Overwatch Esports – The Pacific Championship Starts Tomorrow

The inaugural season of the Overwatch Pacific Championship (OPC) kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, 8 April AEST/NZST!

Australian team, Blank Esports, will be competing against squads from Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and Thailand during the 11-week regular season, after which the top three teams will advance to the playoffs. The season one prize pool is NTD$8.3 million (Approx. $357,000 AUD)!

DATE TIME IN AEST TEAM VERSUS TEAM
Saturday, 8 April 4:00pm (6:00pm NZST) Flash Wolves  (Taiwan) ahq eSports Club (Taiwan)
  4:00pm (6:00pm NZST) Hong Kong Attitude (Hong Kong) Fireball (Thailand)
  9:00pm (11:00pm NZST) Sun Sister (Japan) Machi Esports (Taiwan)
  9:00pm (11:00pm NZST) Blank Esports (Australia) DeToNator GOLD (Japan)
Sunday, 9 April 4:00pm (6:00pm NZST) Machi Esports (Taiwan) Blank Esports (Australia)
  4:00pm (6:00pm NZST) Fireball (Thailand) ahq eSports Club (Taiwan)
  9:00pm (11:00pm NZST) DeToNator GOLD (Japan) Flash Wolves  (Taiwan)
  9:00pm (11:00pm NZST) Hong Kong Attitude (Hong Kong) Sun Sister (Japan)

 

All Overwatch Pacific Championship matches will be played in a LAN setting and streamed live in English via https://www.twitch.tv/fullcircle each week during the season, from Friday through Sunday (AEST/NZST). Viewers can also watch the Taiwanese stream via goblizzard.tw/esports/live.

For an in-depth look into the OPC and the rules of the tournament, please visit the Overwatch website here.

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