match.
  • The victor places first in the group and advances to the Group Stage #2.
  • The losers of the initial matches face each other in the Loser’s match.
  • The loser places third and fourth in the group will be eliminated.
  • The loser of the Winner’s match and the winner of the Loser’s match will face each other in a fifth match.
  • The winner gets second place in the group and advances to the Group Stage #2.
  • The loser places third and fourth in the group will be eliminated.

Group Stage #2 (Round of 16): Dual Tournament

  • The 4 players of each group in Round of 16 will face off similar to Round of 32.

Playoffs: Single-elimination

  • Best-of-seven quarter-finals and semi-finals.
  • Best-of-nine grand finals.

 

For more information about SL-i Season 2, click here.

For more information about SeatStory Cup, click here.

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