Four U.S. congress members have sent a bipartisan letter to Activision Blizzard CEO condemning the punishment given to Blitzchung: Ron Wyden (Oregon-Dem), Marco Rubio (Florida-Rep), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-Dem), and Mike Gallagher (Winsconsin-Rep).
The U.S. Congress members have asked Activision Blizzard to completely reverse the prize forfeit, and ban decision.
The second season of the Year of the Raven brought an intense clash of titans. Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch eSport team conducted the HCT Fall Championship Tournament through October 11-14, at the Blizzard Arena in Burbank, California.
Sixteen players from around the globe competed for a shared prize pool of $250,000. The event ended with Mihai “lnguagehackr” Dragalin crowned the victor.
For context, the 2016 HWC Europe winner was Naiman. DrHippi was second finalist.
Blizzard Entertainment prepares to make an important Hearthstone announcement during the tournament livestream. Speculation is the new expansion (few cards and features) might be revealed. If you love to watch eSports, continue reading.
The Hearthstone Championship Tour’s Winter Season will come to an epic conclusion in March with the crowning of the Winter Champions. Across three consecutive weekends, the Americas (March 11-13), Europe (March 18-20) and Asia-Pacific (March 24-26) Winter Championships will take place in Hollywood, California.
Each weekend, the eight qualifying players from their respective region’s Preliminary event will be flown in to battle it out and stake their claim as that region’s Winter Champion. The venue will be closed to a live audience – all of the action will be available on stream throughout the weekend.
The winners will earn a spot at this year’s Hearthstone World Championship, and earn a share of each Championship’s $100,000 prize pool. don’t miss the special Hearthstone announcement on March 11 at 10 a.m. PST!
Visit the FiresideGatherings.com website to search for BarCraft viewing parties to watch the livestream with other fellow Hearthstone players, and to play of course.
Tournament Livestream Schedule
Dates: March 11-13, 2016 at 10 a.m. PT each day Stream: twitch.tv/playhearthstone