DreamHack Summer info released
DreamHack Summer 2012 has released more information for the event taking place on June 16-18 in Jönköping, Sweden.
As announced previously, this year's DreamHack Summer event will only feature an eight team Counter-Strike 1.6 tournament where six of the teams were invited for the tournament while the last two spots will be filled via the BYOC qualifier on site.
Notable teams signed up for the BYOC qualifier:
|Brasil Gaming||(bit, btt, FalleN, fnx, shemp)|
|zNation||(Aerodynamic, hondroz, liTTle, redman, wAke)|
|Coldfrag||(pawnile, pop, seazon, spozy, Zyppe)|
|a2g||(dennis, hyvlarn, olofm, pronax, rogga)|
|Virtus.pro||(evil, hooch, kucher, LeX, xaoc)|
Members of Anexis have also previously expressed their willingness to attend the event should their schedules permit it. The only notable team missing is eSrael who won't be attending the qualifier and were not on the invited teams list:
|Natus Vincere||SK Gaming||ESC Gaming|
The BYOC qualifier will take place on Saturday June 16 with matches running from 17:00 to Broken tag. Since the top two teams will qualify for the main tournament, the grand final will not be played out.
Saturday, June 16:
14:00 Registration closes
17:00 BYOC qualifier group stage round one
18:00 BYOC qualifier group stage round two
19:00 BYOC qualifier group stage round three
20:00 BYOC qualifier playoffs round of 32
21:00 BYOC qualifier playoffs round of sixteen
22:00 BYOC qualifier playoffs quarter-finals
23:00 BYOC qualifier playoffs semi-finals
DreamHack Summer 2012 main tournament is set to take place on June 17-18 and the schedule for it has also been announced.
Sunday, June 17
09:00 Group A warmup
10:00 Group A round one
11:00 Group A round two
12:00 Group A round three
13:00 Group B warmup
14:00 Group B round one
15:00 Group B round two
16:00 Group B round three
Monday, June 18
09:00 Semi-finals warmup
10:00 Semi-finals (Bo3)
13:00 First map of grand final
15:00 Rest of grand final
As you may notice, the event will start with two groups of four teams with top two from each advancing to the playoffs. The playoffs will be played out in a best-of-three, single elimination bracket.
The map rotation features the standard seven maps de_dust2, de_forge, de_inferno, de_mirage, de_nuke, de_train and de_tuscan. Maps are selected using the veto process.
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