StarLadder Dota 2 Minor

Technical information

StarLadder Dota 2 Minor is going to take place in Kiev in Cybersport Arena and will last from June 12th until June 16th. It is part of Dota 2 Pro Circuit and the first two teams will secure a spot in EPICENTER Major 2019. Alongside place in the following Dota 2 Major, teams are playing for $300,000 prize pool and 500 Pro Circuit points. The crowned champion will take $125,000 home and will earn 120 points. The rest of the prize money and DPC points will be split in the following way:

  • 2nd place: $70,000 + 100 points
  • 3rd place: $35,000 + 90 points
  • 4th place: $25,000 + 70 points
  • 5th-6th place: $15,000 + 40 points
  • 7th-8th place: $7,500 + 20 points

Eight teams who managed to qualify for the StarLadder Dota 2 Minor will be separated into two different GSL groups. The best two teams from each group are proceeding further to Play-offs. Play-offs are using Double-Elimination Bracket, which means that all teams will have two chances before they drop out. All matches are Best-of-3 excluding Grand Final which is Best-of-5 match.



Ninjas in Pyjamas: Ace, Fata, 33, Saksa, ppd
Alliance: miCKe, qojqva, Boxi, iNSaNiA, Taiga
CompLexity Gaming: Meracle, Limmp, tavo, Zfreek, Adam
Team Anvorgesa: K1, Chris Brown, Wisper, Jericho, Stinger
Winstrike Team: Silent, Cooman, nongrata, Lil, Nofear
Mineski: Ahjit, Moon, kpii, Bimbo, ninjaboongie
EHOME: NeverEnd, Ferrari_430, Faith_bian, XinQ, y
Team Sirius: Sylar, ASD, InJuly, 天命HYM

The clear favorites for securing a spot in EPICENTER Major from this event are definitely Ninjas in Pyjamas and EHOME. Ninjas in Pyjamas have won OGA Dota PIT Minor and reached Quarter-final of the previous Major and attended the DreamLeague Season 11 as well. On the other side, EHOME has a little bit weaker recent results, but the beginning of the year was very good for them. The Chinese team won The Bucharest Minor and played Quarter-finals at The Chongqing Major. Later on, they didn’t have such great results and didn’t compete at the previous Major, but they are still favorites for qualifying for EPICENTER Major.

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