Lobby Legends: Raid Leaders, Hearthstone Esports‘ first Battlegrounds event of the year, will air on YouTube and Twitch on April 2-3. Prepare to see 16 Battlegrounds gamers from all over the world compete for a piece of the $50,000 (USD) prize pool.
Players must reach the top of their respective regional ladders by the end of February to qualify for Lobby Legends: Raid Leaders. Sixteen of the best Ladder players from the Americas, Asia-Pacific, and Europe will be invited to a 48-player offline qualifying tournament on March 14.
Only the top 12 players will advance to the Hearthstone Battlegrounds broadcast tournament
The top 12 players from the Qualifier will advance to the broadcast event, where they will be joined by four of China’s best Battlegrounds players. All players competing in the Qualifier and Lobby Legends: Raid Leaders will be invited to co-stream on their channels in addition to the official tournament broadcast on April 2nd and 3rd.
The second Battlegrounds: Lobby Legends is expected to launch in May, with the Ladder qualifying session wrapping up in late March. Specific dates and official names will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Keep an eye on the Hearthstone Esports Twitter for updates on the tournament format, point system, Qualifier lobbies, who of your friends to watch, and more! Check out the official Battlegrounds: Lobby Legends rulebook in the meantime. In addition, the first Master’s Tour kicks off this weekend, with the Onyxia’s Lair leg airing on Youtube from February 17 through February 20, 2022.
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