Dreamhack Winter 2014 Preview

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Date: 27/11/2014 – 29/11/2014
LAN/Online: LAN.
Location: Jönköping, Sweden.
Format:

Group stage: Double-elimination, Top 2 teams from each group qualify to Playoffs.
Playoffs: Single-elimination bracket, Best-of-3 matches, No 3rd place decider ie no Consolidation Finals.


Prize Pool: 250,000$ spread among the teams
Distribution:

Place Prize Team
1st $100,000
2nd $50,000
3rd-4th $22,000
3rd-4th $22,000
5th-8th $10,000
5th-8th $10,000
5th-8th $10,000
5th-8th $10,000
9th-16th $2,000

Teams:

Invited Teams Qualified Teams
myXMG EU Qualifiers:
Bravado Gaming Team LDLC.com
(ESl One Cologne 2014 Top 8:) PlanetKey Dynamics
NiP-Gaming Penta eSports
Fnatic ESC Gaming
Titan HellRaisers
Dignitas NA Qualifiers:
Virtus.Pro iBuyPower
Cloud 9  Last Minute Qualifers:
Epsilon Copenhagen Wolves
Natus Vincere Flipsid3

Groups:

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Fnatic 0-0 Titan 0-0 LDLC.com 0-0 Virtus.Pro 0-0
Cloud9 0-0 Dignitas 0-0 Ninjas in Pyjamas 0-0 Natus Vincere 0-0
HellRaisers 0-0 iBuyPower 0-0 PlanetKey Dynamics 0-0 Epsilon eSports 0-0
Bravado Gaming 0-0 Penta eSports 0-0 ESC Gaming 0-0 myXMG 0-0

Due to KQLY and sf being VAC Banned,Titan and Epsilon are disqualified from DHW and there will be a LAN Qualifiers to replace those teams.


Casters

Scott “SirScoots” Smith – Host
James Duffield – Stage Host
Duncan “Thorin” Shields – Expert
Auguste “Semmler” Massoant – Caster
Anders Blume – Caster
Stuart “Tosspot” Saw – Caster
Robin “Fifflaren” Johansson – Caster
Johan “face” Klasson – Observer

FACEIT TV – Secondary caster for Day 1


Map pool:

  • De_Overpass
  • De_Inferno
  • De_Nuke
  • De_Dust II
  • De_Mirage
  • De_Cache
  • De_Cobblestone

Predicted Standings:

  1. Fnatic
  2. LDLC
  3. Cloud9
  4. NiP
  5. Virtus.Pro
  6. iBUYPOWER
  7. Dignitas
  8. Na`Vi
  9. HellRaisers
  10. PlanetKey
  11. ESC Gaming
  12. myXMG
  13. Penta eSports
  14. Bravado Gaming

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