04 Aug 2021 11:03 AM +00:00

August's Dreamhack Fortnite Tournament starts soon

The ever-popular Dreamhack Fortnite tournaments will soon return after a short hiatus. There were some cash cups in July and even the Cammy Cup to celebrate the Fortnite x Street Fighter collab, but no main tournaments until August.

We have all of the details, dates, prizes, basically, everything you need to know to get prepared and stake your claim for the top prize in the Dreamhack Fortnite event.

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August Dreamhack Fortnite Dates

The August Dreamhack Fortnite tournament will take place between 11-19 August. The tournament will have the following structure for European servers;

  • Heats 1 and 2 - 11 August - 6pm-12am CEST
  • Heat 3 - 12 August - 6-9pm CEST
  • Semi-Finals - 18 August - 7-10pm CEST
  • Grand Finals - 19 August - 7-11pm CEST

The NA East servers will follow a slightly different structure;

  • Heats - 11 August - 7-10pm EDT
  • Semi-Finals - 12 August - 7-10pm EDT
  • Grand Finals - 19 August - 7-11pm EDT

August Dreamhack Fortnite Format

The format for the August Dreamhack Fortnite even will be Duos. Like in previous tournaments, 500 duos will advance from each heat with a maximum on 10 games played during the heats.

Semi-Finals take place with the top 50 duos advancing to the final. Again, there is a maximum of 10 games that can be played in this timeframe. The Grand Final will then be six consecutive games played, a new game starting every 35 minutes.


Once these final games are complete, scores are tallied, rankings determined and prizes handed out.

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August Dreamhack Fortnite Prizes

The August Dreamhack Fortnite tournament will follow the same prize structure as previous duos tournaments. A total prize pool of $200,000 is available for both regions.

The following graphic displays the prizes that are up for grabs in both the EU and NA regions. All prizes are displayed in dollars.

Fortnite Dreamhack August prizepool
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