One of the open slots will be filled by the Russian/Ukranian squad Vega Squadron, who recently impressed with their run at the FACEIT Major, as Dmitriy "jR" Chervak's men reached the New Legends Stage in London. According to Starladder, the team to take up the last remaining spot will be revealed on September 24.
Both NiP and fnatic were unable to reach the playoffs at the ongoing FACEIT Major, as the teams fell short in the New Legends Stage last week. Jonas "Lekr0" Olofsson's troops have BLAST Pro Series Istanbul as well as the online leagues of ECS Season 6 and ESL Pro League in their upcoming schedule alongside an appearance at BLAST Pro Series Copenhagen in early November.
fnatic will also compete in ECS and EPL, and will see LAN action at ESL One New York from September 26-30 as well as at IEM Chicago, which starts November 6.
With the two Swedish squads pulling out, Starseries i-League Season 6 will feature the following teams: