DreamHack Open Anaheim viewer's guide

With the second DreamHack Open stop of 2020 kicking off in Anaheim on Friday, HLTV.org presents a comprehensive viewer's guide for the $100,000 event.

DreamHack Open Anaheim will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 21-23. There, eight teams will contest for $100,000 in prize money, initially advancing through a GSL group stage, followed by a single-elimination, best-of-three playoff bracket.

Complexity will look to maintain a strong LAN record in Anaheim

The participants' list features many exciting teams, including MIBR, Gen.G, and Complexity, who recently impressed at the BLAST Premier Spring Series, qualifying for the finals of the event. Also present in Anaheim will be ENCE, who have a lot to prove after a disappointing start to the year at ICE Challenge 2020, where the team bombed out in last place.

Below are the groups for DreamHack Open Anaheim:

Anaheim will run its course over the weekend from late-Friday to the early hours of Monday in the European time zone. Groups will conclude on Sunday morning, with the semi-finals and grand final played later in the day.

Following is the full schedule for the event:

Friday, February 21
20:00 - Brazil FURIA vs. United Kingdom Endpoint | Bo1
21:30 - Finland ENCE vs. United States Gen.G | Bo1
23:00 - Denmark North vs. Russia forZe | Bo1
00:30 - Brazil MIBR vs. Europe Complexity | Bo1
02:00 - Group A winners' match | Bo1
03:30 - Group B winners' match | Bo1

Saturday, February 22
20:00 - Group A elimination match | Bo3
23:00 - Group B elimination match | Bo3
02:00 - Group A decider match| Bo3
05:00 - Group B decider match| Bo3

Sunday, February 23
20:00 - Semi-final #1 | Bo3
23:00 - Semi-final #2 | Bo3
03:00 - Grand final | Bo3

Hosting the event in Anaheim will be Mark "boq" Wilson, joined on the panel by analysts Sean "seang@res" Gares and Christine "potter" Chi. Concluding the talent list are the casting duos of Harry "JustHarry" Russel & Hugo Byron and Daniel "ddk" Kapadia & Dustin "dusT" Mouret, who will be describing on-goings as the matches progress.

Here is a full talent lineup:

United States Mark "boq" Wilson - Host

United States Sean "seang@res" Gares - Analyst
United States Christine "potter" Chi - Analyst

United Kingdom Harry "JustHarry" Russel - Commentator
United Kingdom Hugo Byron - Commentator
United Kingdom Daniel "ddk" Kapadia - Commentator
United States Dustin "dusT" Mouret - Commentator

Rounding out the viewer's guide is the prize pool breakdown, where the eventual victor of the event will walk away with half the money on offer and a spot at DreamHack Masters Jönköping:

1.$50,000 + DreamHack Masters Jönköping spot
2.$20,000
3-4.$10,000
5-6. $3,000
7-8.$2,000

