StarLadder has announced the format and specifics of the European and North American qualifiers for the StarSeries Invite-League Season 7 Finals in Shangai China.
The European qualifier is set for December 6-December 20, while the North American qualifier will run December 7-18. The qualifier will be best-of-three, double elimination group stage with 16 teams from around the world competing for their chance at the StarSeries Season 7 Title.
The top two teams from the group stage will compete in the first round of the playoffs, which is known as the relegation stage, for their chance at the quarter-finals. The teams invited have automatic spots in the relegation stage, and will compete with those that qualify for the relegation stage.
European Qualifier Groups:
Teams from Europe invited to StarSeries Invite-League Season 7:
North American Qualifier:
Teams from North America invited to StarSeries Invite-League Season 7:
The qualifying teams and invited teams will battle it out for their chance at the $500,000 prize and will be crowned the StarSeries Invite-League Season 7 champion. In StarSeries Season 6, several teams declined to attend the StarSeries Season 7 due to the low prize pool, which allowed the prize to be increased from $200,000 to $500,000.
Prize Distribution for StarSeries i-League S7:
1st place – $250,000
2nd Place- $80,000
3rd-4th place – $30,000
5-8th place – $15,000
9-11th place – $8,500
12-14th place -$5,000
15-16 place – $4,000
The winning team from the Asian Qualifier, which is hosted by ImbaTV, will compete in the StarSeries Invite-League Season 7 event in Shangai. The event is hosted by StarLadder.