Tavern Hero Tournaments




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On Jan. 23, 2016, an announcement was made by Blizzard to support the hosting of special Blizzard-sanctioned Hearthstone tournaments at Fireside Gatherings. Players competing at one of these Blizzard-sanctioned Hearthstone tournaments battled it out until a champion was crowned. These players were named Tavern Heroes and each earned a slot in the Hearthstone 2016 Americas Winter Preliminaries, where they were able to join the 128 players who had already earned slots in the Winter Preliminaries via the standard Hearthstone Competitive Points system.

  • List of Tavern Heroes who were qualified to compete in the 2016 Winter Preliminary

Since then, select Blizzard-sanctioned Hearthstone tournaments continued to take place at Fireside Gathering events. The winners (Tavern Heroes) of these tournaments were invited into their region Hearthstone is divided into four geographical regions: Americas, Europe, Asia and China. Each country Hearthstone is available to play in is assigned to one of these regions. Each player by default uses their Battle.net account hearthstone ⃢₀ₙs Season Preliminaries alongside the 128 players invited from the Hearthstone Competitive Point rankings. The Season Preliminaries were played in multiple onsite Fireside Gathering locations at the same time in double-elimination tournament format 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 . Players could attend any location that was most convenient, but each player was matched against their opponent based on seeding, regardless of where in the world the players were participating.


The Tavern Heroes program reemerged for the 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour The 2017 Hearthstone World Championship is the fourth year of the Hearthstone World Championship and the finale for the 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour. It will take place in Jan. 2018. Contents 1 Structure 1.1 Changes . On Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, approved Fireside Gatherings Fireside Gatherings are real-world gatherings of people to play Hearthstone in mostly public places. They are intended to be an opportunity for Hearthstone players to meet, mingle and form real-life friendships, as well as enjoy hearthstone were able to host Tavern Hero Qualifiers. Winners of these competitions became eligible to participate in the Tavern Hero tournament for a chance to earn a spot at the 2017 Hearthstone Americas Winter Playoffs.

  • List of Tavern Heroes who were qualified to compete in the 2017 Winter Playoffs

Fireside Gatherings are now eligible to host Tavern Hero Qualifiers, where players can battle it out against their fellow patrons to determine who will be representing the local inn at one of the select Tavern Hero tournament locations across the Americas. The Tavern Hero tournament for the Winter Season took place the day before the Winter Playoffs began, and the top 8 players were crowned Tavern Heroes. These players then joined the top 64 competitors from the Hearthstone Competitive Point standings to do battle in the Americas Winter Playoffs.

Tavern Hero Qualifier competition requirements:

An organizer may run more than one qualifier during a Season, but all previous events` tournament results must be reported before new events are approved.