Results of 2018 Hearthstone Global Games Finals
2018-11-07

Results of 2018 Hearthstone Global Games Finals

This weekend concluded the final stage of 2018 Hearthstone Global Games. In the grand finals of a $570,000 event the Chinese national team defeated the representatives of Brazil with the 3-0 score.

2018 Hearthstone Global Games started on July 17th and featured 48 national teams competing for a $570,000 prize pool. Its final stage was held on November 2nd-3rd at Blizzcon and included eight best teams. First, they competed in two GSL groups, and then top two teams from each group advanced to a single-elimination playoffs bracket. All matches within the tournament were best-of-five.

Both China and Brazil placed first in their groups: China defeated New Zealand (3:1) and Hong Kong (3:2) in Group A, while Brazil outplayed Bulgaria (3:0) and Norway (3:1) in Group B. In the semifinals China defeated Norway (3:0), while Brazil were able to beat New Zealand (3:0). The final series concluded with the 3:0 score in favour of China.

Group Stage:

Group A Group B
1. China 2-0 6-3 1. Brazil 2-0 6-1
2. New Zealand 2-1 7-7 2. Norway 2-1 7-7
3. Hong Kong 1-2 7-8 3. Bulgaria 1-2 4-7
4. Spain 0-2 4-6 4. Singapore 0-2 3-6

Playoffs Bracket:

Tournament Results:

Place $ USD Team
1st $50,000 China
2nd $40,000 Brazil
3rd-4th $30,000 New Zealand, Norway
5th-6th $20,000 Bulgaria, Hong Kong
7th-8th $12,000 Singapore, Spain