The first DreamHack Open event of the year is kicking off soon in Leipzig, Germany and the tournament organizer has revealed four invited teams. The $100,000 event will begin on January 24th and run through the 26th with eight total teams vying for the first-place prize.
The new Virtus.pro and Renegades lineups will be joined by a rebuilt BIG squad and a rebranded North team at Leipzig as the invited teams. North won DreamHack Open Sevilla, their last Open event.
Sprout was the only team set to attend the event prior to this reveal having won the ESL Meisterschaft Winter Finals.
All the invites have been handed out and now the only remaining slots will have to be earned via qualifiers. Europe has two qualifiers while North America has one planned for the event.
It’s a packed year for DreamHack as they look to host eleven events throughout 2020.
Full 2020 DreamHack schedule:
DreamHack Leipzig: Jan 24-26
DreamHack Anaheim: Feb 21-23
DreamHack Dallas: May 22-24
DreamHack Summer: Jun 12-14
DreamHack Valencia: Jul 3-5
DreamHack Montreal: Sep 11-13
DreamHack Rotterdam: Oct 16-18
DreamHack Hyderabad: Oct 30-Nov 1
DreamHack Atlanta: Nov 13-15
DreamHack Winter: Nov 27-29
DreamHack Sevilla: Dec 11-13
In addition to the 11 stops on the schedule, DreamHack Summer is going to be the longest DreamHack event ever at 90 hours in Jönköping.
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