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Fnatic, Mystik & ibuypowerpc invited & Qualifier announced

DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship at DreamHack Winter 2013 will be one of the most anticipated tournaments in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as 16 of World’s best teams will fight over $250,000 in prizes. Today we’re announcing that ESWC Champions Clan-Mystik, Fnatic and american iBUYPOWER are invited to the tournament. Also, DreamHack & FACEIT is hosting one more open european online qualifier 11-12th of November.


1. Ninjas in Pyjamas
2. Astana Dragons
3. compLexity
4. VeryGames
6. Fnatic
7. Clan-Mystik
8. TBA
9. TBA
10. Copenhagen Wolves
11. Universal Soldiers
12. TBA
13. n!faculty
14. Lemondogs
15. TBA
16. TBA
Invited (DH Summer 2013 – Champions)
DreamHack Winter CS:GO Qualifier hosted by FACEIT
DreamHack Winter CS:GO Qualifier hosted by FACEIT
LAN Qualifier (RaidCall EMS One Fall Season – 1st)
LAN Qualifier (RaidCall EMS One Fall Season – 2nd)
LAN Qualifier (DH Russia / Techlabs Cup Grand Finals Moscow)
LAN Qualifier (DH Spain / DH Valencia Champions)
LAN Qualifier (DH Romania / DH Bucharest Runner-ups)
BYOC Qualifier (Sign-up here!)
BYOC Qualifier (Sign-up here!)

DreamHack Winter CS:GO Qualifier hosted by FaceIT

World’s largest digital festival DreamHack will host an open European Online Qualifier where 2 slots to the DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship is up for grabs. Sixteen teams will be fighting it out for a prize purse of $250,000 in Jonkoping, Sweden on DreamHack Winter 2013 28-30 November.

FACEIT will be hosting an online qualifier on 11-12 November, which will fill these last two spots. A total of 128 teams will be allowed in, on a first come first serve basis. They will be placed in a single elimination bracket, with everything until the semis being best-of-one. The semi finals and grand final will be best-of-three.

Online Qualifier – Details
Description: DreamHack & FACEIT hosts one open European qualifier where top-2 advance to DreamHack Winter 2013. The two winning teams get direct slot in the CS:GO Main tournament, travel & accommodation is not included.
Tournament format: Single elimination bracket BO1, Semifinals BO3
Max no. of teams: 64 teams
Rules: MR15
Registration opens: 6th of November
Registration closed: 11th of November
Registration here: faceit.com
GOTV: the link to GOTV servers will be provided on the tournament bracket for every match
Schedule: 11-12 November
Monday 11 November
19:00 Check-in
20:00 Round of 128
21:00 Round of 64
22:00 Round of 32

Tuesday 12 November
19:00 Round of 16
20:00 Quarterfinals
21:00 Semifinals
23:00 Grandfinal

Update 17.19 Due to feedback, the online DreamHack Winter SteelSeries CS:GO Championship qualifier, held on FACEIT.com, will be spread over two days.

A lot of teams gave feedback that the tournament would be starting to early for them to attend. Due to this we have decided to spread the tournament over two days, with the first rounds starting on Monday 11 November. We will also expand from 64 teams to 128.

On Monday 11 November the first round (round of 128) will start at 20:00 CET. The Round of 64 will be at 21:00 CET, while the round of 32 will be played at 22:00 CET. The round of 16, quarter finals, semi finals and grand final will all be played on Tuesday 12 November, with all the action on Tuesday live on FACEIT TV!

Media production
Everything will be streamed live from the FACEIT TV studios on www.twitch.tv/faceittv, with our best standard production and some surprises. The commentators of the event will be announced soon!

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