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StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 5

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[e][h]StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 5
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Ukraine Kiev
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$300,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-05-28
End Date:
2018-06-03
Liquipedia Tier:

About[edit]

The newly re-branded StarSeries & i-League returns for its 5th Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Season. The tournament will again feature a $300,000 USD prize pool as well as the best-of-three swiss system from the previous season.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: May 28th - June 1st, 2018
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
    • All matches are Bo3
    • Top 8 Teams proceed to the Playoffs
    • Bottom 8 Teams are eliminated
    • Click here for a detailed explanation of the Swiss System format
  • First Round
    • Teams are drawn randomly for first round match-ups
  • Second Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Winners of the first round ("High")
      • Losers of the first round ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
  • Third Round
    • Division into 3 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:0 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:1 ("Mid")
      • Teams with a score of 0:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fourth Round
    • Division into 2 groups:
      • Teams with a score of 2:1 ("High")
      • Teams with a score of 1:2 ("Low")
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners of the high group advance to the next stage
    • Losers of the low group are eliminated
  • Fifth Round
    • Each team is drawn an opponent they have not played yet from their group
    • Winners advance to the next stage
    • Losers are eliminated
  • Playoffs: June 2nd - 3rd, 2018
    • Single-Elimination Bracket
    • All matches (including the final) are Bo3

Prize Pool[edit]

$300,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

1 April 3rd - Russia Jame returns to AVANGAR's active lineup. Kazakhstan Ramz1k is released. [6]
2 May 11th - Cloud9 were invited to the tournament, but declined their invite, so their slot was allocated to the North American Qualifier. [7]
3 May 15th - FaZe Clan, Fnatic, & G2 Esports also declined their invites, leading to North, Virtus.pro, & Gambit Esports replacing them from their respective qualifiers. [8]
4 May 17th - Serbia kassad announces his departure from Renegades. [9]
5 May 21st - China AE joins TYLOO on loan from TSGaming E-Sports Club while China Mo recovers from an injury. [10]
6 May 22nd - NRG Esports replace United Kingdom Immi with United States ImAPet. [11]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Overview[edit]

#TeamMatchesRoundsRDRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
1.AGO Esports AGO Esports3 - 0112 - 80+32Virtus.pro
2:0
Ninjas in Pyjamas
2:0
mousesports
2:1
1.SK Gaming SK Gaming3 - 0114 - 93+21VG.FlashGaming
2:1
AVANGAR
2:0
Team Liquid
2:1
3.Team Liquid Team Liquid3 - 1155 - 121+34NRG Esports
2:0
GODSENT
2:1
SK Gaming
1:2
AVANGAR
2:1
3.Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas3 - 1116 - 103+13HellRaisers
2:0
AGO Esports
0:2
TYLOO
2:0
North
2:0
3.mousesports mousesports3 - 1141 - 134+7North
2:1
TYLOO
2:0
AGO Esports
1:2
Natus Vincere
2:1
6.Natus Vincere Natus Vincere3 - 2154 - 130+24TYLOO
0:2
VG.FlashGaming
2:0
Virtus.pro
2:0
mousesports
1:2
AVANGAR
2:0
6.North North3 - 2168 - 147+21mousesports
1:2
NRG Esports
2:1
HellRaisers
2:0
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0:2
GODSENT
2:0
6.NRG Esports NRG Esports3 - 2142 - 128+14Team Liquid
0:2
North
1:2
VG.FlashGaming
2:0
HellRaisers
2:0
Renegades
2:0
9.GODSENT GODSENT2 - 3159 - 144+15Renegades
2:0
Team Liquid
1:2
AVANGAR
1:2
TYLOO
2:1
North
0:2
9.AVANGAR AVANGAR2 - 3149 - 159-10Gambit Esports
2:0
SK Gaming
0:2
GODSENT
2:1
Team Liquid
1:2
Natus Vincere
0:2
9.Renegades Renegades2 - 3138 - 195-57GODSENT
0:2
HellRaisers
1:2
Gambit Esports
2:1
Virtus.pro
2:1
NRG Esports
0:2
12.HellRaisers HellRaisers1 - 3108 - 124-16Ninjas in Pyjamas
0:2
Renegades
2:1
North
0:2
NRG Esports
0:2
12.Virtus.pro Virtus.pro1 - 3120 - 137-17AGO Esports
0:2
Gambit Esports
2:0
Natus Vincere
0:2
Renegades
1:2
12.TYLOO TYLOO1 - 394 - 136-42Natus Vincere
2:0
mousesports
0:2
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0:2
GODSENT
1:2
15.Gambit Esports Gambit Esports0 - 3104 - 116-12AVANGAR
0:2
Virtus.pro
0:2
Renegades
1:2
15.VG.FlashGaming VG.FlashGaming0 - 373 - 100-27SK Gaming
1:2
Natus Vincere
0:2
NRG Esports
0:2

