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Overwatch League 2017

Stage 3

4 April 2018 - 5 May 2018
United States

Information

The Overwatch League (OWL) will be the premier professional esports league for Overwatch, organized by Blizzard Entertainment. The league will be the first truly global professional esports league, and will feature franchised teams based in cities from around the world. Possibly the most ambitious esports project ever announced, the league is a statement from Blizzard about their intentions to have Overwatch compete on the same level as traditional sports, with many influences taken from the North American franchised sports leagues.

All of season one will be based out of Los Angeles, California and Blizzard has additionally required a minimum player salary, a large team monetary investment, a minimum contract length of 1 year for players, as well as several other terms in order to secure the sustainability of the scene as well as player security.

Blizzard has announced that the Overwatch League preseason will be starting on the sixth of December 2017 and it will be featuring all of the 12 teams in exhibition matches ahead of the regular season. The regular season is set to start on the 10th of January 2018 and will conlude on the 16th of June and will be followed by the playoffs from the 11th to the 28th of July.

Format

Preseason

Exhibition matches featuring the teams of the upcoming season in four match sets.

Regular Season

The regular season is a round robin format group stage split into four stages however all the points scored in the round robin combined throughout all of the stages will count towards the final standings of the season.

Each stage has a final where the top 3 teams will play for the lions share of $125,000.

All series in the regular season are 4 match sets.

6 teams move on to the playoffs.

Playoffs

Playoffs format is to be announced at a later date.

Toplist bites won

#UserBetsBites
1 kIRRE! 54 6779
2 pagen 2 358
3 Bretxskojjarinte 1 274
4 Plaguetongue 2 -226
5 Snake 1 -300

Toplist correct bets

#UserBetsCorrect
1 kIRRE! 54 41 (75%)
2 pagen 2 2 (100%)
3 Plaguetongue 2 1 (50%)
4 Bretxskojjarinte 1 1 (100%)
5 Snake 1 0 (0%)

Teams

Upcoming matches

No upcoming matches

Played matches

Groupplay

Stage 3 Round Robin standings

# Team M W L T OW OL RD P
1 Boston Uprising 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 30
2 New York Excelsior 10 9 1 0 0 0 0 27
3 Los Angeles Valiant 10 7 3 0 0 0 0 21
4 Los Angeles Gladiators 10 6 4 0 0 0 0 18
5 San Francisco Shock 10 6 4 0 0 0 0 18
6 Seoul Dynasty 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 15
7 London Spitfire 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 15
8 Philadelphia Fusion 10 5 5 0 0 0 0 15
9 Houston Outlaws 10 4 6 0 0 0 0 12
10 Florida Mayhem 10 2 8 0 0 0 0 6
11 Dallas Fuel 10 1 9 0 0 0 0 3
12 Shanghai Dragons 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0

Stage 3 Round Robin matches

Title Matches - Bracket for 4 teams (2 rounds)

Round 1 (Semi finals)

Round 2 (Finals)

Event overview

6 December 2017 - 28 July 2018
Overwatch
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Information

The Overwatch League (OWL) will be the premier professional esports league for Overwatch, organized by Blizzard Entertainment. The league will be the first truly global professional esports league, and will feature franchised teams based in cities from around the world. Possibly the most ambitious esports project ever announced, the league is a statement from Blizzard about their intentions to have Overwatch compete on the same level as traditional sports, with many influences taken from the North American franchised sports leagues.

All of season one will be based out of Los Angeles, California and Blizzard has additionally required a minimum player salary, a large team monetary investment, a minimum contract length of 1 year for players, as well as several other terms in order to secure the sustainability of the scene as well as player security.

Blizzard has announced that the Overwatch League preseason will be starting on the sixth of December 2017 and it will be featuring all of the 12 teams in exhibition matches ahead of the regular season. The regular season is set to start on the 10th of January 2018 and will conlude on the 16th of June and will be followed by the playoffs from the 11th to the 28th of July.

Format

Preseason

Exhibition matches featuring the teams of the upcoming season in four match sets.

Regular Season

The regular season is a round robin format group stage split into four stages however all the points scored in the round robin combined throughout all of the stages will count towards the final standings of the season.

Each stage has a final where the top 3 teams will play for the lions share of $125,000.

All series in the regular season are 4 match sets.

6 teams move on to the playoffs.

Playoffs

Playoffs format is to be announced at a later date.