It’s almost time for the finals of the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series in Katowice! Eight players from all across the world have prevailed in the regional qualifiers and are looking to take home to trophy. However, there is more at stake than just the cup - US$10,000 and 38 HCT points also await the contestants. Don’t worry - we’ve got you covered!
- Where? Auditorium, Spodek arena, Katowice, Poland
- When? 5th of March 2016
- Homepage: Intel Extreme Masters homepage
- Stream: http://www.twitch.tv/esl_hearthstone
- Eight top-tier Hearthstone players compete for US$10,000 in cash as well as 38 valuable HCT points for the global ranking
Eight players will get the chance to make a name for themselves and win big. The following players have made it through the grueling regional qualifiers - who will triumph at the Spodek arena?
- Esteban Ignacio “espumito” Opazo Rivera
- Rémi “Elscouta” Bonnet
- Vladislav “SilverName” Sinotov
- Zhivodar “Zhivo” Bahnev
- Esteban “AKAWonder” Serrano Bozada
- Adrian “DoKy” Garcia Ibarrondo
- Joshua “Impact” Graham
- Carlos Andres “Lucky Shadow” Perez Brenes
Old and new faces will be at the second iteration of the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series in Katowice. Check out the full Hearthstone broadcast team:
- Desk Host: Marcin “Gnimsh” Filipowicz
- Analyst/Commentator: Jan “ek0p” Palys
- Analyst/Commentator: Bertrand “Elky” Grospellier
- Analyst/Commentator: Jakub “Lothar” Szygulski
- Analyst/Commentator: Nicholas “Aquablad” Christensen-Secker
- Analyst/Commentator: Simon “Sottle” David Welch
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At the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series in Katowice, players will have the chance to win big in more ways than one. With US$10,000 in cash and 38 Hearthstone Championship Tour points up for grabs, there’s a lot on the line!
Prize money distribution
- First place: US$5,000
- Second place: US$3,000
- Third place: US$1,000
- Fourth place: US$1,000
HCT points distribution
- First place: 15 points
- Second place: 10 points
- Third to fourth place: 5 points
- Fifth to eighth place: 2 points
All times are given in CET (UTC+1) and may vary according to match lengths.
SATURDAY, MARCH 5TH (auditorium)
- ~12:00 to ~13:30 CET: Quarterfinal one - SilverName vs. Toaden
- ~13:40 to ~14:50 CET: Quarterfinal two - LuckyShadow vs. Elscouta
- ~15:00 to ~16:10 CET: Quarterfinal three - DoKy vs. AKA Wonder
- ~16:20 to ~17:30 CET: Quarterfinal four - espumito Mc Duff vs. Impact
- ~17:40 to ~18:50 CET: Semifinal one
- ~19:00 to ~20:10 CET: Semifinal two
- ~20:40 to ~21:50 CET: Grand final
You can find the complete Hearthstone schedule on the Intel Extreme Masters website site.
Did you miss any big Hearthstone announcements? Worry not - you can always backtrack and read up on all the storylines.
- Hearthstone Legendary Series to return to Katowice as prestigious major in March 2016!
- ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series finals rescheduled for 5th of March
- Meet the lineup for the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series finals in Katowice
- Check out the broadcast team who'll be bringing you the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series finals
Don’t miss a beat by following our Intel Extreme Masters and Hearthstone social media accounts:
- Intel Extreme Masters Facebook page
- Intel Extreme Masters Twitter account
- ESL Hearthstone Facebook account
- ESL Hearthstone Twitter account
- ESL Legendary Series hashtags: #HLSKatowice
We’re already hyped for a fantastic day of cardslinging at the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series. Who’s your favorite to win it all? Let us know on social media!