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DreamHack
DreamHack logo.png
Genre Esports
LAN Party and computer festival
Frequency Bi-annual (Winter and Summer)
Venue Elmia Exhibition and Convention Centre
Location(s) Europe
Country Sweden
Inaugurated 1994
Participants ~22,000 including ~8000 BYOC
Website
http://www.dreamhack.se
DreamHack
Tournament information
Sport various esports games
Location numerous locations
Number of tournaments several

DreamHack is the world's largest digital festival, a local area network gathering with live concerts and competitions in digital art and esports first held in Malung, Sweden. DreamHack consists of several events held throughout Europe: in Stockholm and Jönköping, Sweden, Tours, France, Bucharest and Cluj, Romania, Valencia, Spain, London, England and Leipzig, Germany. In May 2016 DreamHack held its first event on the American continent in Austin, Texas.[1] In August 2016, it will hold its first event in Montreal, Quebec.[2]

It is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records and Twin Galaxies as being the world's largest LAN party and computer festival, as well as having the world's fastest Internet connection, and the most generated traffic.[3] The Internet connection record was beaten in 2012 by the second largest computer festival in the world: The Gathering in Norway.[4]

In the year 2007, the founders of DreamHack received a diploma of honor from the municipality of Jönköping for being important to business, education and society of the local community.

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Event summary[edit]

DreamHack calls itself the world's largest "digital festival".[5][6] The winter event consistently has approximately 10% more visitors than the summer event, but in other respects they are quite similar. Both events are 72 hours (stretching over 4 days), and have scheduled activity around the clock, every day.[7]

As of winter 2011, the event covers the entire Elmia Exhibition and Convention Centre as well as the neighbouring ice hockey arena and racket sports centre. The total number of participants were 27,000, of which ~800 were crew.[3]

Attendees' ages range from elementary school to senior citizens, though the average age is 16-17. People arrive from all over the world to participate. The latest DreamHack competition took place in Romania Bucharest between 24 and 27 April 2015.[8]

The event consists of five major components: the festival, the gaming competitions, the digital arts competitions, the live concerts and the expo.

Component Description
Festival Every seated participant gets a table (60 cm deep and 83 cm wide), a chair, a power socket and a LAN socket through which DreamHack supplies one of the fastest Internet connections in the world as of 2011 .[3] To this place they bring their own equipment of choice, usually a display or TV and a computer or console. Some bring their own office chairs to substitute the ones supplied. Since there is activity around the clock, participants can sleep in the adjacent sleeping halls, to which they bring their own sleeping equipment.
Gaming competitions With a total prize pool of over 3 million SEK, the DreamHack esports competitions attract professional players from all over the world, most notably South Korea. From DreamHack, about one hundred different video streams are broadcast over the Internet, of which most cover the esports competitions. 21 of them are produced by DreamHack crew, the rest are independent and include Swedish national TV. These are watched by people from all continents in the world, and at DHW11 the number of unique viewers were over 1.6 million, which is another record.[9]
Digital arts competitions In the DreamHack Kreativ competition participants compete in creating all things digital, including photographs, drawings, music, 3D-models, demos, games, animations and movies. It is for many the most important part of the event, since competitions of this kind are very rare, and places where these artists get to meet their audience in person are even rarer. Some participants spend the entire event producing a creative works, such as a movie or piece of music. The hours-long final ceremony, during which all submissions are presented on the huge screens and sound system of MainStage, draws a big crowd and is highly appreciated by the audience.
Live concerts Every evening and night there are big musical acts on MainStage. This aspect of DreamHack has increased dramatically in popularity and is a major factor in the rise in sale of daypasses, hinting that future concerts are likely to be even grander. The technological direction of the festival is reflected in that MainStage is unusually visual for a stage of this size, with a sophisticated setup of lasers, lights and professional video broadcast equipment.
Expo Many companies present their products in the expo area and it is common for big game development studios to allow visitors to play the games currently under development. There are also various seminars and lectures, as well as a shop selling computer equipment.

DreamHack is arranged with the help of about 800 volunteers, set up in "Crew Teams". They work in shifts to provide service for the visitors around the clock, like the support crew that have a helpdesk where the participants can address their technical problems. The organization also relies on local police and security officers who patrol the area.

History[edit]

DreamHack Winter 2004.

DreamHack began as a small gathering of schoolmates and friends in the basement of an elementary school in Malung in the early '90s. In 1994 it was moved to the school cafeteria and became one of the larger regional demoparties at the time. The 1994 gathering was also the first one to go by the name DreamHack.

In 1997 the event took place at Arena Kupolen in Borlänge and became the largest LAN party of Sweden and the third largest party in Scandinavia at the time. Furthermore, DreamHack 2001 and the upcoming events were held at the Elmia exhibition centre in Jönköping, where it has been since.

Starting the year 2002, DreamHack became a semiannual event with DreamHack Summer, aiming for games, taking place in June and DreamHack Winter, slightly more specific for the demo scene, being held during the last weekend of November. This difference has since blurred and perhaps been completely erased.

In 2011, DreamHack AB went through a corporate reform, renewing the company administration. DreamHack Winter 2011 was host to the League of Legends Season 1 World Championship. The next year's League of Legends World Championship was held independently.

