Hearthstone HCT 2017 Americas Summer Playoffs decks, results, and analysis

Hearthstone Championship Tour 2017 Americas Summer Playoffs were played on 16th and 17th September 2017 in multiple locations across North America and South America. 70 players had qualified for and participated in the tournament that consisted of seven rounds of Swiss followed by single-elimination top-8 playoffs.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the tournament, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Hearthstone HCT 2017 Americas Summer Playoffs decks, results, and analysis”

Dreamhack Montreal 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix decks, results, and analysis

Dreamhack Montreal 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix was played from 8th to 10th September 2017 in Montreal, Canada. 120 players participated in this open LAN tournament that consisted of nine rounds of Swiss followed by single-elimination top-16 playoffs.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the tournament, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Dreamhack Montreal 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix decks, results, and analysis”

Hearthstone HCT 2017 APAC Summer Playoffs decks, results, and analysis

Hearthstone Championship Tour 2017 Asia-Pacific Summer Playoffs were played on 9th and 10th September 2017 in multiple locations across Asia and Australia. 74 players had qualified for and participated in the tournament that consisted of seven rounds of Swiss followed by single-elimination top-8 playoffs.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the tournament, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Hearthstone HCT 2017 APAC Summer Playoffs decks, results, and analysis”

Hearthstone HCT 2017 Europe Summer Playoffs decks, results, and analysis

Hearthstone Championship Tour 2017 Europe Summer Playoffs were played on 2nd and 3rd September 2017 in multiple locations across Europe. 77 players had qualified for and participated in the tournament that consisted of seven rounds of Swiss followed by single-elimination top-8 playoffs.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the tournament, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Hearthstone HCT 2017 Europe Summer Playoffs decks, results, and analysis”

Dreamhack Atlanta 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix decks, results, and analysis

Dreamhack Atlanta 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix was played from 21st to 23rd July in Atlanta, USA. 169 players participated in this major tournament with a $25,000 prize pool.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the top 16, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Dreamhack Atlanta 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix decks, results, and analysis”

Hearthstone Championships could be more exciting with different scheduling

Blizzard has been working on improving the Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) each year, and things are finally starting to be in place in the 2017 season.

However, I am slightly concerned that what Blizzard is aiming for is not the ideal format for a collectible card game, and while they may be reaching their goals, those goals are not the best possible goals for the game.

Continue reading “Hearthstone Championships could be more exciting with different scheduling”

Hearthstone Copa América 2017 Summer Group Stage decks, results, and analysis

Hearthstone Copa América 2017 Summer is a multi-stage major Hearthstone tournament played in summer 2017. The tournament started with four online qualifiers of up to 1024 players each, one for global participants and three for Latin American residents only. These were followed by a 16-player group stage from which eight players qualified to the single-elimination playoffs. The prize pool of the tournament is $10,000.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the group stage that was played on the 15th and 16th July, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Hearthstone Copa América 2017 Summer Group Stage decks, results, and analysis”

Dreamhack Valencia 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix decks, results, and analysis

Dreamhack Valencia 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix was played from 13th to 15th July in Valencia, Spain. Almost 300 players participated in this major tournament with a $25,000 prize pool.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results of the top 16, including class distribution, archetypes, and archetype performance.

Continue reading “Dreamhack Valencia 2017 Hearthstone Grand Prix decks, results, and analysis”

Titanar Hearthstone Open International 2017 decks, results, and analysis

Titanar Hearthstone Open International LAN finals were played from 12th to 13th July in China. Sixteen players had qualified for this major tournament with a $30,000 prize pool: there were two qualifier tournaments, a 256-player qualifier in China (top-8 to the tournament), and a 128-player international qualifier (top-8 to the tournament).

As the first tournament after the Quest Rogue nerf, this was an interesting tournament to observe.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results, including class distribution and archetypes.

Continue reading “Titanar Hearthstone Open International 2017 decks, results, and analysis”

Hearthstone HCT Spring Championship 2017 decks, results, and analysis

Hearthstone Championship Tour’s (HCT) Spring Championship 2017 was played from 7th to 9th July in Shanghai, China. Sixteen players from four regional playoffs had qualified for this major tournament with a $250,000 prize pool.

In this post, I take a look at the decks and results, including class distribution, archetypes, archetype performance, and ban decisions.

Continue reading “Hearthstone HCT Spring Championship 2017 decks, results, and analysis”