The matches have been played, the VODs are in the casters’ hands, and the stage is set. In roughly 7 hours from the time I post this, the Prismata Cup finals will be aired.
Date: Sunday, August 3rd, 2014
Time: 6:00pm EDT
Casters: Trump and Hafu
The Prismata Cup is a merit-based tournament open only to high-rank legends. 32 incredibly good players—likely the strongest field of any Hearthstone tournament that has taken place thus far—competed in a competitive 5-round Swiss format, with those having 4-0 or 4-1 records advancing to the single elimination finals that will be broadcast today.
Tempo Storm Gaara, one of the finalists, claims that this tournament produced the best matches ever recorded in Hearthstone history. Having taken a peek at the VODs myself, I couldn’t agree more. If you watch one Hearthstone tournament this year, watch the Prismata Cup finals. Below are five reasons why: