Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 1: North America

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[e][h]Overwatch Contenders 2018 Season 1: North America
League Information
Series:
Organizer:
Sponsor(s):
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
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:
    • United States Gina (Gina Theresa Williamson)
    • United States 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 EsportsToronto Esports Toronto Esports 17 0 3 $10,969
Gladiators LegionGladiators Legion Gladiators Legion 14 0 6 $10,198
OpTic AcademyOpTic Academy OpTic Academy 13 1 6 $10,069.5
EnVision eSportsEnVision eSports EnVision eSports 13 0 7 $9,941
Fusion UniversityFusion University Fusion University 12 0 8 $9,684
XL2 AcademyXL2 Academy XL2 Academy 11 1 8 $9,555.5
NRG EsportsNRG Esports NRG Esports 10 1 9 $9,298.5
SimplicitySimplicity Simplicity 9 0 11 $8,913
Mayhem AcademyMayhem Academy Mayhem Academy 7 0 13 $8,399
Grizzlys EsportsGrizzlys Esports Grizzlys Esports 6 1 13 $8,270.5
Last Night's LeftoversLast Night's Leftovers Last Night's Leftovers 4 0 16 $7,628
Bye WeekBye Week Bye Week 2 0 18 $7,114
  • 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]

Gladiators Legion
DPSUnited States blasé
DPSUnited States Corey
FlexUnited States Gods
TankSouth Korea Panker
SupportUnited States Pookz
SupportCanada Roolf
Staff
CUnited States RaptorZ
MUnited States Zyto
Main Roster

For News and Roster Changes Click here.

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 United States moth leaves Toronto Esports to join the San Francisco Shock.[7]
8 United States Sombratta and United States Carter leave Bye Week, and United States Hypnott and United States 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 United States Sugarfree, United States Dogman and United States Hypnott leave Bye Week. United States Lefaa and United States 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 United States Aether leaves Bye Week.[15]
16 United Kingdom Cynic joins Mayhem Academy as an analyst.[16]
17 United States KSF leaves Simplicity to join the Los Angeles Valiant.[17]
18 South Korea Daemin leaves NRG Esports to join the Shanghai Dragons.[18]
19 United States Apply joins Mayhem Academy.[19]
20 South Korea Poise joins NRG Esports.[20]
21 United States Third leaves the Mayhem Academy coaching staff.[21]

Substitutes[edit]

Substitutes Information
Team C. ID Replacing C. ID Description
SimplicitySimplicity South Korea SeoMinSoo
vs. OpTic AcademyOpTic Academy Week: 5

Results[edit]

Standings

Group A
1. Toronto EsportsToronto Esports Toronto Esports 4-1 17-4 +13
2. Gladiators LegionGladiators Legion Gladiators Legion 4-1 14-6 +8
3. XL2 AcademyXL2 Academy XL2 Academy 3-2 12-8 +4
4. Mayhem AcademyMayhem Academy Mayhem Academy 2-3 8-13 -5
5. Grizzlys EsportsGrizzlys Esports Grizzlys Esports 1-4 6-14 -8
6. Last Night's LeftoversLast Night's Leftovers Last Night's Leftovers 1-4 4-16 -12
Group B
1. Fusion UniversityFusion University Fusion University 5-0 16-8 +8
2. EnVision eSportsEnVision eSports EnVision eSports 3-2 14-9 +5
3. OpTic AcademyOpTic Academy OpTic Academy 3-2 13-8 +5
4. NRG EsportsNRG Esports NRG Esports 3-2 12-10 +2
5. SimplicitySimplicity Simplicity 1-4 9-12 -3
6. Bye WeekBye Week Bye Week 0-5 2-19 -17
See all Regular Season match results here

