DreamHack Open Summer viewer's guide
DreamHack Open Summer 2018 is about to start, so we have put together a viewer's guide with all the information you need to know about the Swedish competition.
DreamHack Open Summer will run from June 16-18 in Jönköping, Sweden, with eight teams battling it out for a share of the $100,000 prize pool.
The tournament, DreamHack's third Open stop of the year, will kick off with a double-elimination group stage, in which the opening and the winners' matches will be played in a best-of-one format, while the elimination and the decider matches will be best-of-three series.
The competing sides have been drawn into two groups of four teams, with North headlining Group A, which also features AGO, Imperial and Red Reserve, formerly known as GODSENT. Renegades are the highest-ranked team in a very stacked Group B that also includes OpTic and PGL Major Krakow champions Gambit.
Here are the groups for the event:
|Group A||Group B|
Below you can find the full schedule for the three-day tournament:
|Saturday, June 16|
|15:00||AGO||vs. Red Reserve||BO1|
|18:00||Group A Winners' match||BO1|
|19:30||Group B Winners' match||BO1|
|Sunday, June 17|
|10:00||Group A Elimination match||BO3|
|13:00||Group B Elimination match||BO3|
|16:00||Group A Decider match||BO3|
|19:00||Group B Decider match||BO3|
|Monday, June 18|
As for the on-air team, Pala Gilroy Sen will act as the event's host, while Jacob "Pimp" Winneche and Dustin "dusT" Mouret will be breaking down the action as analysts. Rounding out the seven-man talent list will be two casting pairs, as you can see below:
Pala Gilroy Sen - Host
Jacob "Pimp" Winneche - Analyst
Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Analyst
John "Blu" Mullen - Commentator
Conner "Scrawny" Girvan - Commentator
Niels "rizc" Topp - Commentator
Hugo Byron - Commentator
Finally, here is how the $100,000 prize pool will be distributed: