DreamHack Delhi Invitational announced with $55,000 prize pool

DreamHack has partnered with NODWIN Gaming and Viacom18 to present DreamHack Delhi, featuring an invitational tournament with $55,000 in cash prizes.

The DreamHack festival will return to Asia for its second edition following the success of last year's Mumbai stop. This time, New Delhi has been selected as the host city for the event, which will be held from December 6-8 at the NSIC Exhibition Ground.

The DreamHack Delhi Invitational will feature a mix of local teams and international sides. Four squads will receive direct invites to the tournament, joining the winner of the India qualifier and the first-placed team of the ESL India Premiership Fall season.

DreamHack set to return to India after a first event in Mumbai

The format will see the teams split into two groups of three teams, who will face off in a best-of-two round-robin setting, with the top two teams from each group advancing to single-elimination, best-of-three playoffs.

The prize money for the tournament will be distributed as follows:

1st. ~$28,200
2nd. ~$14,100
3-4th. ~$6,400

Bravado won last year's Mumbai Invitational tournament, featuring just four teams and $35,000 in cash prizes, after defeating local side Signify in the final. The core of the South African squad went on to join Denial before signing with ATK, with only two players still remaining in the team, Aran "⁠Sonic⁠" Groesbeek and Johnny "⁠JT⁠" Theodosiou.

In addition to the CS:GO invitational, DreamHack Delhi will feature an array of entertainment such as cosplay, live musical performances and signing sessions with professional players. Furthermore, a list of other competitive titles will be hosted at the venue in Street Fighter V, Super Smash Bros, Tekken 7 and PUBG.

