North Academy and Rise Nation qualifies for DHW17

The qualifiers for DreamHack ASTRO Open at DreamHack Winter ended this weekend, with Rise Nation (NA) and North Academy (EU) qualifying for the $100,000 USD tournament in Jönköping, Sweden.

North Academy won the European qualifier by defeating Turkish favorites Space Soldiers 2-0, while Rise Nation took the North American qualifier by defeating Ghost in the final with the same result. With these two last teams joining the competition, we now have all the contestants ready to duke it out in the group stage in just three weeks. Big congratulations to both teams for qualifying!

North Academy

Daniel “mertz” Mertz
Nicklas “gade “Gade
Frederik “acoR” Gyldstrand
Dennis “sycrone” Nielsen
Johannes “b0RUP” Borup
(Coach) Alexander “ave” Holdt

Rise Nation

Andy “vSa” Xu
Brandon “Ace” Winn
Kaleb “moose” Jayne
Will “dazzLe” Loafman
Jonathan “Jonji” Carey
(Coach) Jared “osorandom” Hartman

Watch DHW17 live

The last DreamHack ASTRO Open tour stop of the year will be played DreamHack Winter, December 1-3. If you’re not participating yourself you should come see it live! The only thing you need to enjoy DreamHack ASTRO Open is a valid entrance ticket. You can find them at the DreamHack Winter ticket page.

If you can’t attend DreamHack Winter, we will be streaming the show on multiple platforms and languages online, such as Twitch, Facebook and DreamHack.TV.

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