StarLadder i-League StarSeries Season 3
Shanghai International Gymnastics Center
The StarLadder and ImbaTV companies present the third joint season of StarSeries in Dota 2. The best squads from four world-regions — Europe, North America, Asia and China — will fight for 8 tickets to the final tournament’s stage, held in the largest city of the Celestial Empire — Shanghai.
- Group Stage
- Two groups of four teams
- Double-elimination (GSL) format with matches played in Bo3.
- Top two from each group advance to Playoffs.
- Four teams play in a single-elimination bracket
- Semifinals is in Bo3, finals is in Bo5.
The prize pool is $300,000 USD, split as follows:
Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts:
- The tournament's Overall peak was 3 622 418 viewers
- The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 196 628 viewers
- English streams peak was 103 223 viewers
- Russian streams peak was 80 670 viewers
- Chinese streams peak was 3 431 748 viewers
- Twitch.tv peak was 196 627 viewers