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Hearthstone World Championship 2022 countdown


Here’s a live countdown for the Hearthstone World Championship 2022 event, time zone converter and more.

The Hearthstone World Championship 2022 event will kick off on Dec. 16 and feature the top players from around the world. Here is a Hearthstone World Championship 2022 countdown, time zone converter and the list of competitors.

Hearthstone World Championship 2022 countdown

Here is the live Hearthstone World Championship 2022 countdown. The upcoming tournament features 16 players who will duke it out against each other for this year's Hearthstone World Champion title plus the lion's share of the $500,000 prize pool.

What time is the Hearthstone World Championship?

The Hearthstone World Championship will go live on Dec. 16 at 12 a.m. PST. The second and third days of the event will happen on Dec.17 and Dec. 18 starting at 12 a.m. PST as well. Here's a free time zone converter if you would like to know when everything starts in your local time.
Players of the upcoming 2022 tournament. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
Players of the upcoming 2022 tournament. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

Top 16 Hearthstone players

A total of 16 competitors will be featured on the broadcast. They will include four players from Hearthstone Grandmasters, four from China's Gold Series and eight from Masters Tour events.
Here is the list of players and their starting groups:
  • Group A: DeadDraw, iGXc, KZGYuYi, xBlyzes
  • Group B: LGDXiaoT, Tianming, Jarla, glory
  • Group C: Posesi, KZGXmg, Mighty, Habugabu
  • Group D: Pascoa, Bunnyhoppor, KZG.Xiaobai, levik
Tournament schedule. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.
Tournament schedule. Image via Blizzard Entertainment.

Where to watch and what to expect

The 2022 event will happen online this year. Fans and supporters can watch the action over on the game's official YouTube channel.
Four groups of four competitors will battle under the dual-tournament format. Then, the four remaining players will fight in a single-elimination bracket. While days one and two will feature 10 matches each, day three will showcase seven matches. All of the matches will be under the best-of-five conquest with a ban format as well.
That’s all for now. Stay tuned on for more Hearthstone news and updates!
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Amy Chen is an esports journalist and enthusiast who specializes in in-depth interviews and breaking news. A University of Toronto and Humber College graduate, she is passionate about building up the Canadian esports industry. Her current favorite games are Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm, and she has always had a soft spot for World of Warcraft!