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ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 – Dates, Format & Schedule

30 Oct 2023
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  • ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 kicks off on November 24, 2023
  • Eight Teams
  • $100,000 prize pool
ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023
ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023
ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 is an upcoming Counter-Strike 2 esports tournament set to take place on November 24-26 in Jönköping, Sweden. It’ll mark the third ESL Challenger event of the year and the first to be played on Counter-Strike 2.

Featuring some of the world’s best Counter-Strike 2 teams, ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 promises plenty of excellent betting opportunities esports punters will be able to explore. However, to bet on ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023, it’s important to have an account with the best esports betting sites, such as Stake.com

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When Is ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023?


ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023, also known as ESL Challenger Jönköping 2023, will kick off on Friday, November 24, and conclude on Sunday, November 26, with the grand final.

Where Is ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023?


ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 will take place during DreamHack Winter 2023 at Elmia Convention Center in Jönköping, Sweden.

ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 Format


ESL Challenger Jönköping 2023 will follow the same format as previous ESL Challenger Counter-Strike events, dividing the tournament into two stages – the Group Stage and Playoffs.

Group Stage

  • Two double-elimination (GSL) groups
  • Each group has four teams
  • Opening and Winner matches are best-of-one (Bo1)
  • Elimination and Decider matches are best-of-three (Bo3)
  • Top two teams from each group advance to the playoffs

Playoffs

  • Single-elimination bracket
  • Six teams
  • All matches, including the final, are best-of-three (Bo3)

ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 Teams


ESL Challenger Jönköping 2023 will welcome eight Counter-Strike teams, including four teams invited based on their ESL World Ranking and four teams qualified for the tournament through European, North American, South American, and Asian qualifiers.

  • Monte – ESL World Ranking
  • GamerLegion – ESL World Ranking
  • Virtus.pro – ESL World Ranking
  • Eternal Fire – ESL World Ranking
  • Looking4Org – EU Qualifiers
  • Nouns Esports – EU Qualifiers
  • MiBR – NA Qualifiers
  • TYLOO – Asian Qualifiers

What Is ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 Prize Pool?


ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter will have a $100,000 prize pool divided among all eight participating teams. The champions will take home 50% of the total prize pool and an invite to ESL Pro League Season 19.

  • Champions - $50,000 + ESL Pro League Season 19 invite
  • Runner-Up - $20,000
  • 3rd-4th-place - $10,000
  • 5th-6th-place - $3,000
  • 7th-8th-place - $2,000

Previous ESL Challenger Champions


ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 is the first ESL Challenger tournament to be played on Counter-Strike 2. However, there have already been six ESL Challenger tournaments since February 2022.

Virtus.pro are the most successful team with three titles (one as Outsiders), followed by Movistar Riders with two, and paiN Gaming with one.

  • ESL Challenger #48 – Virtus.pro
  • ESL Challenger at DreamHack Valencia 2022 – Movistar Riders
  • ESL Challenger at DreamHack Melbourne 2022 – paiN Gaming
  • ESL Challenger at DreamHack Rotterdam 2022 – Outsiders (Virtus.pro)
  • ESL Challenger at DreamHack Melbourne 2023 – Movistar Riders
  • ESL Challenger Katowice 2023 – Virtus.pro

Where To Bet On ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023?


ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 is an A-Tier Counter-Strike tournament, which explains why most bookmkaers have markets for it. However, while it’s easy to find a betting site which will offer ESL Challenger at DreamHack Winter 2023 betting markets, it’s important to use the best available bookmakers, such as Stake.com.
Stake.com is a legit and safe online betting site and one of the best bookmakers for betting on Counter-Strike. It offers highly competitive betting odds, excellent market coverage, in-play betting, and offers very generous bonuses.

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