starcraft 2

Tournament Structure

Dates: July 14-16th
Location: DreamHack Valencia, Feria de Valencia
Prize Pool Breakdown:
Total: $50,000 USD and 5,000 WCS Points
1st: $16,000 and 1,000 Points
2nd: $8,000 and 700 points
3/4th: $5,000 and 450 points
5-8th $2,000 and 300 points
9-16th $1,000 and 150 points


8 players from online qualification, 88 players from open signups.
32 players (including 8 from the qualifiers) will be pre-seeded into group stage 2.
64 unseeded competitors from the open signup will compete in group stage 1, top 32 advance into group stage 2.
32 players advancing from group stage 2 will compete in single elimination.
Match Format: Group stages are played in dual tournament BO3 format. Single elimination is played in BO5 with BO7 Grand Finals.


DreamHack Rules: HERE


Open Signups

88 slots in the tournament will be allocated to players who signup through open signups. All players must be eligible to participate in WCS Circuit Events as outlined on to participate. To signup please fill in your information in the following HERE. Note that shortly after signing up you will receive an email to confirm your slot in the tournament, or that you have been placed on the waitlist should the tournament fill up before you sign up.

Online Passport Qualifiers

EU Qualifier: 4th-5th of June Sign-up
NA Qualifier: 5th of June Sign-up
LatAM Qualifier: 5th of June Sign-Up
ANZ/Sea: 10th of June Sign-up
TW: 10th of June Sign-up
CN Qualifier: 30th of May Sign-up

Be sure to follow @DreamHackOpen on twitter for all the latest updates.

For visitors who wish to compete or spectate onsite, visitor passes for each day of the event are still available at HERE. Viewers from around the world who aren’t able to make it out to Valencia will be able to catch all the best games streamed online at Stay tuned to and @DreamHackOpen for upcoming information including the full tournament schedule, broadcast talent and of course the list of competitors!
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