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Contenders Season One North America

location: Burbank, California
prize pool: $100,000 USD
start: August 15, 2017
end: October 8, 2017
About

Format

Regular Season: Round Robin

  • All matches are 4 Game Sets.
  • If a series ends in a draw, a tiebreaker will be played.
  • Standings Tiebreakers will first be total map wins.
  • If teams that are tied have the same number of map wins at the end of the season, a final tiebreaker Bo3 Ilios will be played.
  • Top 4 teams at the end of the Regular Season advance to the Offline Playoffs.

Playoffs:

  • Playoffs take place at Blizzard Arena Los Angeles
  • Single Elimination
  • Bo5 Semi Finals
  • Bo7 Grand Finals

Map Pool

Map 1 is predetermined; loser picks subsequent maps.

  • Map 1 - Control (Oasis, Nepal, Lijiang Tower)
  • Map 2 - Hybrid (King's Row, Eichenwalde, Numbani)
  • Map 3 - Assault (Hanamura, Volskaya Industries)
  • Map 4 - Escort (Watchpoint: Gibraltar, Dorado)
  • Map 5 - Tiebreaker, if necessary (Bo3 Ilios)
Final Standings
1st
$40,000 USD
2nd
$15,000 USD
3rd–4th
$10,000 USD
3rd–4th
$10,000 USD
5th
$8,000 USD
6th
$8,000 USD
7th
$4,500 USD
8th
$4,500 USD