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SL i-League S3: the LAN-finals’ format and schedule

The LAN-finals of SL i-League StarSeries S3 in Dota 2 will be held from February 23-26 in Shanghai, China. The tournament will kick off from the group stage, where 8 teams will be divided into 2 groups.

Group A

Group A SL i-League StarSeries S3

Group B

Group B SL i-League StarSeries S3

The groups will be played in GSL-system: in the first round the pairs of teams were combined in random manner, while in the further ones they will go through the double-elimination bracket, in order to decide two winners, who will advance to the Playoffs. All matches of the group stage will be held in the «Best of 3» format (Bo3).

The Playoffs of SL i-League StarSeries S3 will take place in the single-elimination format and will start right from the semifinals. In this tournament’s stage each semifinal will be played up to two wins (Bo3) and Grand Final will be up to three wins (Bo5).

SL i-League StarSeries S3

A full schedule of the SL i-League StarSeries S3 in CET (+1 for Kiev; +2 for Moscow; +7 for Shanghai):

February 23, Thursday

  •  03:00 – Group A – OG vs TNC
  •  06:00 – Group A – Team Secret vs IG Vitality
  •  09:00 – Group A – Winner‘s Final


February 24, Friday

  •  03:00 – Group B – Team VGJ vs Team Liquid
  •  06:00 – Group B – Digital Chaos vs Wings
  •  09:00 – Group B – Winner‘s Final


February 25, Saturday

  •  03:00 – Group A – Loser’s bracket semi-final
  •  06:00 – Group B – Loser’s bracket semi-final
  •  09:00 – Group A – Loser’s bracket final
  •  12:00 – Group B – Loser’s bracket final


February 26, Sunday

  •  03:00 –Semi-final #1
  •  06:00 –Semi-final #2
  •  10:00 – Grand final


All information about the tournament, as well as the latest news may be found on the official page. In order to be kept up to date, subscribe to our YouTube-channel, where will be uploaded records of the matches, and to our Facebook page.