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DreamHack Open 44 details

DreamHack Open 44 kicks off Mar 10 - Mar 14 this year, with a total prize pool of $100,000 split into two regions: North America and South America. These will continue to be played fully online, with talent and players participating from their own homes, and broadcasted from the Monster Energy DreamHack Studio in Stockholm. This tournament is also part of the ESL Pro Tour and will award points. Read on for tournament details!

#DHO44 North America

  • Dates: Mar 10 - Mar 14

  • Prize money: $70,000

  • Total 8 teams split into 2 groups

  • GSL BO3 group play, top 2 teams of each group make it to playoffs

  • Playoffs played in BO3 Single Elimination, with a BO5 Grand Final

  • Team spots divided into:

Team Liquid

ESL World Ranking

paiN Gaming

ESL World Ranking

High Coast Esports

ESL World Ranking

Bad News Bears

ESL World Ranking

Rebirth Esports

ESL World Ranking

Triumph

ESL World Ranking

Extra Salt

NA Qualifier

RBG Esports

NA Qualifier

NA Open Qualifier Info

Feb 18 - Feb 21

Format for Open Qualifiers: 

  • Open Qualifier #1: Feb 18 - Feb 19
  • Open Qualifier #2: Feb 20 - Feb 21
  • Unlimited teams
  • BO1 Single Elimination bracket
  • Qualifying matches BO3
  • Top 2 qualify to Closed Qualifiers. 

NA Closed Qualifier Info

Feb 25 - Feb 27

Format for Closed Qualifiers: 

  • BO3 Double Elimination bracket
  • 4 invites and 4 qualifying from Open Qualifiers
  • 2 teams qualify to Main Event

Times for Closed Qualifiers:

  • Start Time both days: 2pm EST

Closed Qualifier Teams

Extra Salt

Closed Qualifier Invite

Mythic

Closed Qualifier Invite

Third Impact

Closed Qualifier Invite

Secret Club

Closed Qualifier Invite

Recon 5

Open Qualifier #1

RBG Esports

Open Qualifier #1

GGPR Esports

Open Qualifier #2

Oceanus Gaming

Open Qualifier #2

NA Prize Distribution

#  
EPT Points
Prize Money
1 100 $35,000
2 80 $15,000
3 40 $6,000
4 40 $6,000
5 20 $2,500
6 20 $2,500
7 0 $1,500
8 0 $1,500
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#DHO44 South America

  • Dates: Mar 10 - Mar 14

  • Prize money: $30,000

  • Total 4 teams

  • BO3 Double Elimination bracket

  • BO5 Grand Final with a 1-0 advantage to the team coming from Upper Bracket

  • Team spots divided into:

Sharks Esports

ESL World Ranking

Imperial Esports

ESL World Ranking

9z Team

SA Qualifier

Havan Liberty

SA Qualifier

SA Open Qualifier Info

Feb 18 - Feb 21

Format for Open Qualifiers: 

  • Open Qualifiers #1: Feb 18 - Feb 19
  • Open Qualifiers #2: Feb 20 - Feb 21
  • Unlimited teams
  • BO1 Single Elimination bracket
  • Qualifying matches BO3
  • Top 2 qualify to Closed Qualifiers. 

SA Closed Qualifier Info

Feb 25 - Feb 27

Format for Closed Qualifiers: 

  • BO3 Double Elimination bracket
  • 2 invites and 2 qualifying from Open Qualifiers
  • 2 teams qualify to Main Event

Times for Closed Qualifiers:

  • Start Time Both Days: 5pm BRT

Closed Qualifier Teams

9z Team

Closed Qualifier Invite

Havan Liberty Gaming

Closed Qualifier Invite

tropa do inguiça

Open Qualifier #1

PAQUETÁ Gaming

Open Qualifier #2

SA Prize Distribution

#  
EPT Points
Prize Money
1 60 $16,000
2 40 $8,000
3 20 $4,000
4 0 $2,000
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Schedule

Times listed in EST.

Mar 10

12:30PM 
SA - UB 1.1
SA - UB 1.2

4PM
NA - UB 1.1 - Group A
NA - UB 1.1 - Group B

7:30PM
NA - UB 1.2 - Group A
NA - UB 1.2 - Group B

Mar 11

12:30PM 
SA - UB 2.1

4PM
NA - UB 2.1 - Group A
NA - UB 2.1 - Group B

7:30PM
NA - LB 1.1 - Group A
NA - LB 1.1 - Group B

Mar 12

12:30PM 
SA - LB 1.1

4PM
NA - LB 2.1 - Group A

7:30PM
NA - LB 2.1 - Group B

Mar 13

12:30PM 
SA - LB 2.1

4PM
NA - Semifinals #1

7:30PM
NA - Semifinals #2

Mar 14

12PM 
SA - Grand Final

4PM
NA - Grand Final