AVANGAR and Renegades invited to StarSeries i-League Season 8
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AVANGAR and Renegades become the first invited teams confirmed to attend StarSeries i-League Season 8.
AVANGAR have had mounting success recently, from placing second at StarLadder Berlin Major to winning BLAST Pro Series Moscow. They're also confirmed to attend DreamHack Open Rotterdam in October and are now ranked the fourth team in the world.
In contrast, Renegades finished 3rd-4th at StarSeries i-League Season 7 and the same at StarLadder Berlin Major. They haven't seen much activity since the latter event and are currently ranked the 9th team in the world.
StarSeries i-League Season 8 will be held at Belek, from October 21-27. 16 teams in total will compete for the $500,000 prize pool, 12 of which will be by invitation and the last 4 through qualifier events.
5Power Gaming took first place in the Asian Qualifier, while Invictus Gaming placed second, making them the two Asian seeds. The European Qualifier is currently underway, with the Group Stage just concluded and the Grand Final marked for October 6.
The last qualifier event is the Brazilian CBCS Season 1, which will also be starting its Playoffs soon.