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DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship

DreamHack SteelSeries Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Championship with $250,000 in the prize pool will definitely be the tournament of the year when it comes to professional Counter-Strike. Find all information about the tournament below.

At 16th September 2013 Valve, DreamHack and Steelseries announced a $250,000 community-funded prize pool for The 2013 DreamHack SteelSeries Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) Championship. Find full press release here

Teams:

01. Ninjas in Pyjamas
02. Astana Dragons
03. compLexity
04. VeryGames
05. iBUYPOWER
06. Fnatic
07. Clan-Mystik
08. We got game
09. LGB eSports
10. Copenhagen Wolves
11. Universal Soldiers
12. Natus Vincere
13. n!faculty
14. SK-Gaming
15. TBA
16. TBA

* Ninjas in Pyjamas won DH Bucharest, and therefore the 2nd placed team got the slot to DreamHack Winter 2013.

Tournament details:

Tournament: DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship
Location: DHW13, Hall B, Elmia, Jönköping, Sweden
Dates: 28-30 November
No of teams: 16
Format: 5on5
Platform: PC
Monitor: 120Hz
Controllers: Bring your own mouse, keyboard & headset

Format:

Tournament format:
Group stage – Double elimination BO1
Playoffs – Single Elimination BO3
Game Settings: Maxrounds 15
Map pool:
de_train, de_inferno
de_dust2, de_nuke
de_mirage

Rules: TBA

Livestream Coverage:

Official English Livestream by DH.TV – www.twitch.tv/dreamhackcs
The official English Livestream will be produced by DreamHack and broadcasted live in 720p for free at Twitch.TV. DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship will feature not only in-game casting but also a new DreamHack Studio experience where our host and two experts will guide you between matches, give you analysis on highlights, live interviews with players and tons of community interaction.
Jonas ‘bsl’ Alsaker Vikan
Scott ‘SirScoots’ Smith
Duncan ‘Thorin’ Shields
Corey ‘ConsiderIt_dunN’ Dunn
Stuart ‘Tosspot’ Saw
Tomi ‘lurppis’ Kovanen
Auguste ‘SemmlerTheRiot’ Massonat
Anders Blume

Community streams

Do you want to provide coverage in other languages then English? We’re looking for streams in German, French, Spanish, Portugeese, Polish! Please send e-mail with SUBJECT “CS:GO Community stream” to
esport @ dreamhack.se with following details:
- Name of stream/company/website
- Language
- Twitch channel name
- Name, Steam-ID and Email of each Caster.
- Contact person: Full name
- Contact person: Skype
- Contact person: E-mail
- Previous streams/background/productions

Schedule:

Detailed schedule will be released soon.

Thursday – 28th of November
10:00 – Main Tournament – Group A – Match 1 & Match 2
11:00 – Main Tournament – Group A – Winner vs. Winner & Loser vs. Loser
12:00 – Main Tournament – Group A – Decider match

14:30 – Main Tournament – Group B – Match 1 & Match 2
15:30 – Main Tournament – Group B – Winner vs. Winner & Loser vs. Loser
16:30 – Main Tournament – Group B – Decider match

19:00 – Main Tournament – Round of 8 – Match 1 – BO3
22:15 – Main Tournament – Round of 8 – Match 2 – BO3

Friday 29th of November
10:00 – Main Tournament – Group C – Match 1 & Match 2
11:00 – Main Tournament – Group C – Winner vs. Winner & Loser vs. Loser
12:00 – Main Tournament – Group C – Decider match

14:30 – Main Tournament – Group D – Match 1 & Match 2
15:30 – Main Tournament – Group D – Winner vs. Winner & Loser vs. Loser
16:30 – Main Tournament – Group D – Decider match

19:00 – Main Tournament – Round of 8 – Match 3 – BO3
22:15 – Main Tournament – Round of 8 – Match 4 – BO3

Saturday 30th of November
14:30 – Main Tournament – Semifinal 1 – BO3
18:00 – Main Tournament – Semifinal 2 – BO3
22:30 – Main Tournament – Grand Final – BO3

Prize pool

Total Prize Pool: $250,000

Prize distribution:
1. $100,000
2. $50,000
3-4. $22,000
5-8. $10,000
9-16. $2,000

Prize money policy:
Here you will find all the information on how to claim the prize money in DreamHack official eSport tournaments. Find our full Policy here.

BYOC-qualifier

At November 28 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 28th of November 2013. 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: Thursday 28th of November
Location: DreamHack Winter 2013, 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: Sign-up here!
Schedule: 28th of November
15.00 Final registration
17.00 Group stage – Round #1
18.00 Group stage – Round #2
19.00 Group stage – Round #3
20.00 Bracket – Round of 32
21.00 Bracket – Round of 16
22.00 Bracket – Round of 8
23.00 Bracket – Round of 4

News Archive:

2013-10-21 – News item – CS:GO: First Invites
2013-09-29 – News item – DreamHack SteelSeries CS:GO Championship: First invites
2013-09-16 – News item – Counter-Strike Community Helps build $250,000 Prize Pool
2013-09-10 – News item – The DreamHack Counter-Strike History

Contact information:

Got any questions regarding the official esport tournaments at DreamHack? Do not hesitate to contact DreamHack Esport Administration. Mail: esport@dreamhack.se

Sponsors


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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