DreamHack Masters Spring
Due to the ongoing health and safety concerns in the world, and in the interest of the safety and health of our players and staff, DreamHack Masters has been rescheduled and moved to an online format in order to fulfil our promise of bringing the CS:GO community the world's best action.
Tournament Schedule and Format
DreamHack Masters Spring – covering Europe, North America, Asia, and Oceania – is split into two time periods; May 19-30, with the group stage of the regional championships in Europe and North America running in parallel, and the playoffs taking place between June 8-14. The Asian and Oceanic championships will run in parallel between June 2-7.
The total prize pool of $300,000 will be split between the four regions as follows; $160,000 for Europe, $100,000 for North America, $20,000 for Asia, and $20,000 for Oceania. Each region will run qualifiers running between April 16-20.
Road to Cologne
The four regional championships for DreamHack Masters Spring will furthermore also be the last series of tournaments to provide points towards the Road to Cologne ranking, which will determine direct invites for the next ESL Pro Tour Masters Championship tournament ESL One Cologne.
Invites and Qualifiers
Direct invites for DreamHack Masters Spring have been issued to partner teams, winners of DreamHack Open Leipzig and Anaheim, as well as teams on the World Ranking. Confirmed teams include Astralis, mousesports, fnatic, G2, FaZe, Vitality, NiP, ENCE, coL, BIG, Mad Lions, North, Evil Geniuses, Team Liquid, 100 Thieves, Gen.G, FURIA, MIBR, TyLoo, ViCi Gaming, Renegades, and Order.
Qualifiers for all regions will run between April 16-20, and all regions will feature both an open and a closed qualifier portion. More information about the qualifiers will be available shortly.
For an overview of teams and qualifier slots, head to the teams page.
While not to be able to compete on LAN is unfortunate, we’ve developed a structure to support teams, players and fans around the world, and look forward to a great competition, showing that the world of esports goes on as we're quick to adapt and find solutions for this new reality.
Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack
Although it is unfortunate that DreamHack Masters will not be played out at Kinnarps Arena in Jönköping, we are happy that we can still bring the CS:GO community a top tier championship with the best teams in the world, making for an action-packed spring for the fans online.