Overview

Hontour Season 3

Playoffs

For 7 months Newerth's best teams have battled it out, butting heads in attempts to earn a spot in the World Finals.

Sync eSports has already guaranteed their trip to Thailand. As for the 12 other competitors - they're ready to do whatever it takes to come out on top and earn their ticket to World Finals!

Only 1 more team will qualify for The World Finals
Tune in to find out who!

Prize Pool

The Champions of Season 3 Playoffs earn a trip to Bangkok, Thailand to compete against the best of the best in the WORLD FINALS!

Current World Finals Prize Pool: $80,000 (Base) + $45,000 (NA/EU contributions) + ??? (Other regional contributions)

With the additions of the community funding from other regions, this year's World Finals is shaping up to be the biggest in HoN's history!

Format

The Playoffs start with two Double Elimination groups. The top 2 teams per group advance to the Playoffs Bracket.


Group A: Ranks 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13

Group B: Ranks 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12

Playoffs Bracket

The Champion will be determined through a 4 teams Single Elimination stage culminating in a Best-of-5 epic showdown!

Coverage

Led by the infamous BreakyCPK and joined by his cocaster Mini, Honcast will be covering the majority of the post-season action!


Stream: twitch.tv/honcast

Saintrox

The HoN Tour Season 3 Playoffs are sure to bring some heat. Here are the casters that will be delivering that action directly to your monitor.

During the Groups on Saturdays, two matches will be played in the same time. On these days SaintroX will help with the casting duties!


Stream: twitch.tv/saintrox

Teams

Sync eSports

1

Rank #1 team immediately qualifies for World Finals 2015.

Willow- Keeper

2

Reason Gaming

3

Nullstone Gaming

4

Fresh

5

Night
Raid

6

Shrek is Love

7

Team
Who

8

Coollo

9

The Solaire Club

10

Ride my Rocket

11

FROG No HIPPO

12

Dont
Care

13

Ranks 2 - 13 qualify for playoffs, winner goes to the World Finals.

SYNC ESports
Rank    #1
Points    21,675

The undisputed Champions of Season 3. They won seven out of eight Cycles and only lost once to BMG, making them the strongest team in competitive HoN right now.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
insania
Flensmeister
KheZu
Zlapped
m`ICKe
Sub: Panny
Sub
Sub
Sub
willowkeeper
Rank    #2
Points    16,325

The team to beat in the Playoffs. They finished second in Diamond many times this Season, usually only bowing to Sync, and are favored to succeed here.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Fusen
RootOf_z
baltazar`
Kracke
Boxi
Sub
Sub
Sub
Sub
Reason Gaming
Rank    #3
Points    11,850

One of the oldest teams still active. They have played hard since Season 1 and despite having a bad few cycles at the end of 2014, they are stronger than ever now.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
ImbaBoy
Z4NE
Nir
Mbrei
ChaoIy
Sub: OwnedMe
Sub: Tankafett
Sub
Sub
Nullstone Gaming
Rank    #4
Points    11,350

The current top Northern American team. Appeared out of nowhere this Season and established dominance over many European squads. A true challenger for Thailand.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
WhaT_YoU_GoT
BeaverBanger
Resher
FuzzySloth
oscah
Sub: `Drentz
Sub
Sub
Sub
Fresh
Rank    #5
Points    8,400

The team formerly known as Dawn. They started making waves during Carnage in Caldavar, then entered and sometimes dominated Diamond Division. A favourite if they have a good day.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
cerenia
L4byr1nth
probusk
Xibbe
ICELANDGOGO
Sub: BigArlong
Sub
Sub
Sub
Night Raid
Rank    #6
Points    5,754

Considered to be the second best Northern American team. Showed strong for a few cylces, but they are in slump. If they're serious, they'll be dangerous in the Playoffs.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
KingPlato
Kookiez
NlGHTMARES
Present25
mzry
Sub: ggslayer
Sub: EchoX
Sub
Sub
Shrek is Love
Rank    #7
Points    5,575

Ogres with the ability to baffle their opponents. They started properly in Carnage in Caldavar and have since cycled between high Gold and Diamond divisions.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Kluckmuck
MightyMarcus
Horspel
TheDenverPro
Massera
Sub
Sub
Sub
Sub
Team Who
Rank    #8
Points    5,200

Who? A team with a long history and players from several old teams. First DONKEKONG, then Prime Icarus, now this. A Gold team that is clearly a Diamond in the rough.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
jLmcarryyou
Slaskedyret
Shorkan
sertas
YUGOBIC
Sub
Sub
Sub
Sub
CoolIo
Rank    #9
Points    3,925

