SL i-League: all participants of the StarSeries Season 3
The qualifying round for the SL i-League CS:GO StarSeries S3 championship is approaching the stage of Playoffs, so it’s high time to announce the names of all invited teams, who will enter a fight for a slot to the LAN-finals. The winners of the group stage will be accompanied by 8 squads in the American and European region respectively.
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The first round for each invited team will be kicked off with a 1/8-finals’ match against those, who passed through the group stage. In the single-elimination bracket, each match will be held in a format up to two victories (Bo3), while two of the best from America and three of the strongest teams from Europe, following the qualifier, will be granted tickets to the LAN, held from April 4-9 in Kiev, Ukraine.
The qualifiers’ winners will be joined by 8 invited teams. Some of them are already known: Astralis, Ninjas in Pyjamas, SK Gaming and Virtus.pro. Four teams more, who received direct invites are:
North – excellent game at ELEAGUE Major and top-4 DreamHack Las Vegas have guaranteed the Danish squad a place among the best.
FaZe Clan – team, which belongs within the top-10 of the strongest CS:GO-rosters all across the globe, a dangerous rival for any team.
Gambit – a squad, which earned honoring and respect, the winners of DreamHack Winter and the legends of ELEAGUE Major.
Natus Vincere – how could a tournament be held without a five of «Born to win»? Moreover since the finals will be held in Kiev.
All details of the tournament and the latest news from SL i-League CS:GO StarSeries S3 may be found on the official page.