The 2018 Hearthstone Championship Tour Americas Summer Playoffs Survival Guide
This weekend is home to the HCT Americas Summer Playoffs 2018! The top four players from this event will be attending the Summer Championship near the end of June.
All the details you need for the event can be found down below. All decklists can also be found here with the usual stats.
HCT Americas Summer Playoffs Schedule
The schedule for this weekend's event can be found below. If your timezone isn't listed, get out that calculator! The first day will be 6 rounds of Swiss with the final round of Swiss taking place on Day 2 before all Double Elimination bracket matches.
PDT (UTC -7)
EDT (UTC -4)
CEST (UTC +2)
JST (UTC +9)
|May 12||08:00||11:00||17:00||00:00 (May 13)|
|May 13||08:00||11:00||17:00||00:00 (May 14)|
HCT Americas Summer Playoffs Format
- Best of Five Conquest.
- Each player bans one of the opponent's decks.
- Top 8 from Swiss move to the Double Elimination Stage.
- If a player loses 4 matches, they no longer receive games in the Swiss bracket and are eliminated from the event.
- Top 4 from Double Elim. go to the Summer Championships.
HCT Americas Summer Playoffs Brackets
We will not be covering the brackets here but you can check them out as they get updated from the event over on Battlefy.
HCT Americas Summer Playoffs Stream
You can watch all the action on the main stream at Twitch.tv/PlayHearthstone.