2018 Heroes of the Storm Global Championship Mid-Season Brawl
The Mid-Season Brawl is the first global competition on the HGC calendar. Showcasing 12 teams from around the world, it brings the first phase to a close by crowning a champion and establishing the pecking order for the second half of the year. As the home regions for the teams that won the Eastern Clash and Western Clash, respectively, HGC Korea and HGC Europe each send a third team to the tournament.
- Group Stage: Monster Energy DreamHack Studio, Stockholm, Sweden
- Playoffs: DreamHack, Elmia Convention Center, Jönköping, Sweden
250,000 USD is spread among the teams as seen below:
- Group Stage: Round-Robin
- All sets are Bo2.
- Winner receives 3 points.
- Both teams receive 1 point if the set is a draw.
- Top 2 from each group advance to Upper Bracket of Playoffs.
- 3rd and 4th from each group advance to Lower Bracket of Playoffs.
- Playoffs: Double Elimination
- All matches are Bo5 except the Finals.
- Finals are Bo7. The Upper Bracket team starts with a 1-game advantage.
- Kaelaris (James Carrol)
- Heccu (Anastasija Tolmačeva)
*placement decided by a tiebreaker match
For detailed results click here.
- 2018-05-09 | The MSB Group Stage Matches You’re Most Excited For by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-05-18 | Destination: Sweden by Blizzard
- Mindfreak’s Road to Redemption by Dylan Walker of Blizzard 2018-05-25 |
- Luna Meow Reach Their Final Destination by Dylan Walker of Blizzard 2018-05-29 |
- Another Rodeo for North America by Dylan Walker of Blizzard | 2018-05-30 |
- The Only Trophy Korea Hasn’t Won by Dylan Walker of Blizzard | | 2018-05-31 |
- Defending the Throne: Meet the Masters of Europe by Dylan Walker of Blizzard | | 2018-06-01 |
- The New Faces from China by Dylan Walker of Blizzard | 2018-06-04 |
- 2018-06-05 | Group-Stage Gladiators by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-06-06 | Mid-Season Scouting Report by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-06-15 | Mid-Season Brawl Playoff Picture by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-06-14 | What We Learned From The Group Stage by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-06-18 | A Champion Is Crowned in Jönköping by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-06-22 | What We Learned from the Mid-Season Brawl by Dylan Walker of Blizzard
- 2018-06-25 | Episode 1 by Blizzard
- 2018-06-27 | Episode 2 by Blizzard
- 2018-06-29 | Episode 3 by Blizzard