MLG StarCraft II Heart of the Swarm Winter Season Showdowns

Watch as top players battle it out in Online Winter Showdowns leading up to the Exhibition Tournament at the MLG Winter Championships in Dallas.


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MajorLeagueGaming is holding an invite-only online Winter Season Showdown that will feature 56 of the best StarCraft II players from around the world playing StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm before it is released on March 12. The online broadcast will start on Monday, February 4 through Friday March 8. Each weeknight and on select Sundays you can tune in at 5pm (EST) to watch a showdown between two great players.

The 28 players who win their Showdowns will advance to an invite only exhibition tournament with the top four from MLG 2012 Fall Championships (Life, Leenock, Flash, and Bomber) at the Winter Championships in Dallas on March 15-17. See below for the schedule, players, and more.

Winter Season Showdowns Live Stream

MLG Winter Season Showdown Schedule

All Broadcasts begin at 5 pm EST

  • Monday 2/4 - PartinG vs Fantasy
  • Tuesday 2/5 - Roro vs Hero
  • Wednesday 2/6 - Innovation vs Ty
  • Thursday 2/7 - Soulkey vs Last
  • Friday 2/8 - Rain vs Flying
  • Sunday 2/10 - Sase vs Snute
  • Monday 2/11 - Nerchio vs BabyKnight
  • Tuesday 2/12 - StephanO vs Titan
  • Wednesday 2/13 - MaNa vs Bly
  • Thursday 2/14 - Socke vs ThorZaIN
  • Friday 2/15 - Ret vs Feast

Broadcasts for the following below TBA

  • Grubby vs DIMAGA
  • Sen vs Moonglade
  • MC vs aLive
  • TaeJa vs viOLet
  • HerO vs Polt
  • Creator vs Nestea
  • MVP vs Curious
  • Sniper vs Seed
  • MKP vs Gumiho
  • DRG vs Jjakji
  • Scarlett vs Goswser
  • IdrA vs Ddoro
  • Fenix vs State
  • Vibe vs Illusion
  • ViBE vs Illusion
  • Suppy vs Maker
  • Killer vs qxc
  • HuK vs Sasquatch

Watch as the players battle it out in there regions. There will only be 5 spots for the KESPA players, 5 spots for the ESF players, 3 Spots for Independent/Western, 7 spots for NA players, 7 spots for EU players, and 1 spot for Southeast Asia players.

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