This Friday, November 1st, begins GrandMasters 2019 Global Finals, the main Hearthstone tournament of the year. The event will feature eight players competing for a $500,000 prize pool.
The competition will start with a group stage, where the participants will play in two GSL groups with best-of-three series. The players have been seeded into the groups as follows:
|Group A||Group B|
In the opening matches of Group A PNC will face Leaoh, while Surrender will play with Casie. In the Group B first series Liooon will compete with tom60229, while Fenomeno will play with bloodyface. Top two players from each group will advance to playoffs, which will feature a single-elimination bracket with best-of-three regular matches and best-of-five finals.
GrandMasters 2019 Global Finals will be livestreamed at Twitch. The event is part of BlizzCon, which will also feature competitions in Overwatch, StarCraft II and other Blizzard titles.