National ESL hosts $12,000 Hearthstone pre season

In honor of Hearthstone's open beta, National ESL is hosting a $12,000 Hearthstone pre season.


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The American arm of the Electronic Sports League, NESL, announced a $12,000 Hearthstone pre season earlier this week in honor of the game reaching open beta.

Are you an NA #Hearthstone player? @NationalESL welcomes their 12-week $12,000 @PlayHearthstone Pre-Season.

— ESL (@ESL) January 31, 2014

Each Sunday the league will host a $500.00 open tournament and each Tuesday will host a King of the Hill tournament in which the the last man standing will also walk away with $500.00. The King of the Hill event will be streamed on NESL TV.

Open tournament matches are best of three until the quarter finals, where it then turns into a best of five. After each loss the player must choose a new class.

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