The first DreamHack event of 2017 is on the horizon and we have prepared a viewer's guide for DreamHack ASTRO Open Leipzig 2017 to bring you up to speed.
The event taking place in Leipzig, Germany will kick off tomorrow and offer $100,000 in cash prizes. Eight teams will be in attendance and the winner will take home $50,000.
There will be two groups of four teams and a GSL format will be adopted. The opening and winners' matches will be best-of-ones while the elimination and decider games will be played as best-of-threes.
Two teams from each group will advance to the playoffs, which will be on Sunday, and both the semi-finals and grand final will be best-of-threes.
Here are the groups:
|Group A||Group B|
The full schedule can be found below:
|Friday, January 13th|
|17:00||LDLC||vs. fnatic Academy||BO1|
|18:30||Vega Squadron||vs. Rogue||BO1|
|20:00||Group A Winners match
|21:30||Group B Winners match
|Saturday, January 14th|
|12:00||Group A Elimination match
|15:00||Group B Elimination match
|18:00||Group A Decider match
|21:00||Group B Decider match
|Sunday, January 15th|
|10:00||Semi Final #1
|12:30||Semi Final #2
The following broadcast crew will be bringing you the action live from Leipzig on Twitch:
|Pala "Mantrousse" Gilroy Sen - Host and Interviewer|
|Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner - Desk Host|
|Chad "SPUNJ" Burchill - Analyst|
|Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen - Analyst|
|Vince "Metuz" Hill - Commentator|
|Niels "rizc" Topp - Commentator|
|Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Commentator|
|John "BLU" Mullen - Commentator|
The distribution of the prize pool is as follows:
Be sure to visit our event page for more information about DreamHack ASTRO Open Leipzig 2017.