DreamHack Open Summer Europe and North America groups revealed

The DreamHack Open Summer groups for the European and North American regions have been revealed by the Swedish tournament organizer.

DreamHack Open Summer Europe and North America will take place online on August 8-16, with a combined prize pool of $180,000 split evenly among both regions.

Three teams that were initially on the roster In North America have dropped out, Evil Geniuses, Gen.G and 100 Thieves, and have been replaced by Yeah, TeamOne and Chaos.

BIG have been placed in Group A with Heroic, Mad Lions and Endpoint

Group A in Europe is headlined by the current world ranking leaders, BIG, who are joined by two Danish teams, Heroic and MAD Lions, with one of the two sides that made it through the qualifiers, Endpoint, rounding it out.

Group B will also feature two teams hailing from the same country, Spirit and forZe, who will be fighting with Complexity and the other squad that made it through the closed qualifier, OG.

The DreamHack Open Summer Europe groups are:

Group A in North America will feature Liquid, who will play their first tournament since Nick "⁠nitr0⁠" Cannella's departure, and will field Michael "⁠Grim⁠" Wince, according to a statement given to Rush B by the North American organization. Triumph, where Grim made a name for himself, will also be a contender in the group along with Ze Pug Godz and the last-minute add-ons, Chaos.

Group B on the other hand is majority-Brazilian, with representation from three teams consisting of FURIA, TeamOne and Yeah. The group is rounded out by Cloud9, who are currently sitting one spot outside of the top 20 in the world ranking.

The DreamHack Open Summer North America groups are:

United States Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Nick 'nitr0' Cannella
Age:
25
Team:
No team
Rating 1.0:
1.00
Maps played:
1323
KPR:
0.68
DPR:
0.66
APR:
0.14
United States Michael 'Grim' Wince
Michael 'Grim' Wince
Age:
19
Team:
Rating 1.0:
1.08
Maps played:
609
KPR:
0.75
DPR:
0.69
APR:
0.14
Free win for BIG CLAN!
2020-08-04 20:54
big playing in tier 3 tournaments like they should
2020-08-04 20:56
#21
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Germany _PH1L
Nice bait
2020-08-04 21:21
flag doesn’t check out
2020-08-05 04:43
like liquid and also like navi against the cis teams ?
2020-08-05 07:54
#44
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Latvia YungPan666
NaVi are playing in Major Qual Events That's just Dreamhack Open Even no Dreamhack Masters Slot
2020-08-05 13:08
Top 1 team in tier 2 tournament lol
2020-08-04 20:58
#22
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Germany _PH1L
They accepted invite when they were #16 or something also it’s good warmup for actual events .... btw g2 is playing casual 2v2 tournament on faceit
2020-08-04 21:22
You are talking as if they are going to be #1 when everything becomes normal lmao
2020-08-05 07:32
"Three teams that were initially on the roster In North America have dropped out, Evil Geniuses, Gen.G and 100 Thieves" lol pussies PS. cheater
2020-08-04 21:04
#24
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United States Frotha
Save C9 from Brasil
2020-08-04 21:26
you are going to brazil
2020-08-05 03:01
#35
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United States Frotha
No
2020-08-05 03:18
nice
2020-08-04 20:54
#3
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Turkey xMercy
ez big
2020-08-04 20:54
#4
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Russia Drain3r
invite GY PLEASE
2020-08-04 20:54
ez4Innocent
2020-08-04 20:54
Ez4Innocent
2020-08-04 20:55
ez pz
2020-08-04 20:56
#8
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China HEIDASHUAi
Very nice
2020-08-04 20:56
Nice EU groups. Much balanced
2020-08-04 20:56
Dont agree with group B of EU though
2020-08-04 20:59
Ez4BIG Ez4LIQUID
2020-08-04 20:57
-1 ez furia
2020-08-04 20:59
yeah, i want furia winning but i cant be delusional :( but i will pick them in my fantasy lel
2020-08-04 21:25
C9 and the Brazilians
2020-08-04 21:00
Ayy so Grim gets to smurf on his former “teammates“
2020-08-04 21:01
T2 CS + champions league back, not bad
2020-08-04 21:02
nice tier 4 tnmt..
2020-08-04 21:02
Spirit VS forze
2020-08-04 21:19
#27
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Denmark twinseN
Wtf are these groups, A EU way stronger Than B
2020-08-04 21:58
#29
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United States Gonginator
Whoever randomized these groups did a terrible job. For EU, how do you let both Danish teams be in the same group and both Russian + EU Mix teams be in another group? I think that it should have been something like this: Group A: BIG, Heroic, Complexity, Spirit Group B: MAD Lions, Endpoint, OG, forZe For NA, most of the NA teams are in 1 group while the odd NA team is with the 3 Brazilian teams. It could've been something like this: Group A: Liquid, Triumph, Ze Pug Godz, Yeah Group B: Chaos, Cloud9, FURIA, Team One The groups for both regions definitely could have been more diverse, but that's just my opinion.
2020-08-04 23:13
100% Agree, this is a joke, not first time this is happening NA teams eliminates NA teams on the group stage, same to the brazilian teams...
2020-08-05 16:40
#47
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United States Gonginator
I understand that situations like this can and do occur, but if/when they do, I would imagine that the event organizers would take notice and diversify the groups to provide more entertainment value and give teams from every region a chance to showcase their potential and talent.
2020-08-05 19:13
You are right, im just mad because is not the first, neither the seccond, neither the fith time that this is happening, we lose a lot of potential good matches to see more of the same...
2020-08-06 23:23
#49
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United States Gonginator
Well, I hope the following teams make playoffs: EU - BIG, Heroic, Complexity, and OG NA - Liquid, Chaos, Cloud9, and FURIA
2020-08-07 04:15
#30
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Poland SebL
BIG wins in Europe. Liquid wins in North America.
2020-08-04 23:22
Ez for Europe
2020-08-05 01:05
why gen.g dropped out ?
2020-08-05 01:11
3.75 odds on Big champ. What do you think guys?
2020-08-05 01:52
#37
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Russia ToughGuy
If big won't win this...
2020-08-05 05:22
Good
2020-08-05 07:37
"combined prize pool of $180,000 split evenly among both regions." You know its a tier 2 event when this happens
2020-08-05 07:55
ez4OG
2020-08-05 09:39
Poor Triumph.
2020-08-05 11:42
kinda excited to see how does Liquid play with a new addition
2020-08-05 17:00
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