Vega Squadron sweep Team Spirit 3-0, qualify for SL i-League Invitational

by Dennis Gonzales Apr 4 2016
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Vega Squadron secured a spot at SL i-League Invitational after defeating Team Spirit 3-0 in a one-sided series Monday.

Vega joins the direct invitees in Alliance, LGD-Gaming, Vici Gaming and MVP Phoenix, as well as the Chinese qualifier, Vici Gaming Reborn. Two more direct invites have yet to be announced.

This is the first big victory for the Russian squad since they replaced Pavel "9Pasha" Hvastunov with Rostislav "fn" Lozovoi. SL i-League Invitational will be the lineup's first LAN event together.

The team was recently eliminated from the EPICENTER: Moscow European Qualifiers, but in DreamLeague Season 5 they are tied for first with No Diggity with a 7-3 record.

SL i-League Invitational features a $100,000 prize pool and will take place on April 14-17 in the Kiev Cybersport Arena in Kiev, Ukraine.

Dennis "Tarmanydyn" Gonzales is a news editor for theScore esports who enjoys whiskey, D&D and first-picking Abaddon Slardar Clinkz Medusa Oracle a P90 my Souvenir Negev. You can follow him on Twitter.