Overwatch Summer

Information
Game
Overwatch
Platform
BattleNet
Day
Thursday
Time
19:00
Format

4 Weeks Swiss League
Top 4 Elimination

Location

Online

Standings
Summary

Overwatch Summer will be split into 2 stages running for a total of 6 weeks.


Stage 1 - League Stage

During the league stage pairings will be decided using the Swiss system. In the first round teams will be paired randomly then in subsequent rounds teams will be paired to play a team with the same or similar number of games won. During the Swiss stage each team will play two Bo3 matches per week.


Stage 2 - Playoffs

The 4 teams with the most points in the Swiss stage will qualify for the Bo5 Semifinals with the winners advancing to Finals.


Prize:
1st Place 6x Summer Winners Jersey
2nd Place £120

RULES SUMMARY

  • All players must have been students during 2020/21 academic year from the same university. 
  • All games are on the European region
  • Teams must have at least 6 players. Teams may add/remove players from team between weeks.
  • If teams are more than 20 minutes late they will forfeit a match.
  • Check in deadline is 6:30pm. Teams who don't check in will not get games for that evening.
  • Lobby settings
    • Competitive rules on
    • Kill cam disabled
    • Skins disabled
  • Offensive player and team names are not allowed.
  • Verbal abuse is not allowed. In particular any use of racist, sexist, homophobic or any other discriminatory language will lead to a minimum 3 week suspension.

Map Veto

All maps picked must be picked from Following Map pool which will be announced before season begins.

Control: Busan, Ilios, Lijiang Tower, Nepal, Oasis
Escort: Junkertown, Route 66, Watchpoint: Gibraltar
Assault: Hanamura, Temple of Anubis, Volskaya Industries
Hybrid: Eichenwalde, Hollywood, King’s Row

 

Best of Five

  • For best of 5 maps game modes will be played in the following order with the higher seed choosing map in the first game and lower seed choosing starting side. In subsequent games the loser of the previous map chooses the next map and the winning team chooses side. 
    • Control
    • Escort
    • Assault
    • Hybrid
    • Control (5th map can not be same map as played in game 1)

Best of Three

  • Best of 3s will work in the same way except only three game modes will be played. The three games modes will rotate each week with the oldest remaining game mode removed and the unplayed game mode from previous week re added to pool e.g.
  • Week 1
    • Control
    • Escort
    • Assault
  • Week 2
    • Escort
    • Assault
    • Hybrid
  • Week 3
    • Assault
    • Hybrid
    • Control
  • Week 4
    • Hybrid
    • Control
    • Escort

Players are expected to uphold the NSE Code of Conduct whilst competing in this tournament

All decisions regarding the interpretation and enforcement of these rules is at the sole discretion of the NSE Admin Team, whose decisions are final.
These rules may be amended, changed or supplemented when required by the NSE Admin Team to ensure fair play and competitive integrity.

Date Stage
8th July 7pm

Week 1 Swiss

15th July 7pm Week 2 Swiss
22nd July 7pm Week 3 Swiss
29th July 7pm Week 4 Swiss
5th August 7pm Semifinals
12th August 7pm Finals

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