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The Overwatch World Cup 2017 is an Overwatch eSports tournament, a global, community-driven competition between nations (not just teams), organized by Blizzard Entertainment, the game 's developer. It will features 32 represented nations from around the world, and will take place at the Anaheim Convention Center from November 3-4, 2017. Viewers vote for their nation's representatives, who will select the strongest team from that nation

There are 4 phases in this competition:

Phase 1: Announce Edit

The system track the skill rating of the top 100 players in every countries to determine each country's average rating. The top 32 nations are qualified to participate in the Overwatch World Cup 2017

Qualified Teams:

Rank Countries/Regions

Rank

Countries/Regions
1 Flag lijiangChina 17 Flag norwayNorway
2 Flag southkoreaSouth Korea 18 Flag polandPoland
3 Flag usaUnited States 19 Flag brazilBrazil
4 Flag swedenSweden 20 Flag italyItaly
5 Flag finlandFinland 21 Flag spainSpain
6 Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom 22 Flag israelIsrael
7 Flag canadaCanada 23 Flag singaporeSingapore
8 Flag franceFrance 24 Flag thailandThailand
9 Flag denmarkDenmark 25 Flag argentinaArgentina
10 Flag volskayaRussia 26 Flag turkeyTurkey
11 Flag germanyGermany 27 Flag belgiumBelgium
12 Flag hanamuraJapan 28 Flag vietnamVietnam
13 Flag australiaAustralia 29 Flag portugalPortugal
14 Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0aChinese Taipei 30 Flag newzealandNew Zealand
15 Flag netherlandsNetherlands 31 Flag austriaAustria
16 Flag hongkongHong Kong 32 Flag romaniaRomania

Phase 2: Voting Edit

Players and viewers vote on their region's representatives to form each region's Competition Committee, which is responsible for selecting and recommending to Blizzard the strongest team from that region. The National Team that advance to the Group Stage and the Finals of the tournament will also be accompanied by the members of their Competition Committee.

