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With the Coronavirus Pandemic spreading through Europe rapidly DreamHack has announced the postponement of both DreamHack Dallas and DreamHack Summer. The two tournaments which were scheduled to take place in May and June respectively have now been moved to the month of August.
DreamHack Masters Jönköping 2020 which was supposed to be a part of DreamHack Summer, taking place from 9th-14th June previously will "no longer be co-located". The Masters level tournament will now no longer be a part of DreamHack Summer and all orders which included the Masters' tickets will automatically be refunded.
The tournament which was supposed to take place in Jönköping featuring a prizepool of $250,000 while also granting points for the road towards ESL One Cologne 2020, stands canceled for now, with DreamHack stating that “An update regarding DreamHack Masters will be shared here and social media channels within the coming week.”
As for DreamHack Summer and DreamHack Dallas, the two tournaments stand rescheduled for now with Marcus Lindmark - DreamHack Co-CEO saying that,
“This action is precautionary, it was not a decision taken lightly. We have evaluated legislators’ decisions to temporarily suspend events where large groups of people gather.”
DreamHack further stated that it will “follow the guidance of trusted health advisors, city officials and venue partners for our remaining events in 2020.”
For now, the DreamHack Masters Jönköping 2020 which is also a part of the Intel Grand Slam Season 3 stands canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, as further news on the situation is awaited from the officials in the coming weeks.