Na’Vi and Virtus.Pro will be making an appearance at SL iLeague Dota Invitational, rounding out the six teams directly invited to the event. They will join four other invited teams – Alliance, MVP.Phoenix, ViCi Gaming, LGD, as well as the recently qualified ViCi Gaming Reborn and Vega Squadron. The event begins next week, April 14-17th in Kiev, Ukraine and features a $100,000 prize pool.
— Natus Vincere (@natusvincere) April 8, 2016
Invited to SL i-League Dota Invitational
See you in Kiyv : )
— Artsiom Barshak (@Fnggshka) April 8, 2016
Virtus.Pro and Na’Vi have announced their participation in the SL iLeague Dota Invitational next week. With both teams accepting their invites, the complete lineup has now been settled.
SL iLeague Dota Invitational will feature a new series of competitions with the first season boasting a prize pool of $100,000. The event will take place April 14-17th at the Kiev Cybersport Arena in the Ukraine.
Eight teams will compete, including reigning champions Alliance. ViCi Gaming, LGD, MVP.Phoenix, Na’Vi and Virtus.Pro have been directly invited to compete. Vega Squadron has secured the European qualifier spot and ViCi Gaming Reborn secured their place for the Chinese spot through their victories in the H-Cup.
SL iLeague Dota Invitational teams
- Vici Gaming
- Winner of the European qualifier #1 – Vega Squadron
- Winner of the Chinese qualifier #1 – ViCi Gaming Reborn
SL iLeague StarSeries
With the first major LAN championship title of the new year and $300,000 prize pool on the line, twelve teams clashed in Minsk, Belarus, between January 13-17 for the StarLadder iLeague StarSeries LAN playoffs.
Evil Geniuses, compLexity, LGD Gaming, Wings Gaming, Alliance, Vega Squadron, Virtus.Pro, Team Spirit, Team Liquid, Team Secret, Na’Vi and Fnatic heated things up in the infamous CIS winter temperatures.
Alliance became StarLadder iLeague StarSeries Champions, after tearing through Evil Geniuses 2:0 in the grand finals. The victory gave Alliance their second consecutive title and the first LAN title of the new year.