By a score of three games to zero VG defeated the five old boys of xiao8 and 820 and co in Shanghai, taking home the inaugural I-League championship title that saw the prize pool reach ¥1,692,620 (around $275,000) and break Chinese Esports records.
This time, ImbaTV is back yet again with another season of I-League and seeding the prize money with ¥1,800,000 (about $300,000 USD) as the base prize pool. Regardless of the amount of public support, it will guarantee that the tournament will take place, but the size of the competition and the participating teams will be determined by the gaming audience.
The gaming audience can contribute at 5 levels, 10¥, 100¥, 500¥, 1000¥, and 5000¥ at fundraising site imbatv.modian.com
The fundraising period will be from October 9 through November 9.
The registration will take place October 26 through November 8.
The 8 LAN teams are as follows:
NA Regional: 1
EU Regional: 2
SEA Regional: 1
China Regional: 3