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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

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


1 Flag lijiang.pngChina 17 Flag norway.pngNorway
2 Flag southkorea.pngSouth Korea 18 Flag poland.pngPoland
3 Flag hollywood.pngUnited States 19 Flag brazil.pngBrazil
4 Flag sweden.pngSweden 20 Flag italy.pngItaly
5 Flag finland.pngFinland 21 Flag spain.pngSpain
6 Flag kingsrow.pngUnited Kingdom 22 Flag israel.pngIsrael
7 Flag canada.pngCanada 23 Flag singapore.pngSingapore
8 Flag france.pngFrance 24 Flag thailand.pngThailand
9 Flag denmark.pngDenmark 25 Flag argentina.pngArgentina
10 Flag volskaya.pngRussia 26 Flag turkey.pngTurkey
11 Flag germany.pngGermany 27 Flag belgium.pngBelgium
12 Flag hanamura.pngJapan 28 Flag vietnam.pngVietnam
13 Flag australia.pngAustralia 29 Flag portugal.pngPortugal
14 Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0a.pngChinese Taipei 30 Flag newzealand.pngNew Zealand
15 Flag netherlands.pngNetherlands 31 Flag austria.pngAustria
16 Flag hongkong.pngHong Kong 32 Flag romania.pngRomania

Phase 2: Voting

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:

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

Phase 3: Group Stage

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 Qualifier

Group A

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag lijiang.pngChina 3-0-0 12-0 +12 6
2 Flag norway.pngNorway 2-0-1 7-5 +2 4
3 Flag hongkong.pngHong Kong 0-1-2 3-9 -6 1
4 Flag romania.pngRomania 0-1-2 2-10 -8 1

Group B

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag france.pngFrance 3-0-0 10-2 +8 6
2 Flag thailand.pngThailand 1-1-1 7-5 +2 3
3 Flag denmark.pngDenmark 1-1-1 6-6 +0 3
4 Flag argentina.pngArgentina 0-0-3 1-11 -10 0
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag lijiang.pngChina 3-0 Flag thailand.pngThailand
Round of 16 Flag france.pngFrance 3-0 Flag norway.pngNorway

Sydney Qualifier

Group C

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag sweden.pngSweden 2-1-0 9-3 +6 5
2 Flag australia.pngAustralia 2-0-1 9-3 +6 4
3 Flag portugal.pngPortugal 1-1-1 6-6 +0 3
4 Flag italy.pngItaly 0-0-3 0-12 -12 0

Group D

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag hanamura.pngJapan 2-1-0 9-3 +6 5
2 Flag spain.pngSpain 2-0-1 9-3 +6 4
3 Flag finland.pngFinland 1-1-1 6-6 +0 3
4 Flag vietnam.pngVietnam 0-0-3 0-12 -12 0
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag sweden.pngSweden 3-0 Flag spain.pngSpain
Round of 16 Flag hanamura.pngJapan 2-3 Flag australia.pngAustralia

Group E

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag southkorea.pngSouth Korea 3-0-0 12-0 +12 6
2 Flag netherlands.pngNetherlands 2-0-1 8-4 +4 4
3 Flag poland.pngPoland 1-0-2 4-8 -4 2
4 Flag austria.pngAustria 0-0-3 0-12 -12 0

Group F

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag canada.pngCanada 2-1-0 10-2 +8 5
2 Flag volskaya.pngRussia 2-1-0 10-2 +8 5
3 Flag singapore.pngSingapore 0-1-2 2-8 -6 1
4 Flag turkey.pngTurkey 0-1-2 2-8 -6 1
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag southkorea.pngSouth Korea 3-0 Flag volskaya.pngRussia
Round of 16 Flag canada.pngCanada 3-0 Flag netherlands.pngNetherlands

Los Angeles

Group G

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag hollywood.pngUnited States 3-0-0 11-1 +10 6
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3 Flag brazil.pngBrazil 1-0-2 3-9 -6 2
4 Flag newzealand.pngNew Zealand 0-0-3 1-11 -10 0

Group H

Pos Team Record OR RR Pts
1 Flag kingsrow.pngUnited Kingdom 3-0-0 12-2 +10 6
2 Flag israel.pngIsrael 2-0-1 7-6 +1 4
3 Flag germany.pngGermany 1-0-2 5-8 -3 2
4 Flag belgium.pngBelgium 0-0-3 1-11 -10 0
Playoffs Match
Round of 16 Flag hollywood.pngUnited States 3-0 Flag israel.pngIsrael
Round of 16 Flag kingsrow.pngUnited Kingdom 3-0 Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0a.pngChinese Taipei

Phase 4: Playoffs

Playoffs Match
Quater-Finals Flag kingsrow.pngUnited Kingdom 0-3 Flag sweden.pngSweden
Quater-FInals Flag canada.pngCanada 3-2 Flag australia.pngAustralia
Quater-Finals Flag lijiang.pngChina 1-3 Flag france.pngFrance
Quater-Finals Flag southkorea.pngSouth Korea 4-2 Flag hollywood.pngUnited States
Semi-Finals Flag sweden.pngSweden 2-3 Flag canada.pngCanada
Semi-Finals Flag france.pngFrance 1-3 Flag southkorea.pngSouth Korea
Third Place Flag sweden.pngSweden 4-2 Flag france.pngFrance
Grand Final Flag canada.pngCanada 1-4 Flag southkorea.pngSouth Korea


[1]Overwatch World Cup Main Page

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