Aug 10 2017 - 1:35 pm

Blizzard's western European Overwatch Open Division begins Sept. 4

Online tournament platform FACEIT will host the event.
Overwatch Staff Reporter
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Dreaming about going pro in Overwatch? The time to prove yourself has come.

Blizzard's Overwatch Open Division: Western Europe season two will begin Sept. 4 and run through Oct. 22.

Any player with a skill rating of 3,500 or above (that's Master rank) can enter the tournament for their region. Teams of six will play together—either bring your own full team or find one on FACEIT's Overwatch Teamfinder.

Related: Blizzard provides details about the Overwatch Open Division for aspiring esports professionals

Registration for the tournament is open until Aug. 21. The roster lock period begins Aug. 26 through Sept. 1. Matches will be played weekly on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until the end of the regular season on Oct. 22. The Overwatch Open Division playoffs begin Oct. 28.

There isn't a major prize pool, but each player will will receive Blizzard bucks for their efforts.

  • 1st Place: $50 Blizzard Balance per player
  • 2nd Place: $40 Blizzard Balance per player
  • 3rd — 4th Place: $30 Blizzard Balance per player
  • 5th — 8th Place: $20 Blizzard Balance per player
  • 9th — nth Place: $10 Blizzard Balance per player for participation, provided that the team finished their matches.


Yep, there's a participation prize.

Players in the western European region can sign up now on FACEIT. Regional Overwatch Open Division tournaments are ongoing across the world. Registration for season two across other countries, via ESL, is also open.

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