Moes Tavern turned WOP DASH, turned CoolIo. A team of great players, they have seen some real action this Season. They may be Gold Division but might go a long distance here.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
ArchiTigeR
AddroW
Streufutter
markusmoi
TiMe2DiE
Sub: Superkge
Sub
Sub
Sub
The Solaire Club
Rank    #10
Points    3,000

A fun team to watch, the Club started competitve during Carnage in Caldavar and improved steadily through HoN Tour Gold Division and Weekly Cups.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
NoobMcNoob
jistman
Armyofmums
Canondwarf
Stanmarch
Sub: Rashiee
Sub: h4xx0rd00d3
Sub
Sub
Ride my Rocket
Rank    #11
Points    2,150

Quality players who decided to get competitive again long after the Season started. The fact that they qualified for the Playoffs speaks to their skill.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
ImbaPingu
Teltook
sydsvenskan
TheForgot3n1
PlatyChris
Sub
Sub
Sub
Sub
FROG No HIPPO
Rank    #12
Points    2,100

An up and coming team from Gold Division, these guys have steadily gained points and experience and are now in the Playoffs. Have the cutest team logo in HoN.

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
BoarBeater
BigBigDik
StupidStu
DummyYummy
pishie
Sub: Narcy
Sub
Sub
Sub
Dont Care
Rank    #13
Points    2,040

Once known as Catman Champions, these guys started to play together this Season and even though they seemingly Don't Care, they still managed to get quite far!

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
babybkid
Solo`Vulka
`Okami
kruzh1
CptStrawHat_
Sub
Sub
Sub
Sub

Watch

Group A

Feb 10th - 15th | Double elimination (Best of 3)

Two teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs Bracket where the winning team will earn a spot in the World Finals in Thailand!

Winners Bracket Semifinals
Feb 10 - 12:00 EST | 18:00 CET

1

willowkeeper
2
CoolIo
1
Watch VOD
Feb 12 - 11:15 EST | 17:15 CET

2

Fresh
2
Night Raid
0
Watch VOD
Winners Bracket Finals
Feb 14 - 15:00 EST | 21:00 CET

 willowkeeper
1
 Fresh
2
Watch VOD
Playoffs Bracket (A1)
Losers Bracket RO4
Feb 14 - 12:30 EST | 18:30 CET

1

Dont Care
0
 CoolIo
2
Watch VOD
Feb 14 - 12:00 EST | 18:00 CET

2

The Solaire Club
2
Night Raid
1
Watch VOD
Losers Bracket RO2
Feb 15 - 12:00 EST | 18:00 CET

 CoolIo
2
 The Solaire Club
0
Watch VOD
Losers Bracket Finals
Feb 15 - 15:00 EST | 21:00 CET

 CoolIo
0
 willowkeeper
2
Watch VOD
Playoffs Bracket (A2)

Playoffs Bracket

Feb 28th - March 1st | Single Elimination
(Semifinals - BO3, Grand Finals - BO5)

Two teams from each group will advance to the Playoffs Bracket where the winning team will earn a spot in the World Finals in Thailand!

Semifinals
Feb 28 - 12:00 EST | 18:00 CET

1

Fresh
2
Nullstone Gaming
1
Feb 28 - 15:00 EST | 21:00 CET

2

willowkeeper
2
Reason Gaming
1
Grand Finals
March 1 - 12:00 EST | 18:00 CET

 Fresh
0
 willowkeeper
3
World Finals

Format

The team that ranks 1st in the HoN Tour standings will instantly qualify for the HoN Tour Season 3 World Finals!


Group A: Ranks 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13

Group B: Ranks 3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12

News

Playoffs - Final Four Preview By: Blaze   |   02/28/2015

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Group B Recap - Part 2 By: Blaze   |   02/26/2015

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Group B Recap - Part 1 By: Blaze   |   02/26/2015

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Playoffs Team Highlight - FROG No HIPPO and Asian Reflexes By: Blaze   |   02/21/2015

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Interview With FROG No HIPPO By: Blaze   |   02/21/2015

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Post-Game Interview With Group A Winners, Fresh By: quincy0191   |   02/19/2015

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Playoffs Match Preview - Stones vs Ogres By: Blaze   |   02/19/2015

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Group A Recap - Part 2 By: Blaze   |   02/16/2015

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Group A Recap - Part 1 By: Blaze   |   02/16/2015

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Playoffs Team Highlight - Solaire Club and Dont Care By: Blaze   |   02/14/2015

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Interview with The Solaire Club By: Blaze   |   02/13/2015

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Playoffs Match Preview - Fresh vs Night Raid By: Blaze   |   02/12/2015

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Playoffs Match Preview - tree vs COOL By: Blaze   |   02/09/2015

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Hontour Season 3 - Playoffs Portal Launched! By: The Admin Team   |   02/09/2015

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Hontour Season 3 - Playoffs and World Finals By: The Admin Team   |   12/23/2014

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