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UK and US earn spots in the Overwatch World Cup top 8, taking place at Blizzcon

The United States and United Kingdom have secured their spots at the Overwatch World Cup main event, taking place from November 3, during Blizzcon. The US and UK triumphed over Taiwan and Germany in the playoffs, with the UK remaining undefeated in terms of map score, Taiwan failing to score …

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Overwatch League: How do you solve a problem like Korea?

After a very slow first year of competition the Overwatch pro scene has exploded over recent months. Blizzard has finally woken up and realised that it had to actually talk about the Overwatch League if they wanted it to start this year, sending everyone, even the mainstream media, in a …

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Overwatch World Cup returns for its second year, Overwatch League nowhere to be seen

Blizzard has announced that the Overwatch World Cup will return for the second year.  The competition will see national teams formed, and they will compete for the title of Overwatch World Champions. The competition first debuted at Blizzcon last year, with South Korea unsurprisingly taking the win. However many assumed …

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MonteCristo: “Blizzard paid me more in two weeks than Riot has in five”

Caster Christopher "MonteCristo" Mykles has revealed that Blizzard paid him more for two weeks work on the Overwatch World Cup than Riot did for a five week long World Championship.  In an interview with Yahoo eSports, which can be seen below, MonteCristo revealed that Blizzard was paying what he called …

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