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DreamHack Hyderabad 2022

4-6 November 
Hall no. 1 & 3, Hitex Exhibition Centre 


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Watch esports teams, compete in BYOD tournaments, Music, Cosplay, Streamers, Meet & Greet and much more.

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The world’s largest digital festival is back in the country. Bring your friends and gather at the Hitex Exhibition Centre, Hyderabad!

Join our BYOD LAN ARENA, where you can participate in a number of tournaments or just play games with your friends.

Don’t want to bring your gaming machine? You can come as a day visitor to experience the mega festival with our partners’ booths, and a bunch of entertainment and activities. 

Doors open – BYOD LAN: Nov 4, 09:00
Doors close – BYOD LAN: Nov 6, 20:00
Doors open – Day visitors: Nov 4-6 Nov, 11:00
Doors close – Day Visitors: Nov 4-6 Nov, 20:00


Watch esports teams, compete in BYOD tournaments, experience Music, Cosplay, Streamers, Meet & Greet and much more. 


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DreamHack is a gaming event unlike any other! DreamHack events are all about the massive BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) LAN party, paired with a plethora of competitive tournaments and international esports competitions happening. Visitors are able to check out the latest gaming and tech gear at the Expo, and take part in all sorts of activities which include tournaments, cosplay, non-gaming events like music concerts, stand-up comedy and more! 

BYOD is Bring Your Own Device. This will include PC’s, Laptops, mobiles and consoles. You can bring your devices and play over 3 days with your BYOD ticket.

Yes, you can bring your own laptop. 

No, you’ll be provided with chairs at the venue. 

Yes, you should bring your own 10-meter long Ethernet cable. 

DreamHack Hyderabad 2022 is open for all ages but can contain content such as tournaments, exhibitors and partners showing games, and other material not suitable for all ages.
For anyone younger than 16 years we will need an undertaking from the parents as provided here. 

Yes, you can buy tickets on the Bookmyshow/Insider/Mera Events websites.
No, DreamHack does not offer refunds on bought tickets.

Event passes will be available for purchase at the event for day visitors if they are not sold out online. We recommend purchasing tickets as soon as possible as the best prices will be available online. This will guarantee you can get into the venue if we sell out. 

Yes, you would need to exchange the booking confirmation for a wristband at the registration desk to obtain entry to the event. 

We accept payment by cash, debit/credit cards, e-wallets and UPI.
If you bring 10 meters it will be enough to reach the switch on the table.

No, you will have to bring your own power cables. 

No, monitors will not be provided.

For the BYOC and BYOD ticket holders, you will be given one seat for your system. I.e. 2.5ft*3ft 

Yes, as long as you keep your stuff in your own table space.
DreamHack has a security crew and extra security guards on site. However, all personal belongings will be your own responsibility. If you are concerned about security you may always bring a computer lock to secure your tower or laptop and peripherals to the table. We do not recommend leaving valuables like cell phones & wallets at your LAN seat as those are much easier to walk away with. DreamHack is not responsible for any lost possessions.

All areas are wheelchair accessible. Some areas and rows might be harder to reach. We recommend choosing a seat on the outer edges of the seat map since there is generally more space to accommodate wheelchairs. 

No, we do not have a sleeping area! But if you are coming with your team and need help with booking hotels nearby, please contact social@nodwin.com

Yes, you are allowed to bring your own games, make sure it’s updated.

The PC games featuring at the BYOD are: 

  • Valorant
  • CS:GO
  • FIFA
  • Rocket League
  • DOTA
  • Fortnite
  • Apex Legends
  • Fall Guys


The Mobile games featuring at the BYOD are:

  • Clash Of Clans
  • Popular Battle Royale Games
  • Clash Royale
  • Stumble Guys
  • 8 Ball Pool
  • BrawlStars
  • Jetpack Joyride


Consol Games: 

  • FIFA 22
  • Rocket League

PC Games: 

  • Popular FPS Games
  • CS:GO
  • Favourite Football Games
  • Rocket League
  • DOTA
  • Fortnite
  • Apex Legends
  • Fall Guys

Mobile Games: 

  • Clash Of Clans
  • Popular Battle Royale Games
  • Clash Royale
  • Stumble Guys
  • 8 Ball Pool
  • BrawlStars
  • Jetpack Joyride 

Console Games:  

  • Favourite Football Games
  • Rocket League
Yes, there will be a food court at the venue to fill the soul.

Every ticket will be provided with only one band. You are not supposed to take that off even while showering/ bathing. You will not be allowed to re-enter without the band. 

Tampered wristbands are not acceptable. You will have to buy a new ticket in that case.

