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DH Winter: full details announced

By Ger 'anGeRrR' V.
Oct 25, 2012 19:42


ImageThe organization behind the Dreamhack Winter has released full details concerning the 2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament that will be held in late November.

The Dreamhack's organization just released a full detailed report with information about the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament in the 2012's Winter stop. As it was already known, the tourney will feature a total prize pool of roughly $45,000 for the CS:GO discipline.

Dreamhack Winter 2012 CS:GO tourney prize distribution:
1st. place: $22,390
2nd. place: $11,940
3rd. place: $5,220
4th. place: $5,220


A total of 16 teams will take part on the event, divided in four groups of four teams each one. The group stage will be played in a best of one map format while in the playoffs a best of three maps, single Elimination system will be applied. Half of those 16 teams are already confirmed and they all are from different countries. The remaining eight slots will be filled with teams coming from the four online qualifiers as well as the two BYOC qualifiers and two invites.

Confirmed teams and qualifiers:
SE NiP
DK fnatic
PL ESC Gaming
DE mousesports
FI WinFakt
BR Team TargetDown
FR VeryGames
US Team Dynamic

+ Online qualifier – HLTV.org (open)
+ Online qualifier – HLTV.org (open)
+ Online qualifier – Gaming.dk (Denmark only)
+ Online qualifier – Fragbite (Sweden only)
+ BYOC-qualifier #1 - November 22nd
+ BYOC-qualifier #2 - November 22nd
+ Invite #1
+ Invited #2

*Online qualifiers dates remain to be announced
*You can register on the BYOC by clicking here!


Each one of the BYOC qualifiers will feature a total of 64 teams, and will use a best of one map single elimination format in the group stage as well as in the playoffs. To enter on the BYOCs you have to sign-up completing a registration form and to pay a $138 to guarantee a seat.

Also a team of four official casters was revealed for the Dreamhack Winter's 2012 edition. The people in charge of the streams will include a bunch of well known heads on the Counter-Strike scene. And last but not least, the organization announced the DHW's schedule.

US Corey "ConsiderIt_dunN" Dunn
UK Paul "ReDeYe" Chaloner
FI Tomi "lurppis" Kovanen
SE Patrik "cArn" Sättermon (Extra)


Schedule:
22/11 Thursday 09.00 Main tournament – Registration
22/11 Thursday: Group stage – Group A/B
23/11 Friday: Group stage – Group C/D + Playoffs (2 matches)
24/11 Saturday: Playoffs continue + Grand Final


The tournament will take place in Elmia, Jönköping in Sweden and will see its kick-off at November 22nd and will extend until the 24th and SK Gaming will provide you with full coverage, so stay tuned!

Source: dreamhack.se


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