It was announced on November 15, 2012 that DreamHack would be partnering with Major League Gaming (MLG) and Electronic Sports League (ESL) to help facilitate the growth and development of the North American and European eSports scene. This partnerships includes universal rankings, unified competition structures and more.[10]

In 2013, the now fully featured corporation DreamHack AB also began arranging a third event during the late summer, in Stockholm. It was hosted at Globe Arenas in 2014.

In November 2015 Modern Times Group bought 100% of DreamHack for an enterprise value of SEK 244 million.[11] At the Winter 2015 event, commentator Richard Lewis and Alliance Dota 2 player Jonathan 'Loda' Berg had a physical altercation,[12][13][14] which resulted in Lewis's permanent ban from future DreamHack events.[15]

Main DreamHack Event[16][edit]

Name Date City Country Venue Attendance Notes
DreamHack 1994 1994 Malung Sweden Local school cafeteria 40
DreamHack 1995 1995 80
DreamHack 1996 1996 120
DreamHack Winter 1997 Winter 1997 Borlänge Kupolen 750
DreamHack Winter 1998 Winter 1998 1,800
DreamHack Winter 1999 Winter 1999 3,000
DreamHack Winter 2000 Winter 2000 3,000
DreamHack Winter 2001 Winter 2001 Jönköping Elmia 5,000
DreamHack Summer 2002 June 13–16, 2002 3,000
DreamHack Winter 2002 November 28- December 2, 2002 5,000
DreamHack Summer 2003 June 16–19, 2003 4,000
DreamHack Winter 2003 November 27–30, 2003 5,000
DreamHack Summer 2004 June 17–20, 2004 4,500
DreamHack Winter 2004 November 25–28, 2004 5,272 World Record for world's largest LAN
DreamHack Summer 2005 June 16–19, 2005 5,000
Dreamhack Winter 2005 November 24–27, 2005 7,538
DreamHack Summer 2006 June 17–20, 2006 5,000
DreamHack Winter 2006 November 25–29, 2006 10,638
DreamHack Summer 2007 June 13–16, 2007 6,000
DreamHack Winter 2007 November 29-December 2, 2007 13,000
DreamHack Summer 2008 June 15–17, 2008 7,500
DreamHack Winter 2008 November 27–30, 2008 11,000
DreamHack Summer 2009 June 13–16, 2009 9,000
DreamHack Winter 2009 November 24–28, 2009 11,500
DreamHack Summer 2010 June 19–22, 2010 8,000
DreamHack Winter 2010 November 25–27, 2010 13,608
DreamHack Summer 2011 June 17–20, 2011 16,000
DreamHack Winter 2011 November 24–27, 2011 20,984 [17]
DreamHack Summer 2012 June 15–18, 2012 15,531 [18]
DreamHack Winter 2012 November 22–24, 2012 20,113
DreamHack Summer 2013 June 15–18, 2013 18,361 [19]
DreamHack Winter 2013 November 28-December 2, 2013 22,810 [20]
DreamHack Summer 2014 June 14–17, 2014 21,642 [21]
DreamHack Winter 2014 November 27–30, 2014 26,672
DreamHack Summer 2015 June 13–15, 2015
DreamHack Winter 2015 November 26–29, 2015
DreamHack Summer 2016 June 18–21, 2016
DreamHack Winter 2016 November 24–27, 2016

Winter 2010[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Player name Team Player name Team Player name Team
Starcraft II Finland Santeri "Naama" Lahtinen Germany mousesports Poland Grzegorz "MaNa" Komincz Germany mousesports Peru Arvin Brian "DXD" De Vera Philippines Fnatic
Counter-Strike players unknown Ukraine Natus Vincere players unknown Denmark mortal Teamwork players unknown Germany SK Gaming

Summer 2011[edit]

Gold Silver Bronze
Player name Team Player name Team Player name Team
Counter-Strike players unknown Sweden SK Gaming players unknown Denmark mortal Teamwork players unknown Ukraine Natus Vincere
Starcraft II Canada Chris "HuK" Loranger Netherlands Team Liquid South Korea Jae Ho "Moon" Jang South Korea WeMade FOX South Korea Choi "Bomber" Ji Seong South Korea StarTale
Quake Live Belarus Alexey "Cypher" Yanushevsky players unknown United States Shane "rapha" Hendrixson Germany SK Gaming Russia Anton "Cooller" Singov Germany mousesports

Winter 2011[edit]

For details about League of Legends Season 1 World Championship, see League_of_Legends_World_Championship § Season_1.
Gold Silver Bronze
Player name Team Player name Team Player name Team
Counter-Strike players unknown Sweden Fnatic players unknown Sweden Lions players unknown Ukraine Natus Vincere
Starcraft II South Korea Song "HerO" Hyeon Deok Netherlands Team Liquid South Korea Lee "PuMa" Ho Joon United States Evil Geniuses Netherlands Joseph "Ret" de Kroon
Romania Silviu "NightEnD" Lazar
Netherlands Team Liquid
Australia Fnatic
Quake Live Belarus Alexey "Cypher" Yanushevsky players unknown United States Shane "rapha" Hendrixson Germany SK Gaming Poland Maciej "av3k" Krzykowski players unknown
Heroes of Newerth players unknown Australia Fnatic players unknown Australia Frenetic Array players unknown Sweden Lions
League of Legends players unknown Australia Fnatic players unknown France Team against All authority players unknown United StatesCanada Team SoloMid
DreamHack Winter 2011

