DreamHack Summer 2017 dates, events, location

DreamHack Summer 2017 dates are June 17-20 at the Elmia Exhibition and Convention Centre in Jönköping, Sweden. The event will host tournaments in Counter Strike: Global Offensive, Super Smash Bros. Melee, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, Street Fighter and StarCraft.

The Counter-Strike tournament will feature eight teams playing for a $100,000 prize pool, with six direct invites and two reaching the tournament via qualifiers. The Hearthstone tournament includes a $25,000 prize pool with $7,500 for the champion. An open format means anyone can compete, and the top 16 move to a single-elimination bracket. The StarCraft event pays a prize pool of $1000,00 and offers a seed at the World Championship Series Global Finals. The Super Smash Bros Melee event features a $10,000 prize pool.

Previous champions

2016

Counter Strike: Global Offensive: Immortals

Super Smash Bros. Melee: Adam “Armada” Lindgren

2015

Counter Strike: Global Offensive: Fnatic

2014

Counter Strike: Global Offensive: Ninjas in Pyjamas

2013

Counter Strike: Global Offensive: Ninjas in Pyjamas

2012

Counter Strike: Global Offensive: Fnatic

Cover photo by Adela Sznajder/DreamHack

Slingshot staff writer and Korean League of Legends expert who also owns a Pikachu-themed iPhone case.

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