Relative newcomer and current hotshot Hearthstone is a game that carried the momentum of its shockingly popular closed beta stage through to release quite well. While Magic: The Gathering, a 20 year old international phenomenon, can support only a couple of regular streamers, Hearthstone has pulled in five figure simultaneous watchers regularly for its more popular players.
A lack of foresight of its popularity means big tournaments are irregular due to a lack of spectating tools, but there’s an absolute abundance of streaming talent. Kripparrian was one of the first, streaming almost constantly throughout the early days of the game, earning his 'nolife' tag. He’s a methodical player, explaining card picks and plays with a relaxed attitude. Trump is similar, initially a StarCraft coach he has been instrumental in shaping the Hearthstone meta-game and calculating the most efficient methods of play. Both are mainly arena players, whereas Reynad plays only ranked, regularly innovating decks via invention or improvement of old concepts.