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Viewer's guide: DreamHack Masters Marseille 2018

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It is finally time for another top tier event, with DreamHack Masters descending on Marseille in the South of France. With all ten of the world's best teams in attendance it is sure to be a fantastic event.
This is the first DreamHack Masters tournament to be held in the city of Marseille and carries a $250,000 prize-pool on offer to spread among the attending teams.

Participating teams

Astralis
Andreas "Xyp9x" Højsleth
Peter "dupreeh" Rothmann
Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander
Nicolai "device" Reedtz
Emil "Magisk" Reif


Cloud9
Pujan "FNS" Mehta
Tyler "Skadoodle" Latham
Will "RUSH" Wierzba
Timothy "autimatic" Ta
Tarik "tarik" Celik


Team Envyus
Adil "ScreaM" Benrlitom
Vincent "Happy" Schopenhauer
Cédric "RpK" Guipouy
Fabien "kioShiMa" Fiey
Ali "hAdji" Haïnouss


Faze Clan
Finn "karrigan" Andersen
Nikola "NiKo" Kovač
Ladislav "GuardiaN" Kovács
Håvard "rain" Nygaard
Richard "Xizt" Landström


Fnatic
Jesper "JW" Wecksell
Freddy "KRiMZ" Johansson
Robin "flusha" Rönnquist
Jonas "Lekr0" Olofsson
Maikil "GOLDEN" Selim


G2 Esports
Kenny "kennyS" Schrub
Nathan "NBK" Schmitt
Dan "apEX" Madesclaire
Alexandre "bodyy" Pianaro
Óscar "mixwell" Cañellas


Gambit Esports
Dauren "AdreN" Kystaubayev
Rustem "mou" Telepov
Abay "HObbit" Khassenov
Mihail "Dosia" Stolyarov
Denis "seized" Kostin


Team Liquid
Nick "nitr0" Cannella
Jonathan "EliGE" Jablonowski
Russel "Twistzz" Van Dulken
Keith "NAF" Markovic
Epitácio "TACO" de Melo


Mousesports
Chris "chrisJ" de Jong
Tomáš "oskar" Šťastný
Martin "STYKO" Styk
Miikka "suNny" Kemppi
Robin "ropz" Kool


Natus Vincere
Oleksandr "s1mple" Kostyliev
Ioann "Edward" Sukhariev
Danylo "Zeus" Teslenko
Egor "flamie" Vasilyev
Denis "electronic" Sharipov


Ninjas in Pyjamas
Christopher "GeT_RiGhT" Alesund
Patrik "f0rest" Lindberg
Fredrik "REZ" Sterner
William "draken" Sundin
Dennis "dennis" Edman


Renegades
Justin "jks" Savage
Karlo "USTILO" Pivac
Aaron "AZR" Ward
Joakim "jkaem" Myrbostad
Noah "Nifty" Francis


SK Gaming
Gabriel "FalleN" Toledo
Fernando "fer" Alvarenga
Marcelo "coldzera" David
Ricardo "boltz" Prass
Jake "Stewie2k" Yip


Space Soldiers
Engin "MAJ3R" Kupeli
Engin "ngiN" Kor
Ismailcan "XANTARES" Dörtkardeş
Buğra "Calyx" Arkın
Ahmet "paz" Karahoca


Tyloo
Hui "DD" Wu
Haowen "somebody" Xu
Liu "Mo" Ke
Hansel "BnTeT" Ferdinand
Kevin "xccurate" Susanto


Valiance
Nestor "LETN1" Tanić
Aleksa "Impulse" Stankić
Luka "emi" Vuković
Anel "NENO" Ceković
Nemanja "huNter" Kovač

Format and schedule

The tournament starts off with four GSL style groups, each made up of four teams. Both the opening and the elimination games will be best-of-one in format, with the winners' match and the decider match both being best-of-three.

The best two teams in each group will play during the weekend in the playoffs, with the quarter-finals taking place on the Saturday, and Sunday would see both the semi-finals and the grand final itself. With all playoff games being best-of-three maps.

Wednesday, 18 April


Group A



Group B



Group C



Group D



Thursday, 19 April



Friday, 20 April



Saturday, 21 April



Sunday, 22 April

Prize pool and distribution

The $250,000 prize-pool available in Marseille is the same as was on offer at DreamHack Masters Malmö.
The distribution of this pot is presented below.


1. Astralis — $100,000
2. Natus Vincere — $50,000
3-4. Fnatic — $22,000
3-4. Gambit Esports — $22,000
5-8. Ninjas in Pyjamas — $10,000
5-8. Faze Clan — $10,000
5-8. Cloud9 — $10,000
5-8. Mousesports — $10,000
9-12. Team Liquid — $2,000
9-12. Renegades — $2,000
9-12. SK Gaming — $2,000
9-12. Team Envyus — $2,000
13-16.G2 Esports — $2,000
13-16. Space Soldiers — $2,000
13-16. Tyloo — $2,000
13-16. Valiance — $2,000

Broadcasting team

It's not just on the game server where there are strong names, the broadcasting team at DreamHack Masters Marseille is also filled full of talent, with names like Anders Blume, and ex-professional players Chad "spunj" Burchill and Sean "seang@res" Gares.

Watch the event on the official Dreamhack Twitch channel - twitch.tv/dreamhackcs

Broadcast Team, Dreamhack Masters Marseille
United Kingdom Alex "Machine" Richardson

USA Tres "stunna" Saranthus

Australia Chad "spunj" Burchill
Serbia Janko "YNk" Paunović
Sean "seang@res" Gares

Denmark Anders Blume
USA Jason "moses" O'Toole
United Kingdom Henry "HenryG" Greer
United Kingdom Vince Hill

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