#1 - Nov. 28, 2020, 5:50 p.m.
Blizzard Post

Following two Grandmasters seasons and six Masters Tours, we are gearing up to conclude the year with the Hearthstone 2020 World Championship! With $500,000 (USD) on the line, the top eight players in the world are set to meet on December 12-13 to see who will join the Hall of Champions and finish off 2020 as the next Hearthstone World Champion.

We recently asked each of the competitors a series of quick-fire questions to learn more about them ahead of the 2020 World Championship. Let’s get to know Vladislav “SilverName” Sinotov.

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SilverName has been a staple of the competitive Hearthstone scene since he earned second place at the ESL Hearthstone Legendary Series – Katowice in 2016. Wearing his heart on his sleeve, SilverName has earned the admiration of a large following within the Hearthstone community with emotional and unpredictable play. With a clean 3-0 sweep of Raphael “Bunnyhoppor” Peltzer in the Season 1 EU Finals, SilverName secured his seat at the 2020 World Championship. Despite relegation from Grandmasters following Season 2, he is focused on proving his that his rightful place is in the Hall of Champions.  

HS Esports: What is your greatest strength at Hearthstone?

SilverName: Concentration.

HS Esports: Prior to Madness at the Darkmoon Faire, what has been your favorite deck from 2020?

SilverName: Tempo Mage.

HS Esports: What is your favorite Hearthstone card of all time?

SilverName: Classic!

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HS Esports: What has been the highlight of 2020 so far?

SilverName: Winning Grandmasters Season 1.

HS Esports: Other than yourself, who do you think has the best chance to win the 2020 World Championship?

SilverName: In my opinion, everyone has an equal chance to win.

HS Esports: Why do you think you are going to win the 2020 World Championship?

SilverName: Because being a winner is my life style!

HS Esports: What does becoming the World Champion mean for you?

SilverName: Being the World Champion has been my main goal for the past five years of my life.

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Does SilverName have what it takes to fulfill his dream of five years, to join the Hall of Champions, at this year’s World Championship? Be sure to watch the 2020 World Championship on December 12-13, only on YouTube. We’ll see you in the Tavern!

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