Throughout the Legendary Series, ESL has been committed to running the biggest and best open tournaments in Hearthstone. The Legendary Series Season 2 LAN finals will mark the exciting conclusion of that commitment, and will feature sixteen qualified players who have proved themselves through a number of intense matches ranging from the regular season broadcasts to the redemption tournament and last chance open.
Whether you’re rooting for tried-and-true titans of the Hearthstone scene or the up-and-coming underdogs, the Legendary Series season final features the strongest field of play from any qualification-driven tournament to date. Sixteen players from around the world will battle it out for a US$25,000 prize pool and the glory of being crowned the Legendary Series Season 2 champion.
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The road to the finals
The regular season started with a bang as veteran players Lifecoach, Kolento, and Reynad all managed to secure victories in their week of play, advancing directly to the LAN finals. Argentinian newcomer Kabi also pulled off a surprise 3-0 victory over Savjz in the final match of week three.
Two-time open bracket winner Leadpaint was able to secure a spot in the LAN finals with an impressive victory in his redemption tournament group, earning a ticket to the LAN finals along with powerhouse players Trump, Roger and Ostkaka.
This weekend’s last chance open saw an incredibly stacked field of play across professional, semi-pro and amateur players from North America, but in the end only eight could advance. Defending champion SilentStorm was the first player to make it through the open bracket – his second open bracket victory in Season 2. Kitkatz and Koyuki also secured victories through the last chance open along with a number of notable semi-pro players who are no stranger to the North American competitive scene.
With that said, it all comes down to this: sixteen players, three days, US$25,000. Players will compete through three days of matches, battling their way through groups and playoffs to earn the right to call themselves the winner of the ESL Legendary Series. With World Championship points on the line, the competition will be fierce.
Top talent to bring you the action
Breaking down the action will be Legendary Series mainstays Dan “Frodan” Chou and TJ “Azumoqt” Sanders, with special guest casting by Octavian “Kripp” Morosan, 2014 BlizzCon Champion James “Firebat” Kostesich and Season 1 finals runner-up Keaton “Chakki” Gill.
With so many personalities and players in one place, there’s never been a better time to take your love of Hearthstone to the next level. Be part of the atmosphere of the ESL Legendary Series Season 2 LAN finals live by purchasing a ticket at the link below!
If you can’t make the event in person, you won’t be left out – the entire LAN finals will also be being broadcast live on Twitch for your viewing pleasure!