How to watch the World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament
How to watch the World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament
How to watch the World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

How to watch the World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament

The event will feature a combined prize pool of $100,000
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The World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament will kick off on Friday and feature a combined prize pool of $100,000.

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Classic Arena Tournament

After duking it out against other teams, the top eight squads from Europe and North America earned a place in the World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament. The upcoming event will feature 3v3 and best-of-seven matches while showcasing some classic arena PvP action.

Tournament schedule. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

According to an announcement, fans can catch all the World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament action on the official Twitch and YouTube channels between Friday and Sunday. The live broadcast will also be available in French.

The livestreams will begin at 1 p.m. ET each day. Competitors will be able to stream their own matches during the event as well.

Below are the prize pool details:

  • $100,000 total prize pool
  • 1st place: $17,000
  • 2nd place: $12,000
  • 3rd place: $8,000
  • 4th place: $5,000
  • 5th/6th place: $2,500
  • 7th/8th place: $1,500
Tournament information for the North America region. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Top teams and what to expect

As for the top eight teams of each region, they received an invitation to the event by claiming victory over their opponents on Feb. 12.

The teams from North America and Europe that will fight for the gold in the upcoming World of Warcraft Classic Arena Tournament will include the following:

  • North America: Sup Fresh, Fishstick Gaming, Kick Aimed Shot, Congrats Flaberz, Surfs Up, No Glaives, B I N G B O N G and PHD In Misery.
  • Europe: Blackwater Gaming, Bald Pythons, Got Renamed, J.B. Phelps Insta, Scarabs, Naixi Demon King, Poland Mountain and Czsk Pumpers.
Tournament information for the European region
Tournament information for the European region. | Provided by Blizzard Entertainment

Blizzard revealed its cast lineup for the upcoming World of Warcraft tournament as well. The individuals who will provide commentary during the event include Gillian “Eiya” Long, Mohammed “Ziqo” Beshir, Sid “Supatease” Compston and Elliott “Venruki” Venczel.

During the broadcast, World of Warcraft Classic Lead Software Engineer Brian Birmingham will also make an appearance, according to Blizzard.

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