2020 All-Women DreamHack Showdown Announced

All-Women CS:GO Summer Tournament to Take Place Online, July 2020

All-Women CS:GO Fall Tournament to Take Place Online in 2020

STOCKHOLM — DreamHack, the premier gaming and digital lifestyle festival, has long been dedicated to the growth of professional gaming — not just for the very best players, but for those aspiring to become them. Following the success of the 2019 all-women DreamHack Showdown —featuring the renowned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) — DreamHack has announced the 2020 DreamHack Showdown. The summer tournament will take place online in July, featuring two regional competitions in Europe (EU) and North America (NA).  The fall tournament dates will be announced, and will also feature two regional competitions in Europe and North America. These events have been adjusted to an online format where players, broadcast talent and fans can all join the action from secure locations. Additional details on both tournaments will be announced. 

 

“Following the success of the 2019 all women’s CS:GO tournament in Valencia, we are pleased to announce the 2020 DreamHack Showdown,” said

DreamHack Co-CEO Marcus Lindmark. “DreamHack is committed to supporting diversity, so this event has become particularly special to us. These are going to be tremendous competitions featuring some of the best women CS:GO players in the world — it is truly a not-to-be-missed tournament!”

 
  • DreamHack Showdown Summer, Online

The online tournament will take place over two weekends with a total of six broadcast days.
  • July 17-19 — DreamHack Showdown Summer EU online tournament ($25K USD prize pool)

  • July 24-26 — DreamHack Showdown Summer NA online tournament ($25K USD prize pool)
 
  • DreamHack Showdown Fall, Online

The online tournament will take place over two weekends with a total of six broadcast days.
  • Dates TBD — DreamHack Showdown Fall EU online tournament ($25K USD prize pool)

  • Dates TBD — DreamHack Showdown Fall NA  online tournament ($25K USD prize pool)
 
  • Tournament Format

    • The tournament will be played over the course of three days. 
    • The tournament in both regions will be played with a double-elimination bracket with two invited teams and four teams coming from open qualifiers.
    • The two direct invited teams will be seeded into the second round of the upper-bracket, while the four teams from open qualifiers will face each other in the first round
    • The final will be played best-of-three with no upper-bracket advantage. 

Additional information about DreamHack Showdown can be found at

dreamhack.com/showdown.

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DreamHack, the premier gaming and digital lifestyle festival, has long been dedicated to the growth of professional gaming — not just for the very best players, but for those aspiring to become them. Following the success of the 2019 all-women DreamHack Showdown —featuring the renowned Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) — DreamHack has announced the 2020 DreamHack Showdown.
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Following the success of the 2019 all women’s CS:GO tournament in Valencia, we are pleased to announce the 2020 DreamHack Showdown. DreamHack is committed to supporting diversity, so this event has become particularly special to us. These are going to be tremendous competitions featuring some of the best women CS:GO players in the world — it is truly a not-to-be-missed tournament!
Marcus Lindmark, Co-CEO, DreamHack