Overwatch Contenders

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Series Information
Abbreviation:
OWC
Organizer:
Blizzard
Links

Overview[edit]

History[edit]

Contenders began in 2017 with Contenders Season Zero and Contenders 2017 Season 1 in North America and Europe.

Beginning in 2018, Contenders expanded to seven regions. The seven current regions are:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Australia
  • China
  • Europe
  • Korea
  • Pacific

Events[edit]

2017[edit]

Overwatch Contenders[edit]

Tournament Date Prize Pool Winner Runner-Up
Season 1: North America (2017-08-19 - 2017-10-08) $100,000 Team EnVyUs FaZe Clan
Season 1: Europe (2017-08-19 - 2017-10-08) $100,000 Team Gigantti Misfits
Season 0: North America (2017-06-18 - 2017-07-02) $50,000 Immortals Team Liquid
Season 0: Europe (2017-06-17 - 2017-07-01) $50,000 eUnited 123

Relevant Overwatch Development League Series[edit]

Precursor leagues ran in 2016/2017, before Contenders was expanded to each respective region.

Region Location Abbr. League Name Contenders Region
China China Shanghai Overwatch Premier Series OWPS Overwatch Premier Series Contenders China
South Korea South Korea Seoul Overwatch APEX APEX OGN Overwatch APEX Contenders Korea
:Category:South East Asia Taiwan Taipei Overwatch Pacific Championship OPC Overwatch Pacific Championship Contenders Pacific