Qualifiers for Dreamhack Masters Malmö Announced

by Nikhil Hathiramani

Details about the qualifying process for the Asian region

DreamHack once again returns to the Malmö Arena this August 30th — Sep 3rd. Last year’s inaugural event saw NiP winning after a 2–0 victory against Natus Vincere. The tournament will feature a prize pool of US$250,000 which will be split between the 16 attending teams. The group stage will be played from August 30th to September 1st while the two last days will feature the single-elimination playoffs in the Malmö Arena.

Similar to last year, there will be qualifiers in Europe, North America, and Asia/Oceania. In each region, the qualifying process will consist of an open and a closed bracket. Eight teams will secure spots at DH Masters Malmö via the regional qualifiers while the remaining eight teams (TBD) are by invite.

TYLOO at last years Malmö event, after defeating Luminosity | Photo courtesy of DreamHack

The Asia open qualifiers will run from 11th — 18th June and will be hosted by SoStronk. For Asia, two invited (TBD) teams will be joined by six total qualified teams coming from each open qualifier. Only one slot will be given for Asia after the closed qualifiers. A summary of each regional qualifier can be seen below.

Sign ups are available now.

The Asian Qualifiers will consist of 2 phases:

  • Open Regional Qualifiers | 11th — 18th June
  • Closed Qualifiers | 23rd — 25th June

Open Regional Qualifiers consist of the following regional qualifiers across Asia:

The winners from the regional qualifiers will move on to the closed qualifier from the 23rd-25th June.

  • Invited — TBD
  • Invited — TBD
  • Oceania Qualifier Winner
  • GCC Qualifier Winner
  • India & South East Asia Qualifier Finalist
  • India & South East Asia Qualifier Finalist
  • China Qualifier Winner
  • East Asia Qualifier Winner

READ HERE: TYLOO & Immunity invited to DreamHack Malmö Asia Closed Qualifiers

Cover photo courtesy of DreamHack.

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