StarLadder StarSeries Season #3: Day One



Welcome to the Day One coverage of the Starladder StarSeries Season #3! Today and for the following three days we will be reporting live from the Kiev CyberSport Arena which stays the main venue for the event and where 7 teams will be competing for the total amout of 15 000$.  Unfortunately this time we will not see any Amecian teams as well as image AL, dropping out in the very last season. This makes it 7 teams to compete for the trophy with our own image Na`Vi acting as defending champions of the last two seasons. The matches will be broadcasted live both in English and Russian by image Vitaliy "v1lat" Volochay, image Vladislav "matrix" Suzdal, image Roman "Casper" Lepiokhyn and image Tobi "TobiWan" Dawson.


Tournament updates:


19:10 CET - That's it for our team for today! A clean sheet after another victory, this time against team image Empire! See you tomorrow! 

18:40 CET - Game two picks:


18:29 CET -
1-0 for 
image Na`Vi after another fast and convincing win! Game two is not far off, stay tuned! 

18:07 CET - image Na`Vi vs image Empire game 1 picks:


While we still wait for the next Na`Vi game to start, here's a venue overview presented to you by Xeo! 

16:39 CET -
2-0 after an amazing comeback by our team! WP! The game vs Team Empire will be coming up shortly! Stay tuned!

16:10 CET - Game two picks:


P.S. HOLY !!! VP got level 1 Roshan :(

16:05 CET - A pretty fast game 1 goes to image Na`Vi, off to second game in a few minutes!

15:35 CET - Game verus image Virtus Pro is live! Picks:


:19 CET 
image Na`Vi are now setting up in the gaming area and their first match versus image Virtus.Pro will start in about 10 minues, tune in for the stream!


13:21 CET - The first matches are about to start now, tune in to the offical streams below!


Offical Streams:








Group A Schedule Match
Teams G W T L +/- P
image Na`Vi 1 1 0 0   3
image Team Empire 1 1 0 0   3
image 1 0 0 1   0
image Team Empire [2:0] image
image Na`Vi [2:0] image
image Na`Vi vs image Empire
Group B Schedule Match
Teams G W T L +/- P
image M5.BENQ 2 0 2 0   2
image Pulse 2 1 0 1   3
image The GD 2 1 1 0   4
image MYM 2 0 1 1   1
image M5.BENQ [1:1] image MYM
image Pulse [0:2image The GD
image The GD [1:1] image M5.BENQ
image PULSE [2:0] image MYM
image M5.BENQ vs image PULSE
image MYM vs image The GD


Tournament structure:

  • Groupstage: 7 teams divided into 2 groups with the top 2 proceeding to the playoff bracket. Matches are played in bo2 format with winning team receiving 3 points per victory and 1 point if tied.
  • Playoff: Double Elimination, bo3 with bo5 in the Grand Final.

Star Series Dota 2 Prize Pool:

1st place – $6000
2nd place – $3000
3rd place – $2500
4th place – $2000
5th place – $500
6th place – $500
7th place – $500




image Na`Vi: Puppey, Lost, Dendi, XBOCT, ARS-ART
image Team Empire: Go[blin], Funn1k, blow, Scandal, Silent
image NS, Crazy, kSi, illidanSTR, Santa
image M5.BENQ: nexus, Sedoy, Solo, STALIANER, Dread
image The GD (ex mouz): Kuroky, SingSing, SexyBamboe, Alex, Black
image PULSE (ex Skane): WagamamaW, Reesion, Mini, Fishbone, Pinoy
image MYM: CalculuS, Balsam, Atze, Ryze, QuiX


AuthorXeozor Date18 October 2012, 13:24 Views4420 Comments2
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