Summer 2012[edit]

Place Team[22] Roster
1st United States Counter Logic Gaming Europe Denmark Mike "Wickd" Petersen
Scotland Stephen "Snoopeh" Ellis
Denmark Henrik "Froggen" Hansen
Germany Peter "YellowPete" Wüppen
Belgium Mitch "Krepo" Voorspoels
2nd Russia Moscow Five Russia Evgeny "Darien" Mazaev
Russia Danil "Diamondprox" Reshetnikov
Russia Alexey "Alex Ich" Ichetovkin
Russia Evgeny "Genja" Andryushin
Armenia Edward "GoSu Pepper" Abgaryan
3rd European Union Curse Gaming Europe players unknown
Place Player[23] Team
1st United States Shane "rapha" Hendrixson Germany SK Gaming
2nd Belarus Alexey "cypher" Yanushevesky Netherlands Serious Gaming
3rd United States Tim "DaHanG" Fogarty United States Evil Geniuses

Counter-Strike 1.6[edit]

Place Team[24] Roster
1st Sweden FnaticRC Richard "Xizt" Landström
Rasmus "Gux" Ståhl
Michael "Friis" Jørgensen
Andreas "MODDII" Frid
Finn "karrigan" Andersen
2nd Ukraine Natus Vincere
3rd PolandESC Gaming Jarosław "pasha" Jarząbkowski
Filip "NEo" Kubski
Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas
Jakub "kuben" Gurczyński
Mariusz "Loord" Cybulski

StarCraft II[edit]

Place Player[25] Team
1st Poland Grzegorz "MaNa" Komincz Germany mousesports
2nd Ukraine Dmytro "DIMAGA" Filipchuk Germany mortal Teamwork
3-4th Ukraine Igor "fraer" Turchin Russia RoX.KiS
3-4th France Ilyes "Stephano" Satouri France Millennium

Dota 2[edit]

Place Player[26] Team
1st Germany mortal Teamwork Troels "syndereN" Nielsen
Titouan "Sockshka" Merloz
Thibault "Funzii" Calonne
Sébastien "7ckngMad" Debs
Rene "Kebap" Werner
2nd Ukraine Natus Vincere Clement "Puppey” Ivanov
Dmitriy "LighTofHeaveN” Kupriyanov
Aleksander "XBOCT” Dashkevich
Danil "Dendi” Ishutin
Sergey "ARS-ART” Revin
3rd players unknown players unknown
Gold Silver Bronze
Player name Team Player name Team Player name Team
Heroes of Newerth[27] Kai "H4nn1" Hanbueckers
Adrian "Era" Kryeziu
Johan "N0tail" Sundstein
Jascha "NoVa_" Markuse
Tal "Fly" Aizik
Australia FnaticRC Trent “sLiCKz” Tucker
Kieton "BoBo_" Beilby
Quinn "Leonblack`" Wagner
Seb "Shinkz" Torra
JunLiong "dabeliuteef" Loh
Australia TT eSPORTS players unknown players unknown
Battlefield 3[28] Netherlands Tom "Morte" Kerbusch
Netherlands Erik "2Easy" van Hoorn
Spain Sergi "Winghaven" Torras
Russia Andrey "Unfixed" Leonov
Estonia Hendrik "vallutaja" Kinks
Belgium Epsilon players unknown Sweden EYEBALLERS players unknown Finland Xapso
Bloodline Champions (unofficial)[29] Mr2
Viktory
Dandido
Sweden MrDandiktory players unknown Sweden Razer.MiF players unknown players unknown

Winter 2012[edit]

DreamHack Winter 2012

League of Legends[edit]

Place Team[30] Roster
1st England Fnatic France Paul "sOAZ" Boyer
Finland Lauri "CyanideFI" Happonen
Spain Enrique "xPeke" Cedeño
Sweden Martin "Rekkles" Larsson
Germany Christopher "nRated" Seitz
2nd European Union Counter Logic Gaming Europe Denmark Mike "Wickd" Petersen
Scotland Stephen "Snoopeh" Ellis
Denmark Henrik "Froggen" Hansen
Germany Peter "Yellowpete" Wüppen
Belgium Mitch "Krepo" Voorspoels
3-4th Denmark Copenhagen Wolves Denmark Dan "Godbro" Van Vo
Denmark Dennis "Svenskeren" Johnsen
Denmark Søren "XL Bjergsen" Bjerg
Denmark Kasper "TheTess" Poulsen
Denmark Christian "XL Winner" Andersen
3-4th Sweden Sju Sjösjuka Sjömän Sweden Alexander "Jree" Bergström
Sweden Markus "Kottenx" Tingvall
Sweden Jesper "Jwaow" Strandgren
Sweden Niklas "kestrel" Lindström
Sweden Sebastian "Tsibastian" Arvidsson

Heroes of Newerth[edit]

