The Heroes of the Storm European Championship is now just under a month away. There we will see Europe’s top eight Heroes of the Storm teams face off to try and secure a spot for the BlizzCon World Championship in Anaheim in November as well as their share of an impressive US$100,000 prize pool.
With the third and final round of eight in the Europe Open having taken place last weekend (the first and second placed winners walked away with US$12,000 and US$5,000 respectively), we now know all the teams who’ll be traveling to Prague in order to strut their stuff in front of thousands of fans – but who will emerge victorious?
The European Championship lineup
The full lineup of teams who’ll be battling it out for both the prize money and the all-important spots at the European Championship in October will be as follows:
- Natus Vincere HotS (first place in Europe Open #1)
- Team ROCCAT (second place in Europe Open #1)
- Virtus.pro HOTS (third place in Europe Open #1)
- Team Liquid (first place in Europe Open #2)
- BoB Question Mark (second place in Europe Open #2)
- Gamers2.HotS (third place in Europe Open #2)
- Fnatic (first place in Europe Open #3)
- Pirates in Pyjamas (second place in Europe Open #3)
With the first and second place teams to secure a slot at the Heroes of the Storm World Championship at BlizzCon – where US$500,000 are at stake – there’s everything to play for, so we can be sure of some top-notch action at the event!
The European Championship approaches!
The Heroes of the Storm European Championship will be taking place at the O2 Arena in Prague, Czech Republic on the 3rd and 4th of October – and you can be there! Simply register for your ticket here – which includes free digital rewards – to join us live at the event, or tune in online at Twitch.tv/BlizzHeroesEU if you can’t make it to Prague in person.
For all the latest information about the tournament, be sure to visit the Heroes of the Storm Europe Open hub, keep an eye on the official 2015 European Road to BlizzCon site and follow @ESLHeroes on Twitter for all the latest updates in the leadup to the event!