DreamHack Regionals Finals for South Europe and Valencia Invitational in StarCraft II to be played the 16th-17th of September. Official match-ups and match times released today together with the official host-duo Hailey Bright and James Harding.
This Friday, 16th of September, DreamHack South Europe starts at Veles e Vents in Valencia, Spain. It kick-offs with the Regional Finals in Counter-Strike 1.6, StarCraft 2 and Super Street Fighter IV AE where the best players from Spain, Portugal, France and Italy will battle it out to determine the Regional DreamHack-champions 2011 and also qualify for the Grand Finals at DreamHack Winter 2011.
In addition to the event, DreamHack will host the fourth event in DreamHack Sapphire AMD Championship – the Valencia Invitational. DreamHack have invited 8 of the world’s best players to fight for 100 000 SEK prize purse and also auto-berths into the main tournament at DreamHack Winter 2011.
Today we’re proud to announce the match-ups for Valencia Invitational. All matches are played best-of-3 and the Finals is played best-of-5.
Schedule / Match-ups 17th of September:
15.00 Round of 8 EG HuK (Protoss) vs. Mouz Thorzain (Terran)
16.00 Round of 8 Liquid`HerO (Protoss) vs. EG IdrA (Zerg)
17.00 Round of 8 Fnatic Rain (Terran) vs. Dignitas NaNiwa (Protoss)
18.00 Round of 8 MVP.coL.DongRaeGu (Zerg) vs. APSC2 LucifroN (Terran)
19.00 Semifinal #1 TBA
20.00 Semifinal #2 TBA
21.00 Grand Final TBA
15:30 Fan meeting #1 – Rain, NaNiwa, DRG & LucifroN
17.15 Fan meeting #2 – HuK, ThorZaIN, HerO & IdrA
ESL Shattered Temple
GSL Dual Sight
ESL Shakuras Plateau
Tal’Darim Altar LE
GSTL GSL TerminusRE
Each player will blindly veto one map from the pool. The maps will then be randomly chosen of those remaining.
Official hosts for the event will be Hailey Bright and James ‘2GD’ Harding. Bright, famous from Coin-op TV, Spike TV and self-professed ‘tech geek’ will be the presenter of the games and interview the gamers between matches. Esports celebrity James ‘2GD’ Harding will assist as the co-host throughout the event.
All matches will be livestreamed in three different languages: English, Swedish and Spanish. English stream in 720p will be available thanks to TwitchTV. Sweden’s largest and most influencing media outlet Aftonbladet will broadcast the show in Swedish – produced by Amok Studios. And for the first time, we’ll also feature a Spanish stream through Canal+ and produced by Canales.