United States Dustin 'dusT' Mouret
Dustin 'dusT' Mouret
Age:
29
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
APR:
0.00
United Kingdom Daniel 'ddk' Kapadia
Daniel 'ddk' Kapadia
Age:
-
Team:
Rating 1.0:
0.70
Maps played:
7
KPR:
0.54
DPR:
0.78
APR:
0.13
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United States Mark 'boq' Wilson
Mark 'boq' Wilson
Age:
-
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
0.00
Maps played:
0
KPR:
0.00
DPR:
0.00
APR:
0.00
United States Christine 'potter' Chi
Christine 'potter' Chi
Age:
33
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
119
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.67
APR:
0.14
United States Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Sean 'seang@res' Gares
Age:
31
Rating 1.0:
0.88
Maps played:
713
KPR:
0.59
DPR:
0.68
APR:
0.14
#1
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Australia Boostral 
AUS will win like usual
2020-02-19 21:11
#10
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Turkey veyron99 
ez 4 bntet
2020-02-19 21:15
#20
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North America ProudNAfan 
GENG WILL REKT ENCE
2020-02-19 22:07
#38
TACO | 
Brazil kotopro2 
Lmaooo ez for mibr
2020-02-19 23:20
#2
United Kingdom respi 
ok idiot
2020-02-19 21:11
UK cs in second place
2020-02-19 21:23
a worldwide tournament with more english teams than swedish teams who would've thought 😎
2020-02-19 22:48
ez4poizon
2020-02-19 21:11
#4
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Norway rain4prez 
Gotta go with complexity for this one, aye?
2020-02-19 21:11
#36
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Pakistan d1ckweed 
Amen motherfucker
2020-02-19 23:12
#5
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Brazil ferNaN1 
ez4furia
2020-02-19 21:12
Rip Eu viewers
2020-02-19 21:13
If ENCE lose to Gen.G it would be pretty embarrassing
2020-02-19 21:14
#8
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Turkey ColdZer00 
If BIG did not lose AVEZ, they could have won another DH tournament.
2020-02-19 21:14
#9
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Finland Cucumber)) 
EZ4ENCE
2020-02-19 21:14
no bardolph wtf
2020-02-19 21:19
No bArdolf
2020-02-20 11:49
ez 4 furia
2020-02-19 21:19
#13
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Argentina ArgCs 
Ez for Mibr. Vamos meyern
2020-02-19 21:22
#14
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Sweden ADAMAS_ 
EZ 4 MIBR as usual
2020-02-19 21:23
Ez 4 forZe
2020-02-19 21:24
#17
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Czech Republic Rewask 
Cheering for forZe
2020-02-19 21:34
#18
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United States sorcrcrc 
both br teams in the same group bery racista
2020-02-19 21:54
#23
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Brazil NahT_ 
they aren't
2020-02-19 22:21
#28
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United States sorcrcrc 
racista
2020-02-19 22:40
#19
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Netherlands meneertjesem 
EZ4GODCRUCIAL
2020-02-19 21:59
#21
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Brazil BAN_ASTRALIS 
EZ4Mibr
2020-02-19 22:12
MIBR LULW
2020-02-19 22:19
Ez4GenG
2020-02-19 22:21
Group b is way more stacked
2020-02-19 22:31
forZe ez win
2020-02-19 22:40
T2/T3 event.
2020-02-19 22:46
Not bad,event considering its dh open
2020-02-19 22:54
#32
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Brazil hugoooo 
How the hell forZe is 13th
2020-02-19 22:55
Forze is the best team out of these 3.
2020-02-19 23:01
#35
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Pakistan d1ckweed 
They’d bang MIBR lol
2020-02-19 23:12
#34
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Pakistan d1ckweed 
Who the fuck made these groups ffs
2020-02-19 23:12
#40
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United States EmperorTrump 
52 13 21 26 Avg. 28 51 11 16 23 Avg. 25 Groups are pretty much the same based on rankings.
2020-02-19 23:27
#42
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World Notb8ing 
they used ESL ranking to seed teams so figures...
2020-02-20 06:08
#45
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Pakistan d1ckweed 
HORRIBLE
2020-02-20 09:38
#39
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United States EmperorTrump 
Free $50k for GEN.G
2020-02-19 23:24
#41
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Brazil FerW 
Hard for mibr
2020-02-20 04:07
#43
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United States Shiflo 
My boys on complexity are gonna take this one home!
2020-02-20 08:08
#46
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Pakistan d1ckweed 
AMEN.
2020-02-20 09:38
ez4bntet
2020-02-20 08:10
ez4bntet . will rekt NA team KEKW
2020-02-20 11:48
+1
2020-02-20 18:19
Chances ence makes it out of the group 🤔?
2020-02-20 13:12
#50
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North America pieisgood186 
>The participants' list features many exciting teams >Gen.G (ranked #51) Nice bait
2020-02-20 15:06
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