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In a recent interview with Sidharth Kedia - Group Chief Executive Officer of NODWIN Gaming, the senior member of the organization revealed that the already announced DreamHack Hyderabad 2020 will be featuring a CS:GO tournament with a total prize pool of $250,000 and will be organized by DreamHack ‘s global team, as reported on esportsobserver.
He further said that “The company is also looking forward to DreamHack Hyderabad 2020 where it intends to deploy its learnings, specifically with respect to scheduling and marketing, acquired through the two previous iterations in Mumbai and Delhi.”
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DreamHack came to India for the first time in 2018 with the tournament taking place in Mumbai, this was followed by the event returning once again to Delhi last year, and now it is returning for a third straight year to Hyderabad with the event set to take place from 30th October to 1st November.
Also, this time the DreamHack event taking palace in India will be a part of the scheduled DreamHack Open Tour 2020 which means that in addition to the $250,000 prize pool for the CS:GO event, it will also feature a $100,000 prie pool spread across other attractions.
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The interview which primarily focussed on the growth of mobile esports in India also witnessed Kedia reveal NODWIN Gaming’s roadmap for 2020. In his concluding statement, he opined that the stigma against esports will go down drastically this year.