Blizzard has announced a $250,000 prize pool for Hearthstone
's Americas Qualifier Tournament. The breakdown is $100,000 for first place, $50,000 for second place, $15,000 for third and fourth place, $7,500 for fifth through eighth place, and $5,000 for ninth through sixteenth place. The Americas Qualifiers will include a total of 130 participants, including Legend-ranked players in the Hearthstone
ladder and top players from community tournaments.
The full details of the tournament can be seen on Battle.net
. It's sure to be a cutthroat competition -- of 130 participants, only 4 will go on to compete in the World Championships