i-League Season 2

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[e][h]i-League Season 2
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
ImbaTV
Type:
Offline
Location:
China Shanghai
Prize pool:
¥ 802,045 CNY
(≃ $129,258.90 USD)
Start Date:
2014-11-17
End Date:
2015-01-10
Dota TV Ticket:
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
 LGD Gaming/LGD Gaming
 HyperGloryTeam
 Vici Gaming/Vici Gaming
 MVP/MVP Phoenix
Teams
Number of Teams:
8

Overview[edit]

ImbaTV is back with the second season of i-League, the first completely crowd-funded Dota 2 tournament in China. After the success of the first season, raising ¥ 1,692,620 from it's initial ¥ 100,000 base price pool, the goal for Season 2 is set at ¥ 1,000,000 and again with an initial fund provided by ImbaTV of ¥ 100,000. 30% of the raised money will be used to pay for production and cover the cost of travel for the teams, and the remaining 70% of the fundraising campaign, found at imbatv.modian.com, will go towards the tournamentt prize pool. The fundraising period will be from October 9th, 2014, through January 9th 2015.

Format[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

The starting prize pool is ¥ 100,000 (~$16,000), deposited by ImbaTV, but the organizers are using crowd funding to increase the prize pool.
The fundraising campaign has raised ¥ 1,002,922 (~$160,000) by January 9th, 2015, out of which 70% (~$113,000) will go towards the prize pool.[1]

The total prize pool in the end is ¥ 802,045 (~$129,000).

Place $ USD ¥  CNY Percent Team
1st $64,629.53 ¥ 401,023 50% LGD Gaming/LGD Gaming LGD Gaming
2nd $25,851.78 ¥ 160,409 20% HyperGloryTeam HyperGloryTeam
3rd $16,803.68 ¥ 104,266 13% Vici Gaming/Vici Gaming Vici Gaming
4th $8,401.84 ¥ 56,143 7% MVP/MVP Phoenix MVP Phoenix
5th-6th $4,200.92 ¥ 28,072 3.5% Big God Big God
Invictus Gaming/Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming
7th-8th $1,938.94 ¥ 12,031 1.5% Ninjas in Pyjamas Ninjas in Pyjamas
Speed Gaming/Speed Gaming.cn Speed Gaming.cn

Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on January 10, 2015. [¥1,000 CNY ≈ $161.1616532 USD]

Participants[edit]

Partcipating Teams[edit]

Notes:
  • The original tournament slots were to be distributed as follows:
    • Champion of Season 1: Vici Gaming
    • Chinese Qualifiers: Three slots.
    • European Qualifiers: Two slots.
    • American Qualifiers: One slot.
    • SEA/Korea Qualifiers: One slot.
  • Due to withdrawals from some of the qualified teams the slots were changed to:
    • Cloud9 withdrew from the tournament.[2] The American slot was instead given to the Chinese Qualifiers.[3]
    • Following C9's withdrawal, HellRaisers also withdrew.[4] Their slot was given to LAJONS (later sponsored by NiP).[5]
    • Team Virtus.Pro also had to withdraw, due to player sickness, and their slot was given to HyperGloryTeam.[6]

Results[edit]

