After all the hype of DH Valencia in Spain, the action will travel to North America for DreamHack Atlanta. The Major tournament will be held between the 21st July till 23rd July, gathering the best teams that will entertain the esports community in the world of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.
DreamHack is a famous for its digital festivals and esports tournaments around the world in Europe and North America. Tournaments under the DH brand all started with seasonal matches in Summer and in Winter. This year Atlanta will be the seventh stop of the DH Zowie Open tour, mainly focusing on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament, cosplay, LAN party, music festivals, card games and so much more.
Gaming aside, the avid gamers and esports fans will get to attend the music concert which will be held on Friday night on 21st July at DreamHack. The festival will starr the recording artist and rapper Waka Flocka Flame at 10.30pm.
The CS tournament will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center featuring the top eight CS squads. The top units will get to battle it out for the top reward of an amazing $50K, showing off their best fighting strategies giving the audience a gaming spectacle.
The format of the DreamHack Atlanta tournament will involve two groups of four with a double elimination in a best-of-1 and best-of-3. The remaining four CS teams from both groups will proceed to the Playoffs competing in a single-elimination bracket playing in a best-of-three.
The Misfits Counter-Strike team participated in the NA Qualifiers of DreamHack Atlanta 2017, taking the lead in the North American CS squads which led to their attendance at the DH event in America. Their most recent CS: GO match was the minor CyberPowerPC Extreme Gaming Series – Spring 2017, they ranked in second place, losing to Optic Gaming. They finished in fourth at the DH Tours 2017, they lost to Hellraisers with the record 0:2. At the moment the Misfits need a coach to help them through the future matches. Will they manage to pick up their game strategies without a coach at DreamHack Atlanta?
Binary Dragons have never participated in any Major or premier tournaments but participated in several qualifying matches one of which was the recent DH Atlanta – EU. They defeated Spartak Esports in the final qualifiers with the record 2:0. Binary Dragons have had a few successes ever since they signed on iNation’s lineup, placing them in top four in the latest esports tournaments. DreamHack Atlanta will be their first major match, showing the esports fans their smart gaming strategies.
The DH Atlanta 2017 will invite eight of the top CS teams, at the time of writing, two teams have been announced, these are the NA Qualifier, Misfits and Europe Qualifier is Binary Dragons. As for the other six professional teams they have yet to be announced so stay tuned.