Coming off of a 2015 championship circuit stuffed with stops and ripe with rewards, Blizzard is back at it this year and has released a schedule of the 2016 Heroes of the Storm tournaments. The nine tournaments in the game's Spring Championship season are dishing out a total of $4 million.

Blizzard has split Heroes of the Storms' championship circuits into three seasons: Spring, Summer and Fall. Each one will come down to a Global Championship tournament. To get there, teams will have to survive the regionals first.

The regionals include tournaments in China, Oceania (New Zealand/Australia), North America, Latin America, Korea, Southeast Asia, Europe and Taiwan. Tournaments in China, Southeast Asia and Korea are now underway.

Here's the list of championship tournaments for 2016, starting with the big one:

Spring Global Championship Event
Dates: April 1 to 3
Location: Seoul, South Korea
Partner: OGN
Prize Pool: $500k USD

Australia/New Zealand - Season One Regional
Dates: Jan. 30 to Feb. 28
Location: Preliminaries online; Finals live streamed from Sydney, Australia
Partner: ESL
Prize Pool: $20k USD

China - Gold League
Dates: Jan. 15 to 24
Location: Shanghai, China
Partner: NetEase / NeoTV
Prize Pool: $100k USD
Teams Advanced: two

Europe - Spring Regional Finals
Dates: March 5 to 6
Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Katowice, Poland
Partner: ESL
Prize Pool: $100k USD
Teams Advanced: Two

Korea - Super League
Dates: Jan. 12 to March 20
Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Seoul, South Korea
Partner: OGN
Prize Pool: $200k USD
Teams Advanced: Two

Latin America - Copa America
Dates: January 25-March 19
Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Brazil
Partner: VIU / BRMA
Prize Pool: $18.5k USD
Teams Advanced: One

North America - Spring Regional
Dates: February 27-28 (Finals)
Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Los Angeles, California
Partner: ESL
Prize Pool: $100k USD
Teams Advanced: Two

South East Asia - Spring Regional
Dates: Jan. 16 to March 6
Location: Preliminaries online and offline; SEA finals online, cast live from Singapore
Partner: AsiaSoft
Prize Pool: $22.5k USD
Teams Advanced: One

Taiwan - Spring Regional
Dates: Feb. 18 to March 13
Location: Preliminaries online; Finals in Taipei, Taiwan
Partner: 4Gamers
Prize Pool: $60k USD
Teams Advanced: Two

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