DreamHack Winter 2023 announces Esports Lineup with eFIBA World Finals, Brawl Stars World Finals, ESL Challenger, and ESL R1 Fall Major

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The iconic gaming lifestyle festival returns, with major sports sim tournaments, one of the first-ever LAN CS2 competitions in Sweden, and more!

DreamHack Winter is set to make its return to the Elmia Congress Center in Jönköping, Sweden, from November 24 to 26, 2023 (LAN 23-26), and will host a series of prominent esports tournaments all under one roof. DreamHack, an immersive gaming lifestyle festival, and part of ESL FACEIT Group (EFG) with presenting partner Elgiganten, offers attendees an extraordinary experience where the gaming community comes to life.

DreamHack attendees can enjoy an electrifying assortment of esports finals and competitions across the festival weekend. From the high-octane action of the ESL R1 Fall Major, to the thrilling ESL Challenger Jönköping, the epic Brawl Stars World Finals to the historic in-person eFIBA World Finals, the weekend promises lucrative prize pools to be won and champions to be crowned.

Alongside professional esports tournaments, DreamHack Winter features something for everyone, celebrating all strands of gaming culture and expression under one roof; From world-renowned talent in our Creator Hub, to the iconic bring-your-own-computer (BYOC) LAN party, live music, Builders and Battle zones, cosplay competitions, exclusive gaming experiences and much, much more.

Brawl Stars World Finals

Experience the Brawl Stars extravaganza of the year at DreamHack Winter! Dive into thrilling side activities, connect with fellow fans from across the globe, and witness the world’s top Brawl Stars Pro Players compete fiercely for a share of the $750,000 prize pool in the Brawl Stars World Finals, live in Jönköping.

For more information, please visit: https://dreamhack .com/winter/brawlstars/

eFIBA World Finals

eFIBA, FIBA’s official NBA 2K24 tournament, are proud to present the first-ever, in-person eFIBA World Finals live at DreamHack Winter!

Online Regional Qualifiers tip off on October 3 to November 2, with Regional Finals taking place November 7-9 across South East Asia, Oceania, Middle East, Africa, North America, South America, and Europe. The winning nation from each Regional Final and the top two from Europe will secure a spot in the eFIBA Season 2 World Finals 2023, taking place live at DreamHack Winter, where the elite teams will collide in a monumental showdown for their piece of the €50,000 prize pool.

For more information, please visit: efiba .basketball

ESL Challenger Jönköping

One of the first professional Counter-Strike 2 tournaments to take place in Sweden, eight teams will compete head to head for a prize pool of $100,000 (over 1m SEK) in ESL Challenger Jönköping at DreamHack Winter.

The top two teams to emerge from each qualifier competition across NA, EU, SA, and AS, will progress to join two to six invited teams in the regional Closed Qualifiers, with the best team from each region proceeding to ESL Challenger Jönköping. These teams will face off against each other, and four teams already qualified via their position in the ESL World Ranking, live at DreamHack Winter, where they’ll vie for the coveted title, a slice of the $100,000 prize pool and a spot in ESL Pro League Season 19. Qualified teams via the ESL World Ranking include Monte, GamerLegion, Virtus.pro, and Eternal Fire.

For more information, please visit: dreamhack .com/winter/cs/

ESL R1 Fall Major

ESL and RENNSPORT proudly present the ESL R1 Fall Major, paving the way for professional virtual racing esports. Since September 1, Over the next few months, 48 of the best virtual drivers from across 12 prestigious teams have been battling it out for a spot in the final. The season will culminate live in Jönköping, where attendees and fans from across the globe will witness the electrifying finale as drivers and teams fight for their share of the €225,000 prize pool.

Find out more about ESL R1 here: eslr1 .com

For more images, and further updates on all ESL FACEIT Group activity, please visit eslfaceitgroup .com/press

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