DreamHack Leipzig viewer's guide
With DreamHack ZOWIE Open Leipzig kicking off tomorrow, we have prepared a viewer's guide with all information that you might need to know about the event taking place from January 22-24.
Eight teams have gathered in Leipzig, Germany, to fight for a share of the $100,000 prizepool. The teams were distributed into two groups according to their seeds.
Group stage will feature best-of-ones in the initial round as well as winners' matches, while elimination and decider matches will be played in a best-of-three format.
|Group A||Group B|
We have put together a preview for the group stage, which delves into the groups' specific match-ups as well as potential encounters in the following rounds.
Two teams advance to the best-of-three semi-finals, which will be played on day two of the event after deciders of both groups.
A full schedule of DreamHack ZOWIE Open Leipzig is following:
|Friday, January 22nd|
|15:00||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|16:30||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|18:00||Group A elimination match||BO3|
|21:00||Group B elimination match||BO3|
|Saturday, January 23rd|
|12:00||Group A decider||BO3|
|15:00||Group B decider||BO3|
|18:00||Semi-final #1 (B1 vs. A2)||BO3|
|21:00||Semi-final #2 (A1 vs. B2)||BO3|
|Sunday, January 24th|
A total of $100,000 will be given out at the end of the weekend according to this distribution:
Some of the members of the talent lineup of SL i-League StarSeries XIV Finals will return, as Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett will once again serve as the panel host, while Henry "HenryG" Greer will cast alongside RoomOnFire duo Auguste "Semmler" Massonnat and Anders Blume, and Janko "YNk" Paunović will provide analysis.
The full talent lineup for the Leipzig official stream, which you can find at twitch.tv/dreamhackcs, is following:
Matthew "Sadokist" Trivett - Panel Host
Anders Blume - Caster
Auguste "Semmler" Masonnat - Caster
Henry "HenryG" Greer - Caster
Vince "Metuz" Hill - Caster
Pala "Mantrousse" Gilroy Sen - Interviewer
HLTV.org will be present on-site with a two-man lineup to provide you with full coverage of the event. That will include galleries, interviews, stats, post-match articles and, of course, updates via Twitter, whose feed you can find on the main page.