Overwatch Pacific Championship 2017 - Season 1

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[e][h]Overwatch Pacific Championship 2017 - Season 1
League Information
Series:
Overwatch Pacific Championship OPC
Organizer:
Blizzard Entertainment
Type:
Offline
Location:
Taiwan Taipei
Venue:
Blizzard Estadium
Prize pool:
$ 8,300,000 TWD
(≃ $272,240 USD)
Start Date:
2017-04-08
End Date:
2017-07-01
Number of Teams:
8
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Maps
Chronology

Information[edit]

An official Asia-Pacific Blizzard tournament based in Taiwan featuring professional Overwatch teams from Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Australia. This event is a Tournament Server competition with 2 twitch streams broadcasting live in Mandarin and in English (Links below)

Tournament is played on the weekend Fridays to Sundays;

  • Friday: 19:00 CST/ 21:00 AEST 1st Match, 21:00 CST/ 23:00 AEST 2nd Match
  • Saturday: 14:00 CST/ 16:00 AEST 1st Match, 16:00 CST/ 18:00 AEST 2nd Match, 19:00 CST/ 21:00 AEST 3rd Match, 21:00 CST/ 23:00 AEST 4th Match
  • Sunday: 14:00 CST/ 16:00 AEST 1st Match, 16:00 CST/ 18:00 AEST 2nd Match, 19:00 CST/ 21:00 AEST 3rd Match, 21:00 CST/ 23:00 AEST 4th Match

Location[edit]

  • Blizzard Estadium, 12F., No.245, Sec. 1, Dunhua South Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.).

Format[edit]

  • Competition Rules
    • Regular Season: Four Rounds of Round-Robin
      • Each of the 8 teams in OPC will play against each of the other teams a total of 4 times. Each match will be played in a best-of-five format (BO5).
    • Playoffs: Bubble Race
      • The top three teams of regular season will advance to the playoffs that will follow a Bubble Race format. There are two rounds of playoffs over a 2-week period, and each week will feature three consecutive match days. Each match day is a best-of-seven format (BO7). The team that takes two wins out of 3 match days will be the winner of a Playoff round.
      • The number 2 and 3 finishers from the Regular Season will compete in the first week of playoffs, and the winner will advance and get the opportunity to compete with the number 1 finisher of the regular season in the final week of playoffs to determine the winner of Season 1.
  • Home/Away Team Rules
    • Regular Season:
      • Eight teams will go through 4 Round-Robin matches in which each team will fight against the same opponent four times, as Home Team two times and Away Team for another two times.
      • In the best-of-five (BO5) matches, the Home Team has the advantage to decide the first, the third and the fifth maps and their attack/defense, while Away team can decide the second and the fourth.
      • Each team will have a “Home Team’s Day” once during regular season, which means that team will have home advantage in two consecutive matches on that day.
    • Playoffs
      • The team that achieved higher place finish in the regular season will have home-team advantage during the Playoffs. In the 3 match days of the Playoffs, this team will have home team advantage on Day 1 and Day 3, while the lower placed team will play as home team on Day 2.
      • In the BO7 matches, the Home Team can decide the first, third, fifth and seventh maps and their attack/defense, while the Away Team can select the second, fourth and sixth.

Broadcast Talent[edit]

Mandarin Broadcast[edit]

English Broadcast[edit]

  • Commentators:
    • New Zealand AVRL (Kevin Walker)
    • New Zealand Ezy (Dallas Whaitiri)
    • New Zealand Pixie (Matt Carroll)
    • New Zealand Smite (Matt Ross)

Prize Pool[edit]

8,300,000 TWD (~272,240 USD) is spread among the teams as seen below:

Conversion values taken from xe.com at 2017-03-24. 1 TWD ≈ 0.0328 USD

Participants[edit]

ahq e-Sports Club
1Taiwan c0wman 
2Taiwan EDIBOSS 
3Taiwan EricEn 
4Taiwan Krapy 
5Taiwan Keres 
6Taiwan DizZy 
7Taiwan LazyTitan 
CTaiwan AfteR 
CTaiwan Nitor 
Blank Esports
1Australia Aetar 
2Australia ieatuup 
3Australia Kiki 
4Australia Trill 
5Australia Rqt 
6Australia Gnb 
STaiwan SereNity 
CAustralia Doctor 
Flash Wolves
1Taiwan Zonda 
2Taiwan Realment 
3Taiwan Jongie 
4Taiwan Baconjack 
5Taiwan KMoMo 
6Taiwan S1nkler 
CTaiwan RayGods 
FireBall
1Thailand oPuTo 
2Thailand NzNr 
3Thailand 9th 
4Thailand keRLos 
5Thailand Zalphx 
6Thailand Rocket 
7Thailand TeetawatV3 
CThailand Zynnlol 
Hong Kong Attitude
1Hong Kong ManGoJai 
2Taiwan HolidayCow 
3Taiwan CQB 
4Taiwan ShaiuLin 
5Taiwan ATing 
6Taiwan Randy 
7Taiwan K4 
CTaiwan Jay 
Machi Esports
1Taiwan Rai 
2Taiwan Nonezz 
3Taiwan Kant 
4Taiwan Dcrwon 
5Taiwan Notalk 
6Taiwan Restya 
7Taiwan Kiyomi 
CTaiwan Cassis 
SunSister
1Japan Elu 
2Japan Molis 
3Japan N1ght0wl 
4Japan Odenkun 
5Japan kira44 
6Japan ZETMAN 
7Japan XQQ 
CJapan ShirasPan 

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Standings
1. Flash Wolves 25-3 79-10 +69 75p
2. Blank Esports 22-6 69-26 +43 66p
3. ahq e-Sports Club 21-7 67-31 +36 63p
4. Hong Kong Attitude 16-12 58-45 +13 48p
5. Machi Esports 14-14 49-48 +1 42p
6. FireBall 10-18 36-60 -24 30p
7. DeToNator.GOLD 3-25 13-77 -64 9p
8. SunSister 1-27 8-82 -74 3p

For detailed results click here.

Playoffs[edit]

Playoffs Results[edit]

Qualification Round
  Blank Esports
4
4
-
June 23, 2017 - 19:00 TST
1 
 
 3
 
1 
 
 2
 
2 
 
 1
 
3 
 
 2
 
June 24, 2017 - 19:00 TST
3 
 
 1
 
3 
 
 2
 
2 
 
 3
 
0 
 
 0
 
1 
 
 0
 
  ahq e-Sports Club
2
1
-
Grand Final
Flash Wolves
4
4
-
June 30, 2017 - 19:00 TST
3 
 
 1
 
3 
 
 0
 
4 
 
 3
 
2 
 
 1
 
July 1, 2017 - 19:00 TST
0 
 
 3
 
5 
 
 4
 
1 
 
 2
 
2 
 
 1
 
4 
 
 3
 
3 
 
 0
 
Blank Esports
0
2
-


View Games[edit]

Peak viewers[edit]

Data about number of viewers is based on information from Esports Charts[1]:

  • The tournament's Overall peak was 18 900 viewers
  • The tournament's peak Without Chinese viewers was 7 777 viewers
  • English streams peak was 4 072 viewers
  • Chinese streams peak was 14 828 viewers
  • Twitch.tv peak was 18 900 viewers

Streams[edit]

VODs[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Esports Charts (2017-07-18). "Overwatch Pacific Championship detailed stats". esc.watch.