Blizzard Entertainment is hosting a Hearthstone Scholomance Academy SEA showmatch this weekend (August 22-23, 2020) in celebration of the Hearthstone Scholomance Academy expansion. The match will feature six teams from the region representing their own countries to fight for the title and grand prize of USD 2,000.
Established professional players from the Hearthstone Grandmasters APAC and 2019 SEA Games will be competing including:
- Bankyugi from Thailand (2020 Hearthstone APAC Season 2 Grandmaster)
- Iambyseries from Singapore (2019 Hearthstone Global Games Singapore representative)
- Joth from Indonesia (2018 Asian Games Hearthstone silver medalist)
- PhatLH from Vietnam (2019 SEA Games Hearthstone Vietnam team representative)
- Staz from Philippines (2020 Hearthstone APAC Season 1 Grandmaster)
- wkyew90 from Malaysia (2019 SEA Games Hearthstone gold medalist)
The two-day tournament will feature a team-based, round robin with Conquest format with the top two teams with the highest winning record to continue to the finals.
With Scholomance Academy expansion entering its third week, new mechanics and new dual-class cards will continue to evolve and introduce new deck and playstyle. This will challenge each team to use their collective intelligence into deckbuilding strategy and outwit their opponents.
Watch the live English broadcast of the Hearthstone Scholomance Academy SEA Showmatch on the Hearthstone SEA YouTube channel starting 11 AM GMT+8 this Saturday and Sunday.