NIP, Alliance, and EHOME clash in Kyiv: Minor Survival Guide

posted by CozmikMonkey,
The last round of DPC events before TI9 begins today with the Starladder Minor. Get all of the details right here with our handy Survival Guide.

The Tournament

Starladder and ImbaTV have returned for the second season of their Dota 2 tournament, the StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor #2.

From June 12 - 6, 8 teams will battle for $300,000 USD and 500 DPC points in Kyiv's Cybersport Arena. The Group Stage will take place from June 12 - 14 with two groups of four; the top two teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs while the 3rd and 4th place teams will be eliminated.

The Playoffs begin on June 15 in a Double Elimination style bracket. All games are Bo3 save for the Bo5 Grand Finals. The winning and runner-up teams both claim a spot in the EPICENTER Major.

The first champion from the inaugural SLi Minor, Vici Gaming - Vici Gaming Twitter

The Teams

Group A

Group B

The Talent

The tournament will feature a tight cast of talent, including Richard "Rich" Campbell as host, Nahaz analyzing, and beloved casters Tsunami, Troels 'syndereN' Nielsen, TobiWan, Kyle 'Kyle' Freedman, Blitz, and Capitalist.


Who will reign as Minor champion?

Photo Credit - Ninjas in Pyjamas Twitter