What is DreamHack Showdown?

This tournament seeks to elevate ambitious women CS:GO players in the global esports scene and provide a dedicated platform to support their professional growth. We aim to raise the visibility of the women currently in the space, provide equal access to competitive support as their male counterparts, and offer a concrete way for women players to find guidance and inspiration to establish their path to pro.

Regional Tournaments

Europe

$30K USD Prize pool with 4 invited teams and 2 from open qualifiers

North America

$20K USD Prize pool with 2 invited teams and 2 from open qualifiers

December 14, 2020

Survival Guide DreamHack Showdown Winter

All the information you need for Winter 2020 summarized into one page! Broadcast coverage, teams, and tournament info.
December 9, 2020

Winter talent lineup

Brand new talent lineup this winter!
December 7, 2020

Winter Qualified Teams

They will be joining the rest of the invited teams in the playoffs from Dec 15 - Dec 20.
November 11, 2020

DreamHack Showdown Winter

Following the success of the 2019 all-women DreamHack Showdown in Valencia, we're thrilled to announce the 2020 DreamHack Showdown.

Europe

Prize Pool $30,000

  • Dec 15 - Dec 20
  • Double Elimination bracket
  • 4 Invited teams, 2 teams from Open Qualifiers
  • The directly invited teams will be seeded into the first round of the upper bracket
  • The qualified teams will face each other in the first round of the lower bracket
  • Grand finals will be played BO3 with no upper bracket advantage

EU Prize Distribution

Placement  
Prize
1st $12,000
2nd $7,000
3rd $4,000
4th $3,000
5th-6th $2,000
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North America

Prize Pool $20,000

  • Dec 15 - Dec 20
  • Double Elimination bracket
  • 2 Invited teams, 2 teams from Open Qualifiers
  • Grand finals will be played BO3 with no upper bracket advantage

 

 

 

NA Prize Distribution

Placement  
Prize
1st $10,000
2nd $6,000
3rd $3,000
4th $1,000
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FAQ

Why is this tournament open for women only?

This tournament is open for women only to help bridge the diversity gap and give women a chance to be seen, celebrated, and given the space to thrive as CS:GO professionals.

How will you verify the gender of the players?

 

Recap our previous seasons

We had the very first DreamHack Showdown in Valencia 2019 and it was a blazing success! It was then followed by an online Summer Edition, with the regional splits Europe and North America. You can find the VODs on our Youtube channel. Watch some of the best women CS:GO players in the world.