Different ticket categories will allow participation in different activities organized at DreamHack except for any Invitational Tournaments. All ticket holders to the DreamHack Hyderabad event are eligible to participate in tournaments and competitions hosted on-site by the organizer as per their rules and regulations. BYOD passes will also allow you to play in any open tournaments using your own set-up. Once you get to the event, do not miss your chance to register to secure your spot in the tournaments you want to participate in. 

All participants will get a table that is 83×60 cm. The height of the table is 82 cm. 

Just make sure it fits on your available space and that is built sturdily so it will not be dangerous for you or any other participants. Note: All participants get 83×60 cm of table space.

BYOD gamers will be provided internet via dedicated LAN cables or WiFi. WiFi will be provided by specific stages and exhibitions only. 

You can get your set-up from 9 AM on Friday and continue gaming till 8 PM on Sunday. However, we would advise setting up or dismantling of the BYOD area with your equipment from 9 AM to 8 PM on the event days only 

We open gates at 11 AM each day for general public.

The corresponding schedule will be updated for each activity and can be found under specific activities mentioned on the carousel. 

Opening Ceremony will be at 3 PM on 4th Nov, 2022. 

Yes, you can purchase merchandise from our stores in the venue. 

  • Computer and peripherals (including a single chair) per BYOC seat ticket including cases for gear – allowed and subject to search
  • Any small items needed for being over for a longer time (Jackets, toiletries, etc.)
  • Good vibes. 

Kindly refrain from carrying any Helmets, Cameras, Firecrackers, Lighters, Weapons, Tins/Cans, Water Balloons, Umbrellas, Tobacco Products, Fireworks, Outside Food/Alcohol, Metal Containers, Musical Instruments of any kind as they’re strictly prohibited inside the stadium due to security reasons. 

There will be ample parking available at the venue parking lot. 

No. All smoking, regular or electronic is only allowed in special smoking areas outside of the venue. 

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  • When you enter a DreamHack event or program, you enter an area where photography, audio, and video recording may occur. By entering the event premises, you consent to interview(s), photography, audio recording, video recording and it’s/their release, publication, exhibition, or reproduction to be used for news, webcasts, promotional purposes, telecasts, advertising, inclusion on websites, social media, or any other purpose by DH and its affiliates and representatives. Images, photos and/or videos may be used to promote similar DH events in the future, highlight the event and exhibit the capabilities of DH. You release DH, its officers and employees, and each and all persons involved from any liability connected with the taking, recording, digitizing, or publication and use of interviews, photographs, computer images, video and/ or sound recordings. By entering the event premises, you waive all rights you may have to any claims for payment or royalties in connection with any use, exhibition, streaming, webcasting, televising, or other publication of these materials, regardless of the purpose or sponsoring of such use, exhibiting, broadcasting, webcasting, or other publication irrespective of whether a fee for admission or sponsorship is charged. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any photo, video, or audio recording taken by DH or the person or entity designated to do so by DH. You have been fully informed of your consent, waiver of liability, and release before entering the event.
  • IRL Streaming Policy: IRL streaming is allowed and encouraged at DreamHack, however it’s important to be respectful of our visitors! If you are IRL streaming, should a visitor ask you to not film or otherwise feature them in your IRL stream you are obligated to cease filming them immediately if you wish to follow our rules. If you are IRL streaming and found to not be following this policy you will be asked to leave the event.

Press passes are available on the website. Kindly register your publication through the given google form. No media will be allowed in the venue without a valid press pass.  social@nodwin.com

  • Address proof excluding Aadhar Card.
  • ID proof excluding Aadhar Card
  • Pan card
  • Form 16 in case of unavailability of pan card
  • Bank account details

45 Days upon the receipt of all documents mentioned above from your end. 

No, You have to bring your own games. 

No, we will take care of that.

Simply get yourself a Chess Player- Festival Pass from any one of our ticketing partners. Last date to buy a “Chess player” ticket and to register is 1st Nov. To know more about how to get the ticket, refer to the question ‘How do I purchase my Chess Player- Festival Pass?’

You can purchase the Chess Player- Festival Pass from any one of our ticketing partners. Do follow the details below for a hassle free experience.

  • BookMyShow– Log into the platform and select the Chess Player-Festival Pass category. Select the number of tickets you want to purchase. Click on ‘proceed’ to move on to the next page and fill in the additional information. Complete the mandatory fields and proceed to checkout to complete payment.
  • Paytm Insider- Log into the platform and select the Chess Player-Festival Pass category. Select the number of tickets you want to purchase. Click on ‘buy’ to move on to the next page and fill in the additional information. Complete the mandatory fields and proceed to checkout to complete payment.
  • Mera Events- Log into the platform and select the Chess Player-Festival Pass category. Select the number of tickets you want to purchase. Scroll down and click on the ‘Book Now’ button. Fill in all the mandatory information at the ‘Registration Information’ page before scrolling down to select the method of payment. Proceed according to the steps on the screen to complete payment. 
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