Opening Week is Here. Meet The WoW Arena Competitors

October 28th by Blizzard Entertainment

Opening Week for BlizzCon esports competition begins today, October 26, and runs through Monday, October 31. You can enjoy world-class esports on, Twitch, and All BlizzCon esports streams are free, presented in high definition, and available on your favorite device, so you can catch Opening Week esports anywhere.

Before the World of Warcraft Arena Championship competitors meet up for their first bouts on the road to BlizzCon this Friday, we thought we’d introduce you to the teams.

China: Panda Gaming
  • Darkarchonyo
  • Sagiy
  • Dou
  • PPcat
Europe: Northern Gaming Blue
  • Minpojke
  • Whaazz
  • Raiku
  • Zunniyaki
Europe: Splyce
  • Swapxy
  • Boetar
  • Fabss
Europe: Method
  • Nolifer
  • Froffsy
  • Chas
  • Praii
Americas: Panda Global
  • Rubcub
  • Wealthyman
  • Jax
  • CMG
Americas: Method
  • Cdew
  • Snutz
  • Smexxin
  • Bean
Americas: Tempo Storm
  • Jahmilli
  • Chanimal
  • Pikaboo
  • Gorecki
APAC: Longzhu
  • Vitdubu
  • Shipit
  • Shotky

Learn more about Opening Week here, and see the complete schedule, list of casters, and more on

Connect to Twitch to Earn a World of Warcraft Title

Show your love of WoW Arena and esports with a shiny new “Patron of War” in-game title when you connect Twitch to your account and watch the WoW Arena World Championship during BlizzCon 2016*.

How to Link Your Accounts
  1. Log in or create an account on Twitch.
  2. Navigate to the Settings menu by clicking your account name in the top-right corner of the home screen.
  3. Navigate to the Connections tab of the Settings menu.
  4. Find the section then follow the given instructions after selecting a region and clicking Connect.

Click here to go straight to the Twitch settings page.

*You'll be able to earn the Patron of War title by watching WoW Arena during BlizzCon Opening Week on Friday, October 28 or during BlizzCon 2016, on November 4-5. You'll need to connect your Twitch account to your account as described above, and the title will be rewarded after the event has concluded. Further information and troubleshooting for connecting your account can be found in our support article here.

To verify that your account is attached, log in to Account Management then select “Security Options”. This will display all third-party applications that have been authorized for that account.