Hearthstone NSE Winter Championship


Week 1-4 Swiss

Week 5 Groups

Week 6 Semifinals

Live Event Finals


Online with live finals


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The Hearthstone NSE Winter Championship will run for 6 weeks online with games each Monday followed by live finals in December.

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 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:
    • 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 19th October

Dates Tournament Stage
Monday 21st Oct Week 1 Swiss
Monday 28th Oct Week 2 Swiss
Monday 4th Nov Week 3 Swiss
Monday 11th Nov Week 4 Swiss
Monday 18th Nov Groups
Monday 25th Nov Quarterfinals + Semifinals
7/8th Dec 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.