UPDATE February 2, 2016: The 2016 European Winter Preliminaries will be taking place on February 13-14. We will be releasing further details about the event next week so stay tuned!
Wondering if you have what it takes to card-sling your way to the top? Here’s your chance to find out! Starting Saturday, January 23rd, special Blizzard-sanctioned Hearthstone tournaments will be taking place at Fireside Gathering events in select locations across Europe. Check out the details below.
Players attending any of the below-listed Blizzard-sanctioned Hearthstone tournaments will battle it out until a champion is crowned in each location. These remaining players will be named Tavern Heroes and will each earn a slot in the Hearthstone 2016 European Winter Preliminaries, where they’ll join the 128 players who have earned slots in the preliminaries via the standard point system. See our 2016 Hearthstone Championship Tour blog for details on this year’s point structure and match formats.
Next Stop, The 2016 European Winter Preliminaries!
The 128 top-ranked European players, along with all the qualified Tavern Heroes, will compete in the preliminaries in the same select locations across Europe for the chance to earn one of eight slots in the Hearthstone 2016 European Winter Championship. Stay tuned for details on where and when you can watch the preliminary matches.
Tavern Hero Tournament Details
Below you will find all the different Tavern Hero Tournament locations and dates. For additional details on a specific event click on the venue and you will be redirected to the venue's sponsor website.
|Loading Online Bar||London, UK||Saturday, January 23|
|Pixel Bar||Madrid, Spain||Sunday, January 24|
|Fireplace||Moscow, Russia||Sunday, January 24|
|Meltdown Paris||Paris, France||Saturday, January 30|
|Meltdown Berlin||Berlin, Germany||Saturday, January 30|
|Meltdown Valencia||Valencia, Spain||Saturday, January 30|
|Meltdown Lisbon||Lisbon, Portugal||Saturday, January 30|
|O'Learys Gamla Stan||Stockholm, Sweden||Saturday, January 30|
|O'Deer||St. Petersburg, RU||Saturday, January 30|
|Meltdown Bordeaux||Bordeaux, France||Sunday, January 31|
|Löwen||Zurich, Switzerland||Sunday, January 31|
|ESL Arena||Katowice, Poland||Saturday, February 6|
|Kiev CyberSport Arena||Kiev, Ukraine||Saturday, February 6|
|The Quill||Sofia, Bulgaria||Saturday, February 6|
|Malom Bisztro||Budapest, Hungary||Saturday, February 6|
|House of Nerds||Oslo, Norway||Sunday, February 7|
|The Cave||Utrecht, Netherlands||Sunday, February 7|
|Baze Esports Café||Istanbul, Turkey||Sunday, February 7|
|Nexus Gamers Pub||Bucharest, Romania||Sunday, February 7|
|InSpot Panormou||Athens, Greece||Sunday, February 7|