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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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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Ostkaka is the new Hearthstone World Champion!

Ostkaka is the new Hearthstone World Champion!

In a one-sided finals, the Swedish Na’Vi player defeated his opponent Hotform with a clean 3-0 victory. The world has its new Hearthstone World Champion, and his name is Sebastian “Ostkaka” Engwall. Afterdefeating Thijs “ThijsNL” Molendijk in one of the tightest series ever witnessed in competitive Hearthstone, Ostkaka steamrolled over Dylan “Hotform” Mullis in the finals. His seemingly peculiar choice of a Freeze Mage, Oil Rogue and Patron Warrior line-up came out of the group…

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