The first season of Hearthstone Grandmasters 2021 will begin on April 9 when the top 48 Hearthstone players in the world will compete to crown a new champion.
Between the first and seventh week of each season, players will compete in a series of tournaments to earn a place in the Top 8. They will receive points based on the number of wins accumulated each week. The Grandmasters will also have multiple game formats: the first two weeks, in fact, will be Conquest. From there, the players will have to compete in two Specialist weekends, Last Hero Standing and in another Conquest period.
These Hearthstone tournaments will lead to the week eight playoffs, which will involve the best 8 players of each circuit. Up for grabs an invitation to the Hearthstone World Championship for each region. Ahead of the second season of Hearthstone Grandmasters, the players with the most points from the 2021 Masters Tour will also fill the first four slots open for each region.
How to get Heartstone free packs
The Hearthstone community will be able to earn completely free card packs simply by watching live tournaments on YouTube. There will be a total of six card packs available for each participant. Players can acquire the Year of the Phoenix packs during the opening weekend. Over the next seven weeks, viewers will also be able to earn two more of these packs of cards. As for the week 8 playoffs, Hearthstone fans will be able to get two card packs from the brand new Forged in the Savannahs just enjoying the show.
To partecipate, viewers must link their YouTube account to Blizzard. In addition to these free drops, throughout the year, the community will have the opportunity to earn even more packages both during season 2 of the Hearthstone Grandmasters, both during the remaining Masters Tours and during the Hearthstone World Championship. To receive YouTube Drops, participants must first visit the Account Sharing section. They then need to click on the “Connect” button located next to Battle.net, under “Connected Apps”. By doing so, the accounts will be linked and you will be ready to get your Heartstone packs for free!