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DreamHack Masters: Malmö 2017 - Qualifiers announcement

Posted by Aleksei "Aleksei.L" Louchnikov at 09 June 2017 16:26

DreamHack have announced details on the European and North American open qualifiers for the offline tournament held in Sweden.

DreamHack have revealed details regarding the upcoming DreamHack Masters: Malmö 2017 tournament, to be held this August 30th - September 3rd. Sixteen teams from all over the world will clash in Malmö, Sweden at the Malmö Arena, in a bid to secure the dearest slice of a $250,000 prize pool. Of the sixteen, twelve will receive direct invites, whilst four will be admitted via three regional qualifiers. The three regions are: Europe, North America and Asia-Oceania. The European qualifier will offer two slots, whilst the North American and Asian-Oceanic will only see one each. 

Below you will find information relevant to application for open qualifiers, as well as scheduling:

Application process

When applying for the European or North American open qualifiers, login to the ESEA website and open a support ticket with the title Malmö EU/NA, depending on your region. Provide the following information in the ticket:

Team Name:
Region:
Qualifier name: (Use Valencia EU or Valencia NA / Atlanta EU or Atlanta NA in the name)
ESEA player 1 link:
ESEA player 2 link:
ESEA player 3 link:
ESEA player 4 link:
ESEA player 5 link:
(if required) ESEA player 6 link:
(if required) ESEA player 7 link:

For the Asian-Oceanic qualifier, please follow this link.

European Qualifiers - July 9th-11th (2 slots)

Sunday, July 9th - Open Qualifier

Best-of-one, single-elimination
14:00 - Check-in
15:00 - Start
Top eight teams advance to closed qualifiers

Tuesday, July 11th - Closed qualifier

Best-of-three, single elimination
12:00 - Start
Finalists qualify for LAN finals in Malmö

North American Qualifiers - July 9th-11th (1 slot)

Sunday, July 9th - Open Qualifier

Best-of-one, single-elimination
22:00 - Check-in
23:00 - Start
Top eight teams advance to closed qualifiers

Tuesday, July 11th - Closed qualifier

Best-of-three, single elimination
20:00 - Start
Champions qualify for LAN finals in Malmö
 

Asian-Oceanic Qualifiers - June 11th-25th (1 slot)

Open Qualifiers - June 11th-18th

Oceania - June 11th-13th
One slot for closed qualifier

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - June 12th-14th
One slot for closed qualifier

India & South-East Asia - June 12th-15th
Two slots for closed qualifier

East Asia - June 16th-18th
One slot for closed qualifier

China - June 16th-18th
One slot for closed qualifier

Closed qualifier - June 23rd-25th

Eight teams, six from open qualifiers, two invited
Online, Singaporean/Taiwanese servers
Best-of-three, single elimination
Champions qualify for LAN finals in Malmö

Images courtesy of DreamHack

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