Hearthstone NSE Spring Championship


Standard Conquest

Week 1-3 Swiss

Week 4 Groups

Week 5 Semifinals + Finals





The Hearthstone NSE Spring Championship will run for 5 weeks online with games each Monday.

Week 1-3 Swiss

6 Rounds of Swiss (2 per week). Qualification will be used to determine which division teams will play in for remainder of the tournament.

Week 4 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 5 Top 4

Top two from each group will advance to semifinals playoffs for their respective divisions.

Live Finals
Top 2 teams progress to live finals in April.


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 from 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 games will be played using the following settings:
    • Standard decks
    • Bo5 Conquest with 1 ban.
  • Teams must submit full decklists for 4 different classes. (Decks may be spread across teams accounts)
  • Teams must have at least 3 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.

Signups close Saturday the 15th February

Dates Tournament Stage
Monday 17th Feb Week 1 Swiss
Monday 24th Feb Week 2 Swiss
Monday 2nd Mar Week 3 Swiss
Monday 9th Mar Playoffs
Monday 16th Mar Semifinals
17/18/19th Apr Live Finals

Each week teams will play 2 bo5 Conquest matches with the exception on during playoffs teams may have to play a additional third match.