DreamHack arranges a lot of Esport tournaments for all audiences ranging from casual and fun, to real hard core attracting professional players. All major genres like Team FPS, Duel FPS, Racing, Fighting, Sports, and strategic games are featured at DreamHack festivals at some level. Many of the tournaments are open for everybody and often starts in the BYOC area then moves on to a tournament area. The final for the main games is played in front of thousand of people on dedicated esport arenas, the main stage or in the LAN.

Here you will find more detailed information on the esport tournaments at DreamHack Winter 2017. We will update as soon as information is released!

Esport tournaments

Dota 2
Arena of Valor
Quake Champions
Smash Bros. Melee
Nordic Championship



Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

DreamHack ASTRO Open

Launched in 2012, DreamHack Open is DreamHack’s premiere esports circuit featuring multiple live LAN tour stops across Europe. Eight CSGO teams from around the world will compete for a chance to reach the $100,000 DreamHack Open event at DreamHack Winter 2017. Stay tuned for more information!

Website: open.dreamhack.com
Twitter: @DreamHackCSGO
Facebook: @DreamHackCSGO



Dota 2

DreamLeague Season 8 Finals

Founded in the fall of 2013 DreamLeague is one of the longest running Dota 2 leagues in the world and only the very best teams have been able to call themselves DreamLeague champions. DreamLeague is playerd on a weekly basis with great Dota 2 matches and will continue with the fantastic DreamLeague spirit to make sure all Dota 2 fans around the world have high quality Dota 2 broadcasts to tune in to on a regular weekly basis. At DHW17, DreamLeague will host the playoffs to crown this year’s last champion.

Website: dreamleague.dreamhack.com
Twitter: @DreamHackDota
Facebook: @DreamHackDota



Arena of Valor

Non-Pro Tournament

With over 200 million of active players, the mobile MOBA sensation Arena of Valor, created by Tencent and available on both for iOS and Android, is one of the biggest grossing game apps right now and a rising esport at that. For DreamHack Winter, Arena of Valor is bringing the $100,000 Non-Pro Tournament (AoV NPT) finals to Jönköping, Sweden, with the goal to crown Europe’s first champion.

Website: arenaofvalor.com
Twitter: @ArenaofValor
Facebook: @ArenaofValor



Quake Champions

Quake Champions Invitational

DreamHack is thrilled to once again see Quake return to the festival, keeping a 12 year tradition alive. Over the years, Quake has been featured as an esport title at several DreamHack events, with over 25 competitions held throughout its history. With the upcoming release of Quake Champions, this fine tradition continues!

Twitch: Quakechampions
Facebook: @Quake.EU




H1Z1® Elite Series

H1Z1® Elite Series will feature two nail-biting H1Z1 tournaments – one for solo players and one for 5-player teams – with a prize pool of $150,000 for the team tournament and $100,000 for the solo competition. The team competition will feature top organizations like Elite Series Atlanta winners and placers Counter Logic Gaming, Hail Chapters, and Luminosity Gaming. Each tournament will reserve a majority of seats for participants who qualify in preliminary rounds on-site at DreamHack Winter.

Website: h1z1.com/elite-series
Twitter: h1z1
Facebook: H1Z1
Youtube: h1z1thegame




DreamHack Hearthstone Grand Prix

The DreamHack Grand Prix circuit was launched in 2015, starting with the two centrepieces of the DreamHack events, Summer and Winter. In 2016 Grand Prix expanded, adding Austin and Valencia to the list of stops for the tournament. It has expanded into what is now recognised as the largest third party tournament in the Hearthstone scene, spanning across two continents with thousands of participants and over $100,000 in prizes. It is widely considered among players as one of the most prestigious tournaments in competitive Hearthstone to win.

Website: grandprix.dreamhack.com
Twitter: @DreamHackHS
Facebook: @DreamHackHS



Super Smash Bros. Melee

DreamHack Smash Championship

The DreamHack Smash Championship 2017 season will be covering events in North America and Europe. In total there will be $100,000 on the line in Smash tournaments during our 2017 LAN events. Six events will host Smash tournaments; four in North America, and two in Sweden.

Twitter: @DreamHackSmash
Facebook: @DreamHackSmash



Nordic Championship

Nordic Championship is a professional arranged to find the best competitors and define the best country in esports in the Nordics. The Nordic Championship will be broadcasted on a high quality stream which is packaged both for the new esport fans and the hardcore ones.

Site: Nordic Championship



Prize money policy

For information regarding DreamHack’s prize money policy, please check out the prize money page or download the pdf.

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