Final Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo3)
LGD Gaming
2
January 2, 2015 - 13:00 CST
Batrider Medusa Skywrath Mage Earthshaker Timbersaw
Vengeful Spirit Venomancer Ancient Apparition Nyx Assassin Lycan
44m02s
Skywrath Mage Morphling Lion Bristleback Centaur Warrunner
Brewmaster Vengeful Spirit Drow Ranger Visage Puck
42m44s
Vengeful Spirit Lycan Broodmother Disruptor Razor
Skywrath Mage Tidehunter Lion Bristleback Naga Siren
34m28s
Ninjas in Pyjamas
1
Invictus Gaming
2
January 1, 2015 - 18:10 CST
Viper Ember Spirit Lion Medusa Lich
Tidehunter Crystal Maiden Windranger Ogre Magi Drow Ranger
19m38s
Batrider Razor Lion Naga Siren Enchantress
Tidehunter Ember Spirit Ancient Apparition Vengeful Spirit Juggernaut
44m46s
MVP Phoenix
0
Vici Gaming
1
January 2, 2015 - 17:20 CST
Tidehunter Invoker Vengeful Spirit Anti-Mage Doom
Skywrath Mage Ember Spirit Io Bristleback Templar Assassin
34m08s
Vengeful Spirit Tidehunter Naga Siren Invoker Nyx Assassin
Faceless Void Silencer Medusa Io Slark
41m50s
Skywrath Mage Tidehunter Slark Sand King Death Prophet
Ember Spirit Io Lion Doom Tiny
39m13s
HyperGloryTeam
2
Big God
2
January 1, 2015 - 20:40 CST
Tidehunter Rubick Visage Slark Morphling
Juggernaut Skywrath Mage Clockwerk Invoker Lycan
42m19s
Juggernaut Skywrath Mage Viper Brewmaster Storm Spirit
Ember Spirit Silencer Witch Doctor Medusa Broodmother
30m53s
Juggernaut Jakiro Rubick Doom Razor
Skywrath Mage Omniknight Slark Tidehunter Terrorblade
26m39s
Speed Gaming.cn
1
Semifinals (Bo3)
LGD Gaming
2
January 2, 2015 - 21:25 CST
Skywrath Mage Tidehunter Visage Lycan Ember Spirit
Lion Naga Siren Viper Elder Titan Phoenix
34m34s
Tidehunter Ancient Apparition Ember Spirit Weaver Witch Doctor
Viper Lycan Naga Siren Jakiro Rubick
42m40s
Invictus Gaming
0
HyperGloryTeam
W
January 2, 2015 - 21:00 CST
Big God could not field a roster for Day 2 of the LAN.[7]
Big God
-
Winner's Finals (Bo3)
LGD Gaming
2
January 5, 2015 - 19:15 CST
Ember Spirit Lion Morphling Clockwerk Zeus
Io Juggernaut Faceless Void Troll Warlord Rubick
39m35s
Ember Spirit Vengeful Spirit Lycan Visage Dark Seer
Skywrath Mage Juggernaut Rubick Queen of Pain Lifestealer
30m18s
Game 2 was postponed to January 6, 2015 - 18:00 CST.[8]
HyperGloryTeam
0
Loser's Round 1 (Bo3)
Ninjas in Pyjamas
0
January 3, 2015 - 15:15 CST
Tidehunter Vengeful Spirit Venomancer Ancient Apparition Phantom Assassin
Skywrath Mage Slark Juggernaut Warlock Doom
41m00s
Skywrath Mage Doom Night Stalker Storm Spirit Timbersaw
Vengeful Spirit Slark Omniknight Terrorblade Enchantress
29m57s
MVP Phoenix
2
Vici Gaming
2
January 3, 2015 - 18:15 CST
Tidehunter Lion Io Phantom Assassin Doom
Skywrath Mage Slark Brewmaster Zeus Venomancer
47m13s
Skywrath Mage Sand King Invoker Medusa Phoenix
Omniknight Storm Spirit Tidehunter Witch Doctor Templar Assassin
38m05s
Speed Gaming.cn
0
Loser's Round 2 (Bo3)
Big God
-
January 3, 2015 - 21:00 CST
MVP Phoenix
W
Invictus Gaming
0
January 4, 2015 - 18:30 CST
Viper Skywrath Mage Axe Jakiro Lycan
Ember Spirit Vengeful Spirit Io Phantom Assassin Dark Seer
30m45s
Ember Spirit Razor Nyx Assassin Rubick Timbersaw
Tidehunter Skywrath Mage Io Tiny Axe
30m29s
Vici Gaming
2
Loser's Round 3 (Bo3)
MVP Phoenix
0
January 4, 2015 - 21:10 CST
Skywrath Mage Slark Death Prophet Omniknight Earthshaker
Ember Spirit Vengeful Spirit Mirana Juggernaut Invoker
21m45s
Disruptor Doom Juggernaut Bristleback Slark
Ember Spirit Vengeful Spirit Skywrath Mage Terrorblade Enigma
18m13s
Vici Gaming
2
Loser's Finals (Bo3)
HyperGloryTeam
2
January 6, 2015 - 19:35 CST
Ember Spirit Vengeful Spirit Ancient Apparition Clockwerk Shadow Fiend
Skywrath Mage Viper Sand King Slark Nature's Prophet
36m30s
Io Tiny Silencer Slark Nyx Assassin
Ember Spirit Skywrath Mage Tidehunter Juggernaut Lion
28m36s
Vengeful Spirit Faceless Void Juggernaut Shadow Fiend Chen
Ember Spirit Tidehunter Lion Omniknight Invoker
38m36s
Vici Gaming
1
Grand Finals (Bo5)
LGD Gaming
3
January 10, 2015 - 16:00 CST
Tidehunter Morphling Doom Lich Clockwerk
Io Skywrath Mage Bristleback Slark Night Stalker
40m30s
Tidehunter Lion Ancient Apparition Naga Siren Timbersaw
Io Skywrath Mage Axe Slark Queen of Pain
34m58s
Skywrath Mage Ember Spirit Morphling Axe Lich
Faceless Void Lion Juggernaut Chen Clinkz
62m31s
HyperGloryTeam
0

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Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

http://i.imbatv.cn/ruler.html

I-league S02 Announced $300,000 base prize pool
Qualifying Bracket