Twelve players were narrowed down to four over the weekend.

There was two action packed days over the weekend to close out the Group Stages of the Hearthstone World Championship. On Friday, we found out who the first place finisher in each group was, and over the weekend the remaining players battled it out for the four remaining spots at BlizzCon this week.

Saturday Results

The first of the elimination matches it was do-or-die for these players who needed to win to have one final shot at making BlizzCon.

handsomeguy vs ThijsNL

handsomeguy's Ban: Thijs' Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016
ThijsNL's Ban: Handsomeguy's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016

Handsomeguy's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L Thijs' Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 W
Handsomeguy's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 W Thijs' Miracle Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 L
Handsomeguy's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W Thijs' Miracle Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 L
Handsomeguy's Malygos Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 L Thijs' Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W
Handsomeguy's Malygos Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 W Thijs' Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 L
Handsomeguy's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 L Thijs' Miracle Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 W
Handsomeguy's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W Thijs' Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 L

Hamster vs Naiman

Hamsters's Ban: Naiman's Secret Face Hunter - BlizzCon 2016
Naiman's Ban: Hamster's C'Thun Warrior - Blizzcon 2016

Naiman's Yogg Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W Hamster's Deathrattle Priest - Blizzcon 2016 L
Naiman's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Deathrattle Priest - Blizzcon 2016 W
Naiman's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Murloc Paladin - Blizzcon 2016 W
Naiman's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 W Hamster's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016 L
Naiman's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Token Druid - Blizzcon 2016 W
Naiman's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W Hamster's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016 L
Naiman's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016 W

 

Breath vs Yulsic

Breath's Ban: Yulsic's Midrange Hunter - BlizzCon 2016
Yulsic's Ban: Breath's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016

Breath's Spell Druid - Blizzcon 2016 W Yulsic's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L
Breath's Control Warrior - Blizzcon 2016 L Yulsic's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W
Breath's Control Warrior - Blizzcon 2016 L Yulsic's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W
Breath's Freeze Mage - Blizzcon 2016 L Yulsic's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 W
Breath's Freeze Mage - Blizzcon 2016 W Yulsic's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 L
Breath's Control Warrior - Blizzcon 2016 W Yulsic's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 L
Breath's Secret Hunter - Blizzcon 2016 L Yulsic's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 W

DDaHyoNi vs Pavel

Pavel's Ban: DDaHyoNi's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016
DDaHyoNi's Ban: Pavel's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016

DDaHyoNi's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W
DDaHyoNi's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W
DDaHyoNi's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's Malygos Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 W
DDaHyoNi's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's C'Thun Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W

 

 

 

Result: ThijsNL, Naiman, Breath, and DDaHyoNi are eliminated from BlizzCon.

Sunday Results

The decider matches ultimately determined who would take second place in the group! Winners of these advanced to BlizzCon, losers were eliminated.

handsomeguy vs Cydonia

handsomeguy's Ban: Cydonia's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016
Cydonia's Ban: Handsomeguy's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016

Handsomeguy's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L Cydonia's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 W
Handsomeguy's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 L Cydonia's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W
Handsomeguy's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L Cydonia's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W
Handsomeguy's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L Cydonia's C'Thun Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W

Hamster vs Bbgungun

Hamsters's Ban: Bbgungun's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016
Bbgungun's Ban: Hamster's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016

Bbgungun's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Token Druid - Blizzcon 2016 W
Bbgungun's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Deathrattle Priest - Blizzcon 2016 W
Bbgungun's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's C'Thun Warrior - Blizzcon 2016 W
Bbgungun's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Hamster's Murloc Paladin - Blizzcon 2016 W

DrHippi vs Yulsic

DrHippi's Ban: Yulsic's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016
Yulsic's Ban: DrHippi's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016

DrHippi's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W Yulsic's Midrange Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L
DrHippi's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L Yulsic's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W
DrHippi's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 W Yulsic's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 L
DrHippi's Spell Damage Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W Yulsic's Midrange Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 L
DrHippi's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 L Yulsic's Midrange Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 W
DrHippi's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W Yulsic's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 L

OmegaZero vs Pavel

Pavel's Ban: OmegaZero's Midrange Totem Shaman
OmegaZero's Ban: Pavel's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016

OmegaZero's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 W Pavel's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L
OmegaZero's Dragon Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W Pavel's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L
OmegaZero's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W Pavel's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 L
OmegaZero's Token Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's C'Thun Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 W
OmegaZero's Token Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 W
OmegaZero's Token Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 W
OmegaZero's Token Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 L Pavel's Malygos Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 W

 

Result: handsomeguy, Bbgungun, Yulsic, and OmegaZero are eliminated from BlizzCon. Cydonia, Hamster, DrHippi, and Pavel advance to BlizzCon!

