FringeGaming hosting a $1,000 USD pool Overwatch Tournament

Another tournament is on its way. This time, FRINGE GAMING is going to host an Overwatch Tournament with a prize pool of $1,000 USD!

The tournament is open to anyone willing to join. You can register your team directly into their website if you already have one. Want to join as an individual? No problem! The tournament is open for any player, any rank and from any region. And there is no entry free.

So, if you want to get a taste of competitive play in a tournament environment be sure to check this one out. Saturday 27th, 8pm GMT. The rules for the tournament are quite simple:

Tournament rules and maps

The check-in is going to be 30 minutes before the tournament start time. All team captains need to check-in their teams in order to be seeded. Individual players also need to check-in in order to be put into teams. The later the individual players arrive the harder it will be to put them into a team.

  • Teams are seeded in the order they sign up.
  • Every match is best of 1, double elimination.
  • Only 1 hero lock.
  • Stopwatch timer and Killcam off.

Maps are:

  1. Gibraltar
  2. Hollywood
  3. Ilios
  4. Dorado
  5. Lijiang Tower
  6. Rout

The tournament is hosted by FRINGE GAMING but there 2 big sponsors that donated the prize pool: Cooler Master and NoScope. This shows that the big companies are starting to become interested into the amateur scene. There is no doubt that these tournaments are great for advertisement.

Prizes

The prizes are:

  • 1st Place   – $500
  • 2nd Place – $300
  • 3rd Place  – $200

So, free entry, open to everyone, teams and individuals alike, lots of fun and a total prize pool of $1,000. There is no reason not to join! So go ahead and sign up directly to the official tournament site: GamingOnTheFringe

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