Masters Tour Seoul kicks off this weekend, with over 380 players having earned an invite to participate.
- Venue: VRIZ PC Café (Day 1 & 2), OGN Studios (Day 3)
- Dates: Aug. 16 – 18
- Broadcast Start Time: 6 p.m. PT (Day 1 & Day 2, Aug. 15 & 16), 7 p.m. PT (Day 3, Aug. 17)
- Casters: Dan “Frodan” Chou, Brian “Brian Kibler” Kibler, Jia “Jia” Dee, and Darroch “Darroch” Brown
- Prize Pool: US $500,000 ($250,000 with an additional $250,000 prizing from the Masters Bundle)
- Language Streams:
- English – Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone
- Mandarin – Twitch.tv/HearthstoneZHTW
- Korean – Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstoneKR
- Japanese – Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstoneJP
- Russian – Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstoneRU
- Portuguese – Twitch.tv/copaamerica_pt1
- LatAm Spanish – Twitch.tv/copaamerica_es1
How Masters Tour Works
- Day 1, Aug. 16: Seven rounds of Swiss.
- Day 2, Aug. 17: Players with four or more match wins will play through five additional rounds of Swiss. The Top 8 players will advance to two dual-tournament format groups and play their initial rounds.
- Day 3, Aug. 18: The Top 8 players will return to finish out the tournament.
All matches will be best-of-three, except for the finals, which will be best-of-five.
Twitch Drops Return
To celebrate the second Masters Tour stop of 2019 is the return of Twitch Drops. Fans that have linked their Twitch.tv and Blizzard Battle.net accounts will earn one Saviors of Uldum pack for watching three hours of the broadcast (consecutive or non-consecutive) on any eligible channel during the designated timeframes. Fans that watch for six hours or more will be granted an additional pack. On top of that, 1,500 viewers will be randomly rewarded with Classic card packs every hour.
- Dates: Aug. 15-18, 6 p.m. – each day
- Time accrual drops: Two Saviors of Uldum card packs
- Random drops: 1,500 Classic Card Packs per hour of broadcast
- English – PlayHearthstone
- French – PlayHearthstoneFR
- Russian – PlayHearthstoneRU
- Mandarin – HearthstoneZHTW
- Korean – PlayHearthstoneKR
- Japanese – PlayHearthstoneJP
- Portuguese – Copa America (PT)
- Latin American Spanish – Copa America (ES)
Masters Tour Seoul is the culmination of months of hard work for many players. The Masters Tour continues with Masters Tour Bucharest on October 18-20! As a reminder, here is what the 2019 calendar year looks like for Hearthstone Masters:
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