Starcraft 2 Esports

BlizzCon 2017: Overwatch World Cup, HGC, WCS, Arena Championship esports recap In addition to new information from all our favorite games, there were also some amazing esports events at BlizzCon 2017. Here’s a quick recap of all the action that occurred this weekend in Anaheim.

Esport competition springs into 2017 It’s an exciting week in esports, as the Miami Heat acquired EU organization Misfits, who fields teams for Hearthstone, Overwatch, and Heroes of the Storm. This is the second NBA team to make the leap into the digital arena, with the 76ers having claimed a piece of the team Dignitas pie.




Roster shuffling as the 2017 Blizzard esports calendar begins It’s a fresh new year, and many teams are taking this opportunity to start fresh. Some competitive calendars are just starting to heat up for 2017, and a few organizations are taking these last few days before competitions begin in earnest to either solidify their rosters or cut them altogether.

IEM Gyeonggi and holiday esports fun to follow this weekend The year is winding to its close, so the esports we’re seeing this weekend are particularly festive. We’ve already had a taste with the Overwatch Monthly Melee being renamed last week, but now even Blizzard is getting in on the act.

Surprise retirements and IEM anticipation this week in Blizzard esports This week the esports world was mostly dominated by hype for the Intel Extreme Masters tournaments, going on next weekend. The talent we’ll see on the StarCraft 2 and Overwatch casts was announced.

Overwatch, Heroes, and more upcoming esports to watch It’s Friday, Friday. You gotta get down on Friday.




Dreamhack Winter, IEM and Gold League esports events streaming this week After all the Thanksgiving Day football shenanigans — wait, since when are the Lions good? — it’s good to get back into the swing of esports.

BlizzCon 2016 esports champions crowned It was just a few short days of esports, but five world champions were crowned at BlizzCon 2016. Here’s a rundown of the final match ups of these championship competitions.



BlizzCon esports weekend recap: StarCraft 2, Hearthstone, Overwatch The action continued over the weekend, and now there’s only one Overwatch World Cup session to go before this BlizzCon esports Opening Week is in the history books. Here’s our coverage of day one, day two, and day three if you missed it.

BlizzCon esports day three recap: StarCraft 2, Hearthstone, WoW Arena, Heroes BlizzCon Opening Week started out pretty well as we expected, but day three was a roller coaster ride. We’ve got links to our coverage of day one and day two if you need a refresher.

BlizzCon esports day two recap: StarCraft 2, Hearthstone, Heroes Day two of BlizzCon esports got off to an early start, even for those of us following along from more eastward time zones than Pacific. There’s a lot to get to, so let’s get to it!

BlizzCon esports opening week competition winds down BlizzCon isn’t quite here yet, but the opening week of esports matches is nearly over. That leaves us with the big event itself on the horizon.

American wins Korean StarCraft 2 Championship In the wee hours of the morning, history was being made in Seoul, South Korea. Neeb, an eighteen year old American, defeated Trap to take home the gold in the StarCraft 2 2016 KeSPA Cup. This is Neeb’s first major tournament win.