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Keith Capstick
Data Entry Specialist


Ryerson Journalism student. Trading Card Game elitist. Baseball Player. Data Entry Prodigy. Aspiring to never join the real world.
Games: Hearthstone
Twitter: @keithcapstick
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Last format standing: Conquest, 9 decks and alternatives to Hearthstone's competitive formats
It’s Nov. 4, 2016 and Dima “Rdu” Radu is streaming Hearthstone beneath the watchful eye of House of Cards’ Frank Underwood. The painting of Underwood is in full view even within the...
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Watch your back: A guide to Rogue in Mean Streets of Gadgetzan
For as long as Hearthstone has been played competitively, Rogue has been all about miracles. There’ve been turn 6 Gadgetzan-coin-conceals and games have ended on the spot. But with the...
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We're gonna be rich: A guide to RenoLock
Mean Streets of Gadgetzan has officially touched down on Hearthstone’s tournament metagame and let me tell you: “We’re gonna be rich!” With the addition of Kazakus and some much needed...
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The long game: Asia-Pacific brings high-patience, high-variance style to BlizzCon
We’ve all seen the deck building prowess Sebastian “Xixo” Benterts of the European Hearthstone scene and Blizzcon champ and caster James “Firebat” Kostesich. But what sets the HCT’s...
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The druid mirror and the state of the meta: Americas last call and the road to BlizzCon
The bell has rung for Last Call and over the past two weeks, the last three spots for the HCT Championships at BlizzCon are locked up. Pavel “Pavel” Beltukov took down EU Last Call, Hao...
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APAC Summer Champs: The last days of Yogg-Saron
Il-Mook “HandsomeGuy” Kang took down his second consecutive HCT APAC Championship this past weekend in what was his third consecutive finals appearance. Cementing him as Hearthstone’s...
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The long fall of Freeze Mage: DrHippi takes the tempo in championship run
After losing in the finals of the HCT Spring Championships Artem “DrHippi” Kravets’ is on his way to Blizzcon after repeating his trek to the finals, but taking the next step at the EU...
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Discard Zoo, and innovating on stability in HOTMeowth's Americas Summer Championship run
Edwin “HOTMeowth” Cook is on his way to BlizzCon for the HCT World Championships. HOTMeowth took down the HCT Americas Summer Championship over the weekend, sporting a fairly stock...
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Chakki weighs in on Karazhan deckbuilding, the strengths of Questing Rogue and how to break a new meta
In the weeks since One Night in Karazhan’s release Keaton “Chakki” Gill has resisted conventional deck choices in favor of a skill-intensive Rogue deck and a new teched-out Hunter build....
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Barnes, Maelstrom Portal and Arcane Giant: Innovation at the Insomnia Truesilver Championship
This past weekend at the third Insomnia Truesilver Championship we finally got see the One Night in Karazhan’s coming out party in competitive Hearthstone. Jan “Ekop” Palys ended up...
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HCT NA Summer Preliminaries: Karazhan creeps into the meta
The Americas Summer Championship Top 8 was decided this past weekend at the HCT Summer Prelims, in what was our first look at what One Night in Karazhan cards add to competitive...
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HCT EU Summer Preliminaries: Standard is solved
The HCT Europe Summer Preliminary was likely the most solved we’ve ever seen the Hearthstone Standard metagame. Most of the field seemed to be locked into a lineup of Yogg Druid,...
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Edging out the competition: A look at G2's dominant run in Standard Hearthstone
G2 Esports is on top of the competitive Hearthstone world. In recent months we’ve seen Dima “Rdu” Radu take down DreamHack Summer and the Truesilver Invitational, Thijs “Thijs” Molendijk...
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Bog Creeper, Dragon Locks and Warrior OTK: Inside the unique tech at SeatStory Cup V
SeatStory V champ Adrian “Lifecoach” Koy and Hearthstone’s best showed the scene this past weekend that Standard is by no means solved. Lifecoach won the event by queuing-up C’Thun...
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The Cream of the Crop: SeatStory Cup V kicks off in Germany
After weeks of Tunnel Trogg into Totem Golem, Turn 2 Fiery War Axes and now a breakout performance from N’Zoth Paladin in Valencia, pro Hearthstone’s best are meeting in Germany to...
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Evangelion's N'Zoth paladin and the new, old Standard meta
N’Zoth, The Corruptor is once again standing atop the Standard Hearthstone world after Diego “Evangelion” Fuentes-Garcia dominated DreamHack Valencia this past weekend. After weeks of...
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Xixo's Control Shaman, and the rise of Yogg Druid
Sebastian “Xixo” Bentert won this past weekend’s StarLadder I-League Star Series Season 2 Finals, and the most noteworthy two-drop in his arsenal of decks was not Totem Golem — It was...
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HCT Americas Spring Championship: Rise of the Dragon Warrior
Recently Aggro Shaman, Midrange Hunter and Warlock Zoo have solidified their place as the three pillars of the competitive Hearthstone metagame. But the HCT Americas Spring Championship...
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Overloaded with Shaman: Rdu’s DreamHack Summer victory and the state of standard
As Dima “Rdu” Radu took down the DreamHack Summer Hearthstone Grand Prix this past weekend one thing was clear — Aggro Shaman is the best deck in competitive Hearthstone and it’s warping...