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DreamHack AMD Sapphire BF4 Championship: Details

DreamHack and our partners AMD, SAPPHIRE, XMG, ASTRO GAMING, FRAGNET NETWORKS are proud to announce more details about DreamHack AMD Sapphire BF4 Championship, including schedule, groups and rules. The tournament starts Thursday 28th of November.

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Main tournament

Tournament: DreamHack AMD SAPPHIRE BF4 Championship – Main tournament
Location: DreamHack Winter 2013, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Dates: 28-30 November
No of teams: 8
Platform: PC, XMG Laptop
Screen: EIZO FORIS FG2421
Format: 5on5 Domination. Group stage (4×2) BO3. Top-2 teams advance. Single elimination playoffs.
Prize Purse: 100 000 SEK
Prize distribution:
1. 50.000 SEK
2. 25.000 SEK
3-4. 12.500 SEK
3-4. 12.500 SEK
Participating teams:
1. Team aAa
2. 3DMAX
3. Dignitas
4. mYm
5. Eyeballers
6. Fnatic
7. TBA – BYOC Qualifier – [Registration here]
8. TBA – BYOC Qualifier – [Registration here]

GROUPS

Group A
- Fnatic
- Dignitas
- Old team Western Digital
- Team aAa

Group B
- mYm
- Eyeballers
- BYOC qualifier #1
- BYOC qualifier #2

SCHEDULE

Thursday 28th of November
All teams in Main tournament Group A need to be on-site latest 13:30
15:00 Group A Game 1 (BO3)
16:30 Group A Game 2 (BO3)
18:00 Group A Game 3 (BO3)

20.00 Group A Game 4 (BO3)
21.30 Group A Game 5 (BO3)
23.00 Group A Game 6 (BO3)

Friday 29th of November
All teams in Main tournament Group B need to be on-site latest 13:30
15:00 Group A Game 1 (BO3)
16:30 Group A Game 2 (BO3)
18:00 Group A Game 3 (BO3)

20.00 Group A Game 4 (BO3)
21.30 Group A Game 5 (BO3)
23.00 Group A Game 6 (BO3)

Saturday 30th of November
11.00 Semifinal #1 (BO3) – Winner Group A vs Runner up Group B
12.30 Semifinal #2 (BO3) – Winner Group B vs Runner up Group A

16.15 Grand Final (BO5) in DreamArena Extreme


DreamArena Extreme (Photo: Carl Oscar Aaro)

RULES

DreamHack admins will release a more detailed rulebook asap. But in the meanwhile, we want to share some important rules for our tournament. These settings and rules are very similiar to the current ESL Battlefield Rules, that you can find here. In the beginning of a new esports, we think unified rules are important.

We will be on the lookout for new patches and update our rules before the tournament if needed. If you have feedback related to this, please send us an email at esport [at] dreamhack.se

Banned weapons and gadgets for the 5on5 gamemodes

- M320 except smoke
- Claymore
- C4
- Battle Pickups
- m26
- Airburst
- Spawn beacon
- Tugs
- All shotguns
- Motionballs
- ALL DLC weapons/gadgets
- V40 Mini Nades

Map pool

- Paracel storm
- Operation Locker
- Siege of Shanghai
- Dawnbreaker
- Lancing Dam
- Golmud Railway
- Zavod

5on5 Domination – Siege of Shanghai – specific rule!
Elevators and ladders are forbidden and any use of them will result in a map loss.

5on5 Domination – Zavod – specific rule!
Elevators and ladders are forbidden and any use of them will result in a map loss.

Broadcast at Twitch.TV

We will broadcast every game in the group on our stream in 720p for free at twitch.tv casted and hosted by:
Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez
Ben “Benson” Bowe.

All servers by FRAGNET Networks

The full DreamHack AMD SAPPHIRE Battlefield 4 Championship will be hosted by FRAGNET Networks. FRAGNET is a leading provider of game hosting solutions with a network spanning 17 data centers worldwide. FRAGNET is an EA Trusted Partner, offering titles like Battlefield 4 and if you wanna rent your dedicated Battlefield 4 server already today – please visit www.fragnet.net

BYOC Qualifier

Tournament: Dreamhack AMD SAPPHIRE BF4 Championship – BYOC Qualifier
Location: DreamHack Winter 2013, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Dates: 28 November
No of teams: 32
Platform: PC
Format: 5on5 Domination. Group stage (4×2) BO3. Top-2 teams advance. Single elimination playoffs.
Qualification: Top-2 team advance to Main tournament.
Registration: [Registration here]
(Important note, all participating teams need to confirm their participation before 14.00 CET 28th of Nov.
Tickets / Competitor fee: All competitors need to have the Event Pass / Competitor Pass (550 SEK) or Computer seat BYOC ticket (from 929 SEK) to be able to participate in tournaments. Buy tickets at bokning.dreamhack.se.

SCHEDULE – BYOC QUALIFIER

Thursday 28th of November
14:00 – Registration closes
16:30 – Group stage – Round 1 Bo3
18:00 – Group stage – Round 2 Bo3
19:30 – Group stage – Round 3 Bo3
21:00 – Round of 16 Bo3
22:30 – Quarterfinals Bo3
00:00 – Semi finals Bo3
01:30 – Grand final Bo3

BYOC PRIZES

Our great friends over at Sapphire are awarding the winner of the BYOC qualifier with 5 SAPPHIRE DUAL-X R9 270X 2GB GDDR5 OC WITH BOOST. Worth $220 each.

More information about the prize is to be found here.

And if you missed the first or the second news article about the DreamHack AMD Sapphire BF4 Championship. You should go check them out! And if you still haven’t signed up for the BYOC qualifier continue to scroll down.

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