Hearthstone World Championship 2014

Hearthstone World Championship LogoThe first Hearthstone World Championship will be held from 11/02 to 11/08/2014. The Group Stage of the WCS starts one week before the main event during BlizzCon 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center. 16 Players from 4 regions will battle it out for total prize money of $ 250,000. 4 regional Qualifiers were held to determine the 4 participants per region. All matches will be played best of 5 and last hero standing. This means every player bring 4 unique decks with different classes. After each game the looser has to choose another deck, the winner plays the same deck again.

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  • Date: 11/02/2014 – 11/08/2014
  • Opening Weekend (11/02/2014 – 11/03/2014)
  • Main Event during Blizzcon 2014 (11/07/2014 – 11/08/2014)
  • Total Prize Money: $ 250,000
  • 16 Players
  • 4 Groups (Top 2 Players advance to Quarter-Finals)
  • Format: Last Hero Standing (Looser has to switch deck)
  • Each player brings 4 decks (different classes) to each match
  • All matches are best of 5
  • 5 regional Qualifiers
  • Live Stream for all matches
  • Bets and odds available

Schedule | Starting Times

The schedule of the Hearthstone World Championship consits of the opening weekend (11/02/2014 – 11/03/2014) and the main event during Blizzcon 2014 (11/07/2014 – 11/08/2014). On Day 1 of the Group Stage two matches per group are played. On Day 2 the winners and the losers battle it out, which brings another two matches per group. The 4 players that have won 2 matches after Day 2 of the Group Stage qualify for the bracket of 8. The two players per group that have 1 win after Day 2 meet each other for a deciding match at Day 1 of the Main Event at Blizzcon. The 4 players that have 0 points after Day 2 are out of the tournament.

Schedule main event Blizzcon 2014 [completed]

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Semi-Finals: Saturday, 11/08/2014
Live Stream Start:  19:00 (CET) | 10:00 AM (PST)

Schedule / Games:

Semi-Final #1: Tiddler Celestial vs. Kranich (3 : 0)
Semi-Final #2: Firebat vs. DTwo (3 : 2)

Hearthstone World Championship Finals: Saturday, 11/08/2014
Live Stream Start:  21:30 (CET) | 12:30 (PST)

Schedule / Games:

Grand Final: Tiddler Celestial vs. Firebat (0 : 3)

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Knockout Stage | Bracket [completed]

QUARTER-FINALS SEMI-FINALS World Championship FINALS
Tiddler Celestial 3
Tarei 1 Tiddler Celestial 3
vs. Tiddler Celestial 0
Kranich 3 Kranich 0
Kolento 2 vs.
Kaor
1 Firebat 3
Firebat 3 Firebat 3
vs.
Strifecro 2 DTwo 2
DTwo 3

Quarter-Finals: 11/08/2014 | 11/07/2014
Live Stream Start:  Saturday, 03:30 (CET) | Friday, 18:30 (PST)

Schedule / Games:

Quarter-Final #1: Tiddler Celestial vs. Tarei (3 : 1)
Quarter-Final #2: Kranich vs. Kolento (3 : 2)
Quarter-Final #3: Kaor vs. Firebat (1 : 3)
Quarter-Final #4: StrifeCro vs. DTwo (2 : 3)

Schedule and Results Opening Weekend [completed]

Group Stage | Standings

GROUP A [completed]
1. Tiddler Celestial (China)
2
2. DTwo (Americas)
2
3. Numberguy (EU)
1
4. Tom60299 (Taiwan)
0
GROUP B [completed]
1. Kaor (EU)
2
2. Tarei (Americas)
2
3. Nicolas (China)
1
4. RenieHouR (Korea)
0
GROUP C [completed]
1. Kranich (Korea)
2
2. Firebat (Americas)
2
3. Qiruo (China)
1
4. Greensheep (EU)
0
GROUP D [completed]
1. Strifecro (Americas)
2
2. Kolento (EU)
1
3. RundAndGun (China)
1
4. FrozenIce (Taiwan)
0

-> view opening weekend recap

Group Stage #1: Sunday, 11/02/2014
Live Stream Start: 19:00 (CET) | 10:00 AM (PST)

Schedule / Games / Results:

Game 1: Tom60229 vs. DTwo (1 : 3)
Game 2: Tiddler Celestial vs. Numberguy (3 : 1)
Game 3: Tarei vs. Kaor (1 : 3)
Game 4: RenieHour vs. Nicolas (1 : 3)
Game 5: Qiruo vs. Firebat (0 : 3)
Game 6: Greensheep vs. Kranich (0: 3)
Game 7: RunAndGun vs. StrifeCro (1 : 3)
Game 8: FrozenIce vs. Kolento (2 : 3)

Group Stage #2: Monday, 11/03/2014
Live Stream Start: 19:00 (CET) | 10:00 AM (PST)

Schedule / Games / Results:

Game 1: DTwo vs. Tiddler Celestial (2 : 3)
Game 2: Kaor vs. Nicolas (3 : 2)
Game 3: Firebat vs. Kranich (2 : 3)
Game 4: StrifeCro vs. Kolento (3 : 2)
Game 5: Tom60229 vs. Numberguy (0 : 3)
Game 6: Tarei vs. RenieHour (3 : 0)
Game 7: Greensheep vs. Qiruo (1 : 3)
Game 8: RunAndGun vs. FrozenIce (3 : 2)

-> view opening weekend recap

Group Stage #3: Friday, 11/07/2014
Live Stream Start: 18:45 (CET) | 09:45  AM (PST)

Schedule / Games:

Game 1: Numberguy vs. DTwo (2 : 3)
Game 2: Tarei vs. Nicolas (3 : 1)
Game 3: Qiruo vs. Firebat (0 : 3)
Game 4: RunAndGun vs. Kolento (2 : 3)

Qualifiers | Road to the World Championship

5 regional qualifiers were held in the following regions: North America, Europe, China, South Korea and Tawain. The regional qualifiers for the Hearthstone World Championship where seeded from the Top 16 players of each ranked season from April to August as well as the best players from various Hearthstone community tournaments. The last free slots were determined in a Last-Call tournament before the actual start of the qualifiers. Per regional Qualifier a maximum of 130 players fought for 4 tickets to the World Championship of Blizzards’s trading Card Game.

Players

16 Players qualified for the Hearthstone World Championship. 8 Players will advance to the Quarter-Finals of the WCS during BlizzCon 2014.

Americas

  • Firebat
  • StrifeCro
  • DTwo
  • Tarei

Europe

  • Kolento
  • Greensheep
  • Numberguy
  • Kaor

China

  • RunAndGun
  • Nicolas
  • Tiddler Celestial
  • Qiruo

Korea

  • RenieHouR
  • Kranich

Taiwan

  • Tom60299
  • FrozenIce

Hearthstone World Championship 2014 Prize Money

Hearthstone World Championship prize money structureEvery one of the 16 finalists at the Hearthstone World Championship gets at least $ 5,000. See the complete prize money structure below.

  • 1st Place: $ 100,000
  • 2nd Place: $ 50,000
  • 3rd / 4th Place: $ 15,000
  • 5th to 8th Place: $ 7,500
  • 9th to 16th Place: $ 5,000

Total Prize Pool: $ 250,000

Betting Info

All major eSports betting sites have lines and odds for the matches of the Hearthstone WCS 2014. You can place bets on the WCS at Pinnacle Sports, egamingbets and GGwins!

Hearthstone World Championship Live Stream

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