Overwatch Pacific Championship 2017 - Season 2

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[e][h]Overwatch Pacific Championship 2017 - Season 2
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League Information
Series:
Overwatch Pacific Championship OPC
Organizer:
Blizzard Entertainment
Platform:
Type:
Offline
Location:
Taiwan Taipei
Venue:
Blizzard Estadium
Prize pool:
$ 8,300,000 TWD
(≃ $274,785 USD)
Start Date:
2017-08-18
End Date:
2017-10-15
Liquipedia Tier:
Links
Teams
Number of Teams:
8
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Maps
Chronology

Information[edit]

An official Asia-Pacific Blizzard tournament based in Taiwan featuring professional Overwatch teams from Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Korea 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 Saturday Sunday
TST 16:00 - 22:00
JST 17:00 - 23:00
KST 17:00 - 23:00
AEST 18:00 - 24:00
Matchday
Countdown
BlizzardZHTWAugust 18, 2017 - 16:00 TST
BlizzardZHTWAugust 19, 2017 - 16:00 TST
BlizzardZHTWAugust 20, 2017 - 16:00 TST

Location[edit]

  • Blizzard Estadium, No.245, Sec. 1, South Dunhua Rd., JhongJheng 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]

  • TW Commentators:
  • EN Commentators:
    • New Zealand AVRL (Kevin Walker)
    • New Zealand Pixie (Matt Carroll)

Prize Pool[edit]

8,300,000 TWD (~274,785 USD) is spread among the teams as seen below:

Conversion values taken from xe.com at 2017-08-07. 1 TWD ≈ 0.0331108 USD

Participants[edit]

Results[edit]

Regular Season[edit]

Standings
. Flashwolveslogo std.png Flash Wolves - 0p
. Blank esportslogo std.png Blank Esports - 0p
. Ahq std.png ahq e-Sports Club - 0p
. Hka std.png Hong Kong Attitude - 0p
. Machi Esports std.png Machi Esports - 0p
. MEGA Thunder logo std.png MEGA Thunder - 0p
. Ardeont logo std.png Ardeont - 0p
. Libalentlogo std.png Libalent Supreme - 0p

For detailed results click here (1st RR | 2nd RR).

Playoffs[edit]

Overwatch Pacific Championship/2017/Season 2/Playoffs

View Games[edit]

Streams[edit]

Language Taiwan EngSpeaking Thailand
Stream

VODs[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]