The point system in the Hearthstone World Championship is what decides which players will be facing off in the finals this fall. Blizzard has released the standings page where you can follow your favorite Hearthstone pros and see how they are doing on their road to the championship. Right now Firebat (last year's world champion), Hotform, Tiamo, ThaLucky, allandang, Ryzen, and Stitch are all tied with 40 points.
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Introducing the Hearthstone World Championship Standings Page


The road to the http://us.battle.net/hearthstone/en/blog/17776013/join-us-for-the-2015-hearthstone-world-championship-1-30-2015">Hearthstone World Championship has begun in earnest, and players are already dueling away through Top 100 finishes on the Ranked Play Ladder, officially sanctioned Hearthstone Tournaments, and select Fireside Gatherings to earn Hearthstone World Championship points.


Follow your favorite players on their quest to become the 2015 Hearthstone World Champion with our new http://battle.net/hearthstone/standings/">Hearthstone World Championship Standings page! The Hearthstone World Championship Standings page will be updated after point-giving events and at the end of each Ranked Play season.


Who will sling their way to ultimate Hearthstone glory? Join us and see as we make our way down the road to the Hearthstone World Championship. 








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Blackrock Mountain Teaser on Hearthstone Website

The Hearthstone website has been updated to include a small animated elemental that floats just above the navigation bar. This looks like it could be a reference to the recently discovered Blackrock Mountain files in the latest Hearthstone patch.

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In addition, the Card Carousel on the Hearthstone website is now showing 5 new cards: Magma Rager, Twilight Drake, Leeroy Jenkins, Core Hound and Dark Iron Dwarf. The characters from each of these cards can be found in Blackrock Mountain, teasing the upcoming adventure announcement!

In checking the URLs for these new images they're using a directory named "hots". Could that be the acronym for the new adventure? After the Blackrock Mountain data references we found, it seems like they already have a name ready. And would they really use the "HotS" acronym again after Heart of the Swarm (SC2) and Heroes of the Storm? It seems more likely it was a web developer reusing an old directory accidentally (or intentionally to tease us), but at this point who knows.

More Adventure Teasing

Blizzard has sent out a tweet teasing that "Adventure Awaits!" Aside from mentioning adventures specifically the image is set in Lakeshire, a town in the Redridge Mountains near Blackrock Mountain. The text "It's dangerous to go alone!" (a phrase commonly quoted from the first Legend of Zelda game) seems to tease that this could even be a co-op adventure, an idea some have speculated about!



Update: Blizzard has responded to questions of co-op and said that there are no plans for co-op. Sad face.

@greenguruhs There are still no plans for co-op, guru, but there's plenty of reasons to be excited!


Blackrock Mountain Teaser on Hearthstone Website



The Hearthstone website has been updated to include a small animated elemental that floats just above the navigation bar. This looks like it could be a reference to the recently discovered Blackrock Mountain files in the latest Hearthstone patch.

In addition, the Card Carousel on the Hearthstone website is now showing 5 new cards: Magma Rager, Twilight Drake, Leeroy Jenkins, Core Hound and Dark Iron Dwarf. The characters from each of these cards can be found in Blackrock Mountain, teasing the upcoming adventure announcement!

In checking the URLs for these new images they're using a directory named "hots". Could that be the acronym for the new adventure? After the Blackrock Mountain data references we found, it seems like they already have a name ready. And would they really use the "HotS" acronym again after Heart of the Swarm (SC2) and Heroes of the Storm? It seems more likely it was a web developer reusing an old directory accidentally (or intentionally to tease us), but at this point who knows.

More Adventure Teasing



Blizzard has sent out a tweet teasing that "Adventure Awaits!" Aside from mentioning adventures specifically the image is set in Lakeshire, a town in the Redridge Mountains near Blackrock Mountain. The text "It's dangerous to go alone!" (a phrase commonly quoted from the first Legend of Zelda game) seems to tease that this could even be a co-op adventure, an idea some have speculated about!

Update: Blizzard has responded to questions of co-op and said that there are no plans for co-op. Sad face.