Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs

[e][h]Overwatch League - Inaugural Season Playoffs
League Information
Series:
Overwatch League OWL
Game Version:
Type:
Offline
Location:
USA Los Angeles
USA New York City
Format:
Regular Season
Playoffs
Prize pool:
$1,700,000 USD
Start Date:
2018-07-11
End Date:
2018-07-28
Number of Teams:
6
Liquipedia Tier:
Links

Information[edit]

The Quarterfinal and Semifinal series ran from July 11th to July 21st and were played in Blizzard Arena Los Angeles. The Grand Final took place on July 27th and 28th at Barclays Center in New York City.

Format[edit]

  • After Stage 4 of the regular season finished, the top finishers in each division along with the next four teams in rankings regardless of division qualified for playoffs, which took place during July 11th – 21th. The top two finishers received a first-round bye. The Grand Final on July 27th – 28th determined the first Overwatch League champion team, claiming glory, the Overwatch League trophy, and a USD $1 million bonus.
    • Patch 1.25
      • Newly Reworked Symmetra will be disabled.
    • The winner of each round of the Playoffs will be the Team that prevails in a Series against its opponent.
    • Each Series is a best-of-three Matches.
      • Each Match is a best-of-five Maps.
    • The first place Team from each Division will earn a first-round bye in the Playoffs.
    • After the Quarterfinals, the bracket is reseeded by Regular Season record.

Map Pool[edit]

Playoffs
Map Rotation Available Maps For Playoffs
Hybrid Assault Control Escort
1st map Escort map
2nd map Control map
3rd map Assault map
4th map Hybrid map
5th map Escort map
Tiebreaker Bo3 Match on Nepal

Broadcast Talent[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]

  • Stage Host:
  • Interviewer:
    • Switzerland Soe (Salome Soe Gschwind-Penski)

Chinese Broadcast[edit]

French Broadcast[edit]

Korean Broadcast[edit]

See all streaming links here

Playoff Results[edit]

A prize pool of $1,700,000 is split amongst the teams as seen below.

Participants[edit]

New York Excelsior
DPSSouth Korea Saebyeolbe DPSSouth Korea Libero 
DPSSouth Korea Pine FlexSouth Korea MekO 
TankSouth Korea Janus TankSouth Korea Mano 
SupportSouth Korea JJoNak SupportSouth Korea ArK 
SupportSouth Korea Anamo   
Staff
A11st
CSouth Korea Pavane CSouth Korea WizardHyeong 
CSouth Korea zet   
Main Roster
A11st
Los Angeles Valiant
DPSCanada Agilities DPSSouth Korea Bunny 
DPSUSA KSF DPSFrance SoOn 
FlexIceland Finnsi FlexUSA SPACE 
TankSouth Korea Fate TankUnited Kingdom numlocked 
SupportAustralia Custa SupportSouth Korea Izayaki 
SupportSouth Korea KariV SupportCanada Verbo 
Staff
A22nd
CSouth Korea Moon CUSA Stoop 
CFrance daemoN CAustralia Gunba 
CUSA GrimReality   
Main Roster
A22nd
Boston Uprising
DPSRussia Mistakes DPSSouth Korea Striker 
FlexSouth Korea Kalios FlexCanada NotE 
TankSouth Korea Gamsu SupportSouth Korea AimGod 
SupportUSA Avast SupportDenmark Kellex 
SupportSouth Korea Neko SupportEthiopia Snow 
Staff
A33rd
CUSA Shake CFrench Polynesia Mini 
Main Roster
A33rd
Los Angeles Gladiators
DPSSouth Korea Asher DPSUSA Hydration 
DPSUSA silkthread DPSCanada Surefour 
FlexSouth Korea Bischu FlexSouth Korea Void 
TankSouth Korea Fissure TankPuerto Rico iRemiix 
SupportFinland BigGoose SupportFinland Shaz 
Staff
A44th
CUSA dpei CUSA Tim 
Main Roster
A44th
London Spitfire
DPSSouth Korea birdring DPSSouth Korea Profit 
FlexSouth Korea Fury TankSouth Korea Gesture 
SupportSouth Korea Closer SupportSouth Korea Bdosin 
SupportSouth Korea NUS   
Staff
A55th
CSouth Korea changgoon CSouth Korea Jfeel 
CSouth Korea Agape   
Main Roster
A55th
Philadelphia Fusion
DPSSouth Korea Carpe DPSRussia ShaDowBurn 
DPSIsrael Eqo DPSSweden snillo 
FlexSouth Korea HOTBA Flex Poko 
TankSouth Korea SADO TankFinland Fragi 
SupportUnited Kingdom Boombox SupportSouth Korea Dayfly 
SupportSpain neptuNo SupportCanada Joemeister 
Staff
A66th
CFrance Kirby CSouth Korea NamedHwi 
CUnited Kingdom Hayes   
Main Roster
A66th

Results[edit]


Series Overview[edit]

Quarterfinals
Boston Uprising
1
Philadelphia Fusion
2
Los Angeles Gladiators
1
London Spitfire
2
Semifinals
Los Angeles Valiant
0
London Spitfire
2
New York Excelsior
0
Philadelphia Fusion
2
Finals
London Spitfire
2
Philadelphia Fusion
0
See full Playoff match results here

Media[edit]

Previews[edit]

Series[edit]

Teams[edit]

Streams[edit]

Language EngSpeaking China France South Korea Taiwan
Stream

External Links[edit]

References[edit]