15 September 2016 - 19:10

DreamHack Zowie Open Event Preview

Here is your preview of the upcoming DreamHack Zowie Open Event, which features two of the top-five CS:GO teams in the world.
Journalist for GAMURS

The SL i-League may have ended last week, but that doesn't mean there is no more Counter-Strike: Global Offensive action with some sizable prize money on the line.

Featuring two top five teams in Virtus.Pro and Cloud9" target="blank">Cloud9, the DreamHack Zowie Open Event will run from Sept. 16-18, and will bring seven of the best European sides and a C9 American side.

The groups for the tournament are as follows:

Group A

Group B

The tournament itself will be a two group set up, with teams facing off in a best-of-one series to start and having best-of-threes only in decider matches. The top two teams will advance to a single elimination, best-of-three playoff bracket.

$100,000 will be the prize pool for this event, and will be given out as seen here:

  • 1st - $50,000
  • 2nd - $20,000
  • 3-4th - $10,000
  • 5-6th - $3,000
  • 7-8th - $2000

Who do you think will reign supreme over in Bucharest? Will you be watching on Sept. 16-18? Let us know in the comments below and for all your CS:GO and esports updates, especially for Dreamhack Zowie, make sure you are following us on Twitter, @GAMURScom.

James Mattone is a journalist for GAMURS and can be contacted by email at jamestmattone@gmail.com or on Twitter -@TheJamesMattone.

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