Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 1: North America

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[e][h]Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 1: North America
League Information
Series:
Overwatch Contenders OWC
Organizer:
Sponsor:
Server:
Americas Americas
Type:
Online/Offline
Location:
Poland Alwernia
Format:
Trials (Promotion)
Season (Group Stage)
Playoffs
Prize pool:
$185,040 USD
Start Date:
2018-03-11
End Date:
2018-05-13
Number of Teams:
12
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Chronology

Information[edit]

Format[edit]

Map Pool[edit]

Regular Season
Map Rotation Available Maps For Season 1
Control Hybrid Assault Escort
1st set Control map
2nd set Hybrid map
3rd set Assault map
4th set Escort map
Tiebreaker Bo3 Match on Oasis

Broadcast Talent[edit]

  • Hosts:
    • USA Gina (Gina Theresa Williamson)
    • USA Robert (Robert Wing)
  • Commentators:

Prize Pool[edit]

$185,040 is spread among the teams as seen below:

Playoff prize money
Place Prize
A11st $ 30,000
A22nd $ 12,450
A33 - 4th $ 7,575
A55 - 8th $ 4,350
Group Stage winnings
Team Maps Winnings
W D L
Toronto Esports 17 0 3 $10969
Gladiators Legion 14 0 6 $10198
OpTic Academy 13 1 6 $10069.5
EnVision eSports 13 0 7 $9941
Fusion University 12 0 8 $9684
XL2 Academy 11 1 8 $9555.5
NRG Esports 10 1 9 $9298.5
Simplicity 9 0 11 $8913
Mayhem Academy 7 0 13 $8399
Grizzlys Esports 6 1 13 $8270.5
Last Night's Leftovers 4 0 16 $7628
Bye Week 2 0 18 $7114
  • In addition to the Playoff prize money, teams will receive $587 USD for each Map win, $330 USD for each Map loss and $458.50 USD for each Map draw during the Regular Season. Tiebreaker maps do not award any prize money.

Participants[edit]

Mayhem Academy16, 19, 21
DPSUnited Kingdom MikeyA 
DPSCanada zza 
DPSUSA Apply 
FlexSweden crems 
TankUSA Moop3y 
SupportUSA Mohr 
SupportUSA Paintbrush 
CUSA reprize 
CUnited Kingdom Cynic 
NRG Esports18, 20
DPSUSA Stratus 
DPSSouth Korea Poise 
DPSSouth Korea Daemin 
FlexUnited Kingdom Smex 
TankSouth Korea Butcher 
SupportUSA Fahzix 
SupportUSA robdab 
CSouth Korea NineK 
CUSA yeHHH 
CCanada Shu 
OpTic Academy
DPSSweden SharP 
DPSCanada Kellar 
FlexUSA RinaVX 
FlexUSA Voll 
TankSouth Korea Kaiser 
TankSouth Korea smurf 
SupportPortugal Greyy 
SupportUSA Tehpwnzorr 
SupportSouth Korea Aid 
CUSA PYYYOUR 
CUSA spazzo 
Toronto Esports4,7,12
DPSUSA Dalton 
DPSUSA nero 
FlexSouth Korea GuardiaN 
TankSouth Korea Axxiom 
SupportUnited Kingdom Kruise 
SupportSouth Korea Shu 
CCanada Renanthera 
CCanada Hexo 
Bye Week3, 5, 8, 11, 13, 15
1 Simplicity announce they have acquired FNRGFE's slot in Contenders.[1][2]
2 Grizzlys Esports acquires Rogue's spot in Contenders.[3]
3 FaZe Clan does not return to Contenders. Another team from Trials will replace them.
4 United Kingdom Kruise joins Toronto Esports.[4]
5 One of Us renames to Bye Week. [5]
6 South Korea WonJaeLee joins Simplicity.[6]
7 USA moth leaves Toronto Esports to join the San Francisco Shock.[7]
8 USA Sombratta and USA Carter leave Bye Week, and USA Hypnott and USA Sugarfree replace them.[8]
9 South Korea Fl0w3R joins XL2 Academy.[9]
10 South Korea pajion joins Fusion University as assistant coach.[10][11]
11 USA Sugarfree, USA Dogman and USA Hypnott leave Bye Week. USA Lefaa and USA PizzaDemon join.
12 South Korea Pumple leaves Toronto Esports. South Korea Axxiom replaces him.[12]
13 Germany ioStux leaves the coaching staff of Bye Week.[13]
14 Germany NexX Joins Last Night's Leftovers.[14]
15 USA Aether leaves Bye Week.[15]
16 United Kingdom Cynic joins Mayhem Academy as an analyst.[16]
17 USA KSF leaves Simplicity to join the Los Angeles Valiant.[17]
18 South Korea Daemin leaves NRG Esports to join the Shanghai Dragons.[18]
19 USA Apply joins Mayhem Academy.[19]
20 South Korea Poise joins NRG Esports.[20]
21 USA Third leaves the Mayhem Academy coaching staff.[21]