Place Team[31] Roster
1st European Union Trademark eSports Sweden Mynuts
Denmark noobG
Sweden Limmp
European Union zai'
Sweden Fittske
2nd unknown
3rd unknown
4th unknown

Quake Live[edit]

Place Player[23] Team/sponsor
1st Russia Sergey "evil" Orekhov Russia 102.
2nd United States Shane "rapha" Hendrixson Germany SK Gaming
3rd Belarus Alexey "cypher" Yanushevesky Netherlands Serious Gaming

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Place Team[32] Roster
1st Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg
Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund
Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landstrӧm
Sweden Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson
Sweden Adam "friberg" Friberg
2nd France VeryGames France Nathan "NBK" Schmitt
France Kenny "kennyS" Schrub
France Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux
France Cédric "RpK" Guipouy
Belgium Kevin "Ex6TenZ" Droolans
3-4th Sweden Lemondogs Sweden André "Berg" Kjellberg
Sweden Simon "twist" Eliasson
Sweden Christian "Spitfire" Schiölde
Sweden cyph
Sweden Patrick "Zajp" Knutsen
3-4th Germany mousesports United Kingdom Daniel "RE1EASE" Mullan
United Kingdom Lewis "Hughsy" Hughes
United Kingdom Sam "RattlesnK" Gawn
United Kingdom James "Mx" Smale
United Kingdom Pete "pt" Wright

StarCraft II[edit]

StarCraft players at DreamHack Winter 2012.
Place Player[33] Team
1st South Korea Song "HerO" Hyeon Deok Netherlands Team Liquid
2nd South Korea Yun "TaeJa" Young Seo Netherlands Team Liquid
3-4th Austria Philipp "monchi" Simon Germany XMG
3-4th Poland Artur "Nerchio" Bloch Germany Team Acer

Battlefield 3[edit]

Place Team[34] Roster
1st European Union Epsilon eSports players unknown
2nd Finland wallberg players unknown
3-4th Sweden Eyeballers players unknown
3-4th Hungary Team Rock players unknown

Dota 2[edit]

Place Team[35] Roster
1st Sweden NoTideHunter Sweden Jonathan "Loda" Berg
Sweden Gustav "s4" Magnusson
Sweden Henrik "AdmiralBulldog" Ahnberg
Sweden Joakim "Akke" Akterhall
Canada Jacky "EternaLEnVy" Mao
2nd United States Evil Geniuses United States Clinton "Fear" Loomis
United States Jimmy "DeMoN" Ho
Denmark Jacob "Maelk" Toft-Anderson
United States Jio "Jeyo" Madayag
United States Robert "bdiz" Tinnes
3-4th Russia Team Empire France Titouan "Socksha" Merloz
Russia Roman "Scandal" Sadotenkov
Ukraine Gleb "Funn1k" Lipatnikov
Ukraine Artur "Goblak" Kostenko
Russia Airat "Silent" Gaziev
3-4th Australia Fnatic Sweden Adrian "Era" Kryeziu
Germany Kai "H4nn1" Hanbueckers
Finland Kalle "Trixi" Saarinen
Denmark Johan "N0tail" Sundstein
Israel Tal "Fly" Aizik

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition[edit]

Place Player[36] Sponsor/team
1st South Korea Seon "Infiltration" Woo Lee European Union Western Wolves.Mad Catz
2nd Ryan Hart European Union Western Wolves.Mad Catz
3rd United States Momi United States LLL
4th United Kingdom F-Word
5th Yagami DRz
5th Sweden Skatan Milla n/a

Winter 2013[edit]

League of Legends[edit]

Place Team [37] Roster
1st SK Gaming United Kingdom Simon "fredy122" Payne
Denmark Dennis "Svenskeren" Johnsen
Denmark Jesse "Jesiz" Le
Germany Adrian "Candy Panda" Wübbelmann
Germany Patrick "Nyph" Funke
2nd Kiedyś Miałem Team Poland Marcin "Xaxus" Mączka
Poland Marcin "Jankos" Jankowski
Poland Remigiusz "Overpow" Pusch
Poland Paweł "Celaver" Koprianiuk
Poland Oskar "VandeRnoob" Bogdan
3-4th Intellectual Playground Denmark Jakob "Gamble" Vorm
Denmark Lucas "Santorin" Larsen
Denmark Dan "NeeGodbro" Van Vo
Denmark Jesper "Niels" Svenningsen
Denmark Christian "XL Winner" Andersen
3-4th LowLandLions Netherlands Bram "Morsu" Knol
Netherlands Jacco "broetoe" Broeder
Netherlands Sander "ImHeat" Schuermans
Netherlands Tom "Metalx" Latour
Netherlands Stefan "Kialys" Meijlink

Heroes of Newerth[edit]

Place Team [31] Roster
1st Stay Green Kyle "swindlemelonzz" Freedman
Sweden Mynuts
Sweden Linus "Limmp" Blomdin
Chessie
Zfreek
Joysolko
2nd Denial eSports Sweden Pontus "Zlapped" Mähler
Denmark David "Probusk" Busk
Sweden Dennis "Flensmeister" Brofalk
Micke "m`ICKe" Nguyen
Son "VnSensation" Nguyen
3-4th Lions eSportsklubb players unknown
3-4th Too Much Sugar players unknown

