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Hot(S) E-Sport NEWS#2

Author: Dmytro Voloshyn
17-Jun-2015

Category: News

While NA scene is buzzing about North America Open tournament and Team Cognitive roster changes, Well Met became Roccat and DreamHack Summer has finished. Also check nice infographic about Enter the Storm#2 by Gamers2.

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Enter the Storm infographic by Games2

DreamHack Summer has finished!
Team Cognitive have acquired two new players! 
North America June Open
WELL MET is no more!

Enter the Storm infographic by Games2

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Almost two weeks ago finished Enter the Storm#2, probably, one of the biggest HOTS tournaments to date.
Guys from Gamers2 did a nice job summarizing the event in neat infographic. Inside you will find tons of useful info, such as final standings and hero stats, neglected heroes and heroes that didn't win any game, as well as pick rate of battlegrounds.

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http://www.gamers2.com/enter-the-storm-2-infographic/


DreamHack Summer has finished!

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Four day event is now over. HOTS was one of the many games presented on the event. Heroes of the Storm tournament featured 4 teams - Na’Vi, Games2, Team Liquid and Fnatic. While 3 first teams were invited to the event, Fnatic have made their way through the BYOC qualifier. Qualifier that allowed anyone to get the spot in the main event - you just had to bring in your PC, to the LAN event, and register as a participant! Heroes tournament itself lasted for 1 day. Format was double elimination, with BO3 until the finals, with finals being BO5. Check the links below to know the results and watch the VODs.

SPOILER WARNING - link to the results


Team Cognitive have acquired two new players!

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Recently departed captain and warrior player of Tempo Storm, Glaurung is now new flex player for the team Cognitive. Reshuffle doesn’t stop here, as team also welcomes new player named iakona, previously a support for team Stellar Lotus. With these two additions to their roster, Team Cognitive is now looking solid and will have a good chances of winning matches versus other professional NA teams. 

http://www.heroesevo.com/glaurung-and-iakona-join-cognitive/


North America June Open

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Road to Blizzcon has started, with the June Open Qualifiers, for NA players. The event lasted for two days, and featured nearly 100 teams battling for solid prize pool, and opportunity to get the slot in the World Championship! Now, that the qualifiers are over, only 8 teams remain. These teams will proceed to TOP 8 Tournament, with double elimination bracket and BO3 format. Prize pool is featured for all the 8 teams, while rest of the teams, which placed from 8 to 32, get Battle.net balance codes. More info and details, on the event, format and schedule, are by the links below.

http://us.battle.net/heroes/en/blog/19801926/north-america-june-open-live-this-weekend-6-12-2015
http://play.eslgaming.com/heroesofthestorm/americas/championship
http://play.eslgaming.com/heroesofthestorm/americas/championship/na-open-june-top-8/rankings/


WELL MET is no more!

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With HasuObs retirement from MouseSports, last week, it was only a matter of time until he has been acquired by another organization. In his farewell letter he stated that he has decided to finish his RTS career and fully focus on HOTS, but that means parting ways with MouseSports, and playing under the name of different organization.
No wonder that Heroes of the Storm team with famous RTS players, in its roster, have been acquired by Roccat. The performance of team, in past few months, has been incredible so it was logical that they will be sponsored by some solid organization in the future. 

https://www.facebook.com/TEAMROCCAT/photos/a.197732800421748.1073741829.185120511682977/365560626972297/?type=1&theater
http://www.reddit.com/r/heroesofthestorm/comments/39fpwy/hi_rheroesofthestorm_we_have_a_hots_team_former/



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