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Road to BlizzCon – Sign up now for the Online Hearthstone Qualifier and World of Warcraft Arena Tournament!

Blizzard Entertainment and DreamHack invite you to sign up for the 2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier and the World of Warcraft Arena Tournament.

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HEARTHSTONE SCHEDULING UPDATE

In the interest of creating a more accommodating schedule for competitors and allowing as many participants as possible, we have adjusted the schedule for both the Last Call Tournament, and Phase 1 of the European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament, please see updated dates below:
Last Call Tournament
Dates:
September 6th, 2pm CEST (check-in 1:45) – Round 1-5
September 7th, 2pm CEST – Remaining Rounds and consolation matches to determine advancing players
2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament – Phase 1 (Online)
Dates:
September 13th, 2pm CEST (check-in 1:45) – Round 1-5
September 14th, 2pm CEST – Round 6-9

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The 2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament will begin with 130 online competitors who have qualified through top ladder finishes each season, top finishes in community tournaments, and through the Last Call tournament. You still have a chance to take part! See below for how to join the Last Call tournament to prove yourself and earn your slot in Phase 1 of the 2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament. Of the 128 players in Phase 1, the top 14 players – plus the top two all-time ladder finishers – will advance to Phase 2, which will be played offline in late September. More details on that will be announced soon.

Hearthstone

Last Call Tournament

Players: Open signups
Last Call Eligibility requirements:
1) Participants must be legal residents of the Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France and Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. When signing up be sure to include a scan of a document proving this to participate.
2) Participants must have previously attained legendary rank and will be required to use that cardback in the first round of competition.
Schedule: September 6-7th
Format: Online, single elimination, BO3
Prizes: Qualification for Phase 1 of the 2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament – top finishers will complete the 128-player roster for Phase 1.
Sign Up: Link below, note to sign up you must include a scan of proof of eligibility (residence in eligible country; see above)

2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament – Phase 1 (Online)

Players: 128
Schedule: September 13-14th
Format: BO5 Swiss, top 14 advance to Phase 2, see rule set here.
Prizes: Travel and accommodation to compete in Phase 2 of the 2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament

2014 European Hearthstone Qualifier Tournament – Phase 2 (Live)

Players: 16
Schedule: TBA
Format: Dual Tournament into top 8 single elimination, top 4 advance.
Prizes: Travel and accommodation to compete in the 2014 Hearthstone World Championship at BlizzCon.

*Read full rules for the tournament and eligibility requirements here.

World of Warcraft

Signups are now open for the 2014 European World of Warcraft Arena Tournament! European players from eligible countries with online arena rankings above 2500 in 3v3 are eligible. You can only sign up as part of one team; the format will be online games in a double elimination bracket.

2014 European World of Warcraft Arena Tournament (Online)

Teams: Open sign-ups
Eligibility: 2500+ 3v3 arena ranking, and residency requirements, see full rule set here.
Schedule:
Online: September 6-7th
Format: Double elimination, Bo5, top 8 teams advance to compete live at the European Finals
Signup: Sign your team up below (note proof of eligibility must be included)

Prizes: Travel and accommodation for the top 8 teams to attend the 2014 European World of Warcraft Arena Tournament Finals

*Read full rules for the tournament and eligibility requirements here.

More information regarding the European Finals, including details for the segments to be played live, will be announced shortly so stay tuned!

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