Aleksey «ShtanUdachi» Barsukov will have to go up against the best players in the card game by Blizzard to get a sacred ticket to the LAN Finals of Starladder i-League StarSeries Hearthstone.
In the first group stage 20 players have been divided into 4 groups, the matches in which will run in the Round-Robin system. Two best players from each group will reach the second stage. Players to take 3-4 places in their groups will go to the Last Chance bracket, while an owner of the fifth place will return home. In the second group stage 8 players again will be divided into 2 groups, the matches in which will run in the GSL system. Two best representatives from each group will get a ticket to the LAN Finals of the tournament in Minsk. As for the ones to get 3-4 places, they will go to the second round of the Last Chance bracket. The fight will be earnest — 12 players to get a second chance will be fighting for two remaining tickets.
Prize fund: $50,000
Match Schedule (CET) and Results:
ShtanUdachi [2:3] StrifeCro @bo5
ShtanUdachi [0:3] Hoej @bo5
ShtanUdachi [3:2] Amaz @bo5
ShtanUdachi [2:3] ThijsNL @bo5
First Group Stage