 

Final Group Stage Decklists + Records

Thijs

6 - 8

Handsomeguy

4 - 11
Thijs' Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 2 Handsomeguy's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 3
Thijs' Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 - Handsomeguy's Malygos Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1
Thijs' Miracle Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 2 Handsomeguy's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 1
Thijs' Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1 Handsomeguy's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 6
Thijs' Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 3 Handsomeguy's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0

Breath

6 - 8

Yulsic

6 - 6
Breath's Control Warrior - Blizzcon 2016 1 - 2 Yulsic's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 2
Breath's Freeze Mage - Blizzcon 2016 2 - 1 Yulsic's Midrange Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1
Breath's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016 1 - 1 Yulsic's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1
Breath's Secret Hunter - Blizzcon 2016 0 - 4 Yulsic's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 2
Breath's Spell Druid - Blizzcon 2016 2 - 0 Yulsic's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0

Pavel

9 - 7

DDaHyoNi

1 - 8
Pavel's C'Thun Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 2 DDaHyoNi's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 2
Pavel's Malygos Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 3 - 0 DDaHyoNi's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0
Pavel's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 1 DDaHyoNi's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 2
Pavel's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 DDaHyoNi's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 2
Pavel's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 4 DDaHyoNi's Yogg Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 2

Naiman

6 - 8

Hamster

10 - 7
Naiman's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0 Hamster's C'Thun Warrior - Blizzcon 2016 2 - 0
Naiman's Secret Face Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 2 Hamster's Deathrattle Priest - Blizzcon 2016 2 - 3
Naiman's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 Hamster's Midrange Shaman - Blizzcon 2016 1 - 2
Naiman's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 5 Hamster's Murloc Paladin - Blizzcon 2016 2 - 1
Naiman's Yogg Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1 Hamster's Token Druid - Blizzcon 2016 3 - 1

 

Cydonia

11 - 4

Jasonzhou

8 - 6
Cydonia's C'Thun Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 2 Jasonzhou's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0
Cydonia's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 - Jasonzhou's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0
Cydonia's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 3 - 0 Jasonzhou's Miracle Rogue - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1
Cydonia's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 3 - 1 Jasonzhou's N'Zoth Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1
Cydonia's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 3 - 1 Jasonzhou's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 4

Amnesiasc

8 - 3

DrHippi

9 - 9
Amnesiasc's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0 DrHippi's Control Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1
Amnesiasc's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0 DrHippi's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1
Amnesiasc's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1 DrHippi's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 3 - 2
Amnesiasc's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 2 DrHippi's Spell Damage Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 4
Amnesiasc's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 DrHippi's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1

OmegaZero

10 - 9

HotMEOWTH

8 - 4
OmegaZero's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1 HotMEOWTH's C'Thun Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 2- 2
OmegaZero's Dragon Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 3 - 1 HotMEOWTH's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0
OmegaZero's Midrange Totem Shaman 1 - 3 HotMEOWTH's Secret Face Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 2
OmegaZero's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 HotMEOWTH's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 0
OmegaZero's Token Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 4 HotMEOWTH's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0

che0nsu

8 - 4

Bbgungun

6 - 10
Che0nsu's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 Bbgungun's Tempo Mage - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 1
Che0nsu's Dragon Warrior - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 Bbgungun's Discardlock - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 5
Che0nsu's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0 Bbgungun's Midrange Shaman - BlizzCon 2016 1 - 1
Che0nsu's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 - Bbgungun's Secret Hunter - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 0
Che0nsu's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 2 - 4 Bbgungun's Spell Druid - BlizzCon 2016 0 - 3

 

 

 

Current Standings

 

Choose Your Champion Standings

Blizzard has announced a special Choose Your Champion event for Hearthstone. Players around the world were able to make their pick as to who they think will come out on top as the 2016 Hearthstone World Champion. For each best-of-seven series the player wins during the course of the tournament, participants will earn a TGT pack up to a total of six (including the free pack everyone gets for participating). 

  1. Jasonzhou - 3 Packs 
  2. Cydonia - 3 Packs
  3. che0nsu - 3 Packs
  4. Hamster - 3 Packs 
  5. Amnesiac - 3 Packs 
  6. DrHippi - 3 Packs 
  7. HotMEOWTH - 3 Packs 
  8. Pavel - 3 Packs 
  9. handsomeguy - 2 Packs 
  10. Bbgungun - 2 Packs 
  11. Yulsic - 2 Packs 
  12. OmegaZero - 2 Packs 
  13. ThijsNL - 1 Pack 
  14. Naiman - 1 Pack 
  15. Breath - 1 Pack 
  16. DDaHyoNi - 1 Pack