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DreamHack to host DreamHack Stockholm CS:GO Invitational sponsored by HyperX, featuring eight of the world’s best teams including the Swedish super star teams Ninjas In Pyjamas & Fnatic fighting for $30,000 in prizes and with Semi-Finals and Grand Finals inside the Ericsson Globe during DreamHack Stockholm.

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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is growing by the minute. At DreamHack Summer 2014 CS:GO was voted the no.1 eSports title by our visitors, and the tournament had 125,000 peak concurrent viewership on one stream, which is a record for a non-major event.

Now it’s time to present next big DreamHack CS:GO tournament in partnership with HyperX : DreamHack Stockholm CS:GO Invitational.

“We’re extremely excited to bring CS:GO to the masses and finally bring it to a big stage in central Stockholm. We’ll focus heavily on CS:GO in the future, and we’re happy to have HyperX joining us on this journey” said Tomas Lyckedal, Head of eSports at DreamHack.


Ericsson Globe. Sweden’s national indoor sports arena and World’s largest hemispherical building.

DreamHack Stockholm CS:GO Invitational will feature 8 teams fighting over $30,000 in prizes. The groupstage will be played Thursday 25th of September at Inferno Online with Studio broadcast from Monster Energy DreamHack Studios. Four teams will qualify for the single elimination best-of-three bracket that will be played on the main stage inside Ericsson Globe Friday 26th of September.

Friday 26th of September: Ericsson Globe Main StageBuy tickets!
13.30 Semifinal #1 – Best-of-3
16.30 Semifinal #2 – Best-of-3
20.00 Grand Final – Best-of-3

DreamHack will invite 7 out of 8 teams. Swedish power-houses and ESL One Gamescom finalists Fnatic and NiP being is directly invited. The remaining 5 teams will be announced shortly. The eight and last team will be decided by one open European Online Qualifier hosted by FaceIT.

Tournament – Basic Facts

No. of teams: 8
Format: Group stage Dual Elimination (4 teams x 2 groups). Top-2 advance. Single elimination BO3 Playoffs.
Prize pool: $30,000
1. $10,000
2. $5,000
3-4. $3,500
5-8. $2,000
Map pool: nuke, dust2, inferno, mirage, overpass, cobblestone, cache
Dates: 25-26 September

Full schedule

Thursday 25th of September – Inferno Online
12.30 Group #A – Match #1
13.30 Group #A – Match #2
14.30 Group #A – WB Final
15.30 Group #A – LB Final
16.30 Group #A – Decider match

18.00 Group #B – Match #1
19.00 Group #B – Match #2
20.00 Group #B – WB Final
21.00 Group #B – LB Final
22.00 Group #B – Decider match

Friday 26th of September – Ericsson Globe (Stage matches only)
13.30 Semifinal #1
16.30 Semifinal #2
20.00 Grand Final

Teams:

1. NiP
2. Fnatic
3. TBA – Invited
4. TBA – Invited
5. TBA – Invited
6. TBA – Invited
7. TBA – Invited
8. Online Qualifier – Invited

Livestream

DreamHack will produce a world class CS:GO production from both days and everything will be broadcasted in English at www.twitch.tv/dreamhackcs. Full broadcast schedule, casters and more information about the livestreaming will be released soon.

About DreamHack Stockholm

DreamHack feature eSports in multiple tournaments, Hackathon, Expo and Congress. Join us in Stockholm and read more about the event at www.dreamhack.se/stockholm14. Get your ticket to DreamHack Stockholm today and watch this tournament unfold inside Ericsson Globe at the our Main stage. Buy your tickets here: www.axs.com. If you need Accomodation, find all information about our official Event Hotel and the special offers they have for you during DreamHack Stockholm here.

About HyperX


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More information can be found at www.kingston.com/HyperX
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