Watch the 2017 HCT Summer Championship in Los Angeles

Watch the 2017 HCT Summer Championship in Los Angeles

Rounding out the three seasons of competition for 2017, the Hearthstone® Championship Tour (HCT) will host its Summer Championship at the all-new Blizzard Arena Los Angeles.

Viewers can look forward to an intimate studio experience with their favorite players, casters, and several Blizzard developers at the third and final HCT event of the year, watching as four competitors punch their tickets to the Hearthstone World Championship in early 2018.



Catch the main broadcast live on the official Hearthstone Twitch channel from Friday, Oct. 13 through Sunday, Oct. 15. The stream will begin at 17:30 CEST each day, with select local language broadcasts available. Check your regional Blizzard channels for more information.

Group stage matches will take place on Friday and Saturday, while Sunday will focus on the playoff bracket.

Qualification and Format

The top four players from each region’s Summer Playoffs qualify for a spot in the Summer Championship. Once in California, those 16 players will battle in a dual tournament group stage, with the top two players from each group of four advancing to the single elimination playoff bracket. Additional format information can be found in the previous competitive season’s details update, and further HCT information can be found in the Official Rules.

Prize Pool

The total prize pool for the Summer Championship is $250,000 USD.

The tavern experience is California bound – and we hope you’ll join us for the epic Summer Championship! If you are interested to attend in person, click here to find out more.

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