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Blizzard Needs a Week to Sort Out Championship Teams

Posted Sep 17, 2015 by Suzie Ford

Blizzard Needs a Week to Sort Out Championship Teams

Blizzard has announced that elimination rounds for tournament play during Blizzcon will take place in the week prior to the annual convention. Teams will face off in Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft and Starcraft II elimination matches beginning on October 28th, with the World Championships for each to be held during Blizzcon the following week.

Hearthstone World Championship
Prize Pool:
$250,000
Number of Players: 16
Schedule: October 28-31, 9:00 a.m. PDT

Heroes of the Storm World Championship
Prize Pool:
$500,000
Number of Players: 8 Teams (5 players per team)
Schedule: October 28, 1:30 p.m. PDT

WoW Arena World Championship
Prize Pool:
$250,000
Number of Players: 8 teams (3 players per team)
Schedule: October 30-31, 1:30 p.m. PDT

StarCraft II World Championship Series Global Finals
Prize Pool: $250,000
Number of Players: 16
Schedule: November 1, 10:00 a.m. PST

To learn even more about the Championship Series, head to the special Blizzcon site.

 

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom