Dota 2StarLadder ImbaTV Minor
The StarLadder ImbaTV Dota 2 Minor is StarLadder and ImbaTV's first Minor of the 2018-2019 season. Eight teams will fight for a $300,000 USD prize pool as well as qualification points for The International 2019.
The event will be hosted from 7 to 10 March, 2019. The winner qualifies to the DreamLeague Season 11 Major.
The tournament will begin with Regional open qualifier which will be played in Single-elimination best-of-three series.
Closed Qualifier format will vary for each region; NA, SA, CIS, CN, and SEA will be playing in a Double-elimination best-of-three match.
Europe's closed qualifier will begin with Group stages best-of-two match, followed by Playoffs which will be played in Single-elimination best-of-three for semifinals and Finals is best-of-five.
The Mainstage will consist of 8 teams from the regional qualifiers, 2 from CIS and China, and one team each from NA, EU, SA, and SEA.