The time has come for our first ever official Wild Hearthstone tournament! We’re excited to see what the fearless players braving the Wild format have in store for us in the Hearthstone Wild Open.
The top 64 players from the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific will be invited to compete. Players will be invited based on their Wild Ranked Play finish in their region of residence.
The Hearthstone Wild Open will be played in a best-of-five Conquest format with one ban. Regional qualifiers will be double elimination, with the top two players from the Americas, Europe, and Asia-Pacific advancing to the single elimination playoffs, where they will be joined by the top two players from China.
The initial online qualifiers will take place June 9 to 11, with the playoff bracket playing out live July 1 and 2.
Broadcast times for the Hearthstone Wild Open are as follows:
Qualifier: June 11 at 11:00 a.m. PDT
Playoffs: July 1 and 2 at 10:00 a.m. PDT
All broadcasts will be available on the official Hearthstone Twitch channel.
The Hearthstone Wild Open will be split into two portions — an online bracket to whittle down to the top players from each region, and a live playoff event. Casting the online competition will be:
For the live event, Frodan will be joined by:
The prize pool for the Hearthstone Wild Open is $25,000 USD.