Esports at the 2018 Asian Games – Hearthstone tournament

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Hearthstone
at the 2018 Asian Games
VenueBritAma Arena
Dates31 August
Competitors8 from 8 nations
Medalists
gold medal 
silver medal 
bronze medal 
2022 →

The Hearthstone tournament at the 2018 Asian Games was an eSports demonstration event that was contested on 31 August 2018.[1] It was won by Lo Tsz Kin (Kin0531) of Hong Kong.

Qualification[edit]

Hearthstone qualification were determined through online matches.[2] Indonesia as hosts automatically qualifies.[3]

Means of qualification Vacancies Qualifier
Host country 1  Indonesia
East Asia Qualifier 2  Hong Kong
 Japan
Southeast Asia Qualifier 2  Vietnam
 Thailand
South Asia Qualifier 1  India
Central Asia Qualifier 1  Kyrgyzstan
West Asia Qualifier 1  Saudi Arabia

Regional qualification[edit]

A round robin format was used for the qualification tournaments.[3]

Players[edit]

The following eight players participated in the Hearthstone tournament.[4]

Tournament[edit]

The format used for this event was best of five, single elimination.[5]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsGold Medal Game
 
          
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 
 India3
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Japan2
 
 India2
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Hong Kong3
 
 Hong Kong3
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Kyrgyzstan0
 
 Hong Kong3
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Indonesia1
 
 Thailand1
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Indonesia3
 
 Indonesia3
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Vietnam2 Bronze Medal Game
 
 Saudi Arabia1
 
31 August - BritAma Arena
 
 Vietnam3
 
 India3
 
 
 Vietnam2
 

Results[edit]

Rank Team
1st, gold medalist(s)  Hong Kong
2nd, silver medalist(s)  Indonesia
3rd, bronze medalist(s)  India
4  Vietnam

References[edit]

  1. ^ Etchells, Daniel. "Schedule for Asian Games esports demonstration event released". Inside the Games. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  2. ^ "AESF announced results of the Regional Qualifier Competitions for the Asian Games 2018". Asian Electronic Sports Federation. 22 June 2018. Archived from the original on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2018.
  3. ^ a b "AESF Game Result" (PDF). Asian Electronic Sports Federation. 11 July 2018. Archived from the original (PDF) on 31 August 2018. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Hearthstone Headlines Esports at the Asian Games". Hearthstone. Blizzard Entertainment. Retrieved 11 July 2018.
  5. ^ https://www.aesf.com/Road-To-Asian-Games-2018/