Quake Live[edit]

Place Player[38] Team
1st Belarus Alexey "Cypher" Yanushevesky Titan eSport
2nd United States Shane "rapha" Hendrixson Germany SK Gaming
3rd Russia Sergey "evil" Orekhov Russia Infiplay

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Place Team[39] Roster
1st Fnatic Sweden Robin "flusha" Rӧnnquest
Sweden Jonatan "Devilwalk" Lundberg
Sweden Andreas "Schneider" Lindberg
Sweden Jesper "jw" Wecksell
Sweden Markus "pronax" Wallsten
2nd Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg
Sweden Christopher "GeT RiGhT" Alesund
Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landstrӧm
Sweden Robin "Fifflaren" Johansson
Sweden Adam "friberg" Friberg
3-4th France VeryGames France Nathan "NBK" Schmitt
France Richard "shox" Papillon
France Edouard "SmithZz" Dubourdeaux
Belgium Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom
Belgium Kevin "Ex6TenZ" Droolans
3-4th United States compLexity United States Jordan "n0thing" Gilbert
United States Sean "sgares" Gares
United States Braxton "Swag" Pierce
United States Spencer "Hiko" Martin
Canada Kory "Semphis" Friesen

Battlefield 4[edit]

Place Team[40] Roster
1st Australia Fnatic Netherlands Thomas "Morte" Kerbusch
Netherlands Erik "2easy" van Hoorn
Estonia Hendrik-William "vallutaja" Kinks
Spain Sergi "Winghaven" Torras
Russia Andrei "uNFixed" Leonov
2nd France against All authority France Rémy "CYPH" Mercadal
France Thomas "Tomesch" Eschemann
France Chris "eiN0x" Delage
France Jonathan "Ekp_" Picarel
France Florian "DRUNKKZ3" Le Bihan
3-4th European Union Epsilon Hungary David "david2k6" Sebestyen
France Jordy "Gerrah" Haast
Philippines Mike "CoRE" Keizer
Hungary Horeczki "Horec" Dávid
Portugal Victor Hugo "DukePT" Machado Mesquita
3-4th Sweden Eyeballers United States Oscar "Sccar" Palmblad
Sweden Dennis "Zienx" Olsson-Sundell
Sweden Franci "Frankiii82" Villar Moyar
Ukraine Gustav "GRosvall" Rosvall
Sweden Daniel "Jagardaniel" Matsson

StarCraft II[edit]

Place Player[41] Team
1st South Korea Yun "TaeJa" Young Seo Netherlands Team Liquid
2nd South Korea Lee "Life" Seung Hyun South Korea StarTale
3rd South Korea Jo "Patience" Ji Hyun Germany AZUBU

Dota 2[edit]

Place Team[42] Roster
1st Ukraine Natus Vincere Ukraine Oleksandr "XBOCT" Dashkevych
Ukraine Danylo "Dendi" Ishutin
Ukraine Hlib "Funn1k" Lipatnikov
Estonia Clement "Puppey" Ivanov
Germany Kuro "KuroKy" Salehi Takhasomi
2nd Australia Fnatic Sweden Adrian "Era" Kryeziu
Germany Kai "H4nn1" Hanbueckers
Finland Kalle "Trixi" Saarinen
Denmark Johan "N0tail" Sundstein
Israel Tal "Fly" Aizik
3rd Sweden Alliance Sweden Jonathan "Loda" Berg
Sweden Gustav "s4" Magnusson
Sweden Henrik "AdmiralBulldog" Ahnberg
Sweden Jerry "EGM" Lundkvist
Sweden Joakim "Akke" Akterhall

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition[edit]

Place[43] Player Team/sponsor
1st Japan Daigo Umehara Japan Mad Catz
2nd Taiwan Bruce "GamerBee" Hsiang United States AVerMedia
3rd France Oliver "Luffy" Hay France WDM.MCZ

Summer 2014[edit]

League of Legends[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st European Union Ninjas in Pyjamas unknown
2nd Poland Reason Gaming unknown
3-4th Germany SK Gaming Prime unknown
3-4th Germany n!faculty unknown

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas unknown
2nd Ukraine Natus Vincere unknown
3-4th France Epsilon Gaming unknown
3-4th Ukraine Hellraisers unknown

Winter 2014[edit]

DreamHack Winter 2014

League of Legends[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st Sweden Viking eSport
2nd Superdemokraterna
3rd RustedMediaGaming

Ultra Street Fighter IV[edit]

This was part of the 2014 Capcom Pro Tour, the series of qualifiers for Capcom Cup 2014.[44]

Place Player Team/sponsor
1st Japan Keita "Fuudo" Ai United States Team Razer
2nd Taiwan Bruce "GamerBee" Hsiang United States AVerMedia
3rd Japan Hiromiki "Itazan" Kumada United States Team Razer

Counter Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Someone competing at DreamHack Winter 2014.
Main article: DreamHack Winter 2014
Place Team Roster
1st France Team LDLC Happy, shox, kioShiMa, SmithZz, NBK
2nd Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas GeT RiGhT, f0rest, friberg, Maikelele, Xizt
3rd Ukraine Natus Vincere Zeus, starix, seized, GuardiaN, Edward
4th Poland Virtus.Pro NEO, pashaBiceps, TaZ, Snax, byali

