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Coverage: DHW10
Level Up TV - DHW'10 After Movie (78 comments)
Posted by Trance @ 10:47 CST, 7 December 2010 - iMsg
Level Up TV would today, a week after the conclusion of the Quake Live tournaments at DreamHack Winter, like to conclude our own personal on-site coverage of the event by releasing the secondary content we promised in our initial press release.

As an organisation, we were well aware of the difficulties that we could potentially meet head on when initially taking on the huge task of covering live events on-site, we wanted to make efforts to ensure that we provided the best possible service to our viewers with the limited resources that we had at our disposal. Taking all of this into consideration we are today able to release our "Level Up TV at DreamHack" video presentation.

The 71 minute footage was recorded during the 3 days of the Quake Live tournaments and it varies in content from interviews, event area walkthroughs, the ramblings of the players and of course, a brief chat with mr. Day9 himself!

The main purpose of it, was to try and share with the viewers our first time experience at DreamHack, showcasing some of that atmosphere that both Quake Live and DreamHack is so famous for.

Once again we hope you have all enjoyed our coverage for this event and we would like to thank all of our donors, viewers and supporters.

See you in 2011!

Direct links: Part I, Part II
Related: Play the Movie!, Website and donations Twitter, Steam Group
Edited by xou at 11:59 CST, 7 December 2010 - 21029 Hits
Dreamhack Winter 2010 - Trance (No comments)
Posted by Trance @ 14:20 CST, 30 November 2010 - iMsg
Just some random pics I took during the event. I was so busy running stuff that I couldn't take more, sry.
Edited by Trance at 14:53 CST, 30 November 2010 - 5915 Hits
Dreamhack Winter 2010 - ischju (2 comments)
Posted by ischju @ 12:34 CST, 29 November 2010 - iMsg
random pictures of the event
Edited by xou at 15:55 CST, 29 November 2010 - 5849 Hits
Cypher wins DHW10 Kaspersky Championship (856 comments)
Posted by Slasher @ 13:30 CST, 27 November 2010 - iMsg
The Kaspersky Quakelive Championship tournament at DreamHack Winter 2010 is now over. Make sure you watch the VODs made by Level Up TV and check out the demos.

Final rankings
cup_gold Belarus srs/rzr/Cypher - 45 000 SEK (~4 900€)
cup_silver United States of America EG|DaHanG - 15 000 SEK (~1 600€)
cup_bronze Germany ESC|k1llsen - 10 000 SEK (~1 000€)
4th. France fnatic\strenx
5-8th. Cooller, av3k, rapha, stermy
9-12th. noctis, spart1e, Krysa, GUard
13-16th. GaRpY, p0ni, fazz, Vo0

Streams: mIRCTwitter Level Up TV (VODs / YouTube), Germany gS-TV, Russia c58 (HQ/LQ)
Links: Tournament page, Spreadsheet, mIRC #DreamHack.Quake
Coverage: TEK9, SK, StermyTV, Germany Fragster, France FFF, Russia Cyberfight, Day1 @ ESR
Edited by xou at 19:02 CDT, 30 August 2011 - 267725 Hits
Kaspersky and Level Up TV at DHW2010! (12 comments)
Posted by lolvc @ 09:37 CST, 27 November 2010 - iMsg
Level Up TV are today able to happily announce that Kaspersky, sponsors of the tournament held at Dreamhack Winter this weekend have kindly provided us with 50 keys for their Internet Security Software worth £39.99 each, to give away.


As an organisation, we are well aware of the difficulties that broadcasters often face when initially taking on the huge task of covering live events on-site, we hope that thus far you have enjoyed our first live event and hope that we can continue any successes through today and onto future events.

Thanks for watching our coverage this weekend!
Edited by nobodyvc at 10:48 CST, 27 November 2010 - 9552 Hits
fragmovie: DreamHack Winter participants (28 comments)
Posted by [F_]bina @ 07:45 CST, 26 November 2010 - iMsg
DreamHack Winter is taking place this weekend and there is alot of coverage. fragster.de fragster has taken a look back at the previous tournaments and especially those players, who are participating in DreamHack Winter and Serbia Djordje "zeroql" Simonovic, in cooperation with fragster, made a preview movie about their best moves.

