2016 Hearthstone World Championship
2016 Hearthstone World Championship is the Global Finals of 2016 HWC series tournaments. 16 players will compete, qualifying throughout 2016 at each regional championship. Matches are played at Anaheim, California at BlizzCon 2016 on October 26 to November 5th.
- Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California
1,000,000 USD are spread among the players as seen below:
- General: Best of 7 "Conquest" format
- Group Stage: Dual Tournament
- Top 2 from each group advance to Playoffs.
- Playoffs: Single Elimination
|Europe Championship (4)|
|Americas Championship (4)|
|China Championship (4)|
|Asia-Pacific Championship (4)|
Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts:
- The tournament's Overall peak was 690 607 viewers
- The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 322 822 viewers
- English streams peak was 183 671 viewers
- Russian streams peak was 73 003 viewers
- Chinese streams peak was 569 773 viewers
- Twitch.tv peak was 328 623 viewers
- 2016-11-01 | Hearthstone esports: Quarterfinalists emerge from opening week by Blizzard Entertainment
- Esports Charts (2017-21-09). "Hearthstone World Championship 2016 detailed stats". esc.watch.