Esports fans in Sydney and Melbourne will soon be able to experience both action-packed finals of Overwatch Contenders Australia in 2019, live and in-person, at two of the regions’ biggest esports events.
The Overwatch Contenders Australia 2019 Season 1 Finals will debut at Qudos Bank Arena at the 2019 Intel® Extreme Masters (IEM) Sydney from 4-5 May, while the Season 2 Finals will return tothe Melbourne Esports Open at Rod Laver Arena on Sunday, 1 Sept.
2019 Season 1 has been the closest season yet, with ORDER, Blank Esports and three-peat champions, the Sydney Drop Bears, each in with a chance to claim top spot. The competition has never been more fierce, and the stakes have never been higher – with this season’s ultimate champions claiming a chance to test their mettle against the best in the region at the Overwatch Pacific Showdown in China later in May, plus a share in $100,000 USD. With the final round of regular play, every map will make a difference in determining who will claim instant qualification to the Semi-finals at IEM Sydney on 4 May.