Go check it out!
Edited by Nukm at 07:53 CST, 26 November 2010 - 14992 Hits
DHW'10 QL Kaspersky Championship - Day 1 (776 comments)
Posted by xou @ 03:00 CST, 26 November 2010 - iMsg
Scheduled: 03:00 CST, 26 November 2010 to 16:30 CST, 26 November 2010
Schedule: Passed

This Friday morning is starting the Kasperksy Quakelive Championship tournament at DreamHack Winter 2010. First day will be focused on Group Stage (bo3), and the 2nd day will feature the playoffs matches (bo5). The guys from Level Up TV will be streaming from the event, and a few other streams could also be available.


Streams: mIRCTwitter Level Up TV, Germany gS-TV, Russia Cyberfight
Links: Tournament page, Spreadsheet, mIRC #DreamHack.Quake
Coverage: TEK9, SK, StermyTV, Germany Fragster, France FFF, Russia Cyberfight
Edited by xou at 05:36 CST, 27 November 2010 - 224470 Hits
rapha: "[Cypher]'s game has stepped up" (13 comments)
Posted by Thorin @ 14:41 CST, 25 November 2010 - iMsg
SK Gaming's United States of America Shane "rapha" Hendrixson spoke in an interview about his matches over the Summer against Russia Cooller, Belarus Cypher's return to the top and the challenge of competing for a DreamHack title.


The interview can be read at SK Gaming.
Edited by xou at 16:25 CST, 25 November 2010 - 8827 Hits
DreamHack Winter 2010: Preview (32 comments)
Posted by Bocerbo @ 11:58 CST, 23 November 2010 - iMsg
TEK9 are preparing their coverage of the DreamHack Winter 2010 Quake Live tournaments, posting a Preview of the tend players you need to look out for the most.

The first post, released earlier today, focuses on the Favourites of the event. It included an extensive look at players such as Russia Cooller, Belarus Cypher and United States of America rapha.

Here is a small excerpt of the article:
"There is one golden rule concerning champions and winning streaks: they will end. The question usually focuses on the when and not how or if. Oddly enough, the home-grown QuakeCon 2010 would be the setting and place for Shane "rapha" Hendrixson's reign to end. Prior to the event, he had said he did not feel as comfortable as usual and would experience a hard event, but the way and spot he crashed out was far outside anyone's expectations. Throughout the event he was looking shaky and the gruesome schedule (as he was also playing for a CTF team there and everyone constantly had to switch between CTF and Duel) played a toll on his nerves and his usually so calm self."
So if you are interested in Quake Live and looking forward to the DreamHack Winter 2010 events, be sure to head on over to TEK-9 and read this article.
Edited by xou at 12:23 CST, 23 November 2010 - 11497 Hits
Dreamhack: Seeds, groups and schedule! (312 comments)
Posted by blaze @ 07:25 CST, 20 November 2010 - iMsg
Finally everything is revealed around the Dreamhack Winter event, with less than a week away.

First of all Sweden fox was replaced by Lithuania guard since he didn't have the time or motivation to attend.

The Czech Qualifier was won by Czech Republic Krysa and the Spanish Qualifier was won by Spain p0ni.


Links: Coming soon..
Edited by xou at 07:52 CST, 20 November 2010 - 61088 Hits
3 last invites for DreamHack Winter! (240 comments)
Posted by blaze @ 15:50 CST, 8 November 2010 - iMsg
The last 3 invites were today handed out. First out is the FPS-Legend from the CPL World Tour a few years back, Netherlands Vo0. The Dutch player has been attending to DreamHack a few times before, claiming the Gold in the DreamHack CPM tournament.

The bronze medal winner of our last Quake Live tournament this summer was also invited: France strenx.

The last invite goes to the Swedish Quake profile Sweden fazz, who impressed everyone this summer with his enjoyable mind and play style and thus won the Kaspersky's Award for his performance!

With the three last invites an additional International Qualifier was announced. It will take place in Spain during the 13th of November. Notable attendees in Spain is Sl1p and p0ni amongst others.

After the 14th of November when the qualifier in The Czech Republic is finished the lineup for the Kaspersky's Quake Live Championships will be complete.


Links: Dreamhack.se, Tournament info, Rules
Edited by xou at 11:11 CST, 12 November 2010 - 46505 Hits
DHW'10 Online Qualifier (70 comments)
Posted by xou @ 04:40 CDT, 30 October 2010 - iMsg
Scheduled: 06:00 CDT, 30 October 2010 to 13:00 CDT, 30 October 2010
Schedule: Passed

The Online Qualifier for the DreamHack Winter 2010 Kasperksy Quakelive Championship will be played the 30th of October.


