The esports tournament kicks off this weekend with $50,000 USD on the line.
The Hearthstone Battlegrounds Lobby Legends Summer Championship will be happening soon! Read on for who will be duking it out, what's at stake, the full schedule, and more.
Hearthstone Battlegrounds Lobby Legends Summer Championship
Hearthstone Battlegrounds' Summer Championship will kick off on July 22 and run through July 23. The live broadcast will begin at 9 a.m. PDT each day, and $50,000 USD will be at stake.
Here is the full list of competitors:
Some competitors from the previous season's tournament will duke it out against each other. GigaAlexJP, who won the Lobby Legends Spring Championship, will be there as well.
Where to watch
Fans can catch all of the esports action on Twitch and YouTube starting at 9 a.m. PDT each day between July 22 and July 23. Casters Sylsssa and TJ "Azumo" Sanders will provide commentary.
What to expect
The first day will feature 16 players across two lobbies. There will be three matches per lobby, and the top eight players will advance to the next phase.
Championship Sunday will feature the top eight competitors and the check format. This means getting a minimum of 20 points and then securing a first-place finish.
"With Battleground Quests back in the mix, the fight for the top is more exciting than ever," Blizzard stated.
Tavern Buddy returns for the Lobby Legends Summer Championship
Viewers who tune in on Twitch can have an interactive experience as well. The Tavern Buddy Twitch extension will allow them to support their favorite competitors, make predictions, and more.
Here's an overview of the different Tavern Buddy activities:
- The Puzzle Box: Answer yes/no questions and earn points for correct answers.
- Fantasy Team: Build a team of players and see if they will be the best out of the eight.
- Bandwagon: Select a player as early as possible and earn points based on their finish.
- Barov's Blessing: Predict the winner of a turn for a selected matchup.
That's all for now. Who are you rooting for in the upcoming Hearthstone Battlegrounds esports event?
Stay tuned on esports.gg for more news and updates!