StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 6

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[e][h]StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 6
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Ukraine Kiev
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$300,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-10-07
End Date:
2018-10-14
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
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The StarSeries & i-League returns for its 6th Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Season. The tournament once again features a $300,000 USD prize pool, but returns to the best-of-one swiss system for the group stage, while bringing in a best-of-five grand final.

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: October 7th - 11th, 2018
    • 16 Team Swiss System Format
    • All matches are Bo1
    • 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 (Seeded)
    • Seeding Pool 1: Invited Teams
    • Seeding Pool 2: Qualified Teams
    • Teams from Seeding Pool 1 are drawn versus teams from Seeding Pool 2
  • 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: October 12th - 14th, 2018
    • Single-Elimination Bracket
    • All matches (excl. the final) are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

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

Participants[edit]

BIG [1]
1Germany gob b 
2Germany tabseN 
3Germany nex 
4Germany tiziaN 
5United Kingdom smooya 
CAustria kakafu 
ENCE eSports [1]
1Finland allu 
2Finland Aleksib 
3Finland sergej 
4Finland Aerial 
5Finland xseveN 
CFinland Twista 
Gambit Esports12, 13 [2]
1Russia Dosia 
2Kazakhstan AdreN 
3Kazakhstan mou 
4Kazakhstan Hobbit 
5Russia mir 
CUkraine B1ad3 
HellRaisers [2]
1Ukraine ANGE1 
2Ukraine bondik 
3Hungary DeadFox 
4Turkey woxic 
5Jordan ISSAA 
CUkraine Johnta 
mousesports5 [3]
1Netherlands chrisJ 
2Czech Republic oskar 
3Estonia ropz 
4Finland suNny 
5Poland Snax 
CUkraine lmbt 
North8 [2]
1Denmark aizy 
2Denmark valde 
3Denmark Kjaerbye 
4Denmark cadiaN 
5Denmark gade 
CDenmark ave 
Renegades7, 9, 10, 11, 13 [2]
1
Australia AZR 
2
Australia jks 
3
Norway jkaem 
4
Australia liazz 
5
New Zealand Gratisfaction 
C
Serbia kassad 
Vega Squadron5 [4]
1Russia chopper 
2Ukraine jR 
3Russia hutji 
4Ukraine crush 
5Russia tonyblack 
CRussia Fierce 

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 August 14th - Due to unspecified reasons, StarLadder announce that 4 of the invite slots will be distributed to the European (3 slots) and North American (1 slot) qualifiers. [5]
2 August 31st - Denmark sycrone leaves Sprout. [6]
3 September 10th - Sprout add Germany faveN. [7]
4 Septemer 18th - Gambit Esports benches Kazakhstan Hobbit. [8]
5 September 19th - Ninjas in Pyjamas and Fnatic withdraw from the tournament due to busy schedules, Vega Squadron are invited as one of the replacement teams. [4]
6 September 24th - mousesports fill the last invite slot. [3]
7 September 24th - USA Ryu steps down from Renegades. [9]
8 September 27th - North sign Denmark cadiaN from Rogue to replace Denmark MSL. Denmark gade is recalled from his loan to OpTic Gaming back to North to replace Denmark niko. [10]
9 September 27th - USA Nifty leaves Renegades to join Team Envy. [11]
10 September 29th - Renegades part ways with Australia USTILO. [12]
11 September 30th - Renegades announce the signing up Australia liazz and New Zealand Gratisfaction. [13]
12 October 2nd - Kazakhstan Hobbit will play for Gambit Esports at the event. [14]
13 October 7th - Serbia kassad initially returns to Renegades as a stand-in coach, but it is later announced that he is back full-time. [15] [16]; Gambit Esports has reached an agreement with FlipSid3 Tactics to extend Ukraine B1ad3's loan period for one more month. [17]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Overview[edit]

Detailed Results[edit]

