The developers of Hearthstone, Blizzard announced on social networks the Hearthstone World Championship 2022. The tournament will be held from December 16 to 18 of this year.
The developers also talked about the prize fund, for which the best representatives of the professional scene will fight. It will traditionally be $500,000. Blizzard has promised to share more details in the near future.
The main intrigue remains the format of the Hearthstone World Championship. In 2020 and 2021, the Hearthstone World Championship was held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the situation with the pandemic in the world has improved, many restrictions have already been lifted, so it will be interesting to find out where the best of the best will fight.
Last year, the Hearthstone World Championship 2021 was won by Posesi. The Japanese esportsman earned the top prize of $200,000. Given that the prize pool for 2022 is similar to last year, it is likely that the prize distribution for the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 will be the same.
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