Na`Vi takes on HR in SL i-League Relegation Match
After a decisive victory over STARK our Dota 2 team is continuing its journey in the StarLadder i-League European qualifiers. Another crucial match awaits them as they face HellRaisers in the Relegation Matches. Winner of this match advances to the next round while the loser gets eliminated.
Thanks to the 2-0 win against the Finns, Na'Vi finished second in their group. In EU qualifiers of SL i-League, the first place finishers from each group advance straight to the next round, while runners up have to battle in the Relegation Matches. Six teams that advance from the Relegation Matches will join Team Secret as well as Virtus.Pro (direct invites to the second phase) and fight for five European spots at the LAN finals.
Relegation Matches are essentially just two Best of Three series between second place finishers from the first round. The winner of each Bo3 advances to the second phase of the qualifiers. Na'Vi's opponents are the Russian squad HellRaisers and the match will take place today (29.11.2015) at 17:00 CET.
StarLadder i-League is a tournament in which StarLadder season XIII and i-League season 4 are combined into one huge event. It features a prizepool of $300,000 and the LAN finals will be held in the Minsk Arena from 13th to 17th Janurary, 2016. 12 teams will be taking part in the offline finals, which includes 10 qualified squads as well as 2 direct invites. The format of the European qualifiers is explained here.