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The dates for the first set of Winter Playoff events for the 2017 Hearthstone Championship Tour have been announced.

The Playoffs are the revamped version of the Preliminaries from last year. Each region will have 72 players; the top 64 ranked players on points, as well as eight Tavern Heroes. From there, four players will progress to the Hearthstone Winter Championship in The Bahamas, where they will play against the qualifiers from the other regions.

The dates for the Playoffs are as follows:

Europe: Feb 11-12

Americas: Feb 18-19

Asia-Pacific: Feb 24-25

The first day of each event will be Swiss, and will cut to a top eight, which will be played on the second day. The full list of competitors can be found by looking at the top 64 on the standings page. Players from the World Championship and Summer Championships last year got points for those events, which means all of the big names from the second half of 2016 will be back in action.

The full details for the events can be found here.

The casters for each event will be: Kibler, TJ, Frodan, Raven, Admirable, and our very own Sottle.

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