2016 Heroes of the Storm Spring Global Championship

heroes-of-the-storm-spring-championship-logo-transpChampions are coming from every corner to clash in Seoul, South Korea. Watch the Heroes of the Storm Spring Global Championship livestream through Thursday, March 31 to April 2 on March 31 – April 2.

Twelve teams from China, North America, Europe, Korea, Latin America, Southeast Asia, Australia / New Zealand and Taiwan have advanced to participate in the tournament.

**Don’t forget to tune in on Saturday, April 2 at 7pm PDT to watch the premier of the first Tracer gameplay footage.


Livestream Schedule

Thursday, March 31: 7 p.m. PDT / 10 p.m. EDT
Friday, April 1: 7 p.m. PDT / 10 p.m. EDT
Saturday, April 2: 7 p.m. PDT / 10 p.m. EDT


Group A

  • TNL (Korea)
  • mYinsanity (Europe)
  • GIA (Taiwan)
  • Big Gods (Latin America)


Group B

  • EDward Gaming (China)
  • Team Naventic (North America)
  • Renovatio I (Southeast Asia)
  • Negative Synergy (Australia/New Zealand)


Tournament Format

  • First group stage: double elimination – eight teams battle it out in two groups of four, with four teams
    advancing to second group stage.
  • Second group stage: double elimination – the four winning teams from the first group stage challenge the
    four teams who placed highest in the China, Korea, Europe and North America regions. Four teams
    advance to playoffs.
  • Playoffs: single elimination – the four winning teams from the second group stage play to find out who
    will become the 2016 Spring Champion. Semi -finals are best-of-three with finals being a best-of-five.


Prize Pool

Total $500,000

  • 1st – $150,000
  • 2nd – $75,000
  • 3rd-4th – $50,000
  • 5th-6th – $37,500
  • 7th-8th – $25,000
  • 9th-12th -$12,500


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