Round 1[edit]
Round 1 Matches
RNG
October 7, 2018 - 11:00 EEST
138
5
716
9
13
16 CZ
ENCE
October 7, 2018 - 12:45 EEST
169
7
66
0
16
6 TYLOO
HR
October 7, 2018 - 14:00 EEST
119
2
616
10
11
16 Imperial
North
October 7, 2018 - 15:30 EEST
168
8
77
0
16
7 OpTic
BIG
October 7, 2018 - 17:00 EEST
1681
70
2719
28
16
19 Fragsters
Vega
October 7, 2018 - 19:00 EEST
1781
71
2719
28
17
19 NRG
Gambit
October 7, 2018 - 21:00 EEST
167
9
814
6
16
14 coL
mouz
October 7, 2018 - 22:15 EEST
1612
4
314
11
16
14 Sprout
Round 2[edit]
High[edit]
Round 2 High Matches
ENCE
October 8, 2018 - 17:00 EEST
168
8
712
5
16
12 Imperial
CZ
October 8, 2018 - 18:10 EEST
11
0
1416
2
1
16 mouz
Fragsters
October 8, 2018 - 19:20 EEST
1611
5
411
7
16
11 Gambit
North
October 8, 2018 - 20:50 EEST
123
9
1216
4
12
16 NRG
Low[edit]
Round 2 Low Matches
OpTic
October 8, 2018 - 11:00 EEST
1613
3
22
0
16
2 BIG
coL
October 8, 2018 - 12:20 EEST
96
3
916
7
9
16 RNG
Sprout
October 8, 2018 - 13:45 EEST
126
6
916
7
12
16 Vega
HR
October 8, 2018 - 15:10 EEST
118
3
716
9
11
16 TYLOO
Round 3[edit]
High[edit]
Round 3 High Matches
NRG
October 9, 2018 - 14:30 EEST
1611
5
45
1
16
5 Fragsters
mouz
October 9, 2018 - 15:40 EEST
129
3
616
10
12
16 ENCE
Mid[edit]
Round 3 Mid Matches
RNG
October 9, 2018 - 17:05 EEST
169
7
613
7
16
13 TYLOO
Imperial
October 9, 2018 - 18:25 EEST
1614
2
16
5
16
6 CZ
OpTic
October 9, 2018 - 19:30 EEST
168
8
79
2
16
9 Vega
North
October 9, 2018 - 20:50 EEST
165
11
1013
3
16
13 Gambit
Low[edit]
Round 3 Low Matches
BIG
October 9, 2018 - 11:00 EEST
1611
5
48
4
16
8 coL
Sprout
October 9, 2018 - 12:15 EEST
191011
520
22522
2110
19
22 HR
Round 4[edit]
High[edit]
Round 4 High Matches
Imperial
October 10, 2018 - 9:00 CEST
128
4
716
9
12
16 RNG
Fragsters
October 10, 2018 - 10:30 CEST
1612
4
312
9
16
12 North
OpTic
October 10, 2018 - 12:00 CEST
168
8
714
7
16
14 mouz
Low[edit]
Round 4 Low Matches
CZ
October 10, 2018 - 13:30 CEST
33
0
1216
4
3
16 HR
TYLOO
October 10, 2018 - 15:00 CEST
105
5
1016
6
10
16 BIG
Vega
October 10, 2018 - 16:30 CEST
1611
5
49
5
16
9 Gambit
Round 5[edit]
Round 5 Matches
BIG
October 10, 2018 - 19:10 EEST
19131
23
2217
013
19
17 mouz
Imperial
October 10, 2018 - 20:30 EEST
114
7
1116
5
11
16 North
Vega
October 10, 2018 - 22:00 EEST
1610
6
57
2
16
7 HR

Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
ENCE eSports
2
October 12, 2018 - 13:00 EEST
20811
721
22722
218
1610
6
59
4
169
7
610
4
BIG
1
OpTic Gaming
2
October 12, 2018 - 10:00 EEST
1610
6
58
3
1611
5
410
6
 
 
 
 
Renegades
0
Vega Squadron
2
October 12, 2018 - 17:30 EEST
1611
5
410
6
1610
6
513
8
 
 
 
 
Fragsters
0
NRG Esports
2
October 12, 2018 - 21:10 EEST
167
9
814
6
169
7
613
7
 
 
 
 
North
0
Semifinals
ENCE eSports
2
October 13, 2018 - 15:00 EEST
166
10
910
1
1612
4
37
4
 
 
 
 
OpTic Gaming
0
Vega Squadron
2
October 13, 2018 - 19:00 EEST
1411
3
416
12
168
8
77
0
167
9
812
4
NRG Esports
1
Grand Final
ENCE eSports
3
October 14, 2018 - 17:00 EEST
1410
4
516
11
1612
4
36
3
168
8
712
5
129
3
616
10
1612
4
39
6
Vega Squadron
2

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Previews[edit]

Interviews[edit]

Videos and Photos[edit]

Galleries[edit]

Highlights[edit]

VODs[edit]

Other Coverage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets (2018-09-04). "ENCE and BIG complete the list of participants for StarSeries i-League S6". StarLadder.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets (2018-08-14). "StarSeries i-League S6 Finals: 12 teams revealed". StarLadder.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets (2018-09-24). "Mousesports received the last invite to StarSeries i-League S6". StarLadder.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabalets (2018-09-19). "NiP, Fnatic to miss StarSeries i-League S6; Vega join participant-list". StarLadder.
  5. Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabalets (2018-08-14). "StarSeries i-League S6 Finals: 12 teams revealed". StarLadder.
  6. Sprout (2018-08-31). "sycrone leaves Sprout".
  7. "You have guessed it and you guessed right". Sprout. 2018-09-10.
  8. "Gambit Esports announces an opening of transfer negotiations concerning Abay "HObbit" Khassenov". Gambit Esports. 2018-09-18.
  9. Ryu (2018-09-24). "As of today, I am no longer the coach of the Renegades CS:GO team.".
  10. "North welcomes cadiaN - gade returns from loan". North. 2018-09-27.
  11. Nicholas "Taffy" Taifalos (2018-09-27). "Once a Renegade, always a Renegade". Renegades.
  12. "THANK YOU KARLO". Renegades. 2018-09-29.
  13. "Please join us in giving a warm Renegades welcome to the two newest members of #RNGCS!". Renegades. 2018-09-30.
  14. "Good news for fans of Abay "HObbit" Khasenov: Gambit Esports will attend StarSeries & i-League CS:GO S6 with its current line-up.". Gambit Esports. 2018-10-02.
  15. "@kassadCSGO seems to have reunited with @Renegades for #StarSeriesS6!". HLTV.org. 2018-10-07.
  16. Lucas Aznar "LucasAM" Miles (2018-10-08). "AZR: "Bringing kassad back is a permanent thing"". HLTV.org.
  17. "Gambit Esports has reached an agreement with FlipSid3 Tactics to extend B1ad3's loan period for one more month.". Gambit Esports. 2018-10-07.