DreamHack Atlanta viewer's guide
With DreamHack Atlanta set to start in a few hours, we have prepared a comprehensive viewer's guide, where you will be able to find all the information about the event.
The community's attention is right now centered on the PGL Major Krakow playoffs, but, across the globe, another high-profile tournament is about to start as eight top teams will compete at DreamHack Open Atlanta, taking place at the Georgia World Congress Center.
With $100,000 up for grabs, the competition will start with a double-elimination group stage, featuring best-of-three elimination and decider matches. The top two teams from each group will then secure spots in the single-elimination, best-of-three playoffs.
Below you can find the group draw in full:
|Group A||Group B|
|Binary Dragons|| NRG
The opening and winners' fixtures will all be played on Friday, with the elimination and the decider matches scheduled for Saturday. Sunday will be all about the playoffs, which will come to a close with the grand final at 22:00.
The complete tournament schedule looks as follows:
|Friday, July 21|
|19:00||HellRaisers||vs. Binary Dragons||BO1|
|01:00||Group A winners' match||BO1|
|02:30||Group B winners' match||BO1|
|Saturday, July 22|
|16:00||Group A elimination match||BO3|
|19:00||Group B elimination match||BO3|
|22:00||Group A decider||BO3|
|01:00||Group B decider||BO3|
|Sunday, July 23|
|16:00||Semi-final #1 (B1 vs. A2)||BO3|
|19:00||Semi-final #2 (A1 vs. B2)||BO3|
James Duffield will host the event, with Sue "Smix" Lee conducting interviews in between matches. Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl and Eric "adreN" Hoag will break down the action, while two casting pairs will provide live commentary.
The complete on-air team for DreamHack Atlanta is the following:
James Duffield - Host
Sue "Smix" Lee - Interviewer
Halvor "vENdetta" Gulestøl - Analyst
Eric "adreN" Hoag - Analyst
Conner "Scrawny" Girvan - Commentator
John "BLU" Mullen - Commentator
Niels "rizc" Topp - Commentator
Mohan "launders" Govindasamy - Commentator
The $100,000 prize pool will be distributed among the teams as follows: