DreamHack have released the groups for the Open Summer event taking place from June 13-15, as well as the talent lineup and a full schedule.
DreamHack Open Summer is almost upon us, ten days are remaining before the action kicks off in Jönköping, Sweden with eight teams, two of which will come from the BYOC qualifier.
Four have been invited directly for the event, NiP, Natus Vincere, fnatic and Titan, while two had to come from the closed qualifier at the end of May, LGB following a 3-2 win over HellRaisers, and FlipSid3, who came out of a 3-0 victory versus dignitas.
Today teams learned their fate in the $40,000 tournament, as the groups have been drawn as follows:
|Group A||Group B|
The eight teams will battle it out in a GSL group system according to a schedule that has also been revealed in today's announcement:
|Saturday, June 13th|
|19:45||A1 loser||vs. A2 loser||A3|
|21:00||A1 winner||vs. A2 winner||A4|
|22:15||A3 winner||vs. A4 loser|
|Sunday, June 14th|
|17:15||NiP||vs. BYOC #2||B1|
|18:30||Natus Vincere||vs. BYOC #1||B2|
|19:45||B1 loser||vs. B2 loser||B3|
|21:00||B1 winner||vs. B2 winner||B4|
|22:15||B3 winner||vs. B4 loser|
|Monday, June 15th|
DreamHack also didn't wait to announce the broadcasting talent, which will consist of the RoomOnFire duo, joined by a trio of experts, as well as Richard Lewis as the host of the event and James Duffield as the interviewer:
Auguste "Semmler" Massonat
Duncan "Thorin" Shields
Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson
Björn "THREAT" Pers
While there is no confirmed list of the BYOC attendees as of yet, dignitas and Acer are expected to be among the participants to try and make it to the main event.