Substitutes[edit]

Substitutes Information
Team C. ID Replacing C. ID Description
South Korea SeoMinSoo
vs. Week: 5

Results[edit]

Standings

Group A
1. Toronto Esports 4-1 17-3 +14
2. Gladiators Legion 4-1 14-6 +8
3. XL2 Academy 3-2 11-8 +3
4. Mayhem Academy 2-3 7-13 -6
5. Grizzlys Esports 1-4 6-13 -7
6. Last Night's Leftovers 1-4 4-16 -12
Group B
1. Fusion University 5-0 12-8 +4
2. EnVision eSports 3-2 13-7 +6
3. OpTic Academy 3-2 13-6 +7
4. NRG Esports 3-2 10-9 +1
5. Simplicity 1-4 9-11 -2
6. Bye Week 0-5 2-18 -16
See all Regular Season match results here

Match Overview

3-1
2018-03-12
2-3
2018-03-18
1-3
2018-04-08
1-3
2018-03-28
0-4
2018-04-02
3-1
2018-03-11
4-0
2018-04-09
3-1
2018-03-29
4-0
2018-04-01
4-0
2018-03-18
3-1
2018-04-01
1-3
2018-03-19
1-2
2018-03-29
4-0
2018-04-09
3-2
2018-03-11
3-2
2018-04-11
3-2
2018-03-21
2-3
2018-03-14
0-4
2018-03-27
0-4
2018-04-04
2-3
2018-04-11
2-3
2018-04-04
2-3
2018-03-20
2-1
2018-03-28
4-0
2018-03-14
1-3
2018-03-13
2-3
2018-03-28
1-3
2018-04-03
4-0
2018-03-21
1-3
2018-04-10

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Results[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Toronto Esports
3
April 15, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
2 
 
 0
 
4 
 
 3
 
5 
 
 4
 
NRG Esports
1
EnVision eSports
3
April 15, 2018 - 20:00 PDT
2 
 
 0
 
0 
 
 3
 
2 
 
 1
 
4 
 
 5
 
2 
 
 0
 
XL2 Academy
2
Fusion University
3
April 17, 2018 - 16:00 PDT
2 
 
 0
 
2 
 
 1
 
Mayhem Academy
0
Gladiators Legion
2
April 17, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
2 
 
 0
 
4 
 
 5
 
1 
 
 3
 
0 
 
 2
 
OpTic Academy
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
Toronto Esports
3
May 12, 2018 - 8:00 PDT
2 
 
 1
 
4 
 
 5
 
3 
 
 2
 
2 
 
 0
 
EnVision eSports
1
Fusion University
3
May 12, 2018 - 10:30 PDT
2 
 
 1
 
2 
 
 3
 
3 
 
 2
 
OpTic Academy
1
Grand Finals (Bo7)
Toronto Esports
1
May 13, 2018 - 7:30 PDT
0 
 
 2
 
0 
 
 1
 
3 
 
 2
 
1 
 
 2
 
Fusion University
4


Additional Data[edit]

Maps Played[edit]

Overwatch Contenders Contenders 2018 Season 1 - USA North America Map Stats (Regular Season) Overwatch Contenders
Map Type Map #NM
Assault Hanamura 10
Horizon Lunar Colony 20
Control Ilios 16
Nepal 14
Escort Dorado 14
Junkertown 16
Hybrid Hollywood 16
Numbani 14
Tiebreaker Oasis 9
For all available maps click here

