DreamHack OpenTop newsWe return in Jan 2021

We return in Jan 2021

DreamHack Open Online returns in Jan 2021 to kick off the year, with a total prize pool of $100,000 split into two regions: Europe and North 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!

Jan 2021 Europe

  • Dates: Jan 27 - Jan 31

  • 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:

EU EPT Points Distribution

Placement  
EPT Points
1st 100
2nd 80
3rd 40
4th 40
5th 20
6th 20
7th 0
8th 0
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BIG

ESL World Ranking

Evil Geniuses

ESL World Ranking

Team Spirit

ESL World Ranking

Gambit Esports

ESL World Ranking

FunPlus Phoenix

ESL World Ranking

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

EU Qualifier

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

EU Qualifier

EU Open Qualifier Info

Jan 20 - Jan 21

Format for Open Qualifiers: 

  • Unlimited teams
  • BO1 Single Elimination bracket
  • Qualifying matches BO3
  • Top 2 qualify to Closed Qualifiers. 

Times for Open Qualifiers:

  • Check-in Opens: 17:00 CET
  • Check-in Closes: 17:55 CET
  • Both Days Start Time: 18:00 CET

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EU Closed Qualifier Info

Jan 22 - Jan 23

Format for Closed Qualifiers: 

  • BO3 Double Elimination bracket
  • 2 teams qualify to Main Event

Times for Closed Qualifiers:

  • Start Time both days: 14:00 CET

Closed Qualifier Teams

ForZe

Closed Qualifier Invite

HellRaisers

Closed Qualifier Invite

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

Open Qualifier

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

Open Qualifier

Jan 2021 North America

  • Dates: Jan 27 - Jan 31

  • 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:

NA EPT Points Distribution

Placement  
EPT Points
1st 60
2nd 40
3rd 20
4th 0
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Rebirth Esports

ESL World Ranking

Triumph

ESL World Ranking

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

NA Qualifier

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

NA Qualifier

NA Open Qualifier Info

Jan 20 - Jan 21

Format for Open Qualifiers: 

  • Unlimited teams
  • BO1 Single Elimination bracket
  • Qualifying matches BO3
  • Top 2 qualify to Closed Qualifiers. 

Times for Open Qualifiers:

  • Check-in Opens: 5pm ET
  • Check-in Closes: 5:55pm ET
  • Both Days Start Time: 6pm ET

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NA Closed Qualifier Info

Jan 22 - Jan 23

Format for Closed Qualifiers: 

  • BO3 Double Elimination bracket
  • 2 teams qualify to Main Event

Times for Closed Qualifiers:

  • Start Time Both Days: 5pm ET

Closed Qualifier Teams

High Coast

Closed Qualifier Invite

Extra Salt

Closed Qualifier Invite

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

Open Qualifier

Winner of ESEA Qualifier

Open Qualifier

Schedule

Times listed in CET.

Jan 27

15:00 BIG vs HellRaisers
Group A – Match #1

15:00 FunPlus Phoenix vs EG 
Group A – Match #2

18:30 Gambit Esports vs Sprout
Group B – Match #1

18:30 Team Spirit vs ForZe
Group B – Match #2

22:00 Triumph vs paiN Gaming
Upper Bracket - Semifinal #1

22:00 Rebirth vs Extra Salt
Upper Bracket - Semifinal #2

Jan 28

15:00
Group B – Winners Match
Group A – Winners Match

18:30
Group B – Decider Match
Group A – Decider Match

22:00
Lower Bracket Final

Jan 29

15:00
Group A – Elimination Match

18:30
Group B – Elimination Match

22:00
Upper Bracket Final

Jan 30

15:00
Semifinal #1 - A1 vs B2

18:30
Semifinal #2 - B1 vs A2

22:00
Consolidation Final

Jan 31

16:00
Grand Final

21:00
Grand Final