DreamHack Masters: Malmö 2017 – Qualifiers

Details of the European and North American open qualifiers – Offline tournament in Sweden

DreamHack organisers have released details on the upcoming qualification tournament for the DreamHack Masters: Malmö 2017. The qualifications will be held at the dates below for various regions, ranging from the 25th of June to the 11th of July. Qualifications will be held for the 3 main prominent regions, North America, Europe and the Asian pacific / Oceania region. In addition, there will be a closed qualifiers, where 6 teams and 2 invited teams would battle it out.

We can definitely expect to see the best teams battle to enter, as the Major boasts an astounding $250,000 prize pool to be shared between the 16 teams participating in the event. The DreamHack Masters: Malmö 2017 itself will between the 30th of August – 3rd of September and will be held in Sweden, where 12 invited teams will gather, along with the remaining teams who have won the regional qualifying tournaments.

European Qualifiers – July 9th-11th (2 slots)

Sunday, July 9th – Open Qualifier

Best-of-one, single-elimination
14:00 – Check-in
15:00 – Start
Top eight teams advance to closed qualifiers

Tuesday, July 11th – Closed qualifier

Best-of-three, single elimination
12:00 – Start
Finalists qualify for LAN finals in Malmö

North American Qualifiers – July 9th-11th (1 slot)

Sunday, July 9th – Open Qualifier

Best-of-one, single-elimination
22:00 – Check-in
23:00 – Start
Top eight teams advance to closed qualifiers

Tuesday, July 11th – Closed qualifier

Best-of-three, single elimination
20:00 – Start
Champions qualify for LAN finals in Malmö
Asian-Oceanic Qualifiers – June 11th-25th (1 slot)

Open Qualifiers – June 11th-18th

Oceania – June 11th-13th
One slot for closed qualifier

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) – June 12th-14th
One slot for closed qualifier

India & South-East Asia – June 12th-15th
Two slots for closed qualifier

East Asia – June 16th-18th
One slot for closed qualifier

China – June 16th-18th
One slot for closed qualifier

Closed qualifier – June 23rd-25th

Eight teams, six from open qualifiers, two invited
Online, Singaporean/Taiwanese servers
Best-of-three, single elimination