Match Overview

Show DuplicatesHide Duplicates
Mayhem AcademyMayhem Academy1-3
Mar 11
3-2
Mar 18
3-1
Mar 28
0-4
Apr 08
1-3
Apr 01
Gladiators LegionGladiators Legion3-1
Mar 11
3-1
Apr 08
4-0
Apr 01
1-3
Mar 28
3-1
Mar 18
Grizzlys EsportsGrizzlys Esports2-3
Mar 18
1-3
Apr 08
1-3
Mar 11
0-4
Apr 01
2-1
Mar 28
Last Night's LeftoversLast Night's Leftovers1-3
Mar 28
0-4
Apr 01
3-1
Mar 11
0-4
Mar 18
0-4
Apr 08
Toronto EsportsToronto Esports4-0
Apr 08
3-1
Mar 28
4-0
Apr 01
4-0
Mar 18
2-3
Mar 11
XL2 AcademyXL2 Academy3-1
Apr 01
1-3
Mar 18
1-2
Mar 28
4-0
Apr 08
3-2
Mar 11
Mayhem AcademyMayhem AcademyGladiators LegionGladiators LegionGrizzlys EsportsGrizzlys EsportsLast Night's LeftoversLast Night's LeftoversToronto EsportsToronto EsportsXL2 AcademyXL2 Academy
Show DuplicatesHide Duplicates
EnVision eSportsEnVision eSports2-3
Apr 10
2-3
Mar 20
4-0
Mar 27
3-2
Apr 03
3-1
Mar 13
Fusion UniversityFusion University3-2
Apr 10
3-2
Mar 13
4-0
Apr 03
3-2
Mar 20
3-2
Mar 27
NRG EsportsNRG Esports3-2
Mar 20
2-3
Mar 13
3-2
Apr 10
1-2
Mar 27
3-1
Apr 03
Bye WeekBye Week0-4
Mar 27
0-4
Apr 03
2-3
Apr 10
0-4
Mar 13
0-4
Mar 20
OpTic AcademyOpTic Academy2-3
Apr 03
2-3
Mar 20
2-1
Mar 27
4-0
Mar 13
3-1
Apr 10
SimplicitySimplicity1-3
Mar 13
2-3
Mar 27
1-3
Apr 03
4-0
Mar 20
1-3
Apr 10
EnVision eSportsEnVision eSportsFusion UniversityFusion UniversityNRG EsportsNRG EsportsBye WeekBye WeekOpTic AcademyOpTic AcademySimplicitySimplicity

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Results[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Toronto EsportsToronto Esports Toronto Esports
3
April 15, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
NRG EsportsNRG Esports NRG Esports
1
EnVision eSportsEnVision eSports EnVision eSports
3
April 15, 2018 - 20:00 PDT
XL2 AcademyXL2 Academy XL2 Academy
2
Fusion UniversityFusion University Fusion University
3
April 17, 2018 - 16:00 PDT
Mayhem AcademyMayhem Academy Mayhem Academy
0
Gladiators LegionGladiators Legion Gladiators Legion
2
April 17, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
OpTic AcademyOpTic Academy OpTic Academy
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
Toronto EsportsToronto Esports Toronto Esports
3
May 12, 2018 - 8:00 PDT
EnVision eSportsEnVision eSports EnVision eSports
1
Fusion UniversityFusion University Fusion University
3
May 12, 2018 - 10:30 PDT
OpTic AcademyOpTic Academy OpTic Academy
1
Grand Finals (Bo7)
Toronto EsportsToronto Esports Toronto Esports
1
May 13, 2018 - 7:30 PDT
Fusion UniversityFusion University Fusion University
4


Additional Data[edit]

Maps Played[edit]

Overwatch Contenders Contenders 2018 Season 1 - United States 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]

#Country / RegionRepresentationPlayers
1United States United States48 / 83 (58%)Adam, Ajax, Apply, Beast, blam, blasé, buds, Cloneman16, Corey, crakinlakin, Dahun, Dalton, Del, dummy, Elk, Fahzix, Fire, frdwnr, Gingerpop, Gods, Goliath, iShiny, Jaru, KSF, Karbon, Lefaa, McGravy, Midnight, Minish, Mohr, Moopey, nero, Paintbrush, Pizzademon, Pookz, Reach, RinaVX, robdab, Shereshoy, Spirit, Stratus, Tehpwnzorr, Voll, Waifu, xRetzi, ZachaREEE, ZerG, zombs
2South Korea South Korea16 / 83 (19%)Aid, Alarm, Axxiom, DPS, Daemin, Fl0w3R, GuardiaN, Kaiser, Nenne, Panker, Poise, Rise, Shu, smurf, Swon, WhoRU
3Canada Canada6 / 83 (7%)Crimzo, kellar, Mangachu, Phaz, Roolf, zza
4Sweden Sweden4 / 83 (5%)crems, Graceful, kevster, SharP
5Denmark Denmark2 / 83 (2%)Pagh, Zaprey
5United Kingdom United Kingdom2 / 83 (2%)Kruise, Smex
7Germany Germany1 / 83 (1%)NexX
7Norway Norway1 / 83 (1%)Decod
7Portugal Portugal1 / 83 (1%)Greyy
7Russia Russia1 / 83 (1%)NLaaeR
7Wales Wales1 / 83 (1%)MikeyA

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

Language English Speaking
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. "pajion transfers to Fusion University" (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".