DreamHack Leipzig will start 2017 with CS:GO tournaments that will take place between January 13th till 15th in Germany. The organisation has been established since 1994, starting out at a school cafeteria in Malung with only forty people in attendance. This match is organised annually held in winter and summer, across several places that include Leipzig, Austin, Valencia, Montreal and Bucharest. Today, it has become an awaited esports event with over twenty-six thousand spectators.
Due to the popularity of this event, thousands of gaming fans worldwide are intrigued to watch the eight professional teams challenge each other. DreamHack Leipzig is where Counter Strike: Global Offensive competitions will be held using the latest computer technologies. There will be an Expo about esports and game culture, concerts, game developer lectures as well as cosplay, a contest of hero costumes inspired by video games and much more.
Due to the efforts in marketing esports, DreamHack have quite a few Guinness world records for having the largest LAN party, the world’s fastest Internet Connection and another for the most generated traffic.