StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor Season 1

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League Information
Organizer:
Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Ukraine Kiev
Venue:
Cybersport Arena
Dates:
Mar 7 - 10, 2019
Teams:
8
Format:
GSL Group Stage
Single Elimination
Prize Pool:
$300,000 USD
Pro Circuit Points:
500
Pro Circuit Tier:
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

The StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor is StarLadder and ImbaTV's first Minor of the 2018-2019 season. Eight teams will fight for a $300,000 USD prize pool as well as qualification points for The International 2019.[1] The event will be hosted from 7 to 10 March, 2019. The winner qualifies to the DreamLeague Season 11 Major.

Format[edit]

  • Qualifier[2]
    • 8 teams qualify through regional qualifiers:
    • Two teams each from CIS and China
    • One team each from North America, Europe, Southeast Asia, and South America
  • Group Stage[3]
    • Two groups of four teams each
    • GSL format
    • Top two teams from each group advance to the playoffs
    • Bottom two teams are eliminated
    • All games are Bo3
  • Playoffs[3]
    • Single-Elimination
    • Bo3 Semifinals
    • Bo5 Grand Finals

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Host:
    • Netherlands Sheever (Jorien van der Heijden)
  • Interviewer:
    • Ukraine Tonya (Antonina Predko)

Prize Pool[edit]

The prize pool for the finals is $300,000 USD and 500 Pro Circuit Points. The winner qualifies to DreamLeague Season 11.

Participating Teams[edit]

1 Ukraine fn will stand in for Russia Afoninje due to a schedule conflict with WESG 2018.[4]
2 Players are no longer working with Team Odd and will be playing under Demolition Boys name.[5]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
1. Flying Penguins 2-0 4-2
2. Old but Gold 2-1 5-4
3. OG 1-2 4-4
4. Royal Never Give Up 0-2 1-4

Group B[edit]

Group B
1. Vici Gaming 2-0 4-1
2. Gambit Esports 2-1 5-2
3. Demolition Boys 1-2 2-5
4. BOOM ID 0-2 1-4

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
Vici Gaming
2
March 10, 2019 - 12:00 EET
Magnus Grimstroke Brewmaster Phantom Assassin Lina
Chaos Knight Leshrac Bane Weaver Necrophos
26m04s
Chen Brewmaster Tusk Terrorblade Lina
Grimstroke Doom Earth Spirit Razor Dragon Knight
45m18s
Old but Gold
0
Flying Penguins
0
March 10, 2019 - 14:30 EET
Bane Outworld Devourer Tiny Batrider Razor
Earth Spirit Troll Warlord Witch Doctor Doom Venomancer
31m39s
Chen Lifestealer Enigma Night Stalker Vengeful Spirit
Witch Doctor Doom Juggernaut Earth Spirit Meepo
20m04s
Gambit Esports
2
Finals
Vici Gaming
3
March 10, 2019 - 17:00 EET
Bane Brewmaster Dark Willow Phantom Assassin Necrophos
Bounty Hunter Enigma Oracle Juggernaut Ember Spirit
25m25s
Chen Shadow Shaman Phantom Assassin Centaur Warrunner Puck
Witch Doctor Troll Warlord Pangolier Tiny Tidehunter
25m02s
Troll Warlord Bane Dark Willow Nature's Prophet Weaver
Keeper of the Light Razor Earthshaker Lone Druid Necrophos
44m28s
Gambit Esports
0

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Team Intros[edit]

Videos[edit]

Highlights[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Recap[edit]

References[edit]

  1. "THE ROAD TO THE INTERNATIONAL". Valve Corporation. 18 November 2018. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  2. Starladder (5 February 2019). "Kiev to host StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor". Starladder.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Starladder (2019-03-05). "StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor: Viewer’s guide". Starladder.
  4. Gambit Esports (2019-03-02). "Rostislav "fn" Lozovoi will replace Andrey "Afoninje" Afonin". Twitter. Retrieved 2019-03-02.
  5. George Griffin (2019-03-03). "Team Odd". Twitter. Retrieved 2019-03-03.