DreamHack Austin viewer's guide

The next stop in the DreamHack Open tour will be in the city of Austin, TX, for the second time in as many years. Here is some information about the schedule, format, and the talent that will be bringing the action live.

The tournament will start tomorrow, April 28, and will run until April 30, when one team will be crowned champion and will take the lion's share of the prize pool, $50,000. Matches start at 18:00 on Friday, and 17:00 on Saturday and Sunday.


G2 will try to keep momentum after a good first LAN in Kiev

DreamHack Open Austin 2017 will feature, as with the rest of stops on DreamHack's Open tour, $100,000 in prizes. Competing there will be eight teams, as is usual in the two group GSL format DreamHack Opens. In this case, the eight teams are the following:

Group A Group B
Europe HellRaisers Brazil Immortals
Kazakhstan Gambit France G2
Denmark Heroic United States Cloud9
Brazil Luminosity United States Liquid

The full schedule for the tournament can be found below:

Friday, April 28
18:00 Europe HellRaisers vs. Brazil Luminosity BO1
19:30 Brazil Immortals vs. United States Liquid BO1
21:00 Kazakhstan Gambit  vs. Denmark Heroic BO1
22:30 France G2 vs. United States Cloud9 BO1
00:00 Group A Winners match
BO1
01:30 Group B Winners match
BO1

Saturday, April 29
17:00 Group A Elimination match
BO3
20:00 Group B Elimination match
BO3
23:00 Group A Decider match
BO3
02:00 Group B Decider match
BO3

Sunday, April 30 
17:00 Semi Final #1
BO3
20:00 Semi Final #2
BO3
00:00 Grand Final
BO3

Amongst others, former players Eric "adreN" Hoag and Sam "DaZeD" Marine will be in tow, analyzing and casting respectively. Here is the full talent list: 

United Kingdom Pala "Mantrousse" Gilroy Sen - Host & Interviewer
 
United Kingdom Alex "Machine" Richardson - Desk Host
Norway Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl - Analyst
United States Eric "adreN" Hoag - Analyst

United States Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Commentator
United States John "BLU" Mullen - Commentator
Canada Mohan "launders" Govindasamy - Commentator
United States Sam "DaZeD" Marine - Commentator

The prize distribution for the event:

1. $50,000
2. $20,000
3-4. $10,000
3-4. $10,000
5-6. $3,000
5-6. $3,000
7-8. $2,000
7-8. $2,000

Once the event goes live don't forget to go to the event page, where you can find matches, results, stats, brackets, and more.

