Hearthstone HCT Toronto March 2018 Tour Stop decks, results, and analysis

Hearthstone HCT Toronto March 2018 Tour Stop was played from 9th March to 11th March 2018 at the EGLX in Toronto, Canada. It was an open Hearthstone Championship Tour Stop, where 185 players competed for a $15,000 USD prize pool and HCT points.

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

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March 2018 issues and what do we really know about Hearthstone’s MMR

The start of the March 2018 ranked play season in Hearthstone has been eventful to say the least. With ranked play down for two days, followed by hundreds or thousands of players starting at one win away from legend rank, there have been severe concerns as to how legend ranks will work out in the new season, as it is a crucial part of gaining HCT points for competitive players.

Players have attempted to analyze the situation, and some advice that has went viral is that you should not play the game at all once you reach legend, because matchmaking does not work properly. Alas, this advice seems unintuitive.

So, what do we really know?

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N’Zoth Control Warrior is still good in Kobolds and Catacombs

I have played N’Zoth Control Warrior a lot during Kobolds and Catacombs, both before the nerfs and after, and it has proved to be a solid performer, despite not being considered a meta deck.

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In-depth look at the Hearthstone Hall of Fame card rotation for 2018

The announcement is here! Three Classic cards will depart the Standard format when the next Hearthstone expansion arrives in spring: Ice Block, Coldlight Oracle, and Molten Giant.

The expansion also triggers the annual set rotation, where Whispers of the Old Gods, One Night in Karazhan, and Mean Streets of Gadgetzan will rotate out into Wild.

In this post, I take a look at the Hall of Fame cards and what their departure means for the meta. Of course, the new expansion will bring along new cards, so any predictions are not final.

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In-depth look at GhostASA’s incredible lethal at HCT Sydney

You don’t often get to see Quest Druid in Hearthstone tournament play – or ladder, for that matter – but GhostASA brought a charge OTK version of the deck to HCT Sydney, and it provided one of the most memorable moments of the tournament. Let’s take a deeper look at how this board state can turn into a one-turn-kill.

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Hearthstone Trinity Series Season 2 Week 7 Recap

Hearthstone Trinity Series season 2 is a team league played in autumn 2017. The first stage of the tournament is a seven-week online round robin, after which the top four teams will compete in live finals. The prize pool of the tournament is $150,000.

In this post, I take a look at the final, seventh week of the round robin as well as some overall stats from the round robin.

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Hearthstone Trinity Series Season 2 Week 6 Recap

Hearthstone Trinity Series season 2 is a team league played in autumn 2017. The first stage of the tournament is a seven-week online round robin, after which the top four teams will compete in live finals. The prize pool of the tournament is $150,000.

In this post, I take a look at the sixth week of the round robin as well as some overall stats from all the rounds played so far.

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