DHS11: SC2 tournament

Today we present the details of the third tournament in the DreamHack SAPPHIRE AMD Championship, hosted at DreamHack Summer 2011 in Jönköping, Sweden. The tournament features a 200 000 SEK prize purse and some of the very best players in the world.

Now we’re preparing to host the third DreamHack tournament in StarCraft II this year at DreamHack Summer 2011 – June 18-21 in Jönköping, Sweden. Some of the world’s best StarCraft II players will be attend in the main tournament but there will also be an open BYOC qualifier. On top of that there will be two additional BYOC tournaments, as we use the classic DreamHack format where all tournaments is open for both amateurs and professionals with a computer seat at the event.

DreamHack and our head sponsors SAPPHIRE, AMD, SteelSeries and Eizo will offer the StarCraft II community a total prize purse of 200 000 SEK, the equivalent to approximately $32 000 USD with the current exchange rate. DreamHack will select some of the world’s best players to attend the 48 player main tournament. Selections are made by the DreamHack eSports administration based on an open request system.

Hundreds of players will play in the DreamHack SAPPHIRE AMD Championship at DreamHack Summer 2011; thousands will follow the tournament on-site; hundreds of thousands will watch the official livestream powered by Justin.TV; and millions will follow the online event coverage from the journalists on site.

Official maps, rules and livestream details will be released in the upcoming weeks. Below you will find all necessary information to secure your participation.

DreamHack Sapphire AMD Championship
DreamHack Summer 2011

Main Tournament – Saturday-Monday

Game: StarCraft II
Patch: Latest version
No. of slots: 48
Game format: 1vs1 BO3 (Best of 3), BO5 (Best of 5) in the Grand final
Tournament format: 8 groups with 6 players in each. All players face each other in group stage – BO3. Top-2 advance to Playoffs; a single elimination bracket with BO3 matches and a BO5 Grand Final.
Dates: 18th-20th of June. The first set of groups start at 10.00 CET on the 18th. The Grand Final will be played at 18.30 Monday 20th of June 2011
Maps: TBA
Prizes:
1. 100 000 SEK
2. 50 000 SEK
3. 25 000 SEK
4. 13 000 SEK
Players:
1. Finland Naama ( DreamHack Winter 2010 Champion)
2. Korea MC ( DreamHack Stockholm Invitational Champion)
3. Ukraine White-Ra (DreamHack Stockholm Invitational Runner-up)
4. Germany Socke (DreamHack Coin Toss Tournament Champion)
5. Sweden Bischu (DreamHack Coin Toss Tournament Runner-up)
6. Winner of DreamHack Summer 2011 BYOC Qualifier
7. Runner up at DreamHack Summer 2011 BYOC Qualifier
8-10. TBA by DreamHack.
11-48. Determined by DreamHack selection.

Main tournament application: E-mail your request to sc2@dreamhack.se. State the following information in your e-mail and use following subject ”DHS11 – Application”.
Name:
Nick:
E-mail:
Cell phone no/Skype-id:
Country:
Team and Achievements:

All e-mail with information stated in any other way will be removed and deleted.

Deadline: 12th of May 2011.

Tournament fee: All players need to buy an Event Pass (450 SEK), which includes all time access during the whole event and possibility to use the open sleeping hall. The Event Pass is bought at http://bokning.dreamhack.se. The players with wildcards are not required to buy an Event Pass.


BYOC Qualifier – Saturday

Game: StarCraft II
Patch: Latest version
No. of slots: 128
Game format: 1vs1 BO3 (Best of 3), BO5 (Best of 5) Final.
Tournament format: Double elimination bracket BO3.
Dates: 18th of June (16.30 – 01.00 )
Maps: TBA
Prizes:
1. Wildcard to main tournament
2. Wildcard to main tournament

Sign up information will be announced later.


BYOC Tournament – Sunday

Game: StarCraft II
Patch: Latest version
No. of slots: TBA
Game format: 1vs1 BO3 (Best of 3), BO5 (Best of 5) Final.
Tournament format: TBA
Dates: 19th of June
Maps: TBA
Prizes:
1. 6 000 SEK + Wildcard to main tournament at DreamHack Winter 2011
2. Product prizes

Sign up information will be announced later.


BYOC Tournament – Monday

Game: StarCraft II
Patch: Latest version
No. of slots: TBA
Game format: 1vs1 BO3 (Best of 3), BO5 (Best of 5) Final.
Tournament format: TBA
Dates: 20th of June
Maps: TBA
Prizes:
1. 6 000 SEK + Wildcard to main tournament at DreamHack Winter 2011
2. Product prizes

Sign up information will be announced later.


Any questions?
Do not hesitate to contact DreamHack Esport Administration
Email: esport[at]dreamhack.se
Phone: +46 768 00 1336 (Office hours)

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