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Published on March 11th, 2016 | by admin

Heroes of the Storm 2016 Spring Global Championship, Azmodan’s New Legendary Skin!

Hundreds of Heroes of the Storm teams around the world gave their all in the regional qualifiers with the hopes of representing their region in the Heroes of the Storm Spring Global Championship, but only 12 will remain. Australian team, Negative Synergy, who won the ANZ Season 1 Heroes of the Storm Finals in February, will be fighting for a $500,000 USD prize pool and a title of Spring Champions! We invite you to watch all the action live from Seoul, South Korea on Twitch, from 1:00pm AEDT, April 1st.

The tournament will take place in three parts, with each part feeding directly into the next section.

  • Double Elimination First Group Stage – Eight teams battle it out in two groups of four, with four teams advancing to Group Stage Two.
  • Double Elimination Second Group Stage – Four winning teams from Group Stage One challenge the four teams who placed highest in the China, Korea, Europe, and North America regions. Four teams advance to the Single Elimination Playoff Bracket.
  • Single Elimination Playoff Bracket –  Four teams play off to find out who will become the first 2016 Global Champion. All matches leading up to the grand final will be best-of-three, and the top two teams will face off in a best-of-five Grand Final.

Group One Stage

                      Group A                               Group B
China Seed 2 – EDward Gaming Korea Seed 2 – TBD: Super League, March 21
North America Seed 2 – Team Naventic Europe Seed 2 – mYinsanity
Southeast Asia – Renovatio I Taiwan – TBD: Taiwan Spring Regional, March 14
Australia/New Zealand – Negative Synergy Latin America – TBD: Copa America, March 20

 

Second Group Stage

 

                         Group A                          Group B
China Seed 1 – eStar Gaming Korea Seed 1- TBD: Super League, March 21
North America Seed 1 – Cloud9 Europe Seed 1 – Team Dignitas
Random First Group Stage Winning Team Random First Group Stage Winning Team
Random First Group Stage Winning Team Random First Group Stage Winning Team

For more details about the Heroes of the Storm 2016 Spring Global Championship, please visit the blog here.

Rule the Court with Azmodunk!

In other Heroes of the Storm news, today we unveiled Azmodan’s new legendary skin, Azmodunk, which we be available on April 13! So get ready to hop off the bench and get out on the Burning Court, by watching his sports highlight reel of custom animations, voice-over lines, unique ability effects, and a brand new Azmodunk Banner Mount!


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