The Hearthstone Championship Tour's Winter Season continues with the Americas Winter Preliminary taking place this weekend, February 20-21. The top competitors who battled their way through Ranked Play and tournaments, will join the winners of the Americas Tavern Hero Tournaments at one of the previous Tavern Hero locations. There they’ll be competing for one of eight spots in the 2016 Hearthstone Americas Winter Championship and a share of its $100,000 USD prize pool!
Where to Watch
You can catch all of the exciting action live this weekend, February 20 and 21, on the official Hearthstone Twitch channel starting at 10:00 AM PST each day. The following casters will call all of the action:
Fireside Gatherings near you may be streaming the event live as well, so join some fellow gamers and watch together! If you’re hosting a Fireside Gathering, why not organize a viewing party at your venue?
All 18 winners of the Tavern Hero Tournaments, along with the top 128 ranked players from the Americas, will battle it out at one of the 14 select locations below:
|eSports Arena||Santa Ana, California|
|J. Willard Marriott Library, Room 1120||Salt Lake City, Utah|
|Invictus Game Station||Toronto, Ontario|
|Kansas Memorial Union||Kansas City, Kansas|
|Gameworks||Las Vegas, Nevada|
|Mothership Books and Games||Austin, Texas|
|Tenley Bar and Grill||Washington, D.C.|
|Central Town 2||Guadalajara, Mexico|
|Battle & Brew||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Insert Coin Bar||Santiago, Chile|
|Escuela Da Vinci||Buenos Aires, Argentina|
|MAX5||São Paulo, Brazil|
For more information on the top 128 ranked players*, check out the Americas Standings page.
Future Tavern Hero Tournaments
We’ve listened to your feedback on the locations of the Tavern Hero Tournaments and Winter Preliminary in the Americas, and we plan to expand to further locations in the coming seasons. We’ll be sharing more details next season to help out anyone hoping to become a venue sponsor for future events.
*Players who qualify for the Winter Preliminaries will receive details confirming their spot at the registered email address attached to their Battle.net account.