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DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite September: Format, Schedule, Prize Pool

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DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite September

DreamHack Open Featuring Fortnite September is going to be split in three regions. (Image credit: DreamHack)

DreamHack has announced its third Fortnite Solo Tournament. You can fight for a part of the $250,000 prize pool in three regions. The two North American tournaments are going to play out first, followed by the European one, which puts an end to it all next weekend.

The third DreamHack Online Open Featuring Fortnite event will take place in three regions: NA West, NA East and EU. Everybody can participate and has the chance to win a slice of the prize pool. All platforms are welcomed: PC, console or mobile, if you got Fortnite, you're eligible. If you want to try your luck, you can register no problemo.

Format

Points must be earned in two Heats (qualifying tournaments) per region. Each heat qualifies 750 players for the Grand Final Qualifiers. From the total of 1500 players, 100 will advance to the Grand Final. These 100 survivors will be the ones to take various parts of the $250,000 home.

DreamHack Open September stages

That's how September's DreamHack Open will unfold. (Image credit: DreamHack)

Points and Money Distribution

Let's talk about the interesting stuff - who's getting what at the end of it.

The points are awarded as usual:

  • 1. 60 points
  • 2. 53 points
  • 3. 49 points
  • 4. 47 points
  • 5. 46 points

And so on until the 50th spot where the last point is allocated. Each elimination brings an additional five points to the eliminator.

The money distribution you can see in a picture format below.

DreamHack Open September money distribution

East is the side to be if you're after the big dough. (Image credit: DreamHack)

Schedule

The DreamHack Online Open is played in all regions on two consecutive days.

NA West sets the event off:

  • Heat 1 - September 12, 1pm-4pm PST (22:00-01:00 CEST)
  • Heat 2 - September 12, 5pm-8pm PST (September 13, 02:00-05:00 CEST)
  • Grand Final Qualifier - September 13, 1pm-4pm PST (22:00-01:00 CEST)
  • Grand Final - September 13, 5pm-9pm PST (September 14, 02:00-06:00 CEST)

Followed by NA East:

  • Heat 1 - September 17, 5pm-8pm EST (23:00-02:00 CEST)
  • Heat 2 - September 17, 9pm-12am EST (September 18, 03:00-06:00 CEST)
  • Grand Final Qualifier - September 18, 5pm-8pm EST (23:00-02:00 CEST)
  • Grand Final - September 18, 9pm-1am EST (September 19, 03:00-07:00 CEST)

And finally, EU:

  • Heat 1 - 19 September, 17:00-20:00 CEST
  • Heat 2 - September 19, 21:00-00:00 CEST
  • Grand Final Qualifier - September 20, 14:00-17:00 CEST
  • Grand Final - September 20, 18:00-22:00 CEST

There's still a few days to register for either of the three regions, but it wouldn't hurt to go at it a bit earlier, just to be sure.

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