Liooon Wins GrandMasters 2019 to Become First Female Champion of a Blizzard Event

Liooon Wins GrandMasters 2019 to Become First Female Champion of a Blizzard Event

Liooon Wins GrandMasters 2019 to Become First Female Champion of a Blizzard Event

Xiaomeng "Liooon" Li has become the first female player to win a Blizzard event. In the grand finals of GrandMasters 2019 – Global Finals she defeated Brian "bloodyface" Eason with the 3-0 score, claiming $200,000 in prize money.

Liooon advanced to the playoffs from the first place in Group B, where she defeated tom60229 (2-0) and Fenomeno (2-0). In the playoffs she outplayed Casie (3-2) in the semifinals and bloodyface (3-0) in the grand finals.

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. Leaoh 2-0 1. Liooon 2-0
2. Casie 2-1 2. bloodyface 2-1
3. Surrender 1-2 3. Fenomeno 1-2
4. PNC 0-2 4. tom60229 0-2

Playoffs Bracket:

GrandMasters 2019 – Global Finals was held on November 1st-2nd in Anaheim, USA as part of BlizzCon. It featured eight best Hearthstone players competing for a $500,000 prize pool.

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Player
1st $200,000 Liooon
2nd $100,000 bloodyface
3rd-4th $50,000 Leaoh, Casie
5-6th $25,000 Surrender, Fenomeno
7-8th $25,000 PNC, tom60229
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