Famous Hearthstone Players

Most famous Hearthstone players of 2021

Hunterace

Hunterace kicked off 2019 as world champion. Het won the trophy in Taipei over Viper.

ThijsNL

ThijsNL is a popular Dutch player and streamer on Twitch. He won the CN vs EU Championship in Shanghai. 

Orange

Orange is one of the most successful players in Hearthstone history, with a total of 7 major first places. He won the Titanar Elite Invitational this year but unfortunately failed to reach other finals.

Other top earning players (because next to trophy’s there is simply money to be earned) there are Pavel, Surrender, Tom60229 and BunnyHopper. All earning between the $300.000 – $500.000 playing this ‘simple’ card game. With the years passing, new set rotations and new set releases, the card pool is increasing as much as the player pool. There are no longer just one or two players holding top position, at the time of writing Forged in the Barrens is about to release. And we can only assume that this will mean the best time for Hearthstone Betting is yet to come as the infamous Barren  chat is just around the corner!

Hearthstone signature decks

What are the top tier decks that famous players prefer to play? There are a few Hearthstone strategies to consider picking up when you want to climb the ladder:

Priest – Amaz

The original Priest was one of the worst classes.. until Amaz revolutionized the standard Priest deck. His Priest prowess started his rise to fame and top finishes.

Miracle Rogue – Kolento

Kolento invented and popularised the original Miracle Rogue deck. This deck revolves around drawing cards with Gadgetzan Auctioneer. Miracle Rogue has seen many variations and is still one of the most popular decks in the game.

Zoolock – Reynad

One of the first strong decks created in Hearthstone was Zoolock by Reynad. The Warlock player aims to flood the board with cheap minions to overwhelm the opponent. Zoolock is still around as a powerful deck type.

Freeze Mage – ThijsNL

Freeze Mage has been one of the most popular and strongest decks since Hearthstone’s beta. The most skilled Freeze Mage player ever is ThijsNL. He heavily relied on the deck in his run to a top 4 World Championship finish.

Big Druid – Ostkaka

Big Druid was originally a ‘fun deck’. The deck revolves around quickly ramping up and summoning the most powerful minions in the game. Ostkaka was the first to have real tournament success with Big Druid. The deck became even stronger with expansions and is now a more common sight.