Blizzard Entertainment to Raffle $ 500,000 in Hearthstone World Championship 2021

The developers of the collectible card game Hearthstone Blizzard Enternatinment have announced the World Championship in this discipline. They said that the event will take place from 18 to 19 December. The tournament will be held online, and its prize pool will be $ 500,000.

At the moment we know only four participants of the event. The list of the "card elite" includes the following: esports players: Argentinian Facundo 'Nalguidan' Nahuel, Japanese player Wataru 'Posesi' Ishibashi, Huang 'Xiaobai' Dehui from China and Spanish-born David 'Frenetic' Quinones.

As part of the upcoming second season of Grandmasters League 2021, three more players will be determined to fight for the main cash prize of $ 200,000. On October 10, the Grandmasters event will come to an end. In another championship, the Gold Series will determine the last eighth competitor in the 2021 Hearthstone World Championship.

On October 12th, Hearthstone will launch a new Mercenary mode. Its announcement took place a month ago. In "Mercenaries", players will have access to 50 characters who will come to visit from various universes of Blizzard. Each of the players who have passed the prologue of the new mode will receive eight creatures for the "Mercenaries" as a gift.

It is worth noting that the Hearthstone World Championship 2021 will be held online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Esports players won't have to get used to such a turn, as last year's Hearthstone World Cup also took place online. Sato 'glory' Kenta beat Jaromir 'Jarla' in the final. Jumped 3-1 to become event champion and receive a $ 200,000 prize.

The prize pool distribution for the 2021 Hearthstone Wolrd Championship is the same as last year's event. It will look like this: