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News > ESPORT > Schedule & Caster line-up!

Schedule & Caster line-up!

At Friday, 21st of February, it’s time for DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Invitational where four of the world’s best CS:GO teams will fight to win the first tournament in the brand new DreamHack TV6 Studio. Today we reveal our seven casters, the full schedule and our multi-language coverage!

Last week, we announced the DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Invitational with 4 teams fighting in a double elimination tournament to win the first DreamHack CS:GO tournament of the year. First of all we’re happy to announce that danish über G33KZ have signed with Team Dignitas, and will make their debut as the new Dignitas team in the DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Invitational.

DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Invitational Studio will feature four familiar faces that also were part of the coverage from DreamHack Winter 2013. Stuart ‘Tosspot’ Saw and Tomi ‘lurppis’ Kovanen will be back in the Caster Desk and will be joined by Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields and Anders ‘NiPAnders’ Blume in the CS:GO Studio that will be led by Swedish Fredrik ‘Slop3’ Wahlstedt, that recently led the Swedish broadcast of ASUS ROG DreamLeague on TV6 and is one of the old veterans in the Swedish CS:GO community.

In the Swedish stream you will also find, Björn ‘Threat’ Pers & Viktor ‘Vuggo’ Jendeby, that will return to provide the best possible Swedish coverage from the event. All matches will be broadcasted live at TV6 Play, you will also be able to find the English stream on TV6 sister channels in the Baltic Countries and in the Czech Republic along side the Twitch broadcast found at twitch.tv/dreamhackcs.

English Stream – Casters & Hosts:

Fredrik ‘Slop3’ Wahlstedt – Host
Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields – Expert/Analyst
Anders ‘NiPAnders’ Blume – Expert/Analyst
Stuart ‘Tosspot’ Saw – Caster
Tomi ‘lurppis’ Kovanen – Expert/Analyst

Swedish Stream – Casters:

Björn ‘threat’ Pers
Viktor ‘vuggo’ Jendeby

Want to watch this event live on-site? Win tickets now!

Are you from Stockholm and interested in participating in the event? DreamHack will have a limited no. of seats in the audience for dedicated fans that wanna follow the action live on-site. The event is free-of-charge but you need an invitation to enter the Studio. 10 tickets is up for grabs and if you head over to the DreamHack Facebook-page, like it and answer 3 questions in the latest post. Five winners will be selected that will win 2 tickets each. DreamHack will announce the winners Tuesday 18.00. No age limit.

Tournament details

Game: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
Date: Friday 21st of February
Rules: MR15
Format: Double Elimination Bracket, BO1
Maps: de_dust2, de_mirage, de_inferno, de_train, de_nuke
Map selection will be made with veto-system.

Schedule

15.30 – Broadcast starts
16.15 – WB Semifinal #1
17.30 – WB Semifinal #2
18.45 – WB Final
20.00 – LB Final
21.15 – Consolation Final
22.30 – Grand Final

CET is the timezone for the tournament and broadcast

Participating teams

Ninjas in Pyjamas
Fnatic
Titan
Team Dignitas (formerly known as über G33KZ)

Prizepool: $10,000

1. $7,500
2. $2,500

Streams

Watch & Follow the tournament live at
English Livestream: www.twitch.tv/dreamhackcs
Swedish Livestream: www.tv6play.se
Baltic & Czech livestreams: Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia & Czech (English language)
www.tv3play.lt
www.tv3play.lv
www.tv3play.ee
cool.iprima.cz
Russian livestream: www.twitch.tv/gsstudio_csgo
Spanish livestream: www.twitch.tv/eStar_TV
Romanian livestream: /www.twitch.tv/pgl

More news is coming this week! Stay tuned to DreamHack Twitter & Facebook!

About SteelSeries

From day one, SteelSeries has been focused on making professional gaming gear that provide meaningful benefits to gamers of all skill-level, with the most demanding being those gamers whose lively hood depends on the performance of our products. We believe, as most gamers do, in winning, not trying!
What originally began as a small two-person operation in Copenhagen back in 2001 has become a global leader in professional gaming products. SteelSeries recognized the need for superior, high-quality professional gaming gear that would give players a competitive edge.

More information can be found at www.steelseries.com

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