Mike Stubbs . Tournaments . Thursday 12th January 2017 . 12:48
At almost every DreamHack event around the world there is a CS:GO open event, with top teams competing for a share of the prize money. Now in a significant boost to the circuit Astro has signed on as the title sponsor.
DreamHack ASTRO Open in 2017 will consist of nine events with a combined $900,000 prize pool.
"DreamHack Open is DreamHack’s longest running esports property. In 2017 it will be our biggest year ever, with 9 live events, all featuring CS:GO and four of which in North America," said Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack AB, "Thanks to ASTRO’s support we’ll be able to continue to level up our livestream production and experience onsite for visitors and competitors. We are tremendously excited for what 2017 holds for us!"
"After having worked with DreamHack on a smaller scale for the past few years, we are very proud to be growing with them and supporting the CS:GO community as the title sponsor for the DreamHack Open. Supporting gaming teams and communities along with the organizations that allow those communities a platform to compete is a cornerstone of the ASTRO brand story. With a continued commitment to supporting global esports, we are extremely excited to be a part of the 2017 DreamHack family." said Walter Duccini, Director of International Marketing for ASTRO Gaming.
DreamHack ASTRO Open tournaments will take place at the following DreamHack events.
DreamHack Leipzig, Germany - January 13-15th
DreamHack Austin, USA - April 28-30th
DreamHack Tours, France - May 6-8th
DreamHack Summer, Jönköping, Sweden - June 17-19th
DreamHack Valencia, Spain - July 14-16th
DreamHack Atlanta, USA - July 21-23rd
DreamHack Montreal, Canada - September 8-10th
DreamHack Denver, USA - October 20-22nd
DreamHack Winter, Jönköping, Sweden - November 30 - December 2nd