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News > ESPORT > The CS:GO Groups

The CS:GO Groups

DreamHack, SteelSeries and NEEDforSEAT are proud to present the DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship at DreamHack Summer 2014 14-17 June. Today we announce the official groups of the upcoming CS:GO tournament!

* Update 12th of June: TEAMGLOBAL have cancelled their participation and will be replaced by a third team from the BYOC-qualifier

Sixteen teams will be divided into four groups. Group-stage is played in dual elimination format (“GSL Groups”) and the top-2 teams will advance to the Playoffs. The Playoff bracket will be drawn live on the livestream after Group D is finished. Group winners will face off versus teams that advance as 2nd in other groups. Teams in the same group can’t face each other in the first round of the playoffs.

Group A
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Nameless (ex-Mystik)
ENCE
Berzerk

Saturday 14 June
13:30 – Group A – Warm-up
15:00 – Group A – Match #1
15:00 – Group A – Match #2
16:30 – Group A – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
16:30 – Group A – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
17:30 – Group A – Match #5 – Final Match

Group B
Virtus.Pro
Fnatic
SK Gaming
London Conspiracy (previously known as .no)

Saturday 14 June
18:30 – Group B – Warm-up
20:00 – Group B – Match #1
20:00 – Group B – Match #2
21:00 – Group B – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
21:00 – Group B – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
22:00 – Group B – Match #5 – Final Match

Group C:
Titan
HellRaisers
Reason
BYOC-qualifier – Register here!

Sunday 15 June
13:30 – Group C – Warm-up
15:00 – Group C – Match #1
15:00 – Group C – Match #2
16:30 – Group C – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
16:30 – Group C – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
17:30 – Group C – Match #5 – Final Match

Group D:
Na’Vi
AliGon
BYOC-qualifier – Register here! *
BYOC-qualifier – Register here!

Sunday 15 June
18:30 – Group D – Warm-up
20:00 – Group D – Match #1
20:00 – Group D – Match #2
21:00 – Group D – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
21:00 – Group D – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
22:00 – Group D – Match #5 – Final Match

* Update 12th of June: TEAMGLOBAL have cancelled their participation and will be replaced by a third team from the BYOC-qualifier

DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship

Tournament: DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship
Title sponsor: SteelSeries
Main sponsor: NEEDforSEAT
Location: DreamHack Summer 2014, Hall B, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Dates: 14-16 June
No of teams: 16
Format: 5on5
Platform: PC
Monitor: EIZO FG2421 (240hz)
Peripherals: Bring your own mouse, keyboard & headset
Map pool: de_dust2, de_nuke, de_train, de_mirage, de_inferno
Prize pool: $30,000
1. $10,000
2. $5,000
3-4. $3,500
5-8. $2,000
Schedule:

Saturday 14 June
13:30 – Group A – Warm-up
15:00 – Group A – Match #1
15:00 – Group A – Match #2
16:30 – Group A – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
16:30 – Group A – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
17:30 – Group A – Match #5 – Final Match

Saturday 14 June
18:30 – Group B – Warm-up
20:00 – Group B – Match #1
20:00 – Group B – Match #2
21:00 – Group B – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
21:00 – Group B – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
22:00 – Group B – Match #5 – Final Match

Sunday 15 June
13:30 – Group C – Warm-up
15:00 – Group C – Match #1
15:00 – Group C – Match #2
16:30 – Group C – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
16:30 – Group C – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
17:30 – Group C – Match #5 – Final Match

Sunday 15 June
18:30 – Group D – Warm-up
20:00 – Group D – Match #1
20:00 – Group D – Match #2
21:00 – Group D – Match #3 – Winner vs. Winner
21:00 – Group D – Match #4 – Loser vs. Loser
22:00 – Group D – Match #5 – Final Match

Monday 16 June
08:30 – Playoffs- Warm-up
10:00 – Quarter Finals – Round of 8 – BO3
14:30 – Semi Final 1 – Round of 4 – BO3
18:00 – Semi Final 2 – Round of 4 – BO3
22:30 – Grand Final – BO3

Livestream

All highlighted matches will be broadcasted at www.twitch.tv/dreamhackcs in free HD (720p) live from DreamHack and the CS:GO Studio featuring some of world’s best Counter-Strike experts and casters. Additional multi-language community streams will also be available.

Talent:
Anders Blume
Tomi ‘lurppis’ Kovanen
Auguste ‘Semmler’ Massonat
Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields

BYOC-Qualifier

At June 14 DreamHack will host an open BYOC-qualifier for all attending DreamHack participants. You need a BYOC-ticket to participate in the tournament. All teams need to register online and confirm their participation on-site at Game Crew Info Desk latest 15.00 CET 14th of June 2014. Your team is only eligible to participate in the tournament if all 5 team members have ticket and bring your own computers.

Tournament: DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship – BYOC Qualifier
Teams: max 64
Date: Saturday 14th of June
Location: DreamHack Summer 2014, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Tournament format: Group stage (4 team x 16 groups). Top-2 advance. Single Elimination BO1 Bracket. Top-2 team advance to Main tournament.
Tickets / Competitor fee: All competitors need to have Computer seat BYOC ticket (from 929 SEK) to be able to participate in tournaments. Buy tickets at bokning.dreamhack.se.
Registration: 1. Register online, 2. Confirm on-site, 3. Play.
Registration link: Register here!
Schedule: 14th of June
15:30 – BYOC Registration closes
17:00 – BYOC Group stage – Round 1 – de_nuke
18:30 – BYOC Group stage – Round 2 – de_dust2
19:30 – BYOC Group stage – Round 3 – de_inferno
21:00 – BYOC Round of 16 – de_mirage
22:15 – BYOC Semifinals – Round of 4 – de_nuke

Important: All team captains need to be in the #dreamhackcs channel at IRC. You can connect to the channel via this link webchat.quakenet.org.

Previous news:

News item: Final teams, schedule & map pool
News item: Official casters, one more invited team and the official video trailer!
Announcement: DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship

Sponsor: 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

Sponsor: Needforseat


NEEDforSEAT® sells ergonomic, sporty office and gaming seats from MAXNOMIC® to Germany, Europe, the United States and Canada. Our seats are styled like those found in race cars and are designed for long, comfortable use. Uniquely adjustable to exactly the way you like, NEEDforSEAT’s MAXNOMIC® designs encourage healthy posture when sitting — no more tension and pain.

More information can be found at www.needforseat.com

Tournament partner: SwedishHost


SwedishHost.se is one of Sweden’s leading providers of game servers and VoIP-solutions.
By focusing on the most popular games in e-sport and casual gaming they can offer a high quality service with professional support. No matter if you are making a living by playing in the highest leagues or just having fun with friends, SwedishHost can offer you a solution at a competitive price.

More information can be found at www.swedishhost.se

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