The highly anticipated DreamHack Masters Winter 2020 Europe event will be kicking off today and in this article we’ll be going over everything you need to know, and how to watch it.
Dreamhack is the World’s largest computer festival. This year they hosted only 3 events (DreamHack Anaheim 2020 & DreamHack Leipzig 2020, DreamHack Open Fall), as most of the events they had scheduled were cancelled due to the pandemic.
How to qualify for the main event
Most of the teams participating (10 teams) were invited to the event (Nemiga came as a replacement for Sprout. 4 teams (Astralis, Complexity, G2, Team Liquid) were slotted in as partnered teams and the others (2 teams) came through the closed qualifier.
The total prize pool amount to be distributed is of $150,000 USD. Here below is a list of how the prize money is to be spread:
- 1st – $60,000
- 2nd – $30,000
- 3rd-4th – $12,000
- 5th-8th – $5,000
- 9th-12th – $2,500
- 13th-16th – $1,500
The tournament format for DreamHack Masters Winter 2020 Europe follows a pretty standard procedure.
- Two double-elimination groups
- Each group with 8 teams
- All matches set in a best of 3 format
- The top 4 teams from each group advance to the playoffs
- Single elimination bracket
- All matches set in a best of 3 format (Except Grand Final)
- Grand Final is in a best of 5
There are a total of 16 teams participating at the event. Here they are in their respective groups:
- FaZe Clan
- Team Spirit
- C0ntact Gaming
- Team Liquid
- G2 esports
- Nemiga Gaming
- 13:00 CET – Heroic vs C0ntact Gaming
- 13:00 CET – FaZe Clan vs Team Spirit
- 16:30 CET – Astralis vs Godsent
- 16:30 CET – Team Liquid vs Mousesports
- 20:00 CET – Complexity vs ENCE
- 20:00 CET – Cloud9 vs Gambit
Streaming platform list
The DreamHack Masters Winter 2020 Europe event will be live streamed on the official DreamHack twitch channel. The tournament is going to be broadcasted in other languages to suit all types of viewers (Russian, Portuguese, Sweden, Serbian, Chinese, Hungarian, Finnish)
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When it comes to predictions for events like these, when there’s this huge amount of talent within the teams, we have to base out predictions on their previous results. In this case Heroic or Furia have the highest chances of winning DreamHack Masters Winter 2020 Europe.
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