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Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe: How to watch, join, schedule, format and prize pool

Everything you need to know about the Fortnite DreamHack Open Duos tournament including how you can watch, the prize pool, format and more.
Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe: How to watch, join, schedule, format and prize pool

The Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe tournament is one of the last big Fortnite esports events of the year, featuring three regions and a massive combined prize pool of 250,000 USD. 

Here's everything you need to know about this exciting tournament for Duos of all skill levels to enjoy, from the prize pool to the format, and how you can watch all the action following the tournament schedule.

How to join Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe

As the final Fortnite DreamHack Open of the year, European players can grab a friend and join this Duos event by heading to the registration page and filling out the required details.

This tournament is open to all players, and there are already over 500,000 registered Duos squads. 

Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe How to watch join schedule format prize pool
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The exact closing date and time for registration are unknown but if you want to participate, make haste as the Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe tournament kicks off on 19th December at 13:00 GMT with the first heat.

Prize pool

The combined prize pool for the December Fortnite DreamHack Open featuring two US tournaments and the European one is 250,000 USD.

Players in the Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe tournament will fight for their share of the 82,550 USD if they make it to the final day of the competition.

 

Format

The Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe tournament will take place via three stages, with the first stage featuring two qualifiers into the main tournament.

Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe How to watch join schedule format prize pool(Picture: DreamHack)

The tournament format is:

  • Two open qualifiers with 250 duos advancing from each heat to the semifinals.
  • Each duo can play a maximum of 10 games during the 3-hour-heat.
  • Semis with 500 duos and 50 duos advancing to the Grand Final. Each duo can play a maximum of 10 games during the 3hour heat.
  • Grand Final with 6 consecutive games at scheduled times. New game starts every 40 minutes.

View the points distribution for the Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe Duos tournament below.

Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe How to watch join schedule format prize pool
(Picture: DreamHack)

Schedule

The Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe tournament will take place over two action-packed days, running from 19th to 20th December 2020.

Check out the full schedule in GMT time below.

  • Heat #1 - 19th December from 13:00 to 16:00
  • Heat #2 - 19th December from 17:00 to 20:00
  • Semi-finals - 20th December from 13:00 to 16:00
  • Grand Finals - 20th December from 17:00 to 21:00

If you don't plan on participating, you can always watch the action unfold live.

 

Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe: How to watch

You can catch all the Fortnite DreamHack Open Europe Duos action by heading to the DreamHackFN Twitch.tv channel, which we've embedded below for your convenience.


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