DreamHack Open Leipzig is the First CS:GO Event in 2020

CS:GO is finally back. After a lengthy break, 8 teams will return to action on DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020. In this piece, you will be able to find all of the information that has been announced, so do not miss out.

DreamHack Open Leipzig First CSGO event in 2020

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DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020 – All You Need to Know

  • The event will start on January 24th while the final match will be played on January 26th
  • 8 teams will participate here in Germany
  • Leipziger Messe venue has been booked
  • 100,000$ in prize pool money
  • Two double-elimination GSL groups have been put in place
  • 8 teams are split into two groups of 4
  • Opening and winners’ matches are played in the best of 1 format
  • Elimination and deciders are played in the best of 3 series
  • Best two teams from each group will advance through to the playoffs
  • Single-elimination bracket has been put in place for the playoffs
  • All of the matches in the playoffs will be played in the best of 3 format

Prize Pool Structure

As mentioned above, a total of $100,000 has been added as prize money. Below, you can find the full breakdown.

1st – $50,000 + DreamHack Masters Jönköping 2020 seed
2nd – $20,000
3rd-4th – $10,000
5th-6th – $3,000
7th-8th – $2,000

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Who Are the Biggest Favorites to Win DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020?

Even though esports betting sites are still shying away from providing esports odds for this DreamHack tournament, I’d dare to say that we will not see a clear favorite in this one.

All of the teams that are invited are more than solid. I believe that DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020 is a perfect chance for North to finally prove their worth. Given the fact that the entire roster signed contract extensions, the organization will give them a couple of more chances before making changes.

We will also see Virtus.pro back in action. Alongside the Danish squad, Jame and co. will look to start 2020 on the right foot.

Furthermore, you cannot really expect much from Sprout and Renegades as these two teams are severely lacking firepower in their squad, especially once compared to Big, Virtus.pro or North.

DreamHack Open Leipzig 2020 Live Stream

Even though broadcast talent has not been announced just yet, we can already provide you with a link where you will be able to watch all of the matches played in Germany.

If you want to watch this event on the original platform, you can find twitch.tv link here.

However, we will also provide you with a direct broadcast right here on our platform, so keep in mind that you can watch matches here.

DreamHack Leipzig Qualifier – NA & EU

As mentioned above, a total of 5 teams got their invites which means that there are 3 spots up for grabs. From what we were able to find out, there are two European qualifiers and one North American qualifier.

It is going to be interesting to see if teams like Gen.G or Cloud9 will look to participate in the North American qualifier as this event would be a perfect fit for them.

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