DreamHack Open Atlanta 2017 - Teams and schedule announcement

Posted by Aleksei "Aleksei.L" Louchnikov at 14 July 2017 11:23

With a week left till commencement, DreamHack have released details regarding invited teams and scheduling for the event taking place late July.

Seven days are left till the start of DreamHack Open Atlanta 2017, in light of the fact DreamHack have announced six invited teams to participate at the event. Curiously the qualified teams were known prior to those invited, with Misfits and Binary Dragons admitted via the North American and European qualifiers respectively. The two will be joined by six invited teams this July 21st-23rd in Atlanta, Georgia, United States, duking it out for the $100,000 prize pool.

Formatting for the event will see a traditional DreamHack Open variant, whereby the initial part of the group stage will see best-of-one, double elimination matches, followed by best-of-three, single-elimination deciders. The group stage will be succeeded by best-of-three, single-elimination play-offs. Teams that manage to secure a flawless group stage performance automatically secure a spot in the semi-finals.

Below is a comprehensive participants list for the event:

Denmark Heroic Europe HellRaisers
France Team EnVyUs United States NRG Esports
Australia Renegades Sweden GODSENT
United States Misfits Serbia Binary Dragons

In addition to announcing the invited teams, DreamHack also published the schedule for matches, which you may find below (all times adjusted to CEST):

Friday, July 21st - Group Stage

19:00 – Group A Match #1
20:30 – Group B Match #1
22:00 – Group A Match #2
23:30 – Group B Match #2

Saturday, July 22nd - Decider matches

01:00 – Group A Winners Match
02:30 – Group B Winners Match
16:00 – Group A Elimination Match
19:00 – Group B Elimination Match
22:00 – Group A Decider Match

Sunday, July 23rd - Play-offs 

01:00 – Group B Decider Match
16:00 – Semi-final #1
19:00 – Semi-final #2
22:00 – Grand Final

Image courtesy of DreamHack


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