StarLadder company announced in the press-release that the final of the first tournament of a new season for Dota 2 will take place in the capital of Urkaine.
StarLadder i-League Invitational Season 3 will take place in Kiev, 12-15 October. In this city, the latest Major tournament of the previous season took place. It should be mentioned, that SL i-League Invitational #3 will be the first tournament where the teams will compete for the points for the next The International.
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The championship will start with the open qualifiers in six divisions: Europe, CIS, North and South America, China, and also SEA. The best teams of the open qualifiers will get a chance to participate in closed qualifiers where the invited teams will wait for them. The participants that win regional qualifiers will get into LAN-final.
Teams, that want to become participants, should get registered following these links:
The matches will be broadcasted on the following channels.
8 teams will participate in the championship with the prize pool of $300,000. Six of them will join the event via direct qualifiers, while only two will get direct invites to the LAN-final.
The venue of the event will be Kiev CyberSport Arena, located in Vadyma Hetmana St, 13. Information about selling tickets will appear later on the