SL iLeague StarSeries revealed that the organizations will be taking the planned second season to the US July 19-24th. No specific location has been announced. This event is separate from the new series of tournaments called SL i-League Invitational.
https://t.co/WedDGtHNYN The Dota 2 Starladder / i-League finals taking place in the US. CSGO in China is also going to be interesting.
— Conrad Janzen (@ConradJanzen) March 24, 2016
SL iLeague StarSeries will get underway with a second season soon. This time, joint organizers announced that the offline finals will be taking place June 19-24th for the first time in the United States. No specific venue or location has been identified.
Details have been limited and will follow.
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.
SL iLeague Dota Invitational
Only two days ago it was reported that SL iLeague Dota Invitational had announced a new series of competitions with the first being held April 14-17th at the Kiev Cybersport Arena in the Ukraine.
The second collaboration between StarLadder and ImbaTV will feature a $100,000 prize pool and will take place only one weekend before ESL One Manila set to occur 22nd-24th April.
Eight teams will compete, including reigning champions Alliance, ViCi Gaming, LGD and MVP.Phoenix. Two more invited teams will be announced. Two teams will have a chance to qualify – one from Europe and one team from China.