G2 round off DreamHack Open Valencia list

The Frenchmen in G2 are the last team to be invited to the Spanish event, DreamHack have announced.

Kévin "⁠Ex6TenZ⁠" Droolans and his men join Heroic, AGO, North and Virtus.pro as the invited teams in the $100,000 prize pool tournament. The five teams will face off against each other and the three qualified teams Giants, Luminosity and Fragsters.

DreamHack Open Valencia will be the third event that the new lineup of G2 are attending. They are currently in Cologne for ESL One, where they have secured a playoff spot after beating mousesports.

shox is finding his groove with Ex6TenZ after a 3 month injury hiatus

The French team are looking surprisingly strong at the moment, considering their current iteration have only been playing together for a little over a month, and the fact that Richard "⁠shox⁠" Papillon, Kévin "⁠Ex6TenZ⁠" Droolans and Edouard "⁠SmithZz⁠" Dubourdeaux all went months without playing before being announced as a squad in early June.

DreamHack Open Valencia 2018 will run from July 12-14th and take place in the Feria Valencia. With G2 as the last team on the list, the line up is as follows:

France Edouard 'SmithZz' Dubourdeaux
Edouard 'SmithZz' Dubourdeaux
Age:
31
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.96
Maps played:
1161
KPR:
0.65
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
France Richard 'shox' Papillon
Richard 'shox' Papillon
Age:
28
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.09
Maps played:
1758
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.12
Belgium Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' Droolans
Kévin 'Ex6TenZ' Droolans
Age:
30
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.94
Maps played:
1393
KPR:
0.62
DPR:
0.65
APR:
0.15
#1
HUNDEN | 
France unnn
cool
2018-07-04 20:14
#18
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Poland Unluko
wasted spot, give it to imperial instead.
2018-07-04 20:19
#24
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Lithuania Paulius_CS
upcoming fresh and promising team going inactive for a while, hate to see it
2018-07-04 20:23
idk why not invite ence/valiance/imperial some of the new fresh talents instead of it invite vp XDDDDDDDDDDDDD g2 4Head and no one like north imo noob dreamhack i dont wanna watch it
2018-07-04 20:40
#34
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Palestine zwe
unexpected
2018-07-04 20:41
Where the Fuck is Defending Champions. Sed Reacts Only
2018-07-05 08:32
free tip: dont watch it
2018-07-04 20:43
#89
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Poland big_boy_69
+1
2018-07-05 19:36
G2 will win easily. Rest of the teams are shit
2018-07-04 20:31
#56
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Albania vapeh
Exactly xD #G2ARMY #G2WIN
2018-07-04 21:52
AGO and North might pull something off other than that +1
2018-07-04 22:02
EZ
2018-07-04 20:14
Good luck
2018-07-04 20:15
lmao
2018-07-04 20:15
#6
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Brazil madmaxpc
ez
2018-07-04 20:15
#7
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France Apohy
G2 to win this event
2018-07-04 20:15
No north > g2
2018-07-04 21:30
#76
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France Axpie
North <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< G2 Sorry but their performance is currently way to bad to compete with the top teams
2018-07-05 04:04
i guess G2 is better but it's still a very young team and their map pool might not be deep enough, specially if its a bo5 final. but in the vetos G2 might have some problemsif the other team is confortable with vetoing d2 and/or inf
2018-07-05 11:40
#8
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Finland Vkims
They win this
2018-07-04 20:15
#9
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Poland vzk
not bad tournament
2018-07-04 20:15
all teams are t2 ahahh if they don't win this is misery for them
2018-07-04 20:19
#41
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France exoddd
G2 are T3
2018-07-04 20:51
omg cause of the new lineup, they beat top5 and top3 cmon that's not their real rank
2018-07-04 21:31
#10
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Greece Poor_Noob
DISBAND U LOOSERS
2018-07-04 20:16
How rude.
2018-07-04 20:44
#39
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Pakistan perth
It would've been rude if he actually spelt losers correctly.
2018-07-04 20:46
it would've been a Nice banter If u actually Commented without editting.
2018-07-04 21:22
#86
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Greece Poor_Noob
but its the truth
2018-07-05 17:00
Flair checks out
2018-07-05 02:18
#87
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Greece Poor_Noob
sadly
2018-07-05 17:03
Salty from loss?
2018-07-05 09:39
#85
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Greece Poor_Noob
nope
2018-07-05 17:00
#11
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Europe dactylex
Valienca
2018-07-04 20:16
ez for G2 SmitheZz MVP
2018-07-04 20:16
#13
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New Zealand onelover11
expected
2018-07-04 20:16
so ez for g2
2018-07-04 20:16
I wish it was -Giants +Imperial
2018-07-04 20:16
#93
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Spain Seo0k
Giants is here bc a qualifier. They wasn't invited.
2018-07-06 15:49
#16
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Belarus Dat_Boi
Nice Nemiga is the best team in the world.
2018-07-04 20:18
G2 got this imo
2018-07-04 20:19
#20
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France t3r4byt3
Valienca lul
2018-07-04 20:20
Ok, ez tournament for G2.
2018-07-04 20:20
#22
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Finland Smoonah
Valencia luls
2018-07-04 20:21
Ok so you invite g2 over Imperial just because of the org when theyre in the same tier, fak dreamhack
2018-07-04 20:22
