EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) Battlegrounds Cup, announced a month ago, is now starting. 8 invited players will join up the top 8 Battlegrounds players from European Ladder to fight for their share of $10,000 prize pool. Each invited player will team up with one qualified player and try to get the best score over the weekend.
Unlike other “official” esports events which are mostly limited to YouTube, you can also watch this one on Twitch. The event will be casted by Collins “EducatedC” Mensah, Jia “Jia” Dee and Simon “Sottle” Welch. Additionally, players will stream from their own PoV, so you can follow your favorite streamer instead.
Read more in the official post below:
The first EMEA Battlegrounds Cup begins! Utilizing the new Battlegrounds Lobbies, the top 8 Hearthstone Battlegrounds players on the European Ladder and 8 invited streamers are ready to compete this weekend, October 16-18, for a share of the $10,000 (USD) prize pool and bragging rights as the best Battlegrounds players in the region.
Dates: Friday, October 16 – Sunday, October 18
Broadcast Start Time: 9:00 a.m. PDT
Prize Pool: $10,000 (USD)
- Team 1: $5,000 (USD) – $2,500 each
- Team 2: $2,400 (USD) – $1,200 each
- Team 3: $1,600 (USD) – $800 each
- Team 4: $1,000 (USD) – $500 each
Language Streams on YouTube:
The EMEA Battlegrounds Cup consists of eight known members of the Hearthstone community and eight of the top European Ladder players. Players have been combined into the following eight teams, with players streaming their matches along with the official broadcasts on YouTube and Twitch: