Assembly Winter 2017 will feature a professional Overwatch tournament on February 3-4, 2017 with four teams competing in the newest Blizzard game for €5000 EUR.
The first ever professional Overwatch tournament in Finland will be held at Assembly Winter 2017. Overwatch is the newest game from Blizzard Entertainment and it has been getting bigger and bigger since its launch in May 2016. Now it's time to set the ball rolling in Finland too as we gather four professional Overwatch teams in Helsinki to compete in front of a live audience for cash and glory on February 3-4, 2017.
Time: Fri-Sat, Feb 3-4, 2017
Place: Helsinki Convention & Exhibition Centre, Finland
Format: Double elimination playoffs
Ninjas in Pyjamas
Fragi - Joona Laine
Ruape - Roope Kurkela
SKYTRiXSHA - Mikael Silvennoinen
Talisman - Veikka Laine
€5000 will be spread among the top three teams as follows:
All the matches will be played on the dedicated Overwatch stage which has a spacious audience stand. The action will be streamed and commented in Finnish.
Jokke “Puuppi” Saarinen - Commentator, Finnish
Tomi "Tombha" Rinne - Commentator, Finnish
All times in local time EET / CET+1.
- Friday, Feb 3
- 14:00 NiP-SkitLite
- 17:00 REDS-ENCE
- 20:00 WB Final
- Saturday, Feb 4
- 12:00 LB Match #1
- 15:00 LB Final
- 19:00 Grand Final
The tournament will be played with a double elimination playoffs format with each match being a best-of-5.
You can read the full rules here.