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Overwatch Chicago- Winter Freeze Up Community Tournament
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Overwatch Chicago- Winter Freeze Up Community Tournament
January 21st, 20183341 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

Overwatch Chicago presents the 2018 Winter Freeze up!

This is a one day community LAN tournament consisting of 18 teams battling it out for a $1600 cash prize pool. There are two divisions in this event which will make for closer competition. If you believe you have what it takes to take the top prizes, register for the high stakes! If you're less confident, go for the low!

High Stakes - Anyone of any skill level can sign up for this division! You're playing for a total prize pool of nearly $1200

Lower Division- Anyone can sign up for this division too! However, you'll be playing for a total prize pool of $400

Players can sign up as a full team, with friends, or by yourself. All matches will take place at Ignite Gaming Lounge.

Incomplete teams: You can fill up your team roster in our Discord - (We will randomly arrange any incomplete teams to fill slots a week prior to start.)https://discord.gg/SjSDhGC

Overwatch Chicago is the premiere competitive scene for Overwatch in the Chicagoland area. Overwatch Chicago regularly hosts league-style games at Ignite Gaming Lounge, and the Winter Freeze up will be their second competitive tournament.

Tournament format will be single elimination, best of 3 matches. Ending in a best of 5 (pending time may be moved to best of 3). Current competitive rules will be used. Refer to current game patch notes for any finer details.

All games will be played on Ignite computers (144hz monitors, gamepads, mouse, keyboards, headsets provided) Players may use their own peripherals (mouse/keyboard) NO HEADSETS

Players may not bring their own computers/monitors.

Matches will be broadcasted with commentary via the official twitch stream www.twitch.tv/OverwatchChicago

All wining teams will be immortalized on our Plaque of Champions! Additional prizes are based on Division and placement:

High Stakes- 1st Place - $735, 2nd Place - $450

Low Stakes - 1st place- $300 2nd place- Approximate value of $120 in prizes (Items TBD)

$1600 Prize pool is dependent on at least 18 teams. * *No refunds after 1/7/18

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Dan Pasqua
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Christopher Manzo
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Jonathan Corvin-Blackburn
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Jonathan Ayala
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Mateo Olcar
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Julian Hernandez
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Tom Valera
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Joe Solis
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Jason Togelang
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Mike Hua
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Kevin Ooi

Location

Venue

Ignite Gaming Lounge
3341 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL 60618, USA

Getting There

Free street parking available and small lot

Map

Contact Info

Phone
847-977-3626
Additional details
Tournament Admins
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Brandon Gorson
IL

Rules

Tournament format will be single elimination, best of 3 matches. Ending in a best of 5 (pending time may be moved to best of 3). Current competitive rules will be used. Refer to current game patch notes for any finer details. All games will be played on Ignite computers (144hz monitors, gamepad and headsets provided) Players may use their own peripherals (mouse/keyboard) NO HEADSETS

In-game spectators must be approved prior to match start.

There is no cost to enter venue to spectate matches

Tournament Organizers will disqualify any individuals that violate good sportsman-like conduct or engage in any exploitative behaviors. Gambling or betting on matches is not allowed.

Maps will be pre-determined until the final match and announced by TOs. The Final maps will be determined by alternating ban system.

Players may not bring their own computers/monitors.

Prizing

All wining teams will be immortalized on our Plaque of Champions! Additional prizes are based on Division and placement:

High Stakes- 1st Place - $735, 2nd Place - $450

Low Stakes - 1st place- $300 2nd place- Approximate value of $120 in prizes (Items TBD)

*$1600 Prize pool is dependent on at least 18 teams. *