This weekend Montreal, Canada will host a number of esports events under the umbrella of DreamHack Montreal 2019, including competitions in Rainbow Six: Siege, Rocket League, StarCraft II, as well as other smaller tournaments. All of the competitions will take place between September 6th-8th.
One of the biggest tournaments of the event in terms of prize pool is DreamHack Pro Circuit: Montreal 2019, a Rocket League competition that will feature 9 teams competing for a $100,000 prize pool. Among participants are the winners of regional qualifiers in Europe (Frontline, Renault Vitality, FC Barcelona) and North America (G2 Esports, Afterthought, Spacestation Gaming), as well as the champions of the Oceania and South America qualifiers – Chiefs Esports Club and Lotuc. The final participant is Bull Send, the winner of WGN American Championship. First, the teams will compete in four groups to determine participants of the playoffs. Then top eight teams will compete in a single elimination playoffs bracket.
The second biggest tournament of the event is GSL Season 3, a StarCraft II competition with a $100,000 prize pool. The event will consist of three GSL group stages and two single-elimination playoffs brackets. Among qualified players are ButAlways, Cyan, Has, Neeb, PtitDrogo, Future, HeRoMaRiNe, Kelazhur, MaSa, SpeCial, TIME, Lemon, RiSky, Reynor, Scarlett and Serral. Besides the prize money, the players will also compete for one ticket to WCS Global Finals.
The Rainbow Six: Siege event will feature sixteen teams competing for a $75,000 prize pool. Among confirmed participants are Chaos E.C, DarkZero Esports, Evil Geniuses, Father’s Back, FaZe Clan, G2 Esports, Team Liquid, Luminosity Gaming, Team Reciprocity, Team SoloMid, Spacestation Gaming, and Susquehanna Soniqs. The other four participants will be determined through the qualifier. The teams will compete in four GSL groups, with top two teams from each group advancing to a single-elimination playoffs bracket.
Besides these three bigger tournaments, the event will also feature smaller competitions in StarCraft Brood War, CS:GO, League of Legends and fighting games.