Overwatch League - Inaugural Season

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[e][h]Overwatch League - Inaugural Season
League Information
Overwatch League OWL
USA Los Angeles
Blizzard Arena Los Angeles
Regular Season
Prize pool:
$3,500,000 USD
Start Date:
End Date:
Number of Teams:
Liquipedia Tier:


  • The preseason for Season 1 will begin December 6, 2017 featuring all 12 teams showcased in exhibition matches.
  • Season 1 proper is set to start on January 10, 2018, and continue into June 2018.
  • Playoffs for Season 1 begin after in July 2018.


  • Preseason - December 6th - December 9th, 2017
    • The preseason kicks off with a series of livestreamed exhibition matches featuring all 12 teams at the Blizzard Arena Los Angeles on December 6–9. After that, teams will have until Opening Day on January 10 to prepare themselves for competition.
  • Regular Season - January 10th - June 16th, 2018
    • Matches in the Atlantic and Pacific Divisions will play out live from the Blizzard Arena each Wednesday through Saturday. Though the season is divided into four stages, wins and losses will count towards teams' full-season records and all-important seeding for the postseason. On the last Saturday of each stage, the top teams will compete for hefty bonuses and the title of stage winner.
      • Stage 1 - January 10th - February 10th, 2018 [1]
      • Stage 2 - February 21st - March 24th, 2018
      • Stage 3 - April 4th - May 5th, 2018
      • Stage 4 - May 16th - June 16th, 2018

  • Postseason (Playoffs) - June 17th - July 28th, 2018
    • After Stage 4 finishes, top finishers in each division will prepare for the championship playoffs, which run from July 11–22. The grand final on July 26–28 will determine which team will be crowned the first Overwatch League champions, claiming glory, the Overwatch League trophy, and a USD $1 million bonus.
  • All-Star - August 10th - August 12th, 2018
    • After the rush of the inaugural season championship, the Overwatch League will kick back for a weekend of festivities as the community’s favorite players face off in unexpected challenges.

Final Results[edit]

Section Date Prize Pool Winner Runner-Up Score
Playoffs 2018 (2018.07.11 - 2018.07.28) $1,700,000 TBD TBD
Overall Season 2018 (2018.01.10 - 2018.06.16) $1,300,000 TBD TBD
Stage 4 2018 (2018.05.16 - 2018.06.16) $125,000 TBD TBD
Stage 3 2018 (2018.04.04 - 2018.05.05) $125,000 TBD TBD
Stage 2 2018 (2018.02.21 - 2018.03.24) $125,000 TBD TBD
Stage 1 2018 (2018.01.10 - 2018.02.10) $125,000 TBD TBD

Inaugural Season Participants[edit]

Atlantic Division[edit]

Boston Uprising
DPSSouth Korea Striker DPSRussia Mistakes 
DPSUSA DreamKazper FlexSouth Korea Kalios 
FlexCanada NotE TankSouth Korea Gamsu 
SupportEthiopia Snow SupportDenmark Kellex 
SupportSouth Korea Neko SupportUSA Avast 
CSouth Korea Crusty  USA Shake  French Polynesia Mini     
Florida Mayhem
DPSSweden TviQ DPSBelgium Logix 
FlexSweden Manneten TankSweden CWoosH 
SupportSweden Zebbosai SupportFinland Zuppeh 
CSweden Mineral             
Houston Outlaws
DPSUSA Clockwork DPSFinland LiNkzr 
DPSUSA JAKE DPSSweden Mendokusaii 
FlexUSA coolmatt FlexBelgium SPREE 
TankUSA Muma SupportUSA Boink 
SupportCanada Bani SupportUSA Rawkus 
CSouth Korea TaiRong  USA MESR  South Korea HyeonWoo     
London Spitfire
DPSSouth Korea birdring DPSSouth Korea Rascal 
DPSSouth Korea Profit DPSSouth Korea Hooreg 
FlexSouth Korea Fury FlexSouth Korea WOOHYAL 
TankSouth Korea Gesture TankSouth Korea Fissure 
SupportSouth Korea HaGoPeun SupportSouth Korea Closer 
SupportSouth Korea Bdosin SupportSouth Korea NUS 
CSouth Korea Bishop  South Korea changg  South Korea Jfeel     
New York Excelsior
DPSSouth Korea Saebyeolbe DPSSouth Korea Libero 
FlexSouth Korea Pine FlexSouth Korea MekO 
TankSouth Korea Janus TankSouth Korea Mano 
SupportSouth Korea ArK SupportSouth Korea JJoNak 
CSouth Korea Pavane  South Korea WizardHyeong  USA Andrew     
Philadelphia Fusion
DPSSouth Korea Carpe DPSRussia ShaDowBurn 
DPSIsrael Eqo DPSSweden snillo 
FlexSouth Korea HOTBA FlexFrance Poko 
TankSouth Korea SADO TankFinland Fragi 
SupportUnited Kingdom Boombox SupportSouth Korea Dayfly 
SupportSpain neptuNo SupportCanada Joemeister 
CFrance Kirby  South Korea NamedHwi  United Kingdom Hayes     

