Groups and schedule for the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown

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Philipp Saedler
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Last week we determined the regional champions of the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown, now we are happy to reveal the transatlantic groups for live event in Cologne, Germany. These eight teams will take home their share of the US$100,000 prize pool and represent North America and Europe at gamescom 2016. In attendance are esport staples like fnatic, TSM and EnVy but also newly formed Overwatch-only teams like REUNITED and Rogue - this will be the best chance for you to get hooked to competitive Overwatch!

Group A

  • Misfits
  • Team EnVyUs
  • Creation eSports
  • Fnatic

Group B

  • Cloud9
  • Rogue
  • compLexity Gaming (formerly TSM)

The groups are being played in best of three double elimination, leading into single elimination best of five playoffs. Being played on the final days of gamescom, the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown is going to bring us two action packed days with eight of the best teams from Europe and North America!

Saturday, 20th of August:

9:00 CEST: Group A - Misfits vs. Fnatic, EnVyUs vs. Creation, Winners & Elimination match
~14:40 CEST: Group B - REUNITED vs. compLexity, Cloud9 vs. Rogue, Winners & Elimination match

Sunday, 21st of August:

9:00 CEST: Group B Decider Match
~10:40 CEST: Group A Decider Match
~12:00 CEST: Semi Final One
~14:00 CEST: Semi Final Two
~16:10 CEST: Overwatch Atlantic Showdown Grand Final

Times are estimates, as match times may differ. All matches will be played back to back.

If you can not make it to gamescom 2016 for the final matches, make sure to tune in to ESL Overwatch on Twitch, Hitbox, or Azubu to still see the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown finals take place. Make sure to follow ESL Overwatch on Facebook and Twitter to get all highlights and updates from the Overwatch Atlantic Showdown as well as other Overwatch tournaments by ESL!