Hearthstone Wild Open with Guukboii and Sjoesie

Posted by Jeroen Dobbelaere 6 June 2017 in Hearthstone

There’s been a lot of action lately in the world of Hearthstone. Hearthstone is one of the biggest games in eSports scene, with its quick expanding player- and viewerbase. New official tournaments keep happening one after the other, and yet again a new tournament has been announced:

Wild Open

We’re proud to announce that two of our very own players have finished among EU’s top 64. Kobe “Guukboii” Van Schepdael and Matthias “Sjoesie” Lootens have been invited for the Wild Open qualifiers. This is a fantastic chance to show off their skills. They’ve gathered lots of experience at some of Europe’s biggest tournaments, and they are ready to represent Sector One amongst EU’s greatest.

Tournament Format

On June 9, the Wild Open will gather the 64 best players on the Wild leaderboards for each region. The online qualifiers will be played in a best-of-five Conquest format. Players will have 1 ban. The double-elimination playstyle protects players from direct knockout. These exciting duels will decide the 2 best players of each continent, who will then advance to the live finals on July 1 and 2.

layers are protected from direct knockout by double elimination style. These exciting duels will decide the 2 best players of each continent, who will then advance to the live finals on July 1 and 2.

Prizepool

Guukboii and Sjoesie will be battling for the breathtaking prizepool of $25,000 USD. And prestige of course 😉

Broadcast

The Wild Open will be broadcast live on Twitch. Dan ‘Frodan’ Chou, ​TJ ‘Azumo’ Sanders, Robert Wing, and Nathan ‘ThatsAdmirable’ Zamora will be your hosts for the online part of the tournament. The live finals will be cast by Frodan, Brian Kibler, Simon ‘Sottle’ Welch, and Alex ‘Raven’ Baguley.

More information and broadcast times will be added later. Feel free to head over to the official website.