The Hearthstone NSE Spring Championship will run for 6 weeks online with games each Monday followed by live finals in April.
Week 1-4 Swiss
8 Rounds of Swiss (2 per week). Qualification will be used to determine which division teams will play in for remainder of the tournament.
Week 5 Groups
Top 8 teams will advance to the Division One Playoffs and 9-16 to Division 2. Each Playoff division will consist of two groups of four teams with top two from each group advancing to semi finals.
Week 6 Playoffs
Top two from each group will advance to semifinals playoffs for their respective divisions. Final will be played at our LAN finals
Tournament format is subject to change based on signup numbers. Exact details to be confirmed once signups close.
1st - 3x £100 Game Store Credit
2nd - 3x £60 Game Store Credit
3rd - 3x £40 Game Store Credit
In addition to other prizes this tournament awards British University Esports Championship Points.
All players must be current students of the same university
All games are played as a team of 3 with one player playing on the account with other 2 players spectating and advising either online or in person.
Teams may use any of the accounts registered by players and may swap accounts between games.
All Matches are Bo5 Conquest with 1 ban.
Teams must submit full decklists for 4 different classes. (Decks may be spread across teams battlenet accounts)
Teams may have 3 to 4 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
If teams are more than 15 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
Check in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
Offensive Battletags and Team names are not allowed.
Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead to a minimum 3 week suspension.
|Monday 11th February||Week 1 Swiss|
|Monday 18th February||Week 2 Swiss|
|Monday 25th February||Week 3 Swiss|
|Monday 4th March||Week 4 Swiss|
|Monday 11th March||Groups|
|Monday 18th March||Quarterfinals + Semifinals|
|Monday 25th March||Overflow if needed|
|6/7th April (Provisional)||Finals at live event|
Each week teams will play 2 bo5 Conquest matches with the exception on during playoffs teams may have to play a additional third match.