StarSeries Hearthstone organizers have announced the third season of their competition. The qualifiers for the tournament will be divided into two divisions - China and the World, where e-sportsmen will compete for eight trips to the LAN finals. The best representatives of the Chinese region will receive three slots in the final stage, and five places are allocated for the European division. The total prize pool of the championship will be about $ 30,000:
1st place: $ 11,000
2nd place: $ 6,000
3rd place: $ 4,000
4th place: $ 3,000
5th-6th place: $ 2,000
7th-8th place: $ 1,000
Games in the divisions will be held from May 12 to May 30. All 16 invited participants will be divided into 2 groups, where everyone will play with each according to the round-robin format. The two best players from each group will receive tickets to the LAN finals, and players who take 3-4 places will go to the “last chance” stage. This part will be held in the double play-off format, and the winner will receive the last ticket to Kiev.
It is worth noting that LAN finals are scheduled from June 9 to 11 in Kiev, Ukraine.