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Levik wins Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship!

Levik completed his to-do list at the Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship by winning the tournament! Here’s how he reached the top!

After a weekend of duking it out against other competitors, Lev "levik" Merkulov won the Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship! This victory earned him the lion's share of $50,000 USD plus a coveted invitation to the 2023 Hearthstone World Championship. Read on for his winning decks and his journey to the top!

Levik completed his to-do list by winning the Masters Tour Spring Championship (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Levik completed his to-do list by winning the Masters Tour Spring Championship (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Levik wins Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship

A total of 16 players competed in Hearthstone's first Masters Tour of 2023. Each competitor brought four decks and four unique classes into the fray. The player who earned a best-of-five score in the conquest with a ban format advanced to the next stage. When it came down to the Sunday championship, levik fought in a single-elimination bracket and took home the gold.

Here are levik's Masters Tour Spring Championship decks:

With victories against Zack “GamerRVG” Kannss and PocketTrain, levik faced Wolder in the finals. After a Outcast Demon Hunter mirror match, levik earned the first point. He then went with Tony Druid against Wolder's Frost Aggro Death Knight, leading to armor gain and massive Taunt minions in the midgame to stop the bleeding. This resulted in another point for levik.

Wolder versus levik in the Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Wolder versus levik in the Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

Next, levik played Miracle Rogue against Wolder's Tony Druid. The situation was reversed as Wolder took advantage of armor gain and Taunt minions this time. Levik dug for answers, but it wasn't enough as Wolder went face and used Crazed Alchemist to achieve lethal next turn.

Tony Druid versus Miracle Rogue (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Tony Druid versus Miracle Rogue (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

It was levik's Miracle Rogue versus Wolder's Frost Aggro Death Knight next, with the latter player freezing levik's board of minions and going face for lethal. This meant a score of 2-2 and one more game between these two competitors.

The final game featured levik's Miracle Rogue and Wolder's Outcast Demon Hunter. Wolder needed the card draw in the midgame, but the top-decks were in vain.

Meanwhile, levik respected his opponent's board by clearing all of Wolder's small minions. Wolder bowed out of the game, which meant levik achieved a score of 3-2. This crowned levik as the Hearthstone Masters Tour Spring Championship winner!

Levik completes to-do list: win!

"I think I won't surprise anyone if I tell them that I'm very exhausted," levik said in the post-match interview. Levik then explained his 30-card Blood Death Knight deck, noting that it's simply Blood Death Knight without "10 bad cards."

Levik's Blood Death Knight for the Masters Tour Spring Championship (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)
Levik's Blood Death Knight for the Masters Tour Spring Championship (Image via Blizzard Entertainment)

He also talked about the process of selecting his winning deck lineup. He said he wasn't sure about his Druid at first, but was glad it performed fairly well. Levik said he tested every possible deck before deciding on his tournament lineup.

With this victory, levik will head to the 2023 Hearthstone World Championship!

Until then, stay tuned on esports.gg for more news and updates.