We Talked to 'Hearthstone' Pro Players Who Are Quitting the Game In Protest

Ever since Blizzard suspended Hearthstone pro Chung “Blitzchung” Ng Wai on Tuesday for speaking up in support of Hong Kong’s ongoing political protests, the company has been quiet. But the esports machine keep grinding, and yesterday, the previously scheduled American Collegiate Hearthstone Championship was underway. During the tournament’s stream, as team American University was about to lose, they held up a sign saying “Free Hong Kong, Boycott Blizz.” The camera cut away, and the casters pretended like nothing happened.

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