2017 Hearthstone World Championship



The top four players from each of the regional Season Playoffs get to compete in the corresponding global Season Championship, and the top-performing players in the Season Championships get to compete in the Hearthstone World Championship. The 2017 Hearthstone World Championship is set to take place in Jan. 2018.

  • Season Playoffs
    • Winter, Spring, and Summer Playoffs take place toward the end of their respective seasons. These playoffs determine who moves on to the Season Championships.
  • Season Championship
    • Sixteen players comprised of the top four players from each region will face off in the Season Championship to compete for a portion of a $250,000 prize pool and a spot in the Hearthstone World Championship.
  • World Championship
    • The Hearthstone World Championship will take place in Jan. 2018. In this final showdown, the top 4 winners from each of the Seasonal Championships as well as the top overall Hearthstone Competitive Point earners from each region will compete for a piece of the $1 million prize pool and the fourth title of Hearthstone World Champion.


Changes since last year

The format for the Hearthstone Championship Tour has changed from the previous year. The following list includes some of the key changes made for the 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour:

World Championship

Instead of taking place during Blizzcon in the fall, breaking the tradition of previous years, the 2017 Hearthstone World Championship will now take place in Jan. 2018, to accommodate the timing of the Standard year rotation Standard format, or Standard, is one of Hearthstone s two game formats, the other being Wild format. Standard format is intended to feature a fresher and more focused Hearthstone experience, with a limited pool of cards hearthstone .

Summer Championship

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Spring Championship

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Winter Championship

The 2017 Winter Championship was held in the Bahamas on Mar. 23, 2017 with a $250,000 prize pool. Sixteen players from around the globe earned their spot in the HCT Winter Championship to compete for their share of the $250,000 prize pool and a seat at the Hearthstone World Championship. Four groups of four players (one from each region) will compete in a double-elimination tournament format until only eight remain, at which point the competition will shift to a single-elimination bracket. All matches were played in a Conquest Tournaments in Hearthstone are comprised of official Blizzard-sanctioned tournaments and unofficial non-Blizzard-sanctioned tournaments. Contents 1 Competitive formats 1.1 Conquest 1.2 Last Hero Standing 2 Official tournaments 2.1 Hearthstone Championship Tour 2.2 Hearthstone Collegiate National Championship hearthstone format with a ban.

The Winter Championship is the only event in the 2017 HCT cycle that is played using the Year of the Kraken as part of its then-current Standard format. The Spring season and the remainder of the 2017 Championship Tour will use the new Standard year, the Year of the Mammoth, for their Standard formats.

The Asia-Pacific Winter Playoffs now have the same structure as the Europe and Americas Playoffs and include a Tavern Hero Tournament.

  • HCT Winter Championship overview - Reddit
  • Winter Championship
    • Winter Championship - Brackets
    • Winter Championship decklists - Hearthpwn
    • Winter Championship video playlist - YouTube
  • Europe Winter Playoffs decklists - Hearthpwn
  • Americas Winter Playoffs decklists - Hearthpwn
  • Asia-Pacific Winter Playoffs decklists - Hearthpwn