The Dreamhack organisers will hosting another esports LAN festival also known as DreamHack Denver 2017 which will be held at the National Western Complex. The main event will feature a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive tournament which will be held between 20 until 22 October, where the top eight CS teams will fight against each other for a share of a total prize pool of $100K.
DreamHack Denver 2017 is the fourth esports event, where avid gamers meet to play video games over three days. The Digital festival will also organize other esports games like Hearthstone, Halo, Quake, Smash and Street Fighter. Other activities taking place will be cosplay, a live concert featuring DJ Vanic, Hackathon as well as the DreamExpo.
Four teams will be in groups A and B competing against each other to reveal the top CS squads of each group in a best-of-1 and best-of-3. Which of the teams will go through to the Semi-finals in single elimination and advance to the Finals? Prepare yourself to be entertained with a few surprises at the DreamHack Denver 2017.
The participating eight CS: GO teams will be competing for the first prize of $50K, where six of them are invited. Whilst online qualifiers determined the other remaining two CS units from Europe and North America.
Berlin International Gaming
BIG is a German gaming company that was created by former NRG players gob b, LEGIJA and tabsen. In the latest CS: GO tournaments, BIG have ranked between 5-8th place in the qualifying stages of the IEM Oakland and the EPICENTER 2017. BIG have not won a Premier or Major match since the Europe Minor Championship 2017 – Krakow where they beat Penta Sports with a record 2-0. Does BIG have the fighting spirit to go against top teams like Mousesports, Renegades, Hellraisers or CLG?
Cloud 9, the North American esports team will bring on their CS: GO strategies at DreamHack Denver 2017. Having performed their best at ESL One: New York and DH Montreal to finish in the semi-finals, C9 have the potential to be in the finals, winning Americas Minor Championship 2017 Krakow, ECS Season 3 – North America as well as the Subaru Invitational 2017. Will they step up their game in time to be in the DreamHack Denver finals?
Counter Logic Gaming
CLG is one of the oldest esports organizations around that will be in attendance at this Major tournament, DH Denver. The CS: GO team have attended other DreamHack events such as the ones organized in Montreal, Valencia and also the Summer competitions, finishing in 3-4th place every time in the semi-finals. So close and yet so far, will CLG beat a new record going through to the Finals of DreamHack Denver?
Mousesports, the reknowned german esports team will also be taking part in DreamHack Denver 2017. Their most recent win was coming in second place at the Hellcase Cup #6 but the biggest win so far this year was the ESG Tour Mykonos 2017 beating Team Liquid to win a prize of $120K. Seeing their latest roster changes, Mousesports saw Denis leave and acquired suNny from Penta Sports and STYKO from Hellraisers back in August 2017. Will Mouz pick up on their winning streak in Denver?
RNG got a direct invitation to compete in the major event, DreamHack Denver 2017. The gaming club have lately acquired NAF from Optic Gaming on the 1st September to join their Counter-Strike team. Their great major win of 2017 was the Asia Minor Championship 2017 – Krakow and performed their best at the DreamHack Atlanta losing to EnVyUs to rank in fourth place. Will they step up their game to compete with top teams like BIG, Cloud 9, Counter Logic Gaming and Mousesports?
Tempo Storm received a direct invitation to take part in DreamHack Denver 2017. The esports club signed on ex-paiN Gaming players in August 2017 to become an active CS team. The squad seem to rank well in the qualifying stages ever since the lineup was formed last summer so this is their first major esports tournament. There is always a first time for everything, will they keep up their pace and create a chaotic storm at DH Denver 2017?
Hellraisers are the European qualifiers to participate in the esports event, DreamHack Denver 2017. The CS lineup has seen Bondik leave for TyLoo, Styko left to join Mousesports and to replace them is ISSAA and woxic who are both on a trial basis. This unit have a tendency to surprise esports fans winning tournaments on their way up to the semi-finals. In the recent esports tournaments, they kept their ranks high like at Hellcase Cup #6 ranking third, DreamHack Atlanta 2017 finishing third and Dreamhack Tours 2017 in second place. With a few tricks up their sleeve, will gamers raise hell on their opponents?
NRG Esports is an American gaming company that created their CS: GO team in January 2016. Their lineup consists of Fugly, Brehze, Daps, Anj and the latest addition of CeRq who together will fight to kill the terrorists. The Counter Strike squad seem to do much better in the qualifying stages of events like DreamHack Denver beating Tempo Storm and at DH Valencia defeating Luminosity. Looking through the main events that this unit have participated, they usually place between 5th to 8th place. Does NRG have what it takes to go through the Group Stages?