- DreamHack posts names of all CS:GO teams participating in Open Summer on August 8
- Four teams have been drafted through a Closed Qualifier
- This year, DreamHack has opted for Tier 1 teams possibly considering trust issues with Tier 2 and Tier 3 teams when playing remotely
All 16 teams’ names have been revealed for the upcoming DreamHack Open Summer Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) tournament that will take place at the same time in Europe and North America.
DreamHack Open Reveals Full List of Names for Counter-Strike Event
DreamHack Open Summer CS:GO has revealed the names of all teams that will participate in the upcoming tournament in both Europe and North America. The organization will hold the two events simultaneously between August 8 and August 16.
It's time to reveal the full team list for #DHOpen Summer 🔥
— DreamHack Counter-Strike (@DreamHackCSGO) July 1, 2020
In both tournaments, eight teams will vie for a share of the $90,000 prize pool. Twelve teams have been directly invited by DreamHack, the others had to fight in local qualifying events. The DreamHack Closed Qualifier promoted the following teams:
- Europe: OG and Endpoint
- North America: Triumph and Ze Pug Godz
Meanwhile, the list already features established esports powerhouses in CS:GO, such as Evil Geniuses, BIG, Team Liquid, and FURIA. DreamHack usually hosts the Open Summer with Tier 2 and Tier 3 tournaments, but due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the organizers have probable decided to tap the best teams, as they can be trusted to play remotely.
The full list of teams per region is as follows:
- MAD Lions
- Team Liquid
- 100 Thieves
- Ze Pug Godz
The winners of the event will claim $35,000 with $20,000 going to the runners-up and $10,000 allocated for 3rd place teams. The event is sponsored by CORSAIR, Monster Energy, and Intel and hosted by DreamHack. DreamHack will allocated $300,000 for all events hosted during the Open Summer.
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