Overwatch is creating opportunities not only for established professional teams and big companies. It is also being well received by the amateur scene. Teams that want to become better and better to be able to make a name for themselves.
This type of approach is the one that The Chaos Vanguard is looking to have. They are hosting an open tournament for anybody interested. No prizes, only tons of fun and the opportunity to get the first place with your team! Free agents are also welcome.
The tournament will start on Friday August 26th, at 8PM EST. Only full 6 man teams will be able to sign up. Free agents are also allowed if they are able to find a team to sign up with. Teamspeak will be used for communication so everybody needs to have it downloaded. It is not mandatory to talk to your team you need to have a working microphone at least.
Rules, format and additional information
All participants need to be 16 years old at the moment of the tournament. The format is single elimination, best of 1 and best of 3 for the finals.
64 teams is the maximum number of teams allowed, also, teams have until August 25th, 10:00 PM EST to sign up, they can have up to 8 members per team, 6 players and 2 substitutes.
Apart from that, the general rules will be: No Killcam. Ana is banned. Limited to 1 hero only per match. Only 6 members teams will be allowed to play, if one of the players can not attend, teams have the opportunity to pick up a random player from the free agents list.
The full information is found here, so if you are interested be sure to check it out: The Chaos Vanguard