Update: The tournament is starting soon, so we’re bumping the post.
Blizzard has just announced that the first Duels tournament, named “Darkmoon Duel-Fest” will take place next week. It will be (just like always when it comes to those first tournaments) an invitational, with 24 prominent Hearthstone content creators battling for their share of $200,000 prize pool.
You can watch it on Twitch or YouTube. Tournament will start on November 24th at 10 AM PT (19:00 CET) and last for roughly 6 hours. Learn more about the participants, casters and the format in the official blog post below:
We’re excited to announce our first ever Duels tournament, Darkmoon Duel-Fest! 24 of your favorite Hearthstone creators will compete for a piece of a $200,000 prize pool on November 24, from 10:00 a.m. PT to 4:00 p.m. PT on Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone, YouTube.com/Hearthstone, and their own respective channels!
Darkmoon Duel-Fest will utilize a brand-new format we’re calling Last Duelist Standing. In this format, competitors play through 3 closed-circuit Duels runs until either one player remains, or one or more players reach 12 wins. Players are awarded 10 points for game win, and once a player loses 3 times they are out for that run. After the 3 full runs are completed, individual scores from each run are combined to make a player’s final score. These final scores will be the decider for the event’s results and prize pool, and additional prizing can be earned for being the “Last Duelist Standing” of each run!