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The Overwatch World Cup 2017 is an upcoming 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 hollywoodUnited 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:

Nation Committee Memebers
Flag lijiangChina JamLee (iG.Ice) XiaoYao (iG.Ice) Muzi (iG.Fire)
Flag southkoreaSouth Korea Runner (RunAway) Themarine Yongbongtang
Flag hollywoodUnited 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)
Australia HeyKatie SereNity (Blank Esports) Uber
Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0aChinese Taipei Ray (Flash Wolves) AsSen (aka 阿森) 聶寶 (aka BabyNie)
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)

Phase 3: Group Stage Edit

The top 32 national teams have been seeded into eight groups spread across four different regions: Shanghai, China, Sydney, Australia, Katowice, Poland, and Burbank, 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.

Group A

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag lijiangChina 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag hongkongHong Kong 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag norwayNorway 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag romaniaRomania 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group B

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag franceFrance 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag denmarkDenmark 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag thailandThailand 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag argentinaArgentina 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group C

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag swedenSweden 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag australiaAustralia 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag italyItaly 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag portugalPortugal 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group D

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag finlandFinland 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag hanamuraJapan 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag spainSpain 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag vietnamVietnam 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group E

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag southkoreaSouth Korea 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag netherlandsNetherlands 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag polandPoland 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag austriaAustria 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group F

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag canadaCanada 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag volskayaRussia 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag singaporeSingapore 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag turkeyTurkey 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group G

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag hollywoodUnited States 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Tw-9068ee598c9e87d04df05c0ba419d28029398c81816c0c04acdb4bd9c10907cb1ce3c8263f108f82ffe4863df3b17dd51a8ce68216749653278604b2a9598d0aChinese Taipei 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag brazilBrazil 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag newzealandNew Zealand 0-0 0-0 0 0

Group H

Pos Team R OR RD Pts
1 Flag kingsrowUnited Kingdom 0-0 0-0 0 0
2 Flag germanyGermany 0-0 0-0 0 0
3 Flag israelIsrael 0-0 0-0 0 0
4 Flag belgiumBelgium 0-0 0-0 0 0

Source Edit

[1]Overwatch World Cup Main Page

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