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|