August's Dreamhack Fortnite Open Tournament is underway


The Dreamhack Open doesn't happen every month, but it is one of the most popular Fortnite tournaments whenever it does eventually roll around.

Now that we're just a couple of hours away from the August Duos Tournament starting, we've got everything you need to know about exactly when you can play and how to register for access.

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BREAKING - DreamHack Open Delayed

The DreamHack Open has been delayed by half an hour. The reason for the delay is unknown but it could be to due with server stability as everyone gets their practice in ahead of the tournament beginning.

How to Register for Fortnite Dreamhack August Duos Tournament

Thankfully, getting involved in the tournament is nice and easy. To register for the Fortnite Dreamhack August Duos Tournament, follow these steps:

  • Head to Battle Royale in Fortnite
  • Tab over to the Compete section of the menu
  • Look for the 'hosted by DreamHack' Duos Tournament
  • Select the tournament and join once it goes live

That's all you need to do to be ready for the tournament, so do that, sit back and relax. Be sure to hype yourself up for the tournament though.

Tournament Start Times

If you're hoping to go far in the tournament, you'll need to know when each round takes place.

The August Dreamhack Fortnite tournament will take place between 11-19 August. We have outlined the times for it below:

The tournament will have the following structure for European servers;

  • Heats 1 and 2 - 11 August - 4pm-11pm BST
  • Heat 3 - 12 August - 5pm-8pm BST
  • Semi-Finals - 18 August - 6pm-9pm BST
  • Grand Finals - 19 August - 6pm-10pm BST

The NA East servers will follow a slightly different structure;

  • Heats - 11 August - 7-10pm EDT
  • Semi-Finals - 12 August - 7-10pm EDT
  • Grand Finals - 19 August - 7-11pm EDT

If you're looking for more details on the Fortnite Dreamhack August Duos Tournament, be sure to check out our other piece on it right here.

If and when more tournaments come to Fortnite down the line, we'll be sure to keep you updated.

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