DreamHack offers announced a $250, 000 CS: GO event in Stockholm, Sweden, in 2018.

DreamHack Masters Stockholm will take place through August 29th – September 2nd and show 16 of the world’s best Counter-Strike groups.

As with previous Experts tournaments, the event will certainly feature CS: GO as the main video game with a $250, 000 prize pool.

Sweden has historically been the most successful country in Counter-Strike, along with teams like SK, NiP, and Fnatic all playing home to CS dynasties dating back to the early 2000s.

The popularity associated with CS: GO and the top Swedish groups in their home country has been on display every time that DreamHack has descended upon Malmö and this will certainly be mirrored in the country’s capital town.

The last Masters occasion took place in Malmö and was received by G2. Just before that was Las Vegas within February which was the final premier level competition that Virtus. Professional won.

Marcus Lindmark, CEO & President of DreamHack ABDOMINAL, said:

“We tend to be tremendously excited to head to Stockholm along with DreamHack Masters […] Stockholm is the home from the DreamHack headquarters as well as Stockholm Live has its own of the best facilities available globally, so we will need everything at our fingertips to produce the best esport event as well as experience possible, for both viewers onsite and online. ”

Karin Wanngård (S), Mayor of Stockholm City, said:

“It feels exciting as well as natural that DreamHack chooses Stockholm like a host city. Stockholm is one of the world’s most Buy All CSGO Skins important tech cities, and that we have established ourselves like a prominent event town. We have a long tradition of esports that we are now building upon. ”

DreamHack Experts Stockholm will be operate “in partnership along with City of Stockholm and Stockholm Live” and mark the tournament organizers return to the Ericsson Globe.

The last time that this 16, 000 capacity arena was utilized by DreamHack was in 2014 when they hosted a $30, 000 invitational event that was won by Titan.

Ticket sales begins on February 28th and DreamHack says that more information about the tournament “will stick to in the coming weeks”.