Greetings Card Slingers! Below outlines important information that all Players must be aware of. For details on how to register and qualify for each stage of the campaign please visit the "How to Qualify" tab.
For all Blizzard operated matches (Fireside Gathering Finals, Last Chance Qualifier & ANZ Finals), players will use Hearthstone card decks that they have collected and set up on the Americas server on Battle.net. Matches shall utilize the best of 5 “Conquest” format with 3 classes per player each match.
Qualified players will participate in a single-elimination bracket. Seeding will be randomised. The four finalists who successfully battle their way through the online qualifier will earn a share of the $5,000 prize pool, with the eventual winner also earning a seed into the ANZ Finals.
Fireside Finals Prize Pool (USD)
Those players who earn an Invitational seed into the ANZ Finals will be contacted directly. Those players who are eligible for the Last Call Qualifier will be placed into a single-elimination bracket. Seeding will be based off total points earned from highest to lowest. Where points are equal, seeding will be randomised amongst those of equal points. The sixteen finalists who successfully battle their way through the online qualifier will earn a seed into the ANZ Finals. There is no cash prize for the Last Call Qualifier.
The forty players who earn a seed into the ANZ Finals will compete in a double-elimination bracket. Seeding will be determined as follows:
All players begin play ranked as set forth above in the Winners bracket, and should a player lose one match, the player will be placed in the consolation bracket. Should the lose a second match, that player will be out of the Tournament.
The top two (2) finishers in the ANZ Finals will advance to the APAC Championships along with a share in the following prize pool.
Championship Prize Pool (USD)