Committee Members:Edit

Nation Committee Memebers
Flag lijiangChina JamLee (iG.Ice) XiaoYao (iG.Ice) Muzi (iG.Fire)
Flag southkoreaSouth Korea Runner (RunAway) Themarine Yongbongtang
Flag usaUnited States Jason Kaplan KyKy (Team EnVyUs) Ster
Flag swedenSweden iddqd (NRG Esports) TviQ (Misfits) Zebbosai (Misfits)
Flag finlandFinland Taimou (Team EnVyUs) Tseini (EnVision eSports) zappis (Ninjas in Pyjamas)
Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom Kruise (EUnited) numlocked (NRG Esports) Stylosa
Flag canadaCanada Mangachu (Renegades) HuK (Toronto Esports) pokelawls
Flag franceFrance AlphaCast DeGuN Troma
Flag denmarkDenmark Krytox (Team Singularity) Lind (Team Singularity) Nerfdd (Team Singularity)
Flag volskayaRussia Anak Rubikon (EUnited) ShaDowBurn (FaZe Clan)
Flag germanyGermany Cirouss INTERNETHULK (Rogue) skipjack (Laser Kittenz)
Flag hanamuraJapan Stansmith 江尻 勝 (DeToNator) 太田 桂 (SunSister)
Flag australiaAustralia HeyKatie SereNity (Blank Esports) Uber
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Flag netherlandsNetherlands TwoEasy (Tempo Storm) Dante (Movistar Riders) Morte (EUnited)
Flag hongkongHong Kong Kin-Long Wong (BBong mE) Moowe 熊貓人春日
Flag norwayNorway AverageJonas Invision (Team expert) Zappy (Epiphany Bolt)
Flag polandPoland Blinku HighStyled Warchawk
Flag italyItaly carnifex HAL Herc2
Flag brazilBrazil baba1u (Brasil Gaming House) Cooruja pOkiz
Flag spainSpain BromaS (Team Dignitas) HarryHook (Team EnVyUs) Winghaven
Flag israelIsrael DeadlyMich (Ex-4ckers) inferi (Ex-4ckers) KAFEEEEE (Ex-4ckers)
Flag singaporeSingapore Sodafiz Strykerx (TitaNs Esports) Tsuki
Flag thailandThailand Castby9arm KOKFC Ravee
Flag argentinaArgentina Bassoid (Furious Gaming) Klauss Parkita
Flag turkeyTurkey H3x (SuperMassive Esports) Johnsinan (Team DriftWire) Yaga (SuperMassive Esports)
Flag belgiumBelgium AFoxx (Vivi's Adventure) Dhevin (Sector One) Toetje (Sector One)
Flag vietnamVietnam Min Trung Viruss
Flag portugalPortugal didex (For The Win Esports) Horthic mowzassa (Ex-Cyclone)
Flag newzealandNew Zealand AVRL Nesty Smite
Flag austriaAustria Mærcy Thrittly Wat7 (Team Dignitas)
Flag romaniaRomania cucubau Meza mL7 (IDM ESports)
Nation Players
Flag lijiangChina leave YaoYao Time zhufanjun YuanFang Eileen
Flag southkoreaSouth Korea Mano Zunba Saebyeolbe tobi ryujehong Flow3r
Flag usaUnited States Rawkus Adam FCTFCTN Jake Coolmatt sinatraa
Flag swedenSweden Zebbosai Snillo TviQ CWoosH Chipshajen Manneten
Flag finlandFinland fragi kkynel Taimou Zuppeh LinkZr zappis
Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom ChrisTFer Kruise Smex MikeyA Boombox Realzx
Flag canadaCanada xQc Joemeister Surefour Roolf Agilities Mangachu
Flag franceFrance uNKOE aKm winz SoOn KnOxXx NiCOgdh
Flag denmarkDenmark Fischer Kellex Krytox Kragie Nerfdd Lind
Flag volskayaRussia ShaDowBurn Mistakes Rubikon Forsak3n Txao Sharyk
Flag germanyGermany skipjack cRANz Nesh INTERNETHULK veineless EISSFELDT
Flag hanamura Japan Aktm Ta1yo Claire deartn Jasper yoz
Flag australia Australia kiki rqt aetar trill ieatuup gunba
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Flag netherlands Netherlands Morte Dante TwoEasy Jona Vizility CrusaDe
Flag hongkong Hong Kong Mix Mooze Pandaren ManGoLongJai JazZy Hyper
Flag norway Norway Decod Trob ONIGOD Invision Iko iPN
Flag poland Poland DANYE matth Matwoj ślepajstos Tank117 setrox
Flag italy Italy Cerys Bimbz carnifex Nisa fighteR link
Flag brazil Brazil murizzz dudu kolero liko neil alemao
Flag spain Spain HarryHook Toxiken Bromas dhaK Winghaven neptuNo
Flag israel} Israel Eqo awkward DeadlyMich KAFEEEEEE ShonP FrAgOn
Flag singapore Singapore NeonTears JUNGEUNJI AJEN RageOfTofu Cup Zest
Flag thailand Thailand NzNr Mickie oPuTo Pannys keRLos Teetawat
Flag argentina Argentina Ddx Klaus Battletoad Nekta leviataN BeastxZuken
Flag turkey Turkey h3x Nycto Edwin arcade JohnSinan Yaha
Flag belgium Belgium AFoxx Senpai SPREE Brudor Logix baud
Flag vietnam Vietnam Maverick MreA Mrhip Kjerry Funky Simple
Flag portugal Portugal mowzassa kiler4fun Horthic Phatt Addicted Greyy
Flag newzealand New Zealand Birdy CantuS Signed Legabril HooWoo WILLx
Flag austria Austria Sensotix Wat7 Itzeru Ub3rb1ng0 Iki Kabaji
Flag romania Romania RANKNoMoJa cucubau Meza EMKA mL7 tsema

Phase 3: Group StageEdit

The top 32 national teams have been seeded into eight groups spread across four different regions: Shanghai, China, Sydney, Australia, Katowice, Poland, and Los Angeles, USA. Each group will play a round-robin schedule of matches. At the end, the top 2 teams in each group will play a single-elimination playoff and all groups winners to advance to the eight-team field in the Overwatch World Cup at Blizzcon.

