The organizers of StarLadder ImbaTV Invitational Season 5 divided all the participants of their championship into two groups where they will play in GSL format. Two best collectives from each group will get to the playoff stage, and collectives who will finish in 3-4 positions will go home.
See also: Vega Squadron got to GESC: Thailand 2018.
Teams’ division into groups:
Group А:Natus Vincere
First match of Group А:
- LGD Gaming vs. SG e-Sports
- Natus Vincere vs. Fnatic
First match of Group В:
- FlyToMoon vs. VGJ.Thunder
- OpTic Gaming vs. Team Kinguin
The tournament will be held on 11-15 April in Kiev Cybersport Arena, Ukraine. The championship got the status “Minor”, so the prize pool will consist of $300,000 and 300 DPC Points, and it will be fought for by eight participants and only two of them were invited directly.