Dreamhack in organizes the StarCraft II Nordic Championship Winter Season from October 26 to December 1, 2017. The tournament is played online except for the final match which takes place at DreamHack Winter 2017. The competition is open for players from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. The prize pool is 50,000 SEK (~$5,700 USD) same as Summer Season.
Excerpt from nc.dreamhack.com/nordic-championship-returns-with-season-2:
- DreamHack in partnership with Estrella, Com Hem and SanDisk is proud to announce the second season of Nordic Championship 2017 – the leading competitive platform for all gamers around the Nordic region, featuring national qualifiers, studio broadcasts, LAN playoffs and a 700 000 SEK prize pool.
Nordic Championship season 2 will feature competitions in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rainbow Six: Siege and StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, with regional qualifiers held in Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark. The top contenders from each national qualifier will qualify to the Nordic Championship played online in a league format with high-quality broadcast from the brand new Monster Energy DreamHack Studios by professional casters. The very best teams will qualify to the Grand Finals played in front of live audience during DreamHack Winter, December 1-4 in Jönköping Sweden.
More information is available on nc.dreamhack.com.
Nordic Championship 2017 Winter Info
- Time: October 26 -- December 1, 2017
- Place: Online & offline finals at DH WInter 2017, Jönköping, Sweden
- Players: 12
- Prizes: 50,000 SEK / ~$5,700 USD
- Format: Round robin group + Single elimination playoffs
- Streams: Twitch & Facebook
- Liquipedia: Nordic Championship 2017/Winter
- Homepage: nc.dreamhack.com
50,000 SEK with distribution detailed below:
- 1. 25,000 SEK
2. 15,000 SEK
3-4. 5,000 SEK
* Replaced ZhuGeLiang who cancelled.
facebook.com (alternative stream)
William "Somerkun" Hallén
Lucas "Tenshi" Collard
- Group Stage
- Thursday, October 26, 17:00 GMT (+00:00) - Groups Day 1
Thursday, November 16, 17:00 GMT (+00:00) - Groups Day 2
- Sunday, November 19, 17:00 GMT (+00:00) - Semifinals
December 1 - 13:00 GMT (+00:00) - Offline Final at DreamHack Winter 2017