DreamHack postpone remaining 2020 live events

DreamHack have announced they will be postponing the rest of their festivals until the end of the year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Earlier this year DreamHack had to move its flagship DreamHack Masters tournament online, which was scheduled to take place at DreamHack Summer in Jönköping, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Open stops in Valencia and Montreal were also called off soon after.

As the world still struggles with the coronavirus crisis, the Swedish TO has now announced that all live events until the end of the year will be moved online, affecting the DreamHack stops in Rotterdam, Hyderabad, Atlanta, Jönköping (Winter) and Madrid.

“This has been a very different year for everyone, but we are fully committed to bringing our festivals back in 2021", said DreamHack Co-CEO Marcus Lindmark. "DreamHack will continue to follow the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten), as well as other national health authorities for guidance on resuming our festivals. Until then, we will continue to innovate so we can connect with our fans through great content.”

DreamHack cancelled all of their live events for the remainder of 2020

DreamHack is currently running their ongoing Open Summer series online, with divisions in Europe, North America, Asia and Oceania, and will hold the last RMR tournament of the year in Europe as well as another DreamHack Showdown for female teams in the fall.

“We at DreamHack stay committed to offering the best esports events for our fans and followers, even if it needs to be in an alternate format for now,” said DreamHack Chief Product Officer Michael Van Driel. “In order to bring these events to our fans, DreamHack’s tournaments will continue to be offered online. It is very important that these tournaments still be played, which provides esports players with great opportunities while also giving viewers entertaining esports to enjoy from all around the world.”

The affected events and their originally scheduled dates are:

Netherlands DreamHack Rotterdam (October 16-18)
India DreamHack Hyderabad (October 31-November 1)
United States DreamHack Atlanta (November 13-15)
Sweden DreamHack Winter (November 27-29)
Spain DreamHack Madrid (December 11-13)

Oh no :( i hate stupid corona!
2020-08-10 16:56
rip
2020-08-10 16:57
expected
2020-08-10 16:57
RIP IN PEPERRONI
2020-08-10 16:58
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Germany iBUYPOLAND
sad!
2020-08-10 16:58
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NEO | 
Poland Amirek
No :(
2020-08-10 16:59
expected
2020-08-10 17:08
F
2020-08-10 17:12
#13
ZywOo | 
India aR__
Dreamhack Hyderabad :/ BibleThump
2020-08-10 17:15
Is that a place lmao Sounds like a fucking yu gi oh field spell
2020-08-10 17:53
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ZywOo | 
India aR__
I'm sure you'll love the food here and the atmosphere. Plus we have the largest Google Campus outside the US so...
2020-08-11 16:58
I'm sure i'll love it too. I really need to get out of norway soon as well.
2020-08-11 17:26
>google hyderabad >4th largest city in India >over 6 million citizens >never heard of it damn, that's crazy!
2020-08-10 18:32
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Mongolia Sythapilla
2020-08-10 18:35
#15
BobZ | 
India Ez4ez
Next is major let's go
2020-08-10 17:26
Imagine caring about of Covid in Autumn 2020 LUL
2020-08-10 17:52
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Australia zanics
NA LUL
2020-08-11 00:23
this year noooooo live events with crowd anymore, i can swear this on my dick.
2020-08-10 18:33
what a strange timeline to be in.
2020-08-10 20:38
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Poland SebL
Very sad info, but it had to happened, and it was expected.
2020-08-10 21:01
thx china
2020-08-11 02:09
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