Hearthstone[edit]

Place Player Team/sponsor
1st Ukraine Aleksandr "Kolento" Malsh United States Cloud9
2nd Netherlands Thijs "ThijsNL" Molendijk European Union Nihilum
3rd United States Cong "StrifeCro" Shu United States Cloud9

Summer 2015[edit]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st Sweden Fnatic unknown
2nd Commonwealth of Independent States Natus Vincere unknown
3-4th Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas unknown
3-4th France Titan Esports unknown

Hearthstone[edit]

Place Player Team/sponsor
1st China Xieyu “TiddlerCelestial” Wang China Team Celestial
2nd United States David "Dog" Caero United States compLexity Gaming
3rd Spain Esteban "AKAWonder" Serrano Germany SK Gaming

Dota 2[edit]

Dota 2 team Alliance at DreamHack Summer 2015.
Place Team Roster
1st Russia Virtus.Pro unknown
2nd Ukraine Natus Vincere unknown
3-4th Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas unknown
3-4th Sweden Alliance unknown

League of Legends[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st European Union We Are Doggsz
2nd
3-4th
3-4th

Heroes of The Storm[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st Spain Team Liquid
2nd Poland Gamers2
3rd European Union Natus Vincere

Mortal Kombat X[edit]

Place Player Team/sponsor
1st United Kingdom Denom “A F0xy Grampa” Jones
T-2nd France Mal "WhiteBl4ck" Vautor France CDV.MCZ
T-2nd Germany Martin "Madzin" Niedziela

Ultra Street Fighter IV [edit]

Place Player Team/sponsor
1st France Olivier “MD.Luffy” Hay France Team MeltDown
2nd United Kingdom Benjamin "Problem X" Simon United Kingdom Keepin It Grimey
3rd Taiwan Bruce "GamerBee" Hsiang United States AVerMedia

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st United States Team Envyus unknown
2nd Finland Team Menace unknown
3rd unknown unknown
4th unknown unknown

Heroes of Newerth[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st ThailandNeolution eSports.MRR
2nd European Union Reason Gaming
3rd European Union Sync eSports

Winter 2015[edit]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st Sweden Fnatic Sweden Jesper "JW" Wecksell
Sweden Robin "flusha" Rönnquist
Sweden Dennis "dennis" Edman
Sweden Freddy "KRiMZ" Johansson
Sweden Olof "olofmeister" Kajbjer
2nd United States Luminosity Gaming Brazil Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo
Brazil Fernando "fer" Alvarenga
Brazil Marcelo "coldzera" David
Brazil Tacio "TACO" Filho
Brazil Lincoln "fnx" Lau
3-4th Russia Virtus.pro Poland Wiktor "TaZ" Wojtas
Poland Filip "NEO" Kubski
Poland Jarosław "pasha" Jarząbkowski
Poland Janusz "Snax" Pogorzelski
Poland Paweł "byali" Bieliński
3-4th United States Team SoloMid Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rothmann
Denmark René "cajunb" Borg
Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz
Denmark Finn "karrigan" Andersen
Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth

Dota 2[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st European Union Team OG Denmark Johan "BigDaddy" Sundstein
Denmark Andreas "Cr1t" Nielsen
Israel Tal "Fly" Aizik
Jordan Amer "Miracle" Barqawi
Canada David "MoonMeander" Tan
2nd Russia Team Empire Ukraine Ilya "ALOHADANCE" Korobkin
Ukraine Gleb "Funn1k" Lipatnikov
Ukraine Roman "Resolut1on" Fominok
Russia Alexander "NoFear" Churochkin
Russia Airat "Silent" Gaziev
3rd European Union 4Clovers & Lepricon Sweden Jerry "EGM" Lundqvist
Sweden Niclas "Niqua" Westergård
Sweden Per "Pajkatt" Olsson Lille
Republic of Macedonia Martin "Saksa" Sazdov
Netherlands Alaan "SexyBamboe" Faraj
4th Sweden Alliance Sweden Gustav "s4" Magnusson
Sweden Henrik "AdmiralBulldog" Ahnberg
Sweden Joakim "Akke" Akterhall
Sweden Jonathan "Loda" Berg
Sweden Johan "Mynuts" Andersson

Heroes of the Storm[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st United Kingdom Fnatic France Thomas "Ménè" Cailleux
Sweden Pontus "Breez" Sjögren
Sweden Dob "Quackniix" Engström
Sweden Filip "Smexystyle" Liljeström
Spain Daniel "Shad" González
2nd Netherlands Team Liquid Spain Juan "VortiX" Moreno Durán
Spain Pedro "LucifroN" Moreno Durán
Germany Christoph "Cris" Gowitzke
Germany Raoul "GerdamHerd" Saurbier
Portugal Joaquim "Lowell" Fitas
3-4th United Kingdom Team Dignitas Sweden Simon "scHwimpi" Svensson
United Kingdom Joshua "Snitch" Bennett
United Kingdom Lawrence "Atheroangel" Harper
United Kingdom James "Bakery" Baker
France Jerome "JayPL" Trinh
3-4th Switzerland mYinsanity Sweden Jonathan "Wubby" Gunnarsson
Germany Markus "Blumbi" Hanke
Germany Simon "Darkmok" Tabin
Germany Nils "Nurok" Gebhardt
Denmark Martin "Crozzby" Rugh

