Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017

    2017 First Overwatch Tournament

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    Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017

    The first overwatch esports tournament of 2017 is the Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017 presented by NGE on Twitch with a prize pool of $100,000. The qualifier (called Open Play) was held December 10-13, 2016 seeing 8 teams making it into the Overwatch Winter Premiere. The group stages are on Jan. 3-5 & Jan. 10-12 for group play phase 1, Jan. 17-19 for group play phase 2. The live finals date have yet to be announced.

    Watch Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017


    Website: Winter Premiere, Twitch, Youtube, Twitter, Facebook


    8 Teams Qualified For Overwatch Winter Premiere

    1. Kingdom eSports
    2. Cloud9
    3. CompLexity Gaming
    4. Immortals
    5. Fnatic
    6. Luminosity
    7. Kungarna
    8. Team Liquid

    Overwatch Winter Premiere Team Changes

    1. Kingdom eSports signed with Renegades. Throughout the tournament, they will be playing as Renegades.
    2. Cloud9 dropped out of this tournament to play in another event. Citizen7 have replaced Cloud9 in this event.
    3. Fnatic dropped out of this tournament as well to play in another event. FaZe Clan have replaced Fnatic in this event.

    Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017 Participating Teams

    1. Renegades
    2. Citizen7
    3. CompLexity Gaming
    4. Immortals
    5. FaZe Clan
    6. Luminosity
    7. Kungarna
    8. Team Liquid

    Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017 Prize Pool

    1. $40,000
    2. $20,000
    3. $12,000
    4. $12,000
    5. $5,000
    6. $5,000
    7. $3,000
    8. $3,000

    Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017 Rules

    Overwatch Winter Premiere have the 8 teams that made it through the open play qualifier. These 8 teams will play two round-robin group stages called group play phase 1 and group play phase 2. Two teams will be eliminated from group play phase 1, two teams will be eliminated from group play phase 2. The remaining 4 teams will play at the Winter Premiere “Live Finals”. Which is a single elimination LAN.


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    Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017 Group Stages Phase 1 Results

    TeamsMRGR+/-
    TeamsMRGR+/-
    Immortals6-112-48
    Kungarna5-212-57
    Team Liquid4-310-82
    Renegades4-310-64
    Luminosity4-310-91
    CompLexity Gaming3-48-10-2
    FaZe Clan2-56-11-5
    Citizen70-70-14-14

    Day 1

    Renegades vs Faze Clan – 2:0
    Citizen7 vs Luminosity – 0:2
    CompLexity Gaming vs Kungarna – 2:1
    Immortals vs Team Liquid – 2:1
    *

    Day 2

    Renegades vs Citizen7 – 2:0
    CompLexity Gaming vs Faze Clan – 1:2
    Immortals vs Luminosity – 2:1
    Kungarna vs Team Liquid – 2:0

    *Day 1 News: Server crashed at the very end of 3-game of CompLexity Gaming vs Kungarna. The teams replayed game 3 and CompLexity came out on top.

    Day 3

    Renegades vs Complexity – 2:0
    Citizen7 vs Immortals – 0:2
    FaZe Clan vs Team Liquid – 0:2
    Luminosity vs Kungarna – 2:1
    Renegades vs Luminosity – 2:0
    *

    Day 4

    Immortals vs Renegades – 2:0
    Complexity vs Team Liquid – 1:2
    Citizen7 vs Kungarna – 0:2
    Luminosity vs FaZe Clan – 2:1
    Team Liquid vs Citizen7 – 2:0

    *Immortals was the only team left undefeated after day 4.

    Day 5

    Renegades vs Team Liquid – 0:2
    Kungarna vs Immortals – 2:0
    Luminosity vs Complexity – 1:2
    FaZe Clan vs Citizen7 – 2:0
    Complexity vs Immortals – 0:2
    *

    Day 6

    Renegades vs Kungarna – 1:2
    Luminosity vs Team Liquid – 2:1
    Immortals vs FaZe Clan – 2:0
    Citizen7 vs Complexity – 0:2
    Kungarna vs FaZe Clan – 2:1

    *Citizen7 and FaZe Clan eliminated.


    Overwatch Winter Premiere 2017 Group Stages Phase 2 Results

    TeamsMRGR+/-
    TeamsMRGR+/-
    Immortals10-221-912
    Kungarna8-419-109
    CompLexity Gaming7-516-151
    Team Liquid6-616-151
    Luminosity6-614-15-2
    Renegades4-815-16-1

    Day 1

    Renegades vs Immortals – 1:2
    Complexity Gaming vs Team Liquid – 2:1
    Kungarna vs Luminosity Gaming – 2:0
    Immortals vs Complexity Gaming – 1:2
    Team Liquid vs Kungarna – 2:0
    *

    Day 2

    Team Liquid vs Renegades – 2:1
    Luminosity vs Complexity Gaming – 0:2
    Immortals vs Kungarna – 2:1
    Team Liquid vs Luminosity Gaming – 0:2
    Renegades vs Complexity Gaming – 1:2

    Day 3

    Kungarna vs Complexity Gaming – 2:0
    Renegades vs Luminosity Gaming – 1:2
    Immortals vs Team Liquid – 2:1
    Kungarna vs Renegades – 2:1
    Immortals vs Luminosity Gaming – 2:0


    Overwatch Premiere 2017 Semifinals & Finals Results

    The semifinals and finals are a best of 5 series. Also, Kungarna signed with a new esports organization called Ghost Gaming on January 26th, 2017. A day before the final day began, So Kungarna will be listed below as Ghost. Kungarna second support Alex “Ajax” Jackson will not be signing with Ghost. After Overwatch Premiere, Ghost will have to find another support.

    Semifinals
    Immortals vs Luminosity Gaming – 3:0
    Complexity Gaming vs Ghost – 0:3

    Finals
    Immortals vs Ghost – 3:1

    Immortals and Ghost showed they’re the top 2 teams in this tournament by sweeping their opponents 3-0. Who knew these two would be in the Finals at the start of the group stage? I know I didn’t expect to see Ghost in the finals. Ghost started the finals off strong going 1-0 until Immortals stepped up their game and came back to win the series 3-1.

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