Update / Rankings:
1st. United Kingdom GaRpY - Slot to DHW'10
2nd. United Kingdom zsx
3rd. Poland bodzo
4th. France winz
Stream: Level Up TV
Links: Brackets, mIRC #Dreamhack.Quake
Edited by xou at 07:03 CDT, 31 October 2010 - 21933 Hits
New players for Dreamhack Winter! (78 comments)
Posted by blaze @ 10:20 CDT, 22 October 2010 - iMsg
Update: lvl^ will be cover the qualifiers! Stay tuned for more info.

The Kasperskys Quake Live Championships tournament gets better and better. Today 3 new players were invited, to make the lineup even more impressive: Sweden spart1e, Austria noctis and Germany k1llsen. The Grand Final of Kasperskys Quake Live Championship will as usual be played at our very own Dream Arena Extreme. With room for 1100 shouting fans this is something out of the ordinary.


We're also announcing an official online qualifier for the Kasperskys Quake Live Championships. If you want a wild card, here's your chance. Sign up on PlayDH and make sure that you'll take this chance!

The qualifier will be played on Saturday the 30th of October. Starting with check-in at 05:00 CST in #Dreamhack.Quake and the qualifier starting at 06:00 CST. The winning player will receive a Wild Card into the tournament.

Links: Announcement, Online Qualifier, mIRC #Dreamhack.Quake
Edited by xou at 13:10 CDT, 23 October 2010 - 21845 Hits
New invites and map pool for Dreamhack (140 comments)
Posted by blaze @ 06:47 CDT, 18 October 2010 - iMsg
Three new players were today invited to join the fight with Poland av3k, Russia Cooller, Sweden fox and United States of America DaHanG to win the Kasperskys Quake Live Championship 2010.


Along with the invites the map were also made official. A slight change from the previous big tournaments and since the maps were tweaked and a few was added.


Another pleasant surprise is that Level Up Tv will be the official streaming partner for Dreamhack Winter 2010.
Level Up will send a team of experienced shoutcasters and broadcasters to Dreamhack to provide on site coverage. We at Dreamhack thinks this is a major step in the right direction to get you the best Quake Live event ever!
More infos and schedule will be released at Level Ups site.

Stay tuned for the next update, where possible online and international qualifiers will be announced, more players and the tournament schedule!

Source: Dreamhack.se
Edited by blaze at 15:45 CDT, 18 October 2010 - 27895 Hits
Level Up TV announce their DHW2010 Plans (35 comments)
Posted by lolvc @ 06:29 CDT, 18 October 2010 - iMsg
Level Up TV announce the plans to celebrate their one year anniversary this November 2010; a team to travel and provide live on-site video coverage of not one, but two Dreamhack Winter 2010 Quakelive Tournaments!

1. Fnatic Play MSI BEAT-IT 1v1 Tournament on the 25th November 2010.
2. Dreamhack's own Kaspersky 1v1 Tournament on the 26th and 27th November 2010.


As an organisation, we are well aware of the difficulties that broadcasters often face when initially taking on the huge task of covering live events on-site, and as such we wouldn’t want to over promise and underachieve. However with an unquenchable thirst for coverage we can with full confidence promise to provide both our HQ and LQ livestream with special guest commentary from both pro-gamers and James "2GD" Harding (When we can get him away from the Stunlock Studios Stand!).

In addition to this, being on site will allow us to provide the supplementary video-on-demand content following the event that we've not yet previously had the opportunity to work on - such as; group interviews, Exhibition video tours and our teams evening antics to display that unique festival atmosphere DreamHack is so famous for.

If you have any comments regarding specific improvements we could make to our existing video streams, or any ideas on how you think we should cover DreamHack Winter 2010 then please direct your comments to levelupyourgame@gmail.com or reply to this post.

This is our first live event and as such, our team are financing this on our own terms. However if you have thoroughly enjoyed the coverage we have brought to you thus far and would like to contribute toward the costs of the additional equipment we require to move toward live event coverage for the forseeable future then please, we welcome all donations through our counter on the right hand side of our website and here: http://leveluptv.chipin.com/leveluptv-dreamhack


Related: Related: Website and donations Twitter, Steam Group, Announcement
Edited by xou at 18:29 CDT, 23 October 2010 - 14260 Hits
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