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HCT 2019 World Championship Dates & Finalists Revealed

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The HCT 2019 World Championship will take place in Taipei, Taiwan between April 24 and 27.

The Winter Championship took place last weekend and Roger was crowned the winner. We now have the complete list of all 16 finalists: Roger, BunnyHoppor, Ike, A83650, Viper, killinallday, languagehacker, bloodyface, BloodTrail, Justsaiyan, SNJing, Tyler, Muzzy, Hunterace, XiaoT and LFYueying. They will battle for the a total prize pool of $1,000,000 and the title of Hearthstone World Champion for 2019.

This is the last time we will see the Conquest format as well as the Hearthstone Circuit Tournament, as in 2019 we will have the Hearthstone Masters system and the new Specialist format.

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With Luo "Roger" Shengyuan's win over Raphael "Bunnyhoppor" Peltzer in the finals of the Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT) Winter Championship, we now know the 16 players who will compete at the HCT 2019 World Championship! The top four finishers from each Year of the Raven Seasonal Championship (Summer, Fall, and Winter), will be joined by the four Regional Point Leaders (from Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and China) in April in Taipei, where they will battle for a $1,000,000 prize pool.



Here are the 16 players competing at the HCT 2019 World Championship:

Date and Time: April 24–27, starting at 7:00 p.m. PT daily
Where to Watch: Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone
Venue: Taipei Heping Basketball Gymnasium
Address: No. 28, Lane 76, Dunnan Street, Da’an District, Taipei City

The initial group stage will take place over the first two days, with elimination and decider matches on Saturday, and the quarterfinals, semifinals, and grand finals on Sunday. The format will be best-of-five Conquest with each player banning a single deck.

For those who want to watch live as we crown a new World Champion, we will share more details about the in-person experience when tickets go on sale next week.

Be sure to tune in for the climatic end of the Hearthstone Championship Tour when the broadcast goes live at 7:00 p.m. PT on April 24 at Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone!


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