Blizzcon 2017: E-Sports Round-Up

With the end of Blizzcon comes the crowning of the Champions of Blizzard, from the Overwatch World Cup to the World of Warcraft Arena World Championship. Many amazing matches were played throughout the weekend and, at the end, those left standing were exhausted but exhilarated. The winners are as follows:

Overwatch World Cup

  • 1st place – South Korea
  • 2nd place – Canada
  • 3rd place – Sweden

Photo: Robert Paul for Blizzard Entertainment

Hearthstone Inn-vitational

Grimestreet Grifters beat the Chillblade Crusaders

Heroes of the Storm HGC Finals

MVP Black beat Fnatic 3-1

Starcraft II World Championship

Lee ‘Rogue’ Byung Ryul beat Eo ‘soO’ Yoon Su 4-2

World of Warcraft Arena World Championship

ABC beat Panda Global 4-0

Congrats to all the players and teams who competed at Blizzcon! Looking forward to seeing more great matches next year!

Also, stay tuned to for more news on the inaugural season of the Overwatch League. The pre-season starts December 6, 2017. Five of the six players on the World Cup winners South Korea team are going to teams in the league. Two are heading to the New York Excelsior and three are heading to the Seoul Dynasty.


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