Shanghai QualifierEdit

Group A

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag lijiangChina 3-0-0 12-0 +12 6
2 Flag norwayNorway 2-0-1 7-5 +2 4
3 Flag hongkongHong Kong 0-1-2 3-9 -6 1
4 Flag romaniaRomania 0-1-2 2-10 -8 1

Group B

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag franceFrance 3-0-0 10-2 +8 6
2 Flag thailandThailand 1-1-1 7-5 +2 3
3 Flag denmarkDenmark 1-1-1 6-6 +0 3
4 Flag argentinaArgentina 0-0-3 1-11 -10 0
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag lijiangChina 3-0 Flag thailandThailand
Round of 16 Flag franceFrance 3-0 Flag norwayNorway

Sydney QualifierEdit

Group C

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag swedenSweden 2-1-0 9-3 +6 5
2 Flag australiaAustralia 2-0-1 9-3 +6 4
3 Flag portugalPortugal 1-1-1 6-6 +0 3
4 Flag italyItaly 0-0-3 0-12 -12 0

Group D

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag hanamuraJapan 2-1-0 9-3 +6 5
2 Flag spainSpain 2-0-1 9-3 +6 4
3 Flag finlandFinland 1-1-1 6-6 +0 3
4 Flag vietnamVietnam 0-0-3 0-12 -12 0
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag swedenSweden 3-0 Flag spainSpain
Round of 16 Flag hanamuraJapan 2-3 Flag australiaAustralia

Group E

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag southkoreaSouth Korea 3-0-0 12-0 +12 6
2 Flag netherlandsNetherlands 2-0-1 8-4 +4 4
3 Flag polandPoland 1-0-2 4-8 -4 2
4 Flag austriaAustria 0-0-3 0-12 -12 0

Group F

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag canadaCanada 2-1-0 10-2 +8 5
2 Flag volskayaRussia 2-1-0 10-2 +8 5
3 Flag singaporeSingapore 0-1-2 2-8 -6 1
4 Flag turkeyTurkey 0-1-2 2-8 -6 1
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag southkoreaSouth Korea 3-0 Flag volskayaRussia
Round of 16 Flag canadaCanada 3-0 Flag netherlandsNetherlands

Los AngelesEdit

Group G

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag usaUnited States 3-0-0 11-1 +10 6
2 Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0aChinese Taipei 2-0-1 9-3 +6 4
3 Flag brazilBrazil 1-0-2 3-9 -6 2
4 Flag newzealandNew Zealand 0-0-3 1-11 -10 0

Group H

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom 3-0-0 12-2 +10 6
2 Flag israelIsrael 2-0-1 7-6 +1 4
3 Flag germanyGermany 1-0-2 5-8 -3 2
4 Flag belgiumBelgium 0-0-3 1-11 -10 0
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag usaUnited States 3-0 Flag israelIsrael
Round of 16 Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom 3-0 Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0aChinese Taipei

Phase 4: PlayoffsEdit

Playoffs Match
Quater-Finals Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom 0-3 Flag swedenSweden
Quater-FInals Flag canadaCanada 3-2 Flag australiaAustralia
Quater-Finals Flag lijiangChina 1-3 Flag franceFrance
Quater-Finals Flag southkoreaSouth Korea 4-2 Flag usaUnited States
Semi-Finals Flag swedenSweden 2-3 Flag canadaCanada
Semi-Finals Flag franceFrance 1-3 Flag southkoreaSouth Korea
Third Place Flag swedenSweden 4-2 Flag franceFrance
Grand Final Flag canadaCanada 1-4 Flag southkoreaSouth Korea

Source Edit

[1]Overwatch World Cup Main Page

Liquipedia Overwatch: Overwatch World Cup 2017 - National Committees