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StarLadder IX: All interviews and media

With the StarLadder IX Lan finals the talking point of the weekend, we've gathered together all the media and interviews from various sources into one place, so you can get your StarLadder fix while we wait until the tournament's finale tomorrow.

StarLadder IX: DK versus EG LIVE blog

The bout between Team DK and Team EG was set to be a cracker, with both teams undefeated so far in the StarLadder IX LAN Finals. Catch up with what you missed and share your thoughts between games in our live blog. *update* The match has now finished.

Sign-up reminder: ESL One, GIGABYTE, jDL

At this moment joinDOTA has the sign-ups for three completely different, yet all open competitions running. ESL One, after the European qualifier reaching its main stage, is now giving North and South Americans an opportunity to qualify. GIGABYTE Challenge is a monthly amateur/semi-pro tournament focussed on Europe. joinDOTA League opens its gates...

StarLadder IX: Alliance vs EG #mindblown

Alliance faced Team EG for the first time ever in 2014 in the first round of the playoffs in StarSeries IX. The winner would face Team DK in the upper-bracket finals. The second match between these two was both exhilirating and stressful but definitely worth watching, with the supports finally taking the limelight. Game Two is a must-watch.

Starladder IX: iG stomp reported in Kiev

The opening match of the Starladder IX Winner's Bracket is in the books after a brutal couple of games. Some heavy chaos ensued, including DK busting out the support Meepo and a Blink Clinkz, while iG would have some of the finest push heroes in Naga Siren and Tinker.

Starladder IX: Tie-breaker revenge

Due to the set of results in Group B, a three way tie was required to sort out the brackets in the Starladder IX LAN Finals, taking place between Invictus Gaming, Natus Vincere and ROX.KiS. The top finisher would join Team EG in the winner's bracket.

StarLadder IX: Arteezy terrorises IG

With a handful of their typical heroes banned out including Shadow Fiend and Outworld Devourer Team EG were forced out of their comfort zone in their final group stage match against Invictus Gaming.

StarLadder IX: Rox.Kis outplay Na'Vi

Na'vi dropped the ball in their final groupstage match against Rox.Kis, with the Russian team coming back from a poor start to put Na'vi in all sorts of uncomfortable situations. The result means the two teams will join iG in a 3-way tie breaker at the end of Group B.