Tag: DreamHack

Dreamhack Masters to Begin Online Tuesday, May 19

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STOCKHOLM — The DreamHack Masters Spring tournament will begin online  tomorrow, Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and will feature 32 of the best Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) teams in the world competing for a share of the $300,000 prize pool. The tournament was originally scheduled to be held during DreamHack Summer in Jönköping, Sweden. “We’re very excited to bring this online format for DreamHack Masters […]

DreamHack and ESL Enter Streaming Deal with Twitch

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STOCKHOLM/COLOGNE — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, and ESL, the world’s largest esports company, today announced a three-year deal with Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment. The agreement will see some of the biggest esports tournaments organized by ESL and DreamHack live streamed to the service exclusively on Twitch in 2021 and 2022*. […]

DreamHack PUBG Showdown Returns with All-Online $15,000 Tournament

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STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming lifestyle festival, today announced the return of its PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS (PUBG) tournament, DreamHack PUBG Showdown. The tournament, which will feature a $15,000 prize pool, will be run all-online with participants and broadcast talent all taking part in the action. “Announcing the return of DreamHack PUBG Showdown feels great, and the all-online tournament format is […]

DreamHack and ESL North America Enter into Esports Partnership with U.S. Navy

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STOCKHOLM / LOS ANGELES – DreamHack and ESL North America, both part of the leading international entertainment group Modern Times Group MTG, today announced a joint partnership with America’s Navy. “The Navy is excited to partner with DreamHack and ESL as we enter the esports space,” said Rear Admiral Brendan R. McLane, Commander, U.S. Navy Recruiting Command. “Like the […]

DreamHack Announces 2020 World Tour Schedule

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STOCKHOLM — Monday, December 9, 2019, DreamHack marks its 25th anniversary with “DreamHack Day” — a celebration of the festival’s early beginnings in 1994. What started as a gathering of friends and their computers in a school cafeteria — with no online access — has grown into a beacon of internet culture and a gathering place for gamers […]

Dreamhack and ESL to Launch Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Circuit in 2020

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STOCKHOLM — Today, DreamHack and ESL (both part of Modern Times Group MTG AB) announced the new ESL Pro Tour, a circuit linking more than 20 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournaments and leagues. The ESL Pro Tour will feature an aggregate prize pool of more than $5 million (USD) for 2020 from competitions across five […]