StarCraft II[edit]

Place Player Team
1st South Korea Kang "Solar" Min Soo South Korea Samsung Galaxy
2nd South Korea Won "PartinG" Lee-sak Taiwan Flash Wolves
3rd France Sébastien "FireCake" Lebbe
4th Germany Tobias "ShoWTimE" Sieber

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Singles[edit]

Place Player Team
1st United States Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma Netherlands Team Liquid
2nd Sweden Adam "Armada" Lindgren Sweden Alliance
3rd United States Justin "Plup" McGrath United States Panda Global
4th United States Weston "Westballz" Dennis United States TempoStorm

Doubles[edit]

Place Players Teams
1st United States Juan "Hungrybox" Debiedma
United States Jeffrey "Axe" Williamson
Netherlands Team Liquid
United States TempoStorm
2nd United States DaJuan "Shroomed" Jefferson McDaniel
United States McCain "MacD" LaVelle
United States Winterfox
United States Splyce
3rd Sweden Adam "Armada" Lindgren
Sweden Andreas "Android" Lindgren
Sweden Alliance
4th United States Joseph "Mango" Marquez
United States Johnny "S2J" Kim
United States Cloud9
United States Melee It On Me

Hearthstone[edit]

Place Player Team
1st Canada Ryan "PurpleDrank" Murphy-Root France GamersOrigin
2nd Finland Juho "Ersee" Hyödynmaa
3-4th United Kingdom James "Greensheep" Luo United Kingdom Team Dignitas
3-4th Denmark Frederik "Hoej" Nielsen Ukraine Natus Vincere

Ultra Street Fighter IV[edit]

DreamHack Winter 2015 was the last Premier Event of that year's Capcom Pro Tour and the third to be won by Kun Xian Ho.[45]

Place Player Team
1st Singapore Ho "Xian" Kun Xian United States Team Razer
2nd France Olivier "Luffy" Hay France Meltdown
3rd Norway Arman "Phenom" Hanjani Norway BX3 TPL
4th Hong Kong Jonny "HumanBomb" Cheng Canada Canada Cup Gaming

Team Fortress 2[edit]

Place Team[46] Roster
1st United Kingdom Reason Gaming United Kingdom Will "Permzilla" Kirby
United Kingdom Luke "Stark" Hageman
United Kingdom Jason "kaidus" Allan
Iceland Hafthor "Hafficool" Hakonarson
Sweden Sebastian "Zebbosai" Olsson
Netherlands Yoeri "kaptain" Poels
2nd European Union swedeRage Sweden Simon "BeaVerN" Sjosten
Sweden Ruben "ryb" Ljungdahl
Sweden Kevyn "TviQ" Lindström
France Hugo "Flippy" Perhirin
France Théo "Tek" Guillebaud
United Kingdom Michael "kos" Clerkin
3-4th Sweden Publiclir.se Sweden Joakim "ondkaja" Wennerberg
Sweden Sebastian "Smirre" Hopstadius
Sweden Dennis "Dennia" Forsblom
Sweden Björn "Herr_P" Rundquist
Finland Aleksanteri "AMS" Savolainen
Czech Republic Michael "nation" Korbař
3-4th European Union LEGO Denmark "Dr. Phil"
Denmark "F2"
Denmark "helberg"
Sweden "iZon"
Iceland "CondoM"
Republic of Ireland "Josh"

Summer 2016[edit]

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive[edit]

Place Team[47] Roster
1st United States Immortals Brazil Henrique "HEN1" Teles
Brazil Lucas "LUCAS1" Teles
Brazil Gustavo "SHOOWTiME" Gonçalves
Brazil João "felps" Vasconcellos
Brazil Ricardo "boltz" Prass
2nd Sweden Ninjas in Pyjamas Sweden Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund
Sweden Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg
Sweden Adam "friberg" Friberg
Sweden Richard "Xizt" Landström
Sweden Jacob "pyth" Mourujärvi
3-4th Denmark Astralis Denmark Peter "dupreeh" Rothmann
Denmark Nicolai "device" Reedtz
Denmark Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth
Denmark Finn "karrigan" Andersen
Denmark Markus "Kjaerbye" Kjærbye
3-4th Sweden Godsent Sweden Markus "pronax" Wallsten
Sweden Andreas "znajder" Lindberg
Sweden Mathias "pauf" Köhler
Sweden Simon "twist" Eliasson
Sweden Jonas "Lekr0" Olofsson

Heroes of the Storm[edit]

