Masters Tour: Fall Championship - Survival Guide - With Drops!

In the dying days of October, the first Masters Tour Fall Championship is being fought over. 16 players from all over the world will compete to earn a share of the $50,000 prize pool. It will also be the last chance for players to win a spot at the World Championship, which will be held later this year!

This year's eSports season consists of many changes from previous years, including being the final year for Grandmasters. A full list of changes can be found in a previous eSports article.

Quick Facts

  • Venue: The Forests of Kalimdor
  • Stream: the Hearthstone YouTube channel.
  • Dates:
    • Pacific Timezone: Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30 at 12:00 am
    • EU Timezone: Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30 at 9:00 am
    • Korean Timezone: Friday, October 28 – Sunday, October 30 at 4:00 pm
  • Prize Pool: $50,000
  • Format: 4 Decks, Best-of-5 Conquest w/ a Ban
  • Casters: Unknown at time of publication.

Drops Are Back!

Viewers can earn up to two Murder at Castle Nathria cards packs for watching. After watching 2 hours you'll receive your first pack -- watch an additional 2 hours for the second. Time is cumulative, so you don't have to watch all at once. Be sure to link your YouTube and accounts to receive your prizes -- directions can be found here.

Tournament Format

Each match will be played with a 4-deck, best-of-five Conquest Format with a ban.


Hearthstone Masters Fall Championship will be played over three days:

Day 1 will feature 7 matches.

Day 2 will feature 10 matches.

Day 3 will feature 10 matches with the winners advancing to a single-elimination playoff round, followed by the Top 4 players competing for the title of Masters Summer Champion!

World Championships

With the changes to this year's season, eligibility for the World Championship has changed. Below is a breakdown of who will be participating this year.


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