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Hearthstone — HGG 2019: information, date, format, schedule

Hearthstone — HGG 2019: information, date, format, schedule
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The Hearthstone Global Games (HGG) are back from November 15 to December 22! Are you ready to root for your national team?!

Hearthstone — HGG 2019: information, date, format, schedule

The Hearthstone Global Games (HGG) are back for the off-season after almost one year of absence! This tournament which celebrates the regional pride will showcase the best players from 32 countries around the globe from November 15 to December 22!

Denmark managed to win the competition, defeating the United Kingdom in the final in a tight match that ended in a fifth set.

Groups Stage

Quarterfinals

8th of finals

16th of finals

32nd of finals

All representative players

Americas

Country

Players

United States

Dog

justsaiyan

Brazil

Rase

Canada

Eddie

languagehacker

Mexico

Empanizado

Argentina

PNC

Europe

Country

Players

Belgium

Maverick

Oliech

Czech Republic

Jarla

Faeli

Denmark

FreddyB

Furyhunter

France

Felkeine

Swidz

Germany

Bunnyhoppor

Casie

Greece

Feno

Hawkeye

Italy

Turna

Leta

Netherlands

-

Norway

-

Poland

A83650

Xeno

Romania

Rdu

hanniballz2

Russia

-

Spain

-

Sweden

Bozzzton

Orange

Ukraine

-

United Kingdom

-

Turkey

Fujitora

ThunderUP

APAC

Country

Players

China

Lys

Yueying

South Korea

-

Chinese Taipei

-

Japan

Glory

posesi

Hong-Kong

-

Australia

FroStee

-

Singapore

Lambyseries

New Zealand

Pathra

Jakattack

Philippines

Staz

Jia

Thailand

-

Rules & Format

  • 32 countries are invited
  • Each country will be represented by one team composed of two players
  • The first one is that country or region's highest monetary earner from the 2019 Masters Tour; the second one is chosen by Blizzard.
  • Competition starts just after Worlds 2019 and will last one month
  • Prizing: $75,000
  • Format: Conquest in Bo5 with a Shielding Phase
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Schedule

  • Week 1: November 15 — November 17 – 5:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
  • Week 2: November 22 — November 24 – 5:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
  • Week 3: November 29 — December 1 – 5:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
  • Week 4: December 20 — December 21 – 5:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PST
  • Championship Sunday: December 22 – 7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. PST

Prizes

  • 1st → $20,000
  • 2nd → $10,000
  • 3-4 → $7,500
  • 5-8 → $3,000
  • 9-16 → $1,000
  • 17-32 → $625

To sum it up, the HGG are now organized in a shorter format with fewer participating countries: for instance, Austria and Israel won't be present. Players from these countries have castigated this announcement but Blizzard didn't announce any change.

Whatever happens, see you in November!

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