South Africa Aran 'Sonic' Groesbeek
Aran 'Sonic' Groesbeek
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.10
Maps played:
696
KPR:
0.74
DPR:
0.64
APR:
0.13
South Africa Johnny 'JT' Theodosiou
Johnny 'JT' Theodosiou
Age:
21
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.95
Maps played:
678
KPR:
0.64
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
#2
BnTeT | 
Indonesia 9uesz
who cars
2019-09-30 15:30
26 replies
you care. that's why ur here
2019-09-30 15:31
11 replies
#18
BnTeT | 
Indonesia 9uesz
i wish i have a cars
2019-09-30 15:31
9 replies
Take my 🚘 🚗
2019-09-30 15:32
6 replies
this is delhi, what can i get u u want ham sandwich? yes
2019-09-30 15:36
3 replies
ez forsaken
2019-09-30 16:43
2 replies
Who?
2019-09-30 16:52
1 reply
awp_word
2019-09-30 16:59
#81
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Greece NaviGuy
forsaken for caster kkkkkkk
2019-09-30 16:00
1 reply
forsaken host and mvp of the tournament
2019-09-30 15:59
#46
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Qatar KMB_Syr
a cars? Lol
2019-09-30 15:39
1 reply
#66
BnTeT | 
Indonesia 9uesz
yes a cars , do you have a cars ?
2019-09-30 15:49
#37
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Netherlands NELK
He didn't talk about himself
2019-09-30 15:37
forsaken care men
2019-09-30 15:35
2 replies
#FreeForsaken
2019-09-30 17:15
+1
2019-09-30 22:36
#30
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South Africa BenisPutt
LOL AN EVENT IN INDIA HAHAHA NOBODY'S GONNA ACCEPT BECAUSE IT'S TOO STINKY THERE
2019-09-30 15:35
7 replies
Well teams did went the last time so they'll definitely be going to India again for ez money
2019-09-30 15:50
team from your country literally came last year and won
2019-09-30 16:08
2 replies
He's envy's fan. We can see his negative IQ
2019-09-30 16:12
1 reply
I mean he's just another toxic HLTV user, ofc his IQ is below zero
2019-09-30 18:51
#157
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India Frost2639
Ur not too bright aren't you
2019-09-30 17:40
#207
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United States 1nsaneMe
Like ur country smells any less lmao.
2019-09-30 20:52
At least I won't be robbed at gun point from the Airport when I reach Delhi.
2019-10-01 08:20
#31
nafany | 
India AJN_
I care
2019-09-30 15:35
1 reply
#96
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Palestine MrZoldiK
Irrelevant, he was asking about cars
2019-09-30 16:10
My car
2019-10-01 09:22
PagChomp forsaken)
2019-09-30 15:30
#4
Sico | 
New Zealand HeliiZ
Nice
2019-09-30 15:30
Cool
2019-09-30 15:31
7 replies
Come to India kkkk
2019-09-30 15:32
#41
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India Smauxx
Dreamhack 2nd time to india. 2018 2019 kek. Go cry
2019-09-30 15:38
3 replies
No one is crying son, lol, calm down, this was just a little troll for a laugh. Relax! The event is gonna be a bomb and i was in Delhi myself and its a nice place!
2019-09-30 15:57
2 replies
Thanks
2019-09-30 16:13
I like Delhi too but it's not nice place
2019-09-30 18:59
I was searching if someone pasted this . Lul.
2019-09-30 19:08
Looks like this team itself is a scammer
2019-10-01 11:56
INDIA YIKES
2019-09-30 15:31
12 replies
#60
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Germany Landwirt
+1 3rd world
2019-09-30 15:46
11 replies
lul no brainer
2019-09-30 15:52
10 replies
#72
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Germany Landwirt
truth hurts?
2019-09-30 15:53
9 replies
Keep barking
2019-09-30 15:56
8 replies
#76
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Germany Landwirt
🐕 woof woof
2019-09-30 15:56
7 replies
what a gud boi
2019-09-30 15:58
I liked ur dog dud
2019-09-30 16:09
Show some tricks
2019-09-30 16:14
3 replies
#108
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Germany Landwirt
🐕💨 I can't do any tricks but I can run very fast
2019-09-30 16:18
2 replies
#113
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Argentina jturi
Nice fart
2019-09-30 16:22
1 reply
#117
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Germany Landwirt
Wtfmen 😠😠
2019-09-30 16:23
Nice mens 🤪😎
2019-09-30 16:23
#8
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Germany DEBlL
Vp invite
2019-09-30 15:31
#9
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Switzerland x676
ok
2019-09-30 15:31
tourney for forSuckEn
2019-09-30 15:31
1 reply
#56
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India JW_BesTesT
Men only hax)) clean men get ban))
2019-09-30 15:46
#11
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Hungary Glng
Forsaken analyst?
2019-09-30 15:31
2 replies
#59
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India JW_BesTesT
Forsaken both team coach))
2019-09-30 15:46
looooooooooooooool
2019-10-01 03:38
#13
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Ukraine w0nderfull
Forsaken hallo
2019-09-30 15:31
#14
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Portugal Agricultor
EZ4 forsaken
2019-09-30 15:31
#15
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Brazil Nickzim
Too ez for forsaken
2019-09-30 15:31
Forsaken on the desk plzzz.
2019-09-30 15:31
Forsaken will cast this
2019-09-30 15:31
invite forsaken!
2019-09-30 15:32
nice
2019-09-30 15:33
^ stop joking about forsaken, kids
2019-09-30 15:33
5 replies
It was funny at first but now it's annoying .
2019-09-30 15:43
3 replies
+1
2019-09-30 15:46
#83
