World Cyber Arena (WCA) is one of the most respected organizers of premier e-sports tournaments in the world. They have organized tournaments in Dota 2, CS:Go and other well known games. They are now trying their hand on Blizzard’s Heroes of the Storm.
WCA is organizing the largest Heroes of the Storm tournament to date. WCA will hold qualifiers from all over the world to the LAN finals that is going to be held in China, where teams will fight for over 1.9 million dollars in cash and prizes.
Twelve teams will be going to China via the qualifiers. There will be different qualifiers for the pro teams and an open one for the amateurs. The slot breakdown will be as follows.
- 2 slots from the China Pro qualifier which was held on June 7th 2015 to June 23rd 2015
- 1 slot from the American Pro qualifier which was held on May 11th 2015 to June 1st 2015
- 1 slot from the European Pro qualifier which was held on July 21st 2015 to August 9th 2015
- 1 slot from the Asian Pro qualifier to be determined when
- 2 slots from the China Open qualifier to be held on October 31st 2015 to November 1st 2015
- 2 slots from the American Open qualifier to be held on July 24th 2015 to August 31st 2015
- 1 slot from the European Open qualifier to be determined when
- 1 slot from the Asian Open qualifier to be determined when
- 1 slot from global wildcard to be held on November
As far as we know, there are now four teams that are sure to be part of the LAN finals in China to be held on the end of the year. These teams are:
Chinese Pro Qualifiers:
- Brave Heart
- eStar Gaming
American Pro Qualifiers:
- Tempo Storm
European Pro Qualifiers
Will have more news for you as they happen.