United States Sam 'DaZeD' Marine
Sam 'DaZeD' Marine
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.06
Maps played:
170
KPR:
0.73
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.19
United States Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Eric 'adreN' Hoag
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
600
KPR:
0.67
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
Norway Halvor 'vENdetta' Gulestøl
Halvor 'vENdetta' Gulestøl
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.86
Maps played:
8
KPR:
0.58
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.20
#1
HUNDEN | 
Czech Republic damaboss 
Nice! ez tournament for g2
2017-04-27 18:12
#2
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Europe mlok401 
ez HR
2017-04-27 18:12
#7
paz | 
Sweden daboxD 
nice
2017-04-27 18:12
poka sowe guys
2017-04-27 18:12
#10
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Denmark sunDahl 
n1
2017-04-27 18:12
June :D
2017-04-27 18:13
#13
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United States gtmaniacmda 
adreN PogChamp
2017-04-27 18:13
#15
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France Scoutty1 
BLU XD
2017-04-27 18:13
BLU = More Viewers on Russian stream than English
2017-04-27 18:14
terrible 'talent' list only dazed,vendetta and machine good
2017-04-27 18:14
dazed, adren* and machine
2017-04-27 19:45
#63
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Switzerland BottomFragger 
+1 rest is garbage, expected better from DH, would've been expected for ESL
2017-04-27 19:57
Ez 4 Fnx
2017-04-27 18:14
#20
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Yugoslavia ToBeHonest 
C9 so ez
2017-04-27 18:16
if G2 loses this I will LUL very much
2017-04-27 18:18
#30
shox | 
Moldova CarrieZzZ 
Why, device fan?:D
2017-04-27 18:22
because people are seeing them as a top 3 team already not saying that they can't be a top 3 team, it would just be funny if they would fail after all that bo1 hype but I hope that they win, I would like them as a contender for top spots
2017-04-27 18:25
EZ C9
2017-04-27 18:21
#31
oskar | 
Czech Republic SteveCZ 
oo adreN analyst, could be interesting ^^
2017-04-27 18:23
#33
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Brazil mth^ 
group B hoooooly
2017-04-27 18:27
G2,Heroic or HR
2017-04-27 18:28
#36
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Netherlands RichRamp 
Were my boys ddk's at
2017-04-27 18:29
#38
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Brazil junera 
EZ IMMORTALS!
2017-04-27 18:29
#40
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Brazil Charizaldo 
ez for Shoowtime, the basic of CS
2017-04-27 18:31
#41
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Brazil Smartzilian 
EZ for Swag
2017-04-27 18:32
#42
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France 2Ez4MaBoyZ 
Please... Tour isn't a city. Tours is a city
2017-04-27 18:33
#43
n0thing | 
Poland MTSGOD 
Clodu 9 will win all tournament :)
2017-04-27 18:33
ez g2
2017-04-27 18:35
#46
KRIMZ | 
Denmark slacking 
HellRaisers or Heroic please win this :)
2017-04-27 18:44
10k for kenny pls. Thanks
2017-04-27 18:49
Congrats Adren on you're marriage :D
2017-04-27 19:02
shoxieJESUS carryS rapEX NBKing godyy #G2ARMY
2017-04-27 19:03
easy win for either gambit or hr
2017-04-27 19:05
This tourney has the same weight for G2 that Cs_summit had for SK.
2017-04-27 19:09
#52
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African Union remiska 
if g2 doesnt win....
2017-04-27 19:11
I think g2 will win but I want c9 Personally I think it will be HR or Herioc, C9, Immortals, and G2
2017-04-27 19:34
#56
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Estonia mr_abdul 
Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Commentator John "BLU" Mullen - Commentator Better get my music playlist ready
2017-04-27 19:38
at least theyre not a duo.
2017-04-27 19:47
#66
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Estonia mr_abdul 
FUCK thats even worse, so i cant listen to any match because either of them will be casting
2017-04-27 20:10
#57
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Brazil wdks 
ez miami flamingos
2017-04-27 19:37
#71
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Czech Republic KLothbrok 
+1 xd
2017-04-27 21:04
#58
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Romania rockNoob 
nice launders
2017-04-27 19:45
#61
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Europe KappaKaako 
Luminosity vs Immortals final Kappa
2017-04-27 19:54
#62
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Sweden godname 
adreN Analyst nicee GL
2017-04-27 19:56
#65
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United States Moosk 
HR Liquid Herioc G2 Ez winners of first matchups. I think liquid can go far in this one.
2017-04-27 20:09
Unlucky you liquid should get thrashed by g2 tomorrow
2017-04-29 07:02
#83
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United States Moosk 
Eh, we'lll see. Weird that I got so many wrong, usually I'm good at predictions.
2017-04-29 07:47
gambit and hellraisers from GA G2 and C9 from GB
2017-04-27 20:17
dust and blu LOOL no thanks
2017-04-27 20:20
No YNk....NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
2017-04-27 21:20
#77
TACO | 
Brazil SUVACO 
Group B is so much harder.
2017-04-27 22:52
#79
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Brazil BuddyINSANE 
Will be awesome! Good luck my teams, my PRIDES! We smart, we loyal, we friendly, we are from BRAZIL! Kreygasm
2017-04-28 05:10
LUL adreN LUL #FREEDAZED
2017-04-28 06:36
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