Star Series VI starts this Sunday

posted by Blue_Knight,
One of Europe's premier Dota competitions, the SLTV Star Series, returns for its sixth season this Sunday as the online ladder phase gets underway. As ever, 16 teams from across Europe and the CIS regions - including defending champions se The Alliance and four-time winners ua Natus Vincere - will compete to accumulate points, with the top four teams progressing to the LAN Grand Finals at the CyberSport Arena in Kiev, Ukraine, to duke it out for a share of the $22,500 prize pool.

The online matches are due to run from this Sunday, May 19th, until Thursday, June 13th, with the LAN finals pencilled in for Thursday 4th to Sunday 7th of July. Each team will play a total of 15 matches round-robin style; a single game against each other.


se The Alliance
eu Fnatic
ru Team Empire
ru Virtus.Pro
ua Natus Vincere
eu QPAD Red Pandas
ru RoX.KIS
de mousesports

se TCM Gaming
eu Kaipi
fr DD. Dota
ru OSLIK Gaming
ru iCCup
ru zRage
se 4 Friends + Chrilee
by Power Rangers

Prize pool

1st place – $12,000
2nd place – $6,000
3rd place – $3,000
4th place – $1,500


Live broadcasts of the matches will be available in various languages by various casters, and while a schedule hasn't yet been confirmed, you can expect English coverage of as many matches as possible by both au Toby 'TobiWan' Dawson and de Christian 'Epi' Czech right here on joinDOTA.