Posted 16th December 2018 By: Derpina
Esports News – DreamHack marks its 24th anniversary of serving the esports community with the world’s premier gaming lifestyle festival this December . In line with the celebration, the organization revealed its 2019 open schedule and new locations. There will be seven DreamHack digital festivals happening throughout Europe, North America, and South America.
This year-long project of DreamHack is made possible with the help of Monster Energy and CORSAIR. Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack, released a statement regarding the new stops and why they decided to expand the tournament: “DreamHack Open entering its 8th year is an exciting step for DreamHack, few esports circuits have run that long. Visiting new locations is always our goal, and with new stops in Brazil and The Netherlands we are sure this will be a year to remember.”
Each DreamHack Open stop next year will feature 8 professional CSGO teams competing live for a portion of a $100,000 prize pool. The tournament returns to its most recent and familiar locations but features a stop in the Netherlands, Rio De Janeiro, Rotterdam, and Dallas. DreamHack Rio will be the first stop of the year, taking place from April 19th to 21st, 2019. Additional locations include Leipzig, Germany; Tours, France; Valencia and Sevilla, Spain; Montreal, Canada; Atlanta, Georgia; and Jönköping, Sweden.
Dates & location
Feb 15–17, 2019 – DreamHack Leipzig, Germany
Apr 19-21, 2019 – DEBUT: DreamHack Rio, Brazil
May 17–19, 2019 – DreamHack Tours, France
May 31–Jun 2, 2019 – DEBUT: DreamHack Dallas, Texas, USA
Jun 15–17, 2019 – DreamHack Summer Jönköping, Sweden
Jul 4–7, 2019 – DreamHack Valencia, Spain
Sep 6–8, 2019 – DreamHack Montreal, Canada
Oct 18–20, 2019 – DEBUT: DreamHack Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nov 15–17, 2019 – DreamHack Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Nov 29–Dec 1, 2019 – DreamHack Winter, Jönköping, Sweden
Dec 12–15, 2019 – DreamHack Sevilla, Spain
The tickets for Leipzig, Dallas, and Rotterdam are on sale now. Tournaments for Tours and Jönköping will be available on December 18 and 19, respectively, while Valencia, Montreal, and Sevilla will open on December 21 and 22. The rest of the events will be available next year.
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Equally, odds below 30% sound very, very attractive with huge returns possible. But if you don’t know the teams or all the details, it’s very possible the team doesn’t stand any chance. If you think there might be a chance, reduce the size of the stake or consider an ICB.
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