20 May 2020 02:33
DreamHack is bringing 16 of the best teams in European Counter-Strike together for a one-month $160,000 tournament. This year's DreamHack Masters Spring includes a star-studded lineup with Astralis, Natus Vincere, FaZe Clan, and more. The tournament is simply stacked. Contrary to previous years, DreamHack Masters Spring will take place online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This shouldn't diminish the high level of competition, though.
Here's everything you need to know about DreamHack Masters Spring 2020, including the format, teams, schedule, and streaming options. Format Group stage: Four round-robin format groups. Each group has four teams. Group winners advance to the upper bracket. Second and third-place teams from groups proceed to the lower bracket. Playoffs: Double-elimination bracket. All matches are best-of-three. Grand final is best-of-five. The team from the upper bracket will have a one map advantage going into the grand finals. Teams Astralis (invited) device duphreeh Xyp9x Magisk JUGi Coach: Zonic Complexity Gaming (invited) oBo blameF RUSH k0nfig poizon Coach: keita ENCE (invited) allu sergej Aerial suNny Jamppi Coach: Twista FaZe Clan (invited) rain olofmeister coldzera broky Coach: YNk Fnatic (invited) KRIMZ Brollan flusha Golden Coach: Samuelsson G2 Esports (invited) kennyS JaCkz AmaNEk nexa huNter- Coach: maLeK Heroic (invited) stavn b0RUP cadiaN TeSeS niko Coach: HUNDEN Mad Lions (invited) acoR sjuush Bubzki roeJ AcilioN Coach: peacemaker mousesports (invited) chrisJ ropz karrigan woxic frozen Coach: Rejin Natus Vincere (invited) flamie s1mple electronic Boombl4 Perfecto B1ad3 North (invited) aizy gade cajunb MSL kristou Coach: Jumpy Ninjas in Pyjamas (invited) REZ Lekr0 Plopski twist nawwk Coach: THREAT Team Vitality (invited) apEX RpK ZywOo shox misutaaa Coach: XTQZZZ GODSENT (closed qualifer) kRYSTAL Maikelele STYKO zehN maden Coach: Devilwalk Team Spirit (closed qualifer) somedieyoung chopper iDISBALNCE mir magixx Coach: Certus BIG (DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020) tabseN tiziaN XANTARES syrsoN k1to Coach: tow b Schedule The group stage of DreamHack Masters Spring 2020 kicks off today at 7am CT. Three best-of-three matches will t be played per day through May 30. The playoffs begin on June 8, with the grand finals concluding a week later on June 14. Where to watch The best place to watch the tournament is on DreamHack's official Counter-Strike Twitch broadcast. There, you can find commentary from Hugo Byron, JustHarry, launders, and Scrawny, with analysis from vENdetta, Pimp, potter, and bleh.