2015 Heroes of the Storm World Championship

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[e][h]2015 Heroes of the Storm World Championship
League Information
Series:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Anaheim
USA Burbank
Format:
Group Stage:
Dual Tournament
Playoffs:
Single Elimination
Prize pool:
$500,000 USD
Start Date:
2015-10-28
End Date:
2015-11-07
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Winners
 Cloud9/Cloud9
 Team Dignitas
 Team DK/Team DK KR
 Natus Vincere
Teams
Number of Teams:
8
Team DK/Team DK KRNatus VincereTeam DignitasCloud9/Cloud9Tempo StormBrave HeartTeam YLGIA
Battlegrounds
Chronology

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

Overview[edit]

Location[edit]

Results[edit]

500,000 USD is spread among the teams as seen below:

Place $ USD Team
1st $200,000 Cloud9/Cloud9 Cloud9
2nd $120,000 Team Dignitas Team Dignitas
3rd-4th $50,000 Team DK/Team DK KR Team DK KR
Natus Vincere Natus Vincere
5th-6th $20,000 Brave Heart Brave Heart
Team YL Team YL
7th-8th $20,000 Tempo Storm Tempo Storm
GIA GIA

Format[edit]

  • Group Stage: Dual Tournament
    • All matches are Bo3.
    • Top 2 from each group advance to Playoffs.
  • Playoffs: Single Elimination
    • Semifinal matches are Bo3.
    • Grand Final is Bo5.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Host
Observers

Participating Teams[edit]

1 Brave Heart borrowed m, gemini and kaerdiar from EDward Gaming (which was placed 4th in China Championship) to replace eStar Gaming due to visa issues.[1]

Results[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group Apreview lrthread
October 28, 2015
1. Cloud9/Cloud9 Cloud9 2-0 4-1
2. Team Dignitas Team Dignitas 2-1 5-3
3. Team YL Team YL 1-2 3-4
4. GIA GIA 0-2 0-4

Group B[edit]

Group Bpreview lrthread
October 28, 2015
1. Natus Vincere Natus Vincere 2-0 4-1
2. Team DK/Team DK KR Team DK KR 2-1 5-4
3. Brave Heart Brave Heart 1-2 3-5
4. Tempo Storm Tempo Storm 0-2 2-4

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals
Cloud9
2
November 7, 2015 14:15 PST
Team DK KR
0
Natus Vincere
0
Team Dignitas
2
Finals
Cloud9
3
Team Dignitas
0


View Games[edit]

  • Official English Streams and VODs:
Official Stream VODs
EngSpeaking Blizzard Twitch Youtube
EngSpeaking Blizzard Youtube Youtube
  • Foreign Language Streams and VODs:
Partner Stream VODs
Taiwan 4Gamers Twitch Twitch
China NeoTV DouyuTV Youku
South Korea OGN Stream
South Korea AfreecaTV Afreeca

Distribution[edit]

  Europe North AmericaChinaTaiwanSouth Korea
Round of 8
22211
Semifinals
211
Finals
11
Champion
1
  Europe North AmericaChinaLatin AmericaTaiwanOceaniaSouth Korea
Round of 8
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 1
USA 2
China 2
Taiwan 1
South Korea 1
Semifinals
Ukraine 1
United Kingdom 1
USA 1
South Korea 1
Finals
United Kingdom 1
USA 1
Champion
USA 1

Gallery[edit]

Trivia[edit]

  • Blizzard will be adding a new bundle to the shop that includes the Heroes and skins chosen by the winning team during the final match of the championship. The bundle will be available from November 17-24, in all regions, with the bundle price determined by the included items..[2]
    • Heroes & Skins in World Championship Bundle as seen below:
Role Universe Heroes Skins
Abathur Pajamathur Abathur
Uther Judgement Uther
Sonya Super Sonya
Leoric Vrykul Leoric
Valla Angelic Valla

External links[edit]

EngSpeaking Official Announcement

References[edit]

  1. Blizzard Entertainment (2015-10-22). "Brave Heart Replaces eStar Gaming At World Championships". us.heroesofthestorm.com.
  2. Blizzard (2015-11-02). "Upcoming Sale: World Championship Bundle". us.battle.net.