Pacific Division[edit]

Dallas Fuel
DPSUSA Seagull DPSFinland Taimou 
DPSSouth Korea EFFECT FlexThailand Mickie 
TankSweden cocco TankCanada xQc 
SupportSweden chipshajen SupportSpain HarryHook 
SupportAustralia Custa     
CUSA KyKy             
Los Angeles Gladiators
DPSCanada Surefour DPSSouth Korea Asher 
DPSBrazil Hydration FlexSouth Korea Bischu 
TankPuerto Rico iRemiix SupportFinland Shaz 
SupportFinland BigGoose     
CUSA Dpei  USA Tim         
Los Angeles Valiant
DPSCanada Agilities DPSUSA GrimReality 
DPSUSA silkthread DPSFrance SoOn 
FlexUSA SPACE FlexSouth Korea envy 
TankSouth Korea Fate TankUnited Kingdom numlocked 
SupportSouth Korea KariV SupportCanada Verbo 
SupportFrance uNKOE     
CSouth Korea Ookz  United Kingdom Cuddles         
San Francisco Shock
DPSSweden iddqd DPSUSA Danteh 
DPSUSA sinatraa DPSSweden Nevix 
FlexUSA babybay FlexUSA super 
TankMexico nomy SupportSpain dhaK 
SupportUSA sleepy     
CUSA Brad  USA LegitRc         
Seoul Dynasty
DPSSouth Korea Bunny DPSSouth Korea Fleta 
DPSSouth Korea Munchkin DPSSouth Korea Wekeed 
FlexSouth Korea Gido FlexSouth Korea xepheR 
FlexSouth Korea zunba TankSouth Korea Miro 
TankSouth Korea KuKi SupportSouth Korea tobi 
SupportSouth Korea ryujehong     
CSouth Korea Baek   alwaysoov   Hocury   nuGget 
Shanghai Dragons
DPSChina Undead DPSChina Diya 
FlexChina MG FlexChina Xushu 
TankChina Roshan SupportChina Altering 
SupportChina Freefeel SupportChina Fiveking 
CChina U4  South Korea Kong         



Regular Season[edit]

Stage 1[edit]

Stage 2[edit]

Stage 3[edit]

Stage 4[edit]


Additional Information[edit]


Language EngSpeaking






Episode series[edit]

Additional Data[edit]

Country Representation[edit]

Overwatch League Overwatch League Inaugural Season Overwatch League
# Country/Region #P Players
1 South Korea South Korea 45 ArK, Asher, Bdosin, birdring, Bischu, Bunny, Carpe, Closer, Dayfly, EFFECT, envy, Fate, Fissure, Fleta, Fury, Gamsu, Gesture, Gido, HaGoPeun, Hooreg, HOTBA, Janus, JJoNak, Kalios, KariV, Kuki, Libero, Mano, Mek0, Miro, Munchkin, Neko, NUS, Pine, Profit, Rascal, ryujehong, SADO, Saebyeolbe, Striker, tobi, Wekeed, WOOHYAL, xepheR, zunba
2 USA United States 17 Avast, babybay, Boink, Clockwork, coolmatt69, Danteh, DreamKazper, GrimReality, JAKE, Muma, Rawkus, Seagull, silkthread, sinatraa, sleepy, SPACE, super
3 Sweden Sweden 10 chipshajen, Cocco, CWoosH, iddqd, Manneten, Mendokusaii, Nevix, snillo, TviQ, Zebbosai
4 China China 8 Altering, Diya, Fiveking, Freefeel, MG, Roshan, Undead, Xushu
5 Canada Canada 7 Agilities, Bani, Joemeister, NotE, Surefour, Verbo, xQc
6 Finland Finland 6 BigGoose, Fragi, LiNkzr, Shaz, Taimou, Zuppeh
7 France France 3 Poko, SoOn, uNKOE
7 Spain Spain 3 dhaK, HarryHook, neptuNo
9 Belgium Belgium 2 SPREE, Logix
9 Russia Russia 2 Mistakes, ShaDowBurn
9 United Kingdom United Kingdom 2 Boombox, numlocked
12 Australia Australia 1 Custa
12 Brazil Brazil 1 Hydration
12 Denmark Denmark 1 Kellex
12 Ethiopia Ethiopia 1 Snow
12 Israel Israel 1 Eqo
12 Mexico Mexico 1 nomy
12 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 1 iRemiix
12 Thailand Thailand 1 Mickie
Total 113


  1. Blizzard Entertainment (2017-12-11). "Stage 1 Tickets on Sale Now".