Country Representation[edit]

Overwatch Contenders Contenders 2018 Season 1 - USA North America Overwatch Contenders
# Country/Region #P Players
1 USA United States 50 Adam, Ajax, Apply, Aythen, Beasthalo, blam, blasé, buds, Cloneman16, Corey, crakinlakin, Dahun, Dalton, Del, Dummy, Elk, Fahzix, Fire, frdwnr, Gingerpop, Gods, Goliath, iShiny, Jaru, Karbon, KSF, Lefaa, McGravy, Midnight, Minish, Mohr, Moop3y, Nero, Paintbrush, PizzaDemon, Pookz, Reach, RinaVX, robdab, Shereshoy, Spirit, Stratus, Tehpwnzorr, Voll, Waifu, Wonderfuls, xRetzi, ZacharEEE, ZerG, Zombs
2 South Korea South Korea 16 Aid, Alarm, Axxiom, Butcher, Daemin, DPS, Fl0w3R, Guardian, Kaiser, Nenne, Panker, Poise, Shu, Smurf, Whoru, WonJaeLee
3 Canada Canada 6 Crimzo, Kellar, Mangachu, Phaz, Roolf, zza
3 Sweden Sweden 4 crems, Graceful, Kevster, SharP
4 United Kingdom United Kingdom 3 Kruise, MikeyA, Smex
5 Denmark Denmark 2 Pagh, Zaprey
6 Germany Germany 1 NexX
6 Norway Norway 1 Decod
6 Portugal Portugal 1 Greyy
6 Russia Russia 1 NLaaeR
Total 85


Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Language EngSpeaking
Stream

Videos[edit]

Interviews[edit]

External Links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Jacob Wolf (2018-02-12). "@GGSimplicity has acquired the Overwatch Contenders slot formerly owned by FNRGFE.".
  2. SimplicityGG Admin (2018-02-12). "Simplicity enters Overwatch Contenders". Simplicity.
  3. Marie Bladier (2018-02-13). "Montreal Esports secures a spot in Blizzard’s Overwatch Contenders series". Toronto Esports.
  4. "Toronto Esports is proud to announce Harrison "Kruise" Pond as the latest addition to the @PlayOverwatch roster.". Toronto Esports. 2018-03-11.
  5. "Bye Week is no longer competing under the name One of Us". Bye Week. 2018-03-11.
  6. "We are happy to announce our acquisition of @WonJaeLee_OW from @BonsGaming!". Simplicity. 2018-03-12.
  7. "The San Francisco Shock are excited to announce the signing of two incredible players.". San Francisco Shock. 2018-03-13.
  8. "Contenders Week 2 Roster Changes". Bye Week. 2018-03-18.
  9. "Today, we are planting a seed for our future.". XL2 Academy. 2018-03-24.
  10. "It is a pleasure to welcome our new assistant coach, @paJion90, to the Fusion University team!". Fusion University. 2018-03-24.
  11. "금일 BSG와 Fusion University가..." (in South Korea Korean). Bon's Spirit Gaming. 2018-03-24.
  12. "Toronto Esports is formally announcing the departure of our Tank player Jung Hoon "Pumple" Lee and the addition of Min Seob "Axxiom" Park.". Toronto Esports. 2018-03-27.
  13. ioStux (2018-03-28). "I decided to step down as the Assisstant Coach of @ByeWeek_.".
  14. "Welcome @NexX1812 to the squad!". Last Night's Leftovers. 2018-03-24.
  15. Aether (2018-03-31). "Why I left Bye Week.".
  16. "Please join us in welcoming our new Analyst, @Cynic_OW!". Mayhem Academy. 2018-03-31.
  17. "LA Valiant Acquires Free Agents KSF and Finnsi". Los Angeles Valiant. 2018-04-04.
  18. "We’re excited to welcome Kim "Daemin" Daemin to our #OverwatchLeague roster.". Shanghai Dragons. 2018-04-04.
  19. "Please join us in welcoming @ApplyOW to Mayhem Academy!". Mayhem Academy. 2018-04-09.
  20. "Welcome to the team @poise99". NRG Esports. 2018-04-10.
  21. Third (2018-04-16). "I am no longer the analyst for Florida Mayhem Academy".