that's be a long that G2 and any french team got an invite from a Dh open i think the last was atlanta and it was envyus close 1 year ago
2018-07-04 21:32
Where Valienca?
2018-07-04 20:25
Spain dude, Spain.
2018-07-05 00:24
I know of Valencia, but Valienca?
2018-07-05 09:31
#26
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Australia Australis
-lumino +Imperial
2018-07-04 20:27
luminosity qualified xd
2018-07-04 21:31
#64
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Australia Australis
rip
2018-07-04 22:42
G2 is tier1 team, i was fan of previous line-up I have a hard decision what to do I always liked Liquid, even with toxic s1mple in roster, but i always prefer Frenchmen cause i'm their fan since Katowice 2015 (EnVy) I feel really bad cuz rapEX and NBKing were the guys i loved pretty much And i can't reconcile with that thing about Kenny doing moves behind Dan's back So what should i do? Call myself Liquid fanboy or be fine with new G2 roster and be fine with backstabbers shoxie and Kenny?
2018-07-04 20:28
if it helps you: G2 is not tier 1
2018-07-04 20:54
G2 top 5 in september mark my words
2018-07-04 21:33
Agreed!
2018-07-04 22:26
They are. As long as they are playing in the highest leagues and tournaments they are tier 1.
2018-07-04 21:58
That's not how it works and not why they're going to be tier 1 either
2018-07-05 20:16
That's how it works tho
2018-07-05 20:46
Right so Astrlais/Faze and NiP are the same tier because they're both in pro league and attend top tier tournies? No, tiers are determined by tournament success and form not by if you attend a high tier tournament.
2018-07-06 07:31
If it helps you Fnatic too
2018-07-04 22:27
hmm
2018-07-04 20:29
#30
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Brazil hugoooo
Cool t2/t3 team list.
2018-07-04 20:34
rigged af
2018-07-04 20:39
omg Ago its noob
2018-07-04 20:40
#35
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Other Phinks
Tier 2 event. Nice for g2 to gain some confidence back.
2018-07-04 20:42
DH ffs why not invite last DH open champions SS ?
2018-07-04 20:45
close 1 year that a french don't get an invite from a DH tours
2018-07-04 21:33
im not object to invite G2 bro , just why SS didnt get a invite ? i cant get it while AGO , Heroic did
2018-07-04 21:38
That’s not how DH invites work
2018-07-05 06:33
sadly yes
2018-07-05 10:23
Very good team list Lets go GIANTS!
2018-07-04 20:56
SS won a DH open, no invite. Imperial the same... But VP and AGO gets invited again. Undeserved.
2018-07-04 21:02
The weirdest thing is, Imperial seem to not be participating anywhere (i.e. They weren't in ESL One Cologne quals), so they might be taking a break or something?
2018-07-04 23:29
Maybe. we dont know anything. While we are sitting here sadly cuz of our teams not getting invites, they might actually be on vacation sliding from aquapark or sth.
2018-07-04 23:31
Heroic vs g2 finals
2018-07-04 21:07
#46
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Russia _rogESK_
ez for kenny
2018-07-04 21:21
noice
2018-07-04 21:27
#57
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Denmark ddkk
Ez for G2
2018-07-04 21:58
Pretty easy for top 1 team g2
2018-07-04 22:27
Disband, wasted spot as always
2018-07-04 22:40
LUL WHAT A SHAME, G2 IN T3 TOURNAMENT
2018-07-04 22:56
#67
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Brazil beckergod
luminosity 2-1 g2 in grand finals ez for brothers
2018-07-04 23:31
ez 50k for g2
2018-07-04 23:37
tier 3
2018-07-04 23:41
#71
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France StickyRice
top 3 team in Tier 3 event lul
2018-07-04 23:47
#72
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Portugal thEonioN
Easy for Giants and the god of all gods Roman and his partner Mr KillDream #GOGIANTS
2018-07-05 00:04
ez for god smithzz
2018-07-05 02:07
#77
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Korea ItsMeNow19
why dreamhack never invite team like astralis ? all trash easy for g2 easy money
2018-07-05 05:32
#78
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United States FlagMaster
smh -G2 -VP +ENCE +Imperial
2018-07-05 06:21
Why Giants ? Why Heroic? Why Faggsters? None of this teams deserve dreamhack spot and VP too. It's better to invite 3dmax, kinguin, windigo or other potentially top teams. Not trash like fragsters Going on every dh and sucking everywhere. Not vp, who ready to lose every tier 3-4 team. Not to Heroic with their unstable roster. Who the fuck are Giants? The only reason to invite Giants is their nationality, OK. Why not Movistar tho? AGO are tired after streaks of events. The reason of not good results is the time, they don't have to relax and to get ready for next event. Luminosity don't deserve spot, because can not even qualify on America Minor, so give that invite to NTC, or NRG, or coL. The only rising teams from France to go on that tournament are 3DMAX or LDLC. Also, every dreamhack we can see fckn North ruining other teams' chances. Why you let strong tier2 (or t1) team play against Faggsters or Giants? :D North's place must be taken by Imperial ofc. There is no teams deserve it, except G2 and maybe AGO. Let the better teams play on better events and let weaker teams play not against t1 teams. Let the people see fckn beautiful cs, with balanced groups and format. Why dh do not invite : NTC/Furia, Valiance, Kinguin, BIG, Renegades/coL/eunited, Gambit/Spirit, Imperial, Windigo? They are potentially better to perform on such events. OK, let us see G2 and north against tier4 and Heroic
2018-07-05 18:13
#95
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Spain yosiam
Fragsters, Luminosity and Giants won their qualifiers to be here. Not invited.
2018-07-09 10:08
i'd already seen that. still not deserved that
2018-07-09 16:46
If G2 don't win this, it'll be disappointing
2018-07-09 09:58
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