2018 DreamHack Season

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[e][h]2018 DreamHack Season
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Server:
Various
Type:
Offline
Format:
1v1
Group stages
Single-elimination playoffs
Start Date:
2018-01-26
End Date:
2018-09-09
Links

The 2018 DreamHack Season is a series of four StarCraft II tournaments organized by DreamHack that together constitute the 2018 WCS Circuit.
The total prizepool is $400,000.

The DreamHack 2018 series was announced on December 19, 2017.[1]

Format[edit]

The format of each event is 3 Dual-tournament Bo3 Group Stages and a 16 players single-elimination bracket Playoffs.

First Group Stage:

  • 64 players in 16 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format.
  • Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage.

First Group Stage:

  • 32 players in 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format.
  • Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the next stage.

Third Group Stage:

  • 32 players in 8 groups of 4 players each, played in a dual tournament format.
    • 16 players from the First Group Stage.
    • 16 players from WCS Challenger (Qualifiers).
  • Matches are Bo3.
  • Top 2 players of each group advance to the playoffs.

Playoffs:

  • 16 players in a single-elimination bracket.
  • Round 16, Round of 8 and Semifinals are played in Bo5.
  • Finals are played in Bo7.

Prize Pools[edit]

Event Prize (USD) WCS Circuit Points
 WCS Leipzig $100,000 11,000
 WCS Austin $100,000 11,000
 WCS Valencia $100,000 11,000
 WCS Montreal $100,000 11,000

Events[edit]

Event Date Winner Runner-Up
Leipzig (2018-01-26 — 2018-01-28) TBD TBD
Austin (2018-06-01 — 2018-06-03) TBD TBD
Valencia (2018-07-12 — 2018-07-14) TBD TBD
Montreal (2018-09-07 — 2018-09-09) TBD TBD

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. DreamHack (December 19, 2017). wcs.dreamhack.com. https://wcs.dreamhack.com/2017/12/19/wcs-2018-details-revealed/ Announcing WCS 2018 Details. Retrieved January 7, 2018.