$250,000 Hearthstone Summer Championship to take place in Shanghai

Hearthstone’s Spring Championship Lan final will be taking place in Shanghai, with players competing for a chunk of a $250,000 prize pool.

Hearthstone’s Spring Championship Lan final will be taking place in Shanghai, with players competing for a chunk of a $250,000 prize pool.

The event will take place from July 7-9 at the Shanghai Expo Center, with 16 players made up of the top four players from Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific and China, as decided at the HCT regional Spring playoffs, set to take place between May 20 - 22.

The tournament will follow previous iterations, with a group stage leading to a single bracket elimination contest. The winner will take home a total of $30,000 for the victory.

The HCT Winter Championship took place in the Bahamas, and saw Aleksey ‘ShtanUdachi’ Barsukov adopt the mantle of Winter Champion as well as a prize of $60,000.