2017 HCT Europe Spring Playoffs

2017 HCT Europe Spring Playoffs

The 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour is well under way with four players already securing their slots at the 2017 Hearthstone World Championship! This season's "journey" promises to be interesting as it will be the first HCT Playoffs to include the Journey to Un'Goro expansion as well as the Year of the Mammoth set rotation where we saw Blackrock Mountain, The Grand Tournament, and League of Explorers move out of Standard format.

As announced previously, this season's Tavern Hero tournaments will run separately from the Playoffs as an online event - the top 8 players will still move on to join 64 of Europe’s best-ranked Hearthstone players in the Spring Playoffs on Saturday and Sunday, May 20-21.

Check out the full list of venue locations, livestream details, and further information below.

Livestream Details

Unable to attend in person? No problem! The event will be livestreamed on the official Hearthstone Twitch channel in English. Streams will also be available in several other languages:

English: Twitch – PlayHearthstone

French: Twitch – ArmaTeam

French: Twitch – GamersOrigin

German: Twitch – C4mlann

Italian: Twitch – Spaziogames

Polish: Twitch – BlackFireIce

Polish: Twitch – MkR

Spanish: Twitch – OGSeries

Russian: Twitch – Starladder

Stream Times:

Saturday, May 20 – Spring Playoffs Day 1 – Starting at 10:00 CEST

Sunday, May 21 – Spring Playoffs Day 2 – Starting at 10:00 CEST

Official Casters

Dan ‘Frodan’ Chou

Brian Kibler

Simon ‘Sottle’ Welch

Alexander ‘Raven’ Baguley

TJ ‘Azumo’ Sanders

Nathan ‘ThatsAdmirable’ Zamora

Cora ‘Songbird’ Georgiou

James ‘Firebat’ Kostesich

Justin ‘JV’ Varghese

Nabil ‘Nebtune’ Pervez

Venue Locations

Venue Location
Respawn eSports Bar Vienna, Austria
Meltdown Brussels Brussels, Belgium
Playground Paradise Center Sofia, Bulgaria
Aalborg University Copenhagen, Denmark
Meltdown Paris Paris, France
Meltdown Cologne Cologne, Germany
InSpot Panormou Athens, Greece
Barcraft 2 Budapest, Hungary
Red Star Gaming Rome, Italy
AntiCafe TimeArea Vilnius, Lithuania
Castellum Theater Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
Egon Karl Johan Oslo, Norway
Hex Kraków, Poland
1UP Gaming Lounge Lisbon, Portugal
Nexus Gamers Pub Bucharest, Romania
Fireplace Moscow, Russia
Cybersport Arena TEKKEN Novosibirsk, Russia
O'Deer St. Petersburg, Russia
Batcave Durban, South Africa
Meltdown Madrid Madrid, Spain
Webhallen Fridhemsplan Stockholm, Sweden
Löwen Zurich, Switzerland
Goblin FRP & Oyun Cafe Istanbul, Turkey
Horizon E-Sport Club Liverpool, UK
Kiev CyberSport Arena Kiev, Ukraine

All of the above-listed venues will be open to the public, so come along and watch the action unfold, have a duel or two with other fans, and enjoy some of the side events lined up for attendees.

Additional Events and Rewards for Attendees

In addition to showing and hosting the Spring Playoffs from May 20-21, the venues listed above will also be holding various side events for attendees. That means loot and prizes will be available, so be sure to join us in person if you can!

If you visit any of the above-listed locations during the event, you’ll also be able to add the Power Core card back to your Hearthstone collection*. Additionally, all participants in the Tavern Hero Tournament and Summer Preliminary will receive this unique esports card back.

*In order to receive the Power Core card back attendees must simply participate in one of the side events at their location – winning in a side event is not required.

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