Hearthstone World Championship 2016 will likely have a multi-major circuit, similar to Dota 2

Hearthstone World Championship 2016 will likely have a multi-major circuit, similar to Dota 2

We’re still a month and a half away from the 2016 season of Hearthstone, but details – though yet to be confirmed – are surfacing. HWC 2016 might be heading towards a major restructuring compared to its predecessors. The 2014 and 2015 seasons had a very linear progression, with year-long gathering of points through ladder and selected tournaments, all culminating with the $250,000 grand final event at Blizzcon. The World Championship itself remained Blizzard’s only direct…

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DreamHack Open 2015: schedule, groups, and prizes

DreamHack Open 2015: schedule, groups, and prizes

DreamHack announced the schedule, groups, and prizes for the the FACEIT League Season Finale. Hosted in Jönköping, Sweden, this winter’s DreamHack Open is set to be a killer conclusion for the FACEIT finals. With eight teams ready to battle it out over three days, DreamHack has come prepared by delivering the biggest stage audiences have ever seen at one of their events. The group stages will be played in a best-of-one style elimination, while the…

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PokerStars Pro Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier signs up for Hearthstone’s SeatStory Cup 4 .

PokerStars Pro Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier signs up for Hearthstone’s SeatStory Cup 4 .

The popular event will happen for the fourth time in Krefeld, Germany, this coming weekend: November 12th to 15th. Alongside the Viagame Housecup, SeatStory Cup is one of the two big Hearthstone events which regularly happen in a very laid-back environment, compared to for example the DreamHack circuit, and thus are very well received among the community. The first three iterations all featured very noticeable players as eventual champions: Cong “StrifeCro” Shu, considered one of…

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IEM Katowice to feature $250,000 CS:GO tournament

IEM Katowice to feature $250,000 CS:GO tournament

ESL’s Vice President has just announced that IEM Katowice will feature a $250,000 CS:GO tournament. ESL’s Vice President, Michal Blicharz, has just announced via his twitter that the final stop of IEM season ten circuit in Katowice will feature a $250,000 CS:GO tournament. However, this is not the final sum, as the community will be able to make it bigger through the community funding.

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Loda to participate in Swedish Poker Championship

Loda to participate in Swedish Poker Championship

Jonathan ‘Loda’ Berg and his iconic hat will try their luck at the Swedish Poker Championship. Professional Poker players are known for their signature fashion styles and that is where Loda will fit right in, as we can’t imagine him without his hat with the Monster logo on it. He is one pair of shades off from being mistaken for one. Personally I would suggest 80’s biker shades to complete his image, should he find…

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Mski-Dota partners with TV5, World Balance; earns national team stature

Mski-Dota partners with TV5, World Balance; earns national team stature

Taguig, Philippines – In yet another monumental occassion for local esports, premier Filipino gaming team Mineski-Dota revealed through a joint press conference its upcoming partnership with local media giant TV5 as well as renowned shoe and clothing manufacturer World Balance. In a press conference held at Aracama in Bonifacio Global City, the members of the Mski-Dota squad appeared in front of the media, along with Sports5 head Chot Reyes, World Balance PH’s Marketing Manager Carlo…

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