DreamHack Winter 2012
5v5, groups into single-elimination playoffs
200,000 kr SEK
(≃ $30,198 USD
Sixteen teams fight in the DreamHack Corsair Vengeance Dota 2 Cup for a prize of 200,000 SEK.
Aside from Dota 2, there are competitions for StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth, Battlefield 3, Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition and Quake Live.
A total of 200,000 SEK (~$30,000) is spread as seen below.
Currency conversion is based on the currency exchange rate (taken from xe.com) on 2012-11-25. [1 SEK ≈ $0.15099 USD]
There are ten invited teams, two teams from the BYOC Qualifiers, three teams from Online Qualifiers, and one team from DreamHack Valencia.
- BYOC Qualifier
- 64 team open signup tournament.
- Best of 1 single-elimination.
- Top 2 advances to Group Play.
- Group Play
- Teams are split into four groups of four teams.
- Group matches are played best of 1.
- Two teams advances from each groups.
- 8 Team single-elimination Bracket.
- Matches are played Best of 3.
1 Due to passport issues, Team Empire's blowyourbrain was not able to attend and Sockshka will stand in for Empire during the event.
2 mousesports qualified as Team Zero but was signed by mousesports before the event.
3 Meet Your Makers, mTw and Clan Poland  were unable to attend. 4 Friends + Chrille, Out of Tangos and Rigg3D replaced them.
4Team 3DMAX qualified as Gamer University but was signed by Team 3DMAX before the event.
- Full team rosters and more info is available here.
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