StarLadder StarSeries Season 8
- Online League
- Round Robin, one group with all 18 teams.
- All teams play each other once, for a total of 153 games.
- League play starts on November 25th and ends January 5th, 2014.
- Series played in Bo1 format.
- Offline Finals
- Top 4 teams from League Play.
- Double Elimination Bo3 Bracket with a Bo5 Grand Final.
- Played in Kyiv, Ukraine, January 17th-19th, 2014.
The sponsored prize pool was set at $50,000 but an additional $2.50 for each StarSeries 8 Bundle sold will be added to the prize pool.
The total prize pool was at ~$134,357* USD (~$80,000 added), as of January 19th, 2014. The final prize pool split among the teams at the award ceremony was $124,000.
|Super Strong Dinosaurs|
|QPAD Red Pandas|
|4 Friends + Chrillee|
* $10,000 is reduced from the overall prize pool in order to cover the attending teams travel expenses.
|8.||Super Strong Dinosaurs||11-6||33p|
|16.||QPAD Red Pandas||4-13||12p|
|DNF.||4 Friends + Chrillee||0-17||0p|
Official casters for the tournament are:
- StarLadder TV cast by Vitalii "v1lat" Volochai and Roman "CaspeRRR" Lepokhin
- Russian Stream cast by Andrey "Dread" Golubev and Viktor "GodHunt" Volkov
- BeyondTheSummitTV cast by BeyondTheSummit Studio
- Sheever Gaming cast by Jorien "Sheever" van der Heijden
- AntenaDota cast by "AntenaDota"
- TaKeTV cast by Christian "Epi" Czech
- Chinese Stream cast by "LGD.Kent"
- Korean Stream cast by "Mr.Yoko"