DreamHack Open - 2021 - Winter Season - America
Group stage: double elimination
Playoffs: single elimination
The ESL Pro Tour 2021 is the second year of the world wide Warcraft III pro tour. It's organized, sponsored and hosted by ESL in collaboration with DreamHack.
The DreamHack Open - Winter Season - America is the third chance (out of three) for Americans and Oceanians players to grant a bundle of EPT points and qualify for the regional final.
The qualifier system got 2 steps:
- two open qualifiers offer 2 spots each for the closed qualifier:
- one closed qualifier on September 25th & 26th offers 4 spots for the main event.
Group stage (8 into 4)
The group stage consists of 2 groups of 4 players each:
- double elimination bracket,
- all matches played as Bo3,
- top 2 of each group advance to the playoffs.
- October 6th-7th: semi-finals,
- October 8th: winners' finals,
- October 9th: losers' round 1,
- October 10th: losers' finals.
The 4 players remaining fight through a Bo5 single elimination bracket:
- October 16th: semi-finals,
- October 17th: final.
Amazonia isn't part of the map pool anymore, it got replaced by Shallow Grave.
$ 5,000 and 760 ESL Pro Tour points are spread among the players as seen below:
- Ark refused to play on Asia host and may be disqualifed from prize money
|Autumn Leaves||7||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||3||2||1||66.7 %||-||-||-||-||2||1||1||50.0 %||1||1||0||100.0 %||-||-||1||-|
|Echo Isles||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||1||1||0||100.0 %||-||-||-||-||-||-||1||-|
|Last Refuge||2||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||1||0||1||0.0 %||-||-||-||-||1||1||0||100.0 %||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Northern Isles||8||-||-||-||-||2||0||2||0.0 %||3||2||1||66.7 %||1||1||0||100.0 %||2||1||1||50.0 %||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-|
|Shallow Grave||4||1||1||0||100.0 %||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||1||0||1||0.0 %||1||0||1||0.0 %||1||1||0||100.0 %||-||-||-||-|
|Tidehunters||9||1||1||0||100.0 %||2||0||2||0.0 %||3||3||0||100.0 %||1||0||1||0.0 %||1||1||0||100.0 %||1||0||1||0.0 %||-||-||-||-|
|Total Sum (Σ)||32||2||2||0||100.0 %||4||0||4||0.0 %||10||7||3||70.0 %||3||1||2||33.3 %||8||5||3||62.5 %||3||2||1||66.7 %||-||-||2||-|
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