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Belgium huzaifaboi
#11 was kinda funny not gonna lie
2019-09-30 15:59
nt forsaken
2019-09-30 16:20
NT forsaken fake acc
2019-09-30 16:01
#24
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Russia Glihhh
No one will go
2019-09-30 15:33
2 replies
#39
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India Smauxx
lol Dreamhack was in india last year too. And many people attended
2019-09-30 15:37
overcrowded without a fucking doubt
2019-09-30 15:52
#25
ropz | 
China acr870
forsaken MVP
2019-09-30 15:34
2ez4forsaken
2019-09-30 15:34
#28
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Malaysia Suno[t]
ezhavoK
2019-09-30 15:35
Forsaken legend of the game, 40RWS Monster bring Analyst?
2019-09-30 15:35
POG
2019-09-30 15:36
#35
sh1ro | 
Philippines euzu
FORSAKEN 2 ELECTRIC BOOGALOO
2019-09-30 15:36
who cars
2019-09-30 15:38
Nice!
2019-09-30 15:38
Wow, already 15 comments about Forsaken.
2019-09-30 15:38
Love some curry
2019-09-30 15:39
FORSAKEN COME DESTROY THAT BOTS
2019-09-30 15:40
I’m gonna post a funny comment about Forsaken
2019-09-30 15:43
#49
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Other Noobdian
Nice hyped
2019-09-30 15:43
Nice
2019-09-30 15:44
Happy to see India hosting a dreamhacc tournament. Gl to our neighbours.
2019-09-30 15:45
5 replies
thanku bro
2019-09-30 15:48
thnku bro!
2019-09-30 16:19
Ty mens
2019-09-30 18:52
Love you..
2019-09-30 19:11
Thanks man :)
2019-09-30 20:21
EZ 4 FORSAKEN!!!
2019-09-30 15:45
word.exe
2019-09-30 15:45
#57
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Germany Landwirt
Tier 10
2019-09-30 15:46
GOGO FORSAKEN!
2019-09-30 15:46
Players shitting on streets axaxxax =D
2019-09-30 15:47
Good for India
2019-09-30 15:47
admin please delete all comments about forsaken
2019-09-30 15:47
2 replies
forsaken plz
2019-09-30 16:02
nt forsaken u only want clean u name h3h3h3
2019-09-30 16:04
#64
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Pakistan LoOuU2
GL neighbours Wish we could have tournies of Intl status like this here too.
2019-09-30 15:47
2 replies
+1
2019-09-30 16:20
Only if we could have esports rivalry in PUBG and CSGO. Imagine 200k combined watching from both countries
2019-09-30 18:53
pogchamp
2019-09-30 15:51
Ez4saken
2019-09-30 15:53
Always nice to see tournaments in new regions (CSGO scene wise).
2019-09-30 15:54
#75
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Brazil oldStar
Forsaken won ofc ! :P
2019-09-30 15:56
Bunch of cheaters incoming
2019-09-30 15:58
#80
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Belgium huzaifaboi
Nice indan tournament POG
2019-09-30 15:58
4 replies
#210
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United States 1nsaneMe
Well there was kqly from france, do u see everyone calling g2 and vitality players hackers just coz of one hacker from their region? Exactly.
2019-09-30 20:57
3 replies
2 replies
we had esl one Mumbai dota 2 and cobx maste, dreamhack mumbai last year they were great events .
2019-10-02 04:30
1 reply
Didn't ask
2019-10-02 05:30
#82
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South America mik00
izi forzaken
2019-09-30 15:59
Ez4forsaken
2019-09-30 16:02
So ez for OpTic India ... oh wait
2019-09-30 16:02
#89
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United States AreE3
What kind of sandwich will they have at deli
2019-09-30 16:04
5 replies
#122
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North America SLGam1ng
bad joke
2019-09-30 16:33
1 reply
#190
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United States AreE3
Thank you mens))) 😎😎😎
2019-09-30 19:30
Cockmeat sandwich
2019-09-30 18:34
Only the stuff in your dreams
2019-09-30 20:07
Beef sandwich :))))
2019-10-01 01:07
forsaken comeback!
2019-09-30 16:07
OPTIC INDIA BACK WITH FORSAKEN
2019-09-30 16:09
#95
vberg | 
North America Mang0
Indian prizepool for Indian event
2019-09-30 16:10
2 replies
Lmao true
2019-09-30 17:35
Tbh 55000$ is not much, but more than decent for a no scene like India
2019-09-30 18:55
I already thought that DreamHack announced a major tournament
2019-09-30 16:11
Forsaken serves as referee
2019-09-30 16:12
Its sad how Mr. Kushagra and scummy forsaken destroyed the trust on the Indian playerbase and took away many opportunities for them... Feels good that some event organizers still want to expand to such big countries/markets despite the comunity criticism (._.)_b
2019-09-30 16:14
2 replies
True. It was a major setback. Hope the scene recovers thru this event
2019-09-30 18:56
Some of the Optic India players are now without an org after Signify shut down. FeelsBadMan
2019-10-01 01:48
LUL
2019-09-30 16:15
Im excited for this, but Im not sure if I should travel to Delhi for the event. Damnit, they couldn't continue it in Mumbai.
2019-09-30 16:17
1 reply
Please go if u can. We want people
2019-09-30 18:57
EZ FOR FORSAKEN
2019-09-30 16:17
ez forsaken
2019-09-30 16:17
INVITE FORSAKEN
2019-09-30 16:18
Word.exe 🔥😂
2019-09-30 16:18
#114
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Indonesia Exodd
forsaken where
2019-09-30 16:23
#118
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Poland GodLk
INVITE FORSAKEN PLEASE
2019-09-30 16:24
Word.exe tournament
2019-09-30 16:25
#120
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India brobat6
Nice
2019-09-30 16:29
xD nice
2019-09-30 16:35
#124
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United States matteyo1
