The First Hearthstone Championship Tour Stop in Southeast Asia for 2018 will Happen in Bangkok

HCT Bangkok will take place from Friday, March 16 through Sunday, March 18. The tournament will be open to global players at the Pantip Esports Arena in Pantip Plaza, in the Pratunam district of Bangkok with a 256-player bracket which players will have to sign up online for before showing up to compete in-person.

Players who successfully register for the tournament must cover their own travel expenses. Limited free accommodation will be provided to all attending international players who have earned 5 or more HCT points in 2017’s competitive year on a first-come-first-served basis.

Remember to grasp the chance to compete against the best Hearthstone players from the region and the world and take home the prizing and HCT points!

Detailed tournament information can be found on official Hearthstone blogpost.

 

About HCT Tour Stop: Bangkok

  • Tournament schedule:
  • March 16: Round of 256, 10:00 A.M. GMT+8

This day is open to participants only. There is no broadcast for the preliminary day.

  • March 17: Round of 64, 1:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. GMT+8

This day will be open to the public and will be held in Pantip Plaza Pratunam. It will also have multiple language broadcasts on Twitch.

  • March 18: Round of 8 and Grand Finals, 1:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. GMT+8

This day will be open to the public and will be held in Pantip Plaza Pratunam. It will also have multiple language broadcasts on Twitch.

  • Tournament registration:

Feb. 2, 2:00 A.M. PST until Feb. 12, 2:00 A.M. PST (Feb 2. 6:00 P.M. GMT+8 until Feb. 12 6:00 P.M. GMT+8)

  • If you’re a player from Thailand, register here.
  • If you’re a player not from Thailand, register here.

If you have any questions about the tournament or its registration, join the official tournament Discord!

  • Tournament format:

All matches will be Double Elimination, best-of-five in Conquest format with one ban. Each player will bring four decks. The full ruleset for HCT Tour Stop: Bangkok can be viewed here, with the HCT 2018 Player Handbook available here.

  • Points distribution:

  • Prizing:

$15,000 USD is up for grabs, with the following prize breakdowns.

Placement Prize
1st $3,500
2nd $2,400
3rd $1,500
4th $1,200
5th – 8th $800
9th – 16th $400
Total $15,000
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