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DreamHack announces their CS:GO open will offer $280,000 in cash

DreamHack announces a base prize pot of $280,000 across their 2015 open events, meaning $40,000 per round is up for grabs
By: Chris Smith | Gaming News | Posted: Mar 12, 2015 1:08 am

Famous for being the largest bring your own PC (BYOPC) LAN party in the world, DreamHack has also shown their might in the eSports realm over the past few years - hosting numerous large scale tournaments for games like Starcraft II and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive.




Fortunately for FPS-lovers "DreamHack decided to make CS:GO its main title for 2015" as mentioned by thus this massive organization has just announced that they will pony up a total of $280,000 across all Open events held this year.


There's still the possibility that DreamHack's Winter event will hold host to a $250,000 tournament as a stand-alone, however a base of $280,000 is certainly a great starting point with this figure being split up between seven $40,000 events in total.


As according to, these events are:

  • DreamHack Tours - May 9-10 (May 8 BYOC Qualifier)
  • DreamHack Summer - June 15-16 (June 14 BYOC Qualifier)
  • DreamHack Valencia - July 17-18 (July 16 BYOC Qualifier)
  • DreamHack Stockholm - September 25-26 (No BYOC Qualifier)
  • DreamHack London - TBA
  • DreamHack Cluj - October 31-November 1 (No BYOC Qualifier)
  • DreamHack Winter - November 26-28


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