Forsaken analyst would be a good experience if he has a sense of humor and will follow orders
2019-09-30 16:42
ez money 4saken
2019-09-30 16:46
Huge insult of India on this page, pls Indian Gamer's reunite and show them our power
2019-09-30 16:46
55k$ damnn India will go bankrupt
2019-09-30 16:47
10 replies
India has bigger gdp than ruski
2019-09-30 16:48
6 replies
good numbers and no result
2019-09-30 16:50
5 replies
Ruski mad x24 Ruski shouldn't talk shit about other countries, ice covered 3rd world
2019-09-30 16:53
4 replies
nah im chill :) I hate my country same as u
2019-09-30 16:53
3 replies
As it should be :), come to Belgium jajajajajaja
2019-09-30 16:56
2 replies
I've been in Brussel once love it
2019-09-30 16:58
1 reply
+1
2019-10-01 19:37
Bigger GDP than ruskiland .
2019-09-30 18:55
2 replies
and also bigger dump and more dirt
2019-09-30 19:40
1 reply
Yes true
2019-09-30 22:08
Invite mibr they will come
2019-09-30 16:48
xaxaxaxaxaxaxa
2019-09-30 16:50
#135
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Brazil de_lite
word.exe
2019-09-30 16:53
i feel sick
2019-09-30 16:57
1 reply
Low immunity beta males
2019-09-30 18:55
#141
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France MIK120
DreamHack Open Bob
2019-09-30 17:00
1 reply
Lol
2019-09-30 17:03
Yay! Would love to see an event in Mumbai again :) couldn't attend last time :(
2019-09-30 17:01
Word.exe
2019-09-30 17:11
55k xD
2019-09-30 17:14
3 replies
#163
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India EnfyB
hqhqhq someone whose country's GDP is 100x times smaller than India shouldn't say something about India
2019-09-30 18:26
2 replies
#213
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United States 1nsaneMe
He didn't though. Don't be so defensive. U attract all the hate towards u by being super insecure. - problem with indians
2019-09-30 21:02
1 reply
+1
2019-10-01 12:32
#148
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Europe jeff69
OH NO NO NO NO
2019-09-30 17:21
Forsaken likes this.
2019-09-30 17:25
1 reply
Lulz
2019-10-01 09:22
Fuk yes
2019-09-30 17:28
lmao $28,200 1st place
2019-09-30 17:31
5 replies
Still a big amount in India considering low cost of living :v
2019-09-30 18:50
4 replies
true i forgot you guys were poor
2019-09-30 18:50
3 replies
Yes men we are poor but we are trying to reach to your country's level
2019-09-30 19:01
2 replies
you can do it within the century bro i believe in u
2019-09-30 19:02
1 reply
The only one thing we have better than Australia is Internet :v .
2019-09-30 19:35
Press ctrl+F and search 'forsaken'
2019-09-30 17:32
1 reply
Firefox crashed, not enough RAM to show results
2019-09-30 17:37
Forsaken goat
2019-09-30 18:01
Forsaken time
2019-09-30 18:23
Hope to see my favourite player forsaken
2019-09-30 18:24
Who cares tier 277 tourney
2019-09-30 18:37
Oh no Toxic Delhites representing India :( Would have preferred some south Indian City for the event
2019-09-30 18:58
3 replies
?? Are you from south india It's because of you south indians, indians are mocked for "that Indian English accent" when most north indians have much better accent which does not resemble yours So South india is the last thing I would want to represent the event. A rowdy delhi crowd better
2019-09-30 19:04
1 reply
abe chootad yahan ek dusre se mat lado. log kya sochenge bhenchod.
2019-10-01 09:38
Stfu
2019-09-30 22:10
EZ money for forsaken
2019-09-30 19:18
forsaken in attendance
2019-09-30 19:20
Free4saken
2019-09-30 19:25
I wonder if Forsaken is hated in India?
2019-09-30 20:04
5 replies
#214
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United States 1nsaneMe
Why wouldn't he be hated? Which region likes cheaters? It's like asking whether muslim countries hate terrorists?? U see how dumb it sounds?
2019-09-30 21:05
3 replies
+1
2019-09-30 21:16
what a big retarded response.. Typical burger brain
2019-10-01 12:26
1 reply
#245
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United States 1nsaneMe
Lmao when u know u asked an imbecile question but then u don't have anything reasonable to say in ur defense.. typical cocky dannish kid.
2019-10-01 21:20
Oh yeah I'm sure people feel he let the whole country down. Events have started considering India has a destination, which is good for the scene. I'm sure if you check the stats, India probably has more CSGO players in total than England does...however, skill wise they are not that great
2019-10-01 09:32
LMAO
2019-09-30 20:22
is forsaken attending the tournament?
2019-09-30 20:31
#204
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Sweden go0s3
forsaken ez money
2019-09-30 20:31
ooof time to polish my pick pocketing skills
2019-09-30 20:36
2 replies
Hahaha haha ez4you my friend
2019-09-30 22:11
#240
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Pakistan perth
nice name rofl
2019-10-01 12:59
lets go to meet foreskin.... forsaken*
2019-09-30 20:39
forsaken Pog
2019-09-30 21:01
#223
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Russia ddd1ms
Last time we went to India, it ended dramatically. hltv.org/news/8440/m5-scammed-robbed-in-..
2019-10-01 00:14
1 reply
We had 2 international events within the last year and both of them went well you deluded kid.
2019-10-01 04:17
so excited for this event
2019-10-01 12:56
Ez foreskin
2019-10-01 17:52
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