Place Team Roster
1st South Korea Tempest South Korea Ju "Dami" Dam Park
South Korea Kyung "duckdeok" Deok Kim
South Korea Gyeong "Hide" Hwan Jin
South Korea Dae "Hongcono" Hyung Lee
South Korea Jae "Lockdown" Hun Jin
2nd South Korea MVP Black South Korea Ji "Sign" Hoon Yoon
South Korea Won "KyoCha" Ho Jeong
South Korea Tae "merryday" Jun Yi
South Korea Jung "Sake" Hyuk Lee
South Korea Jae "Rich" Won Lee
3-4th China eStar Gaming China Kang "XingC" Lunhan
China Wu "Tumi" Zhihao
China Chen "Tiger" Hanfei
China Li "NccCc" Tuo
China Sun "xiaOt" Liwei
3-4th Switzerland mYinsanity Germany Markus "Blumbi" Hanke
Germany Simon "Darkmok" Tabin
Germany Nils "Nurok" Gebhardt
Germany Dennis "HasuObs" Schneider
Bulgaria Lyubomir "Splendour" Kozlovski

Smite[edit]

Place Team[48] Roster
1st European Union Panthera Sweden Kennet "Adapting" Ros
Sweden Emil "emilitoo" Stärnman
Sweden André "Yammyn" Brännvall
United Kingdom Craig "iRaffer" Rathbone
Germany Peter "NinjaDimi" Dimitrov
2nd United States SoaR Gaming South Korea Kim "Baskin" Woon Young
United States Alexander "Homiefe" D'Souza
United States Connor "Jigz" Echols
United States Michael "Metyankey" Fasciano
United States Tyler "Hurriwind" Whitney
3-4th United States Enemy eSports United States Alexander "Khaos" Greenstein
United States Travis "Marauder" Navarro
United States Lucas "Varizial" Spracklin
Canada Louis-Philippe "PainDeViande" Geoffrion
Ukraine Maksim "PandaCat" Yanevich
3-4th United States Team Eager United States Max "Aror" Jackson
United States Cody "djpernicus" Tyson
United States Jeremy "TheBest" Dailey
United States Steven "Zapman" Zapas
Canada Nicklaus "Divios" Neumeyer

Super Smash Bros. Melee[edit]

Singles[edit]

Place Player Team
1st Sweden William "Leffen" Hjelte United States Team SoloMid
2nd Germany Mustafa "Ice" Akcakaya Switzerland mYinsanity
3rd United Kingdom Aaron "Professor Pro" Thomas United States VwS Gaming
4th United Kingdom Charles "Fuzzyness" Kimmelman United Kingdom Team Revolution

Doubles[edit]

Place Players
1st Sweden Andreas "Android" Lindgren
Netherlands Amsah "Amsah" Augustuszoon
2nd Sweden Lucas "Zoler" Blomgren
Finland "peki"
3rd Sweden Jacob "Daydee" Stenberg
Sweden Christopher "Humpe" Falck
4th Norway "Zorc"
Norway "Askeflink"

Hearthstone[edit]

Place Player Team
1st Romania Dima "Rdu" Radu Spain G2 Esports
2nd United States Frank "Fr0zen" Zhang United States Team Hearthlytics
3-4th Denmark Frederik "Hoej" Nielsen Ukraine Natus Vincere
3-4th Denmark Emil "Slugg" Jelager

Street Fighter V[edit]

DreamHack Summer was one of the eleven Premier Events of the 2016 Capcom Pro Tour. The Street Fighter V tournament was won by Arman "Phenom" Hanjani, who beat Fuudo in the finale and subsequently earned $7,000 USD and qualified for the 2016 Capcom Cup.[49]

Place Player[50] Team
1st Norway Arman "Phenom" Hanjani Norway BX3 TPL
2nd Japan Keita "Fuudo" Ai United States Team Razer
3rd Japan Hajime "Tokido" Taniguchi
4th Japan Haitani "Haitani" Tatsuya

Mortal Kombat XL[edit]

Place Player Team
1st United Kingdom Denom "A F0xy Grampa" Jones United Kingdom Problem x Promotions
2nd Bahrain "Tekken Master" Bahrain Power League Gaming
3rd Germany "Madzin"
4th Sweden "MrAquary"

Pokken Tournament[edit]

Place Player
1st United Kingdom Alex "AngelDarksong" Stopher
2nd United Kingdom "Justinpig"
3rd Germany "Schiggy"
4th China "Gwanyue"

Team Fortress 2[edit]

Place Team[51] Roster
1st-2nd United Kingdom Perilous Gaming United Kingdom Michael "kos" Clerkin
United Kingdom Michael "Mike" Adams
Sweden Alexander "alle" Schnierer
Denmark Simon "Thalash" H.
Finland Sami "Astt" K.
France "Tek"
1st-2nd European Union nameLess United Kingdom Will "Permzilla" Kirby
United Kingdom Luke "Starkie"
United Kingdom Michael "Drackk"
United Kingdom Ryan "spudd!"
Netherlands Yoeri "kaptain" Poels
Iceland Hafthor "Hafficool" Hakonarson
3rd European Union Crowns eSports Club Sweden Joakim "ondkaja" Wennerberg
Sweden Simon "BeaVerN" Sjosten
Sweden Sebastian "Smirre" Hopstadius
Finland Aleksanteri "AMS" Savolainen
United Kingdom Connor "Thaigrr"
Latvia "atomic-"
4th European Union Comfortably Spanked Sweden Dennis "Dennia" Forsblom
Sweden "vani"
Finland "Sevlet"
Finland Staffan "Hank" Strömborg
United Kingdom Thomas "T0m" Wright
Netherlands Skander "skeej" Z.

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