Is Dreamhack the fastest LAN party?

Is Dreamhack the fastest LAN party?

DreamHack. It is recognized by the Guinness Book of Records and Twin Galaxies as being the world’s largest LAN party and computer festival with the world’s fastest Internet connection, and the most generated traffic. The Internet connection record was beaten in 2012 by the second largest computer festival in the world, The Gathering in Norway.

Is Dreamhack still in business?

In 2011, DreamHack AB went through a corporate reform, renewing the company administration. It was announced on November 15, 2012 that DreamHack would be partnering with Major League Gaming and Electronic Sports League to help facilitate the growth and development of the North American and European eSports scene.

How many streams does DreamHack have?

About one hundred different video streams are broadcast over the Internet, mostly covering the esports competitions. 21 of them are produced by DreamHack crew, the rest are independent and include Swedish national TV

Where does DreamHack take place?

In 1997 the event took place at Arena Kupolen in Borlänge and became the largest LAN party of Sweden and the third largest party in Scandinavia at the time. Furthermore, DreamHack 2001 and the upcoming events were held at the Elmia exhibition centre in Jönköping, where it has been since.

What is the DreamHack Open?

Since 2015 the official title featured in the DreamHack Open circuit has been Counter Strike: Global Offensive. The tournament format has varied over time, but the events now consist of six directly invited teams, and 2 qualified teams, one from Europe and North America each.

What was the first DreamHack event?

The first DreamHack event was held in Malung, Sweden. DreamHack held several gaming events throughout Europe: in Stockholm and Jönköping, Sweden, Tours, France, Bucharest and Cluj, Romania, Valencia, Spain, London, England and Leipzig, Germany.

How do dreamdreamhack events work?

DreamHack events are arranged with the help of about 800 volunteers, set up in “Crew Teams”, who work in shifts to provide around-the-clock services for visitors. A support crew has a helpdesk where participants can address technical problems. The festival also relies on local police and security officers who patrol the area.