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Weekly Sales Update, Grand Master Leaderboards, Undocumented Tyrael Changes, Summer Global Championship Survival Guide

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Weekly Sales have been updated and include several new items. Grand Master Leaderboards website is now live. The latest PTR patch introduced some undocumented Tyrael changes reducing his spell mana costs. Blizzard has published a new survival guide for the forthcoming Summer Championship in Sweden!

Weekly Sales Update

The Weekly Sale items I wrote about earlier for this week have been updated with several new items, the list of all items available in this week's sale is as follows:

  • Kharazim — Sale Price: 4.99 EUR //  3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD
  • The Lost Vikings — Sale Price: 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP //  $4.99 USD
  • Lunar Illidan Skin — Sale Price: 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD
  • Lunar Jaina Skin — Sale Price: 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD
  • Cloud Serpent Mount — Sale Price: 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP //  $4.99 USD
  • Lunar Dragon Mount — Sale Price: 4.99 EUR // 3.69 GBP // $4.99 USD

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Grand Master Leaderboards

With the latest patch being tested on Public Test Realms, Blizzard is already preparing to launch Grand Master Leaderboards on their website. Click here to access. Note that the Leaderboards are still blank.

Undocumented Tyrael Changes

According to this thread on reddit, Tyrael got some changes that aren't present in the latest patch notes. In order to get rid of his mana issues, Blizzard has reduced the mana cost of his abilities by 5 and the cost of Judgment by 20 Mana, down to 80 Mana.

Summer Championship Survival Guide

The Summer Global Championship, will feature 12 best teams from all around the world. Blizzard has published a Survival Guide for the upcoming event on reddit!

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The Heroes of the Storm Summer Global Championship will feature 12 top teams from around the world battling it out for $500,000 USD. The tournament will be held at DreamHack Summer, where thousands of attendees will watch the action unfold.

Event Details

Organizer

  • DreamHack

Location

  • First group stage: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Second group stage and finals: Elmia Fair in Jönköping, Sweden

Format, Date, and Time

  • First Group Stage
    • Monday, June 13 from 11:15 to 20:30 CEST / 02:15 AM to 11:15 AM PT
    • Tuesday, June 14 from 13:30 to 20:30 CEST / 04:30 AM to 11:15 AM PT
    • Wednesday, June 15 from 13:30 to 20:30 CEST / 04:30 AM to 11:15 AM PT

Double elimination groups. All matches are Bo3, the top two from each group advance to Group Stage 2.

  • Second Group Stage
    • Saturday, June 18 from 11:15 to 23:00 CEST / 02:15 AM to 02:15 PM PT
    • Sunday, June 19 from 11:15 to 23:00 CEST / 02:15 AM to 02:15 PM PT

Double elimination groups. All matches are Bo3, the top two from each group advance to Semi-Finals.

  • Semi-Finals and Grand Finals
    • Monday, June 20 from 12:15 to 22:00 CEST

Single elimination. Semi-finals and Grand Final are Bo5.

Teams

Prizes

The $500,000 USD prize pool will be divided up among all competitors:

  • 1st - $150,000

  • 2nd - $75,000

  • 3rd-4th - $50,000

  • 5th-6th - $37,500

  • 7th-8th - $25,000

  • 9th-12th - $12,500

Talent and Casters

Watch Online

You can watch all the action live via the streams listed below.

Social Media

More information

Important Links

Don't forget to link your Twitch account to your Battle.net account, as you’ll receive a special in-game portrait.

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