StarSeries S7 EU & NA qualifiers announced
StarLadder has announced all the details about the European and the North American qualifying process for StarSeries i-League Season 7.
The European qualifier will run from December 6-20 and will kick off with a best-of-three, double-elimination group stage featuring 16 teams from across the continent (including the CIS region).
The top two sides from the group stage will progress to the first round of the playoffs, called relegation stage, for the chance to earn a spot in the quarter-finals, in which four invitees await.
Below you can find the group draw:
The winners of the relegation stage will march on to the quarter-finals, joining the following invited teams:
The North American qualifier, scheduled for December 7-18, will have just 12 teams and a different format from its European counterpart. Eight teams have been split into two double-elimination groups, with the top two sides from both groups moving straight into the quarter-finals, joining four invited teams.
The draw for the group stage looks as follows:
The four teams waiting in the quarter-finals are the following:
StarSeries i-League Season 7 will take place in Shanghai, China, from March 30 to April 7, with $500,000 on the line. The last team will come out of the Asian qualifier, hosted by ImbaTV, with more details to be announced shortly.