Alexey Barsukov HellRaisers Hearthstone
March 27, 2017 ShtanUdachi News
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ShtanUdachi was crowned champion as he defeated fr0zen in the finals of the Hearthstone Winter Championship. ShtanUdachi also clinched himself a spot at the World Championship with his top four finish.
Showing off his mastery of the game with lightning fast play, ShtanUdachi was the most dominant player of the field. It was not until his semifinal matchup with SamuelTsao that he even faced an elimination game. After advancing to the championship, ShtanUdachi said he wanted to go against fr0zen because of how nervous he was earlier in the tournament, and he got the matchup he wanted. fr0zen was not nervous in this matchup as it turned into a thrilling seven-game series. ShtanUdachi was able to edge out a close victory in Game 7 through some wild combos to earn his championship. ShtanUdachi received $60,000 and a spot at the World Championships with the win and holds the crown of first ever global seasonal championship winner.