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]
Round 1 Matches
Liquid Team Liquid
May 28, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
1612
4
36
3
1610
6
511
6
 
 
 
 
2
0NRG Esports NRG
SK SK Gaming
May 28, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
11
0
1416
2
19103
51
0515
010
1613
3
22
0
2
1VG.FlashGaming VG.Flash
Na`Vi Natus Vincere
May 28, 2018 - 13:00 EEST
1691
60
2619
29
125
7
1016
6
 
 
 
 
0
2TYLOO TYLOO
AGO AGO Esports
May 28, 2018 - 13:30 EEST
1962
92
1917
16
1611
5
413
9
 
 
 
 
2
0Virtus.pro VP
mouz mousesports
May 28, 2018 - 16:30 EEST
1942
112
11116
04
74
3
1116
5
168
8
712
5
2
1North North
AVNGR AVANGAR
May 28, 2018 - 16:40 EEST
1611
5
47
3
168
8
712
5
 
 
 
 
2
0Gambit Esports Gambit
NiP Ninjas in Pyjamas
May 28, 2018 - 20:40 EEST
169
7
613
7
1952
102
11017
15
 
 
 
 
2
0HellRaisers HR
GOD GODSENT
May 28, 2018 - 19:20 EEST
1612
4
33
0
1613
3
23
1
 
 
 
 
2
0Renegades RNG
Round 2[edit]
High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
mouz mousesports
May 29, 2018 - 16:00 EEST
1611
5
47
3
169
7
68
2
 
 
 
 
2
0TYLOO TYLOO
SK SK Gaming
May 29, 2018 - 16:30 EEST
1611
5
48
4
1610
6
511
6
 
 
 
 
2
0AVANGAR AVNGR
AGO AGO Esports
May 29, 2018 - 19:00 EEST
168
8
710
3
1611
5
47
3
 
 
 
 
2
0Ninjas in Pyjamas NiP
GOD GODSENT
May 29, 2018 - 19:00 EEST
21
1
1416
2
1612
4
37
4
97
2
816
8
1
2Team Liquid Liquid
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
VP Virtus.pro
May 29, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
1971
83
2817
07
166
10
913
4
 
 
 
 
2
0Gambit Esports Gambit
NRG NRG Esports
May 29, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
54
1
1116
5
1610
6
56
1
84
4
1116
5
1
2North North
Na`Vi Natus Vincere
May 29, 2018 - 13:50 EEST
168
8
78
1
1611
5
48
4
 
 
 
 
2
0VG.FlashGaming VG.Flash
RNG Renegades
May 29, 2018 - 13:15 EEST
1610
6
59
4
85
3
1016
6
11
0
1416
2
1
2HellRaisers HR
Round 3[edit]
High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
SK SK Gaming
May 30, 2018 - 21:30 EEST
168
8
712
5
145
9
1016
6
166
10
913
4
2
1Team Liquid Liquid
AGO AGO Esports
May 30, 2018 - 19:00 EEST
1611
5
48
4
1311
2
416
12
167
9
89
1
2
1mousesports mouz
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
HR HellRaisers
May 30, 2018 - 14:50 EEST
76
1
916
7
1410
4
516
11
 
 
 
 
0
2North North
AVNGR AVANGAR
May 30, 2018 - 13:00 EEST
108
2
716
9
1611
5
44
0
1610
6
513
8
2
1GODSENT GOD
VP Virtus.pro
May 30, 2018 - 18:00 EEST
114
7
1116
5
95
4
1016
6
 
 
 
 
0
2Natus Vincere Na`Vi
NiP Ninjas in Pyjamas
May 30, 2018 - 16:20 EEST
1614
2
16
5
1610
6
513
8
 
 
 
 
2
0TYLOO TYLOO
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
NRG NRG Esports
May 30, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
167
9
814
6
1612
4
310
7
 
 
 
 
2
0VG.FlashGaming VG.Flash
Gambit Gambit Esports
May 30, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
25112101
41230
2321428
201211
1610
6
55
0
147
7
816
8
1
2Renegades RNG
Round 4[edit]
High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
NiP Ninjas in Pyjamas
May 31, 2018 - 15:00 EEST
1612
4
39
6
169
7
613
7
 
 
 
 
2
0North North
mouz mousesports
May 31, 2018 - 18:00 EEST
1611
5
45
1
22
0
1316
3
1611
5
49
5
2
1Natus Vincere Na`Vi
AVNGR AVANGAR
May 31, 2018 - 18:45 EEST
1610
6
511
6
54
1
1116
5
105
5
1016
6
1
2Team Liquid Liquid
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
TYLOO TYLOO
May 31, 2018 - 12:00 EEST
1611
5
412
8
22
0
1316
3
72
5
1316
3
1
2GODSENT GOD
NRG NRG Esports
May 31, 2018 - 12:00 EEST
1612
4
33
0
1610
6
513
8
 
 
 
 
2
0HellRaisers HR
RNG Renegades
May 31, 2018 - 15:00 EEST
169
7
67
1
82
6
716
9
169
7
612
6
2
1Virtus.pro VP
Round 5[edit]
Round 5 Matches
AVNGR AVANGAR
June 1, 2018 - 12:00 EEST
137
6
816
8
128
4
716
9
 
 
 
 
0
2Natus Vincere Na`Vi
RNG Renegades
June 1, 2018 - 15:10 EEST
114
7
1116
5
76
1
916
7
 
 
 
 
0
2NRG Esports NRG
North North
June 1, 2018 - 18:00 EEST
169
7
611
5
166
10
712
5
 
 
 
 
2
0GODSENT GOD


Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
SK Gaming SK Gaming
1
June 2, 2018 - 23:00 EEST
22913
621
02619
119
63
3
1216
4
88
0
716
9
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
June 2, 2018 - 19:00 EEST
169
7
69
3
117
4
816
8
96
3
916
7
mousesports mousesports
2
AGO Esports AGO Esports
1
June 2, 2018 - 14:20 EEST
133
10
1216
4
164
12
1114
3
106
4
916
7
North North
2
Team Liquid Team Liquid
1
June 2, 2018 - 10:35 EEST
1610
6
510
5
66
0
916
7
66
0
916
7
NRG Esports NRG Esports
2
Semifinals
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
June 3, 2018 - 16:00 EEST
75
2
1016
6
166
10
912
3
168
8
78
1
mousesports mousesports
1
North North
1
June 3, 2018 - 12:00 EEST
54
1
1116
5
169
7
613
7
97
2
816
8
NRG Esports NRG Esports
2
Grand Final
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
2
June 3, 2018 - 20:30 EEST
168
8
78
1
169
7
67
1
 
 
 
 
NRG Esports NRG Esports
0

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