Michael “ixmike88” Ghannam has announced he will be standing in for the NA representatives, Summer’s Rift, during the Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 offline playoffs in Santa Monica, from May 5 to May 7.
Currently a member of Wheel Whreck While Whistling, ixmike88 will replace SR’s player James “Miraclechipmunk” Poguireitchik.
i'll be standing in for summer's rift for the redbull lan, flight soon
— ixmike88 (@ixmike88) May 4, 2015
Summer’s Rift Roster
Brian “BananaSlamJamma” Canavan
Braxton “Brax” Paulson
James “Miraclechipmunk” Poguireitchik
Jimmy “DeMoN” Ho
Bryant “whiteBeard” Lehwald
The Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 CIS representatives, HellRaisers have also announced they will be playing with a stand-in for the duration of the Santa Monica playoffs. Roman “rmn” Paley from Goomba Gaming will temporarily replace Artes “Artyom” Gorobey, who was unable to secure his US visa.
Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 playoffs
Summer’s Rift (North America), Team Malaysia (South-East Asia), Invictus Gaming (China), HellRaisers (CIS), and Team Secret (Europe) will play the offline playoffs in Santa Monica, from May 5 to May 7. The format is yet to be announced. The best two teams will advance to the Grand Finals.
Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 Grand Finals
The top two teams from the playoffs will face each other in a best-of-five series, at the Warfield Theatre, in San Francisco, CA, on May 10. Tickets are still available for purchase, at prices ranging from $35 to $111. DotaTV tickets are also available for $8.99. The bundle contains the Majesty of the Forbidden Sands set for Sand King, as well as the Fallen Cloak set for Clinkz. 20% of the proceeds of each sale contributes towards the Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 prize pool.
The Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 LAN event
Summer’s Rift, Team Malaysia, Invictus Gaming, HellRaisers and Team Secret will compete in the offline playoffs in Santa Monica, California, between May 5-7. The Red Bull Battle Grounds 2015 LAN finals will be held in San Francisco, on May 10. The base prize pool is $75,000. As of May 4, the total prize pool has reached $87,248.