2015 Hearthstone World Championship

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[e][h]2015 Hearthstone World Championship
League Information
Series:
Hearthstone World Championships HWC
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Anaheim
USA Burbank
Format:
Group Stage:
Dual Tournament
Playoffs:
Single Elimination
Prize pool:
$250,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-10-28
End Date:
2015-11-07
Number of Players:
16
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
Japan Kno
Chronology
 2014 2014
2016 2016 

2015 Hearthstone World Championship is the Global Finals of 2015 HWC series tournaments. 16 players will compete, qualifying throughout 2015 at each regional championship. Matches are played at Anaheim, California at BlizzCon 2015 on November 6-7th.

Information[edit]

Location[edit]

Prize Pool[edit]

250,000 USD are spread among the players as seen below:

Format[edit]

  • General: Best of 5 "Conquest" format
  • Group Stage: Dual Tournament
    • Top 2 from each group advance to Playoffs.
  • Playoffs: Single Elimination
  • BlizzCon Showmatches
    • Poker Showmatch - ElkY (World Series of Poker, World Poker Tour and European Poker Tour championship winner) vs. Daniel Negreanu (6-time World Series of Poker championship winner and Poker Hall of Fame member)
    • Challengestone at BlizzCon with Amaz, Savjz and more

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Participants[edit]

Europe Championship (4)
Netherlands ThijsNL
Ukraine Neirea
Germany Lifecoach
Sweden Ostkaka
Americas Championship (4)
Canada PurpleDrank
Canada Hotform
USA JAB
USA nias
China Championship (4)
China LoveCX
China Zoro
China NoTomorrow
China Zihao*
Asia-Pacific Championship (4)
South Korea Kranich
Japan Kno
Vietnam Neilyo
Taiwan Pinpingho
  • Zihao's name was given as DieMeng due to the difficulty for the innkeeper to pronounce the name.

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group A
October 28 - 31, 2015
1. Netherlands ThijsNL 2-0 6-1
2. Japan Kno 2-1 7-6
3. USA JAB 1-2 6-8
4. China NoTomorrow 0-2 2-6

Group B[edit]

Group B
October 28 - 31, 2015
1. China Zoro 2-0 6-4
2. South Korea Kranich 2-1 8-4
3. Germany Lifecoach 1-2 4-7
4. USA nias 0-2 3-6

Group C[edit]

Group C
October 28 - 31, 2015
1. Sweden Ostkaka 2-0 6-2
2. Canada Hotform 2-1 7-6
3. Vietnam Neilyo 1-2 5-8
4. China LoveCX 0-2 3-6

Group D[edit]

Group D
October 28 - 31, 2015
1. China Zihao 2-0 6-4
2. Taiwan Pinpingho 2-1 8-5
3. Canada PurpleDrank 1-2 5-8
4. Ukraine Neirea 0-2 4-6

Playoffs[edit]

Bracket[edit]

Quarterfinals
 Netherlands ThijsNL
3
ThijsNL
Kranich
November 6, 2015 - 12:00 PST
Mage
Warlock
Priest
Druid
Priest
Hunter
Warrior
Warlock
Warrior
Hunter
 South Korea Kranich
2
 Sweden Ostkaka
3
Ostkaka
Pinpingho
November 6, 2015 - 13:55 PST
Warrior
Druid
Mage
Druid
Rogue
Hunter
Rogue
Shaman
 Taiwan Pinpingho
1
 China Zihao
1
Zihao
Kno
November 6, 2015 - 17:00 PST
Paladin
Paladin
Shaman
Paladin
Hunter
Druid
Hunter
Warlock
 Japan Kno
3
 China Zoro
2
Zoro
Hotform
November 6, 2015 - 18:15 PST
Paladin
Mage
Paladin
Rogue
Druid
Rogue
Hunter
Druid
Hunter
Rogue
 Canada Hotform
3
Semifinals
 Netherlands ThijsNL
2
ThijsNL
Ostkaka
November 7, 2015 - 11:15 PST
Priest
Warrior
Mage
Rogue
Warrior
Mage
Mage
Mage
Priest
Mage
 Sweden Ostkaka
3
 Japan Kno
2
Kno
Hotform
November 7, 2015 - 13:25 PST
Warlock
Druid
Paladin
Mage
Druid
Rogue
Paladin
Druid
Druid
Druid
 Canada Hotform
3
Finals
 Sweden Ostkaka
3
Ostkaka
Hotform
November 7, 2015 - 14:35 PST
Mage
Mage
Warrior
Rogue
Rogue
Druid
 Canada Hotform
0


Showmatch[edit]

Showmatch (Bo5)
 Canada Daniel
3
Daniel
ElkY
November 6, 2015
Hunter
Shaman
Mage
Mage
Hunter
Mage
Druid
Mage
 France ElkY
1

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