The First Ever Heroes Of The Storm Global Championship Circuit Is Under Way

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
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Last year at BlizzCon, Blizzard announced that they would be kicking off the first Heroes of the Storm Global Championship this year. With over $4 million on the line, players from Australia/New Zeland, China, Europe, Korea, Latin America, North America, Southeast Asia, and Taiwan will be competing in a seasonal tournament format.

The first qualifiers are currently getting underway and Blizzard has shared a breakdown of the Spring Global Championship and everything that will lead up to it. Dates and locations for the first set of regional events are as follows:

SPRING GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENT

  • Dates: April 1–3
  • Location: Seoul, South Korea
  • Partner: OGN
  • Prize Pool: $500k USD
  • Check back soon for more information

Australia/New Zealand – Season 1 Regional

  • Dates: January 30 - February 28
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals live streamed from Sydney, Australia
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $20k USD
  • For more infomation check out our forum thread.

China – Gold League

  • Dates: January 15–24
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Partner: NetEase / NeoTV
  • Prize Pool: $100k USD*
  • For more information, visit gold.blizzard.cn (Chinese)

Europe – Spring Regional

  • Dates: March 5–6 (Finals)
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Katowice, Poland
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $100k USD
  • For more information, visit ESL Gaming

Korea – Super League

  • Dates: January 12–March 20
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Seoul, South Korea
  • Partner: OGN
  • Prize Pool: $200k USD
  • For more information, visit PlayXP (Korean)

Latin America – Copa America

  • Dates: January 25–March 19
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Brazil
  • Partner: VIU / BRMA
  • Prize Pool: $18.5k USD
  • For more information, visit Viu Studio

North America – Spring Regional

  • Dates: February 27–28 (Finals)
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Los Angeles, California
  • Partner: ESL
  • Prize Pool: $100k USD
  • Check back soon for more information

South East Asia – Spring Regional

  • Dates: January 16–March 6
  • Location: Preliminaries online and offline; SEA finals online, cast live from Singapore
  • Partner: AsiaSoft
  • Prize Pool: $22.5k USD*
  • For more information, visit HeroesSEA

Taiwan – Spring Regional

  • Dates: February 18–March 13
  • Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Taipei, Taiwan
  • Partner: 4Gamers
  • Prize Pool: $60k USD
  • For more information, visit tw.battle.net (Chinese)
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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

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