Open Division 2017 Season 1 - Korea
(≃ $10,606 USD)
Open Division (also known as Road to APEX) is an offline Korean tournament organized by Inven. It serves as a qualifier for the Overwatch APEX Challengers.
It consists of a series of Regional Qualifiers played in different Korean cities: Seoul, Kangreung, DaeJeon, GwangJu, Busan,Incheon... The best teams of each Regional Qualifier will play in a Round of 32 (Ro32) teams. The best 8 teams from Ro32 will fight in Seoul for a seeding in Challengers and two seeds in Offline Qualifier for Challenger. There is also a prize pool of 12,000,000 KRW (~$10,606 USD).
- General Rules: Competitive Mode
- Qualifier: Regional qualifiers
- All matches are Bo3.
- Playoffs: Single Elimination
- Quarter, Semifinals and 3rd place are Bo5.
- Grand Finals are Bo7.
- Best of 5:
- Best of 7:
- In the case of a draw, a sudden death Bo1 round will be played on a Control map.
₩12,000,000 KRW (~$10,606USD) are spread among the teams as seen below:
|Place||$ USD||₩ KRW||Qualified||Team|
|1st||$4,422||₩ 5,000,000||Challengers Season 5||Seven|
|2nd||$2,653||₩ 3,000,000||APEX Season 4 CS
|3rd||$884||₩ 1,000,000||APEX Season 4 CS
|Bon's Spirit Gaming|
|#||Country / Region||Representation||Players|
|1||South Korea||48 / 48 (100%)||AMUGOTO, AMY, Adora, Airi, Bawoo, Bazzi, DICE, Daero, EPICTROLL, EVo, Ebbal, Fantasy, Innovation, Izayaki, JJANGGU, JuNe, KaMi (Korean player), LVLZ, Leo, LimJiHun, Lullabye, MasA, Mentalist, Mika, Millet, Mobydik, Musubi, Nine, NoKB, NohJiWon, P1ko, Physics, PunkyYager, RaiN, Ritz, SEOK2, SHAM, Swoon, TTuba, Ukn0w, VLoid, Wellp1ay, XAVIO, Xylitol, Yamppi, shubil, smurf, 우주킹왕짱태후니|