Hearthstone's second Battlegrounds team tournament is here! We've got 16 participants divided into 4 teams and they'll be competing for their share of the $200,000 prize pool.

The tournament begins at 9 AM Pacfic (12 PM Eastern, 6 PM CEST). This is half an hour after the free packs drops start (refer to table below).

Update: Amaz is no longer a part of the tournament and has been replaced by Slysssa.

Free Ashes of Outland Packs

Twitch Drops have returned! For today only, you can earn yourself up to 2 Ashes of Outland packs simply by watching Hearthstone on Twitch.

  • Watch 2 total hours of Hearthstone on Twitch to get 1 Ashes of Outland Pack
  • Watch 4 total hours of Hearthstone on Twitch to get 1 additional Ashes of Outland Pack (2 total packs)

There is an 11-hour window to watch for packs, so here's a handy table to show you times in a bunch of timezones! You can watch any Hearthstone stream to be eligible for the packs.

 West Coast
East Coast
June 23 (Start)08:3011:3017:3000:30 (June 24)
June 23 (End)19:3022:3004:30 (June 24)11:30 (June 24)


Here are all 16 participants and their team names.

Southsea Swashbucklers

Bloodsail Buccaneers

Northsea Navigators

Fogsail Freebooters

Battleground Brawl: Pirates & Mayhem Prizing

In the tournament, four teams of four players will go head-to-head in order to find out the true masters of the game mode. 

Two players from each team will play a round of Battlegrounds against each other and earn points based on their finish as follows:

  • 1st place awards 5 points
  • 2nd place awards 4 points
  • 3rd place awards 2 points
  • 4th place awards 1 point

Players ending up 5th-8th won't earn any points.

The prize money is distributed as follows:

  1. $20,000 per player
  2. $12,500 per player
  3. $10,000 per player
  4. $7,500 per player

Watch Battlegrounds Brawl: Pirates & Mayhem

You can watch on Twitch, which is required for the drops, or over on YouTube. All participants are also streaming their own point of view so if you enjoy the content from any of the attendees, support them and give 'em a watch! The Twitch stream is embedded below.