The South Korean national team has become the champion of Overwatch World Cup 2018 by defeating the Chinese team in the grand finals of the $128,000 event.
The tournament was held on November 2nd – 3rd at Anaheim Convention Center during Blizzcon. It featured eight national teams that represented South Korea, Finland, United States, Canada, China, Australia, France and United Kingdom competing in a single-elimination playoffs bracket.
South Korea finished the tournament undefeated – they defeated Australia (3:0) in the quarterfinals, United Kingdom (2:0) in the semifinals and China (4:0) in the grand finals. The Chinese team reached the finals by defeating Finland (3:0) in the quarterfinals and Canada (3:0) in the semifinals. In the match for the third place Canada outplayed United Kingdom with the 3:2 score. Each participant of the event received $16,000 in prize money.
|3rd||$16,000||Canada, United Kingdom|
|5th-8th||$16,000||France, United States|