GET INTO THE MINDS OF THE PRO PLAYERS DURING CORSAIR DREAMLEAGUE SEASON 11, SAP TO PROVIDE IN-DEPTH DATA

GET INTO THE MINDS OF THE PRO PLAYERS DURING CORSAIR DREAMLEAGUE SEASON 11, SAP TO PROVIDE IN-DEPTH DATA


STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
MARCH 12, 2019
DreamHack is delighted to announce that the world renowned software company SAP will make its DreamHack debut during CORSAIR DreamLeague Season 11 in Stockholm, Sweden, in March. SAP will help provide interesting assessments and statistics, giving fans and commentators a peek of what goes on in the minds of the professional players. All thanks to the SAP HANA© system.
 DreamHack, the premier gaming and digital lifestyle festival, producers of esports tournaments such as CORSAIR DreamLeague and CORSAIR DreamHack Masters, has signed a partnership agreement with SAP spanning 2019. SAP, developers of the SAP HANA©, will be an integral part of upcoming events as their system will provide unprecedented insights into the mind of the professional players competing in DreamHack tournaments.
 
Providing DreamHack viewers with in-depth data and interesting facts has for a long time been a staple of our broadcasting. Partnering with SAP, and using the SAP HANA© platform, will enable us to tap into a treasure trove of interesting analytics, enhancing our broadcasts and allowing for further innovation. CORSAIR DreamLeague Season 11 will be the first time we make use of the SAP HANA© platform”, said Michael Van Driel, Chief Product Officer at DreamHack.

SAP TECHNOLOGY AT CORSAIR DREAMLEAGUE SEASON 11

All Dota 2 tournament and matches result in a large variety of data and statistics, previously barely attainable by spectators. Together, SAP and Dreamhack will add features for the pick and ban phase at the Dreamleague Season 11 Stockholm Major in order to further improve the spectator experience. Thanks to detailed data analysis, the live broadcast will provide indicators for both the fans and commentators to make sense of the pro’s decisions in the draft.
 
Dreamhack is a fantastic gaming and esports festival, as well as an important stop on the Dota Pro Circuit that excites players, fans and broadcasters all around the world. After our first successful developments in player and team analysis, an event partnership with Dreamhack is an exciting next step for SAP within the esports ecosystem”, says Milan Cerny, Technology and Innovation Lead at SAP. ”We’re excited to be working on broadcast innovation together with Dreamhack in order to deliver the best possible viewing experience to all spectators at the upcoming Dreamleague Season 11 Stockholm Major.”
 
An exact evaluation of each player’s and team’s recent games will help provide interesting assessments and statistics which will be shown live during the broadcast to help spectators get into the minds of the pros. Thanks to the In-Memory Technology SAP HANA®, tailor-made insights are shown on stream in the form of informative graphics during the draft phase, giving viewers an machine-based prediction on the next likely picks and bans.
 
CORSAIR DreamLeague Season 11 starts on March 14, with the final stage of the tournament being played in front of a live audience in Stockholm, Sweden on March 22-24. Read more about CORSAIR DreamLeague Season 11 on dreamhack.com/dreamleague.ABOUT CORSAIR DREAMLEAGUE
Founded in the fall of 2013, CORSAIR DreamLeague is one of the longest-running Dota 2 tournaments in the world. Celebrating ten seasons in November 2018 by hosting its second DPC Minor, and hosting DPC Majors in the past, DreamLeague is a prestigious tournament run by the experienced crew from DreamHack.
 
Find out more about DreamLeague on dreamhack.com/dreamleague.
 
ABOUT DREAMHACK
DreamHack is all about entertainment for the digital generation. Founded in 1994 as a BYOC LAN party, DreamHack grew over 20 years to a global phenomenon as the digital festival for today’s youth, hosted throughout Europe and North America. DreamHack festivals feature multiple esports competitions, live music, exhibitions, creative competitions, LAN party, cosplay and much more. DreamHack helped pioneer esports and continues to be one of the largest global producers of esports content. Millions of viewers tune in from all over the world to watch DreamHack broadcasts every year. DreamHack events welcomed over 310,000 visitors in 2018.
 
More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com.
 
ABOUT SAP
As the cloud company powered by SAP HANA®, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP® system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises. SAP helps give people and organizations deep business insight and fosters collaboration that helps them stay ahead of their competition. We simplify technology for companies so they can consume our software the way they want – without disruption. Our end-to-end suite of applications and services enables more than 425,000 business and public customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and make a difference. With a global network of customers, partners, employees, and thought leaders, SAP helps the world run better and improve people’s lives. For more information, visit www.sap.com.
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