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Nov 25, 2013 - Jan 19, 2014
- From Season 13, StarLadder rebranded it into a brandnew series SLi, cooperating with ImbaTV.
Star Series features online ladder play and offline finals.
- Ladder Play
- 16 invited teams.
- Round Robin.
- Each match is bo1 with win giving 3 points and a loss 0 points.
- Offline Finals
- Format vary from event to event
- Winner is determined from elimination bracket
|Star Ladder||Number of teams in league play||Number of teams advancing to offline finals|
Since season 3 prizepool is split between league play and offline finals. Since season 9 Starladder expanded to other regions, like North America, China and SEA/Korea.