FACEIT, the world's leading competitive gaming platform, will be hosting the Hearthstone Invitational Presented by XFINITY, a production of Twitch, on 4-5 June. Matches will be broadcast live on www.twitch.tv/faceittv and will be shoutcasted by recognized figures such as Dan "Frodan" Chou, Simon “Sottle” Welsch, Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy and Jakub “Lothar” Szygulski.
Players will be divided into the two factions; Horde and Alliance. They will battle their way through their faction bracket, in best-of-five matches, to enter the Grand Final and honor their faction.
A total of $15,000 will be on the line, with the following players competing for their share of the prize:
- C9 Kolento
- Na’Vi Xixo
- G2 Lifecoach
- Liquid Sjow
- Na’Vi Ostkaka
- G2 Thijs
- coL SuperJJ
- TSM Trump
- C9 Strifecro
- Liquid Dog
- Archon Amnesiac
- Archon Amaz
- C9 Firebat
- TS Eloise
- GamersOrigin Purple
Tune in live on June 4-5, starting at 15:00 CEST / 09:00 EDT, on www.twitch.tv/faceittv!
The Hearthstone Invitational commemorates the upcoming Warcraft feature film, which is set to release on June 10 in the US.
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FACEIT is the leading competitive platform for online multiplayer games, with more than 4 million users logging in a total of over 6 million online game sessions each month. FACEIT allows players to easily play in tournaments and leagues for virtual and real-world prizes through automated tournament management and matchmaking technology. For developers, FACEIT’s advanced software development kit (SDK) allows game creators to easily integrate user-friendly matchmaking and tournaments into their titles to allow gamers to take part in competitive online games at all skill levels. esports organizers, players and communities use FACEIT to create and manage online competitions. For more information on FACEIT, please visit www.faceit.com.
Twitch is the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers. Each month, more than 100 million community members gather to watch and talk about video games with more than 1.7 million broadcasters. Twitch’s video platform is the backbone of both live and on-demand distribution for the entire video game ecosystem. This includes game developers, publishers, media outlets, events, user generated content, and the entire esports scene. Twitch also features Twitch Creative, a category devoted to artists and the creative process. For more information about Twitch, visit the official website and blog.