Organization OGaming TV has officially announced the decision to abandon the LAN-finals of the tournament for his Red Dot Invitational. Instead, the matches of the final stage (two semi-finals and the Grand Final) will be held online. Dates of the tournament remained the same and the winner will be determined for 11 of January.
Initially, the organizers promised proveti final of the tournament at the prestigious Theatre Olympia Paris, which has 2000 seats. However, too poor ticket sales have forced OGamingTV abandon their ideas and to cancel the booking. Organizers also promised that the cost of purchased seats will be fully refunded.
The main reason for the reluctance of fans to visit the offline event became relatively recent terrorist attacks in Paris, which caused serious damage not only to e-sports, but also for the entire entertainment industry related to mass gatherings.
In the final stage Red Dot Invitational vstetyatsya four staff who were able to overcome rivals in the quarterfinals hectic: EnVyUs, Team Dignitas, ex-TSM and Titan. The prize fund is US $ 50,000.