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:
North America 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:
    • 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 Esports 17 0 3 $10,969
Gladiators Legion 14 0 6 $10,198
OpTic Academy 13 1 6 $10,069.5
EnVision eSports 13 0 7 $9,941
Fusion University 12 0 8 $9,684
XL2 Academy 11 1 8 $9,555.5
NRG Esports 10 1 9 $9,298.5
Simplicity 9 0 11 $8,913
Mayhem Academy 7 0 13 $8,399
Grizzlys Esports 6 1 13 $8,270.5
Last Night's Leftovers 4 0 16 $7,628
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]

                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    
                    

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
South Korea SeoMinSoo
vs. Week: 5

Results[edit]

Standings

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

Match Overview

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1-3
Mar 11
3-2
Mar 18
3-1
Mar 28
0-4
Apr 08
1-3
Apr 01
3-1
Mar 11
3-1
Apr 08
4-0
Apr 01
1-3
Mar 28
3-1
Mar 18
2-3
Mar 18
1-3
Apr 08
1-3
Mar 11
0-4
Apr 01
2-1
Mar 28
1-3
Mar 28
0-4
Apr 01
3-1
Mar 11
0-4
Mar 18
0-4
Apr 08
4-0
Apr 08
3-1
Mar 28
4-0
Apr 01
4-0
Mar 18
2-3
Mar 11
3-1
Apr 01
1-3
Mar 18
1-2
Mar 28
4-0
Apr 08
3-2
Mar 11
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2-3
Apr 10
2-3
Mar 20
4-0
Mar 27
3-2
Apr 03
3-1
Mar 13
3-2
Apr 10
3-2
Mar 13
4-0
Apr 03
3-2
Mar 20
3-2
Mar 27
3-2
Mar 20
2-3
Mar 13
3-2
Apr 10
1-2
Mar 27
3-1
Apr 03
0-4
Mar 27
0-4
Apr 03
2-3
Apr 10
0-4
Mar 13
0-4
Mar 20
2-3
Apr 03
2-3
Mar 20
2-1
Mar 27
4-0
Mar 13
3-1
Apr 10
1-3
Mar 13
2-3
Mar 27
1-3
Apr 03
4-0
Mar 20
1-3
Apr 10

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Results[edit]

Quarterfinals (Bo5)
Toronto Esports
3
April 15, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
NRG Esports
1
EnVision eSports
3
April 15, 2018 - 20:00 PDT
XL2 Academy
2
Fusion University
3
April 17, 2018 - 16:00 PDT
Mayhem Academy
0
Gladiators Legion
2
April 17, 2018 - 18:00 PDT
OpTic Academy
3
Semifinals (Bo5)
Toronto Esports
3
May 12, 2018 - 8:00 PDT
EnVision eSports
1
Fusion University
3
May 12, 2018 - 10:30 PDT
OpTic Academy
1
Grand Finals (Bo7)
Toronto Esports
1
May 13, 2018 - 7:30 PDT
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 States48 / 83 (58%)Adam, Ajax, Apply, Beast, Cloneman16, Corey, Dahun, Dalton, Del, Elk, Fahzix, Fire, Gingerpop, Gods, Goliath, Jaru, KSF, Karbon, Lefaa, McGravy, Midnight, Minish, Mohr, Moopey, Paintbrush, Pizzademon, Pookz, Reach, RinaVX, Shereshoy, Spirit, Stratus, Tehpwnzorr, Voll, Waifu, ZachaREEE, ZerG, blam, blasé, buds, crakinlakin, dummy, frd, iShiny, nero, robdab, xRetzi, zombs
2South Korea16 / 83 (19%)Aid, Alarm, Axxiom, DPS, Daemin, Fl0w3R, GuardiaN, Kaiser, Nenne, Panker, Poise, Rise, Shu, Swon, WhoRU, smurf
3Canada6 / 83 (7%)Crimzo, Mangachu, Phaz, Roolf, kellar, zza
4Sweden4 / 83 (5%)Graceful, SharP, crems, kevster
5United Kingdom3 / 83 (4%)Kruise, MikeyA, Smex
6Denmark2 / 83 (2%)Pagh, Zaprey
7Germany1 / 83 (1%)NexX
8Norway1 / 83 (1%)Decod
9Portugal1 / 83 (1%)Greyy
10Russia1 / 83 (1%)NLaaeR

Additional Content[edit]

Streams[edit]

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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".