DreamHack

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Series Information
Abbreviation:
DH
Organizer:
DreamHack
Location:
Sweden Sweden
Links

DreamHack is a LAN party, a local area network gathering with demo competitions, gaming competitions and more. It's arranged twice annually at the Elmia exhibition centre in Jönköping, Sweden and also twice a year at Expolaris Congresscenter, Skellefteå, Sweden and holds the world record (as recognized by the Guinness Book of Records and Twin Galaxies) for the world's largest LAN party and computer festival.

Dreamhack hosts a large E-sport tournament at each of their LANs, which include: Hearthstone, Starcraft 2, Counter Strike 1.6, Heroes of Newerth among others. As well as organizing the LAN event, Dreamhack is also responsible for arranging various Starcraft 2 invitational tournaments. The first one was held in Stockholm 12th of April 2011, which generated a great amount of interest from the Swedish media, especially the largest newspaper in Sweden, Aftonbladet, which streamed the event live.

In the year 2007 the founders of DreamHack received a diploma of honor from the municipality of Jönköping for being so important to business, education and society of the local community.

In September 2011 it was revealed that Dreamhack would be hosting the Swedish Championship in E-sports, alongside the gaming-café company Inferno Online. The championship will consist of 9 different tournaments throughout Sweden, with the finals being held at Dreamhack Summer 2012. The championship will include Starcraft 2, Heroes of Newerth, Counter Strike 1.6, Super Street Fighter IV and FIFA 13.

Events[edit]

Event Date Prize Pool 1st 2nd
2016
Valencia Valencia 2016-07-15 (2016-07-14 - 2016-07-15) $100,000 Team Dignitas Team Dignitas Fnatic Fnatic
Summer Summer 2016-06-20 (2016-06-13 - 2016-06-20) $500,000 Tempest (Korean team) Tempest MVP/MVP Black MVP Black
Tours Tours 2016-05-14 (2016-05-13 - 2016-05-14) $100,000 MYinsanity mYinsanity Fnatic Fnatic
Austin Austin 2016-05-07 (2016-05-06 - 2016-05-07) $100,000 Team Naventic Team Naventic Cloud9/Cloud9 Cloud9
2015
Winter Winter 2015-11-27 (2015-11-26 - 2015-11-27) $25,000 Fnatic Fnatic Team Liquid Team Liquid
Valencia Valencia 2015-07-16 (2015-07-16) $15,000 Team Liquid Team Liquid Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
Summer Summer 2015-06-14 (2015-06-14) $10,000 Team Liquid Team Liquid Gamers2 Gamers2
Tours Tours 2015-05-10 (2015-05-08 - 2015-05-10) $5,600 Natus Vincere Natus Vincere MadCorps Gaming MadCorps Gaming
Bucharest Bucharest 2015-04-26 (2015-04-25 - 2015-04-26) $11,000 Team Liquid Team Liquid Gamers2 Gamers2

External links[edit]

  • Official website as seen below:
  • Stockholm & Summer & Winter
  • Valencia
  • Bucharest
  • Moscow
  • Tours
  • London