StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7

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[e][h]StarSeries & i-League CS:GO Season 7
League Information
Organizer:
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Teams:
16
Prize Pool:
$500,000 USD
Start Date:
2019-03-30
End Date:
2019-04-07
Liquipedia Tier:
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The StarSeries & i-League returns for its 7th Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Season. The tournament will feature an increased prize pool of $500,000 USD. For the seventh season, StarSeries will return to the best-of-three format for the Swiss stage - which StarLadder describes as "the most successful and objective system" - after the previous event used a best-of-one format in the opening stage.

About[edit]

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Host:
    • TBA
  • Analyst:
    • TBA
  • Commentator:
    • TBA
  • Interviewer:
    • TBA

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: March 30th - April 4th, 2019
    • 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 (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: April 5th - 7th, 2019
    • Single-Elimination Bracket
    • All matches (excl. the final) are Bo3
    • The Grand Final is Bo5

Prize Pool[edit]

$500,000 USD are spread among the teams as seen below:

Participants[edit]

BIG5, 17 [1]
1Germany gob b 
2Germany tabseN 
3Germany tiziaN 
4Turkey XANTARES 
5Germany nex 
CAustria kakafu 
ENCE [2]
1Finland allu 
2Finland Aleksib 
3Finland sergej 
4Finland Aerial 
5Finland xseveN 
CFinland Twista 
FaZe Clan1, 9, 10 [2]
1Norway rain 
2Bosnia and Herzegovina NiKo 
3Slovakia GuardiaN 
4Sweden olofmeister 
5Kazakhstan AdreN 
CSerbia YNk 
Fnatic [1]
1Sweden KRIMZ 
2Sweden JW 
3Sweden Xizt 
4Sweden twist 
5Sweden Brollan 
CSweden Jumpy 
HellRaisers15, 29, 30 [3]
1Ukraine ANGE1 
2Jordan ISSAA 
3Kazakhstan Hobbit 
4Czech Republic oskar 
5 TBD 
CUkraine lmbt 
MIBR3, 12 [3]
1Brazil FalleN 
2Brazil fer 
3Brazil coldzera 
4Brazil TACO 
5Brazil felps 
CBrazil zews 
Natus Vincere [1]
1Ukraine Edward 
2Russia flamie 
3Ukraine s1mple 
4Ukraine Zeus 
5Russia electronic 
CUkraine kane 
Ninjas in Pyjamas27 [3]
1Sweden f0rest 
2Sweden GeT_RiGhT 
3Sweden REZ 
4Sweden Lekr0 
5Sweden draken 
CSweden pita 
North20 [2]
1Denmark aizy 
2Denmark valde 
3Denmark Kjaerbye 
4Denmark cadiaN 
5Denmark gade 
CDenmark mithR 
NRG Esports23 [3]
1Canada daps 
2USA Brehze 
3Bulgaria CeRq 
4USA Ethan 
5USA tarik 
CUSA ImAPet 
Renegades22 [3]
1Australia AZR 
2Australia jks 
3Norway jkaem 
4Australia Liazz 
5New Zealand Gratisfaction 
CSerbia kassad 
TYLOO7, 11 [3]
1China somebody 
2Indonesia BnTeT 
3Indonesia xccurate 
4China Summer 
5China Attacker 
CUkraine Johnta 
Panda Gaming24, 26
1China Savage 
2China tb 
3China HZ 
4China bottle 
5China ayaya 
CChina span 
paiN Gaming2, 8, 13, 14, 18

For "News and Roster Changes" Click here.

1 December 16th - FaZe Clan bench Denmark karrigan. [4]
2 December 18th - Team Wild announce the ceasing of all esports operations. [5]
3 December 21st - MIBR and Team Liquid trade United States Stewie2K for Brazil TACO & Brazil zews. [6]
4 December 22nd - Team Liquid sign United States adreN as their new head coach. [7]
5 December 23rd - BIG sign Turkey XANTARES to replace Germany nex who goes inactive due to needing wrist surgery. [8]
6 December 29th - Australia Rickeh leaves Rogue to join compLexity Gaming. [9]
7 January 1st - TYLOO release China captainMo and China DD. China Summer and China Attacker are acquired on a three-month loan from Flash Gaming. [10]
8 January 2nd - Brazil KHTEX leaves ex-Team Wild. [11]
9 January 5th - Sweden RobbaN steps down as FaZe Clan's coach. [12]
10 January 6th - FaZe Clan announces Serbia YNk as the team's new coach. [13]
11 Ukraine Johnta joins TYLOO as their coach. [14]
12 January 12th - MIBR replace United States tarik with Brazil felps. [15]
13 January 12th - Brazil destinyy leaves ex-Team Wild to join INTZ eSports. [16]
14 January 15th - Brazil biguzera and Brazil maxcel join ex-Team Wild . [17]
15 January 21st - HellRaisers replace Team Liquid in the competition. [18]
16 January 31st - Rogue sign Denmark niko. [19]
17 February 1st - United Kingdom smooya steps down from the active roster; Germany nex returns. [20]
18 February 2nd - paiN Gaming sign ex-Team Wild. [21]
19 February 4th - mousesports bench Netherlands chrisJ, Slovakia STYKO and Ukraine lmbt. [22]
20 February 4th - North part ways with Denmark ave and bring on Denmark mithR as a trial coach. [23]
21 February 26th - Team Spirit part ways with Russia DavCost and Russia Dima. [24]
22 February 27th - Renegades replace mousesports due to the latter's roster issues. [25]
23 February 28th - NRG Esports replace United States FugLy with United States tarik. [26]
24 February 28th - China ayaya joins CyberZen. [27]
25 March 3rd - Team Spirit sign Russia chopper and Russia iDISBALANCE. [28]
26 March 9th - Panda Gaming sign CyberZen. [29]
27 March 11th - Sweden dennis goes inactive due to health issues, Sweden draken returns to stand-in.[30]
28 March 12th - Denmark mithR completes his trial for North and is signed as their Head Coach. [31]
29 March 14th - mousesports acquire Turkey woxic from HellRaisers. [32]
30 March 17th - HellRaisers sign Czech Republic oskar and Ukraine lmbt, bench Hungary DeadFox, and release Ukraine ami. [33]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Overview[edit]

#TeamMatchesRoundsRDRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5
-. BIG - -
-. Panda Gaming - -
-. ENCE - -
-. FaZe Clan - -
-. Fnatic - -
-. HellRaisers - -
-. MIBR - -
-. Renegades - -
-. Natus Vincere - -
-. Ninjas in Pyjamas - -
-. North - -
-. NRG Esports - -
-. paiN Gaming - -
-. Rogue - -
-. Team Spirit - -
-. TYLOO - -

Detailed Results[edit]

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Round 4[edit]
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Round 5[edit]
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Playoffs[edit]

Quarterfinals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Semifinals
 
TBD
TBD
April 6, 2019
 
 
TBD
TBD
April 6, 2019
 
Grand Final
 
TBD
TBD
April 7, 2019
 

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets (2018-11-30). "​Na’Vi, BIG and fnatic close out the invite list for StarSeries i-League S7". StarLadder.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets (2018-11-23). "​FaZe Clan, ENCE and North to participate in StarSeries i-League S7". StarLadder.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets (2018-11-19). "​Six teams invited to StarSeries i-League S7". StarLadder.
  4. "CS:GO update: Today Karrigan is benched with immediate effect, more news to follow.". FaZe Clan. 2018-12-16.
  5. "Comunicado Oficial " [Official Communication] (in Brazil Portuguese). Team Wild. 2018-12-18.
  6. "Liquid Update: Zews & TACO traded for Stewie2K". Team Liquid. 2018-12-21.
  7. "Welcome Back Coach adreN!". Team Liquid. 2018-12-22.
  8. "CS:GO Update – Welcome İsmailcan “XANTARES” Dörtkardeş". BIG. 2018-12-23.
  9. Lucas "LucasAM" Aznar Miles (2018-12-29). "Rickeh joins compLexity". HLTV.org.
  10. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2019-01-01). "AttackeR, Summer return to TYLOO". HLTV.org.
  11. KHTEX (2019-01-02). "7 meses, 10 titulos, fui muito feliz com esses caras, sei que o motivo não é desempenho dentro do jogo, cada um defende seu sonho da maneira que pode... " [7 months, 10 titles, I was very happy with these guys, know that the reason is not performance within the game, each defends his dream in the way that can...] (in Brazil Portuguese).
  12. "Today, RobbaN announces he is stepping down as Head Coach.". FaZe Clan. 2019-01-05.
  13. "OFFICIAL: @AdreNcs will stand-in as FaZe CS:GO's 5th player through the Major, & @YNk has signed on to coach the team". FaZe Clan. 2019-01-06.
  14. "And the search is over. Today we are proud to announce the addition of the Ukrainian Counter-Strike veteran @JohntaCSGO to our CSGO roster, who will join us as the head coach in the upcoming IEM Katowice major and beyond.". TYLOO. 2019-01-11.
  15. "Today we announce the missing piece to get back to the top!". MIBR. 2019-01-12.
  16. Luis "MIRAA" Mira (2019-01-12). "INTZ sign destiny, yeL". HLTV.org.
  17. PKL. "biguzera and maxcel join ex-Wild".
  18. Ilya "EllanarkJesus" Chabelets. "HellRaisers to replace Team Liquid at StarSeries i-League S7". StarLadder.
  19. "Please join us in welcoming @OfficialnikoCS 🇩🇰 to the #RogueCS squad!". Rogue. 2019-01-31.
  20. "Goodbye Smooya". BIG. 2019-02-01.
  21. paiN Gaming (2019-02-02). "Carregamos a responsabilidade de trazer grandes nomes pra representar a paiN e honrar a nossa tradição." (in Brazil Portuguese).
  22. "Changes to our Counter-Strike division". mousesports. 2019-02-04.
  23. Christian Slot (2019-02-04). "North adds mithR as coach for upcoming tournament". North.
  24. "Team Spirit has parted ways with Dima & DavCost". Team Spirit. 2019-02-26.
  25. Christian Slot (2019-02-27). "Renegades to replace mousesports at StarSeries i-League S7". North.
  26. "Welcome, Major Champion, @tarik to #NRGCSGO!". NRG Esports. 2019-02-28.
  27. [Inside source]
  28. "Meet the new players of Team Spirit’s CS:GO roster". Team Spirit. 2019-03-03.
  29. Panda Gaming (2019-03-09). "感谢各位关注@PandaGaming电子竞技俱乐部 官方微博".
  30. Lukas "Kameeleon" Berć (2019-03-05). "Ninjas in Pyjamas CS:GO Roster Update". Ninjas in Pyjamas.
  31. Christian Slot (2019-03-12). "mithR new CS:GO Head Coach". North.
  32. "Announcing the 2019 CS:GO roster". mousesports. 2019-03-14.
  33. "oskar & lmbt are back in HellRaisers". HellRaisers. 2019-03-17.