Digital Chaos secured another LAN event, once again taking down compLexity Gaming 2:0 in the grand finals of the SL iLeague StarSeries s2. The NA based squad will be competing in the US July 19-24th for the main event. Eight teams – three invited and five qualified will compete for the $300,000 prize pool. Fnatic and Newbee have already qualified.
— Team Digital Chaos (@DIGITALCHAOSgg) May 29, 2016
Digital Chaos did not lose a single game during their qualification run of the SL iLeague StarSeries s2. After claiming full victories against Dragneel and Kingdom Dota in the group stage they retained the top position with a 2:0 record.
In the playoffs they swept through Not Today and compLexity Gaming 2:0 each to advance into the Grand Finals. Coming face to face once again with compLexity, Digital Chaos once again cleared through their rivals in a clean 2:0 sweep.
This is the second time Digital Chaos has swiped a LAN event from compLexity Gaaming. Earlier this week DC upset coL 3:2 in the Summit 5 NA qualifiers.
Digital Chaos will represent NA in SL iLeague StarSeries s2 scheduled to take place in the US between July 19-24th. The exact location has not yet been revealed.
Eight teams – three invited and five qualified teams will gather together to battle it out for a piece of the $300,000 prize pool and a chance to prove themselves before TI6 in August.
Days ago Fnatic gained their spot to represent SEA by taking down Mineski 2:0 in the grand finals.
Newbee secured their place to represent China through their H-Cup weekly series performances – taking the first position in the series with eight points.
SL iLeague StarSeries s2
At the end of March, it was revealed SL iLeague StarSeries would begin with a second season. This time, joint organizers announced that the offline finals would be taking place July 19-24th for the first time in the United States. No specific venue or location has been identified.
SL iLeague StarSeries season 1
The first season of SL iLeague StarSeries saw 12 teams, qualified through four regional qualifiers, compete in a group stage followed by a final playoff for a total prize pool of $300,000. Alliance become StarLadder iLeague StarSeries Champions, taking their second consecutive title and the first LAN title of the new year when they easily bested Evil Geniuses 2:0 in the Grand Finals.
The event was held in the Minsk Arena with an announced total capacity of 18,000 spectators.