StarLadder

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Tournaments[edit]

Star Ladder Date Winner Runner-Up Score
Dota2 Star Championship 2011 (2011.12.08-2011.12.11) The Retry The Retry Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere 2-1
StarLadder StarSeries Season 1 2012 (2012.03.12-2012.04.29) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Moscow Five Moscow Five 3-1
StarLadder StarSeries Season 2 2012 (2012.05.14-2012.07.31) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Mousesports mousesports 3-0
StarLadder StarSeries Season 3 2012 (2012.09.17-2012.10.21) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Team Empire Team Empire 3-1
StarLadder StarSeries Season 4 2012 (2012.11.13-2012.12.23) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Team Empire Team Empire 3-1
StarLadder StarSeries Season 5 2013 (2013.02.07-2013.04.07) No Tidehunter No Tidehunter Fnatic/Fnatic.EU Fnatic.EU 3-2
StarLadder StarSeries Season 6 2013 (2013.05.19-2013.07.07) Alliance Alliance ICCup iCCup 3-0
StarLadder StarSeries Season 7 2013 (2013.08.31-2013.10.13) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Alliance Alliance 3-2
StarLadder StarSeries Season 8 2013 (2013.11.25-2014.01.19) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Alliance Alliance 3-1
StarLadder StarSeries Season 9 2014 (2014.03.05-2014.04.20) Team DK/Team DK Team DK Team Empire Team Empire 3-0
StarLadder StarSeries Season 10 2014 (2014.08.20-2014.10.26) Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses Team Secret Team Secret 3-2
StarLadder StarSeries Season 11 2014 (2014.11.14-2015.01.18) Team Empire Team Empire Virtus.pro/Virtus.pro Polar Virtus.pro Polar 3-1
StarLadder StarSeries Season 12 2015 (2015.03.09-2015.04.26) Vici Gaming/Vici Gaming Vici Gaming Invictus Gaming/Invictus Gaming Invictus Gaming 3-1
StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 1 2015 (2015.10.21-2016.01.17) Alliance Alliance Evil Geniuses Evil Geniuses 2-0
StarLadder i-League Invitational #1 2016 (2016.04.14-2016.04.17) Vici Gaming/Vici Gaming Reborn Vici Gaming Reborn Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere 3-1
StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 2 2016 (2016.07.21-2016.07.24) Natus Vincere/Natus Vincere Natus Vincere Team Secret Team Secret 3-1
StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3 2017 (2017.02.23-2016.02.26) Team Liquid Team Liquid Vici Gaming/Team VG.J Team VG.J 3-1

Tournament Format[edit]

Dota2 Star Championship[edit]

Star Championship was offline event with 16 teams.

  • Group Stage #1
    • 16 teams divided into 4 groups.
    • Best of 1 series.
    • Top 2 proceed to the second group stage.
  • Group Stage #2
    • 8 teams divided into 2 groups.
    • Best of 1 series.
    • Top 1 from each group seeded into the semifinals.
    • 2nd and 3rd place meets in the first round of the knockout stage.
  • Playoffs
    • 6 teams divided into upper- and lowerbracket.
    • Best of 3 series.
    • Grand Final is a best of 3 series.

Star Ladder Star Series[edit]

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
Season 1 16 4
Season 2 16 5
Season 3 16 8
Season 4 16 4
Season 5 16 4
Season 6 16 4
Season 7 16 4
Season 8 18 4
Season 9 40 8
Season 10 44 8
Season 11 42 8
Season 12 40 8

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.