It's going to be a big year for the Super Smash Bros. competitive community. Dreamhack has 6 events planned for this year alone.
If you're a viewer or player of any of the Super Smash Bros. games then you've got a lot to be excited about this year. Dreamhack has just confirmed that a total of 6 events will feature Super Smash Bros. tournaments this year. 4 of these events will be in North America and the other 2 will be on an international level.
The first Dreamhack event will be Dreamhack Austin. It will take place from April 28 to April 30 and will feature both Melee and Smash 4. The prize pool will be $10,000 for each game.
The next event will be Dreamhack Summer, featuring just Smash Bros Melee and will take place from June 17 to June 19.
Following this will be Dreamhack Atlanta from July 21 to July 23, Dreamhack Montreal on September 8 to September 10, and Dreamhack Denver from October 20 to October 22. All three of these events will feature both Melee and Smash 4.
Finally, Dreamhack Winter will take place on November 30 to December 2 and will feature just Super Smash Bros Melee
The prize pool for all six events will be $10,000 and the prizes will be split as shown below.
1st - $4,700
2nd - $2,000
3rd - $1,000
4th - $700
5th - $500
6th - $500
7th - $300
8th - $300