Overwatch Contenders


Blizzard Releases Details On The Overwatch Contenders Gauntlet in Seoul

Blizzard Releases Details On The "Overwatch" Contenders Gauntlet in Seoul

Blizzard unveiled their plans for their upcoming Gauntlet match in Seoul, South Korea for the Overwatch Contenders League The event will take place from October 9th-13th at the Giga Arena, with tickets going on sale September 9th The Gauntlet will be played with Overwatch's 2-2-2 role lock enforced, and all Overwatch League teams have been[...]

Regarding Women esports and Ellie

Regarding Women, esports, and "Ellie"

And it increases the amount of harassment women in the gaming sphere will face.Plenty of people are outraged over the “Ellie” situation, and for good reason.https://twitter.com/mizliz_/status/1081308508342157313https://twitter.com/Marisha_Ray/status/1081364777589325824https://twitter.com/taylorcocke/status/1081305896263704577The only bright spot in to find amidst the “Ellie” fallout are the various lists of female players in the Overwatch Contenders league that are making the rounds[...]

Overwatch Contender Player Ellie Confirmed as a False Identity

Overwatch Contender Player "Ellie" Confirmed as a False Identity

Ellie was the only player on Second Wind's roster who did not have her full legal name listed on the official Overwatch Contenders site Threats to dox her soon followed.Shortly thereafter, Ellie stepped down from the Second Wind roster.As part of their oversight of the Overwatch Contenders league, Blizzard does background checks on all players[...]

Overwatch Team Second Wind Loses Female Player Due to Doxxing Threats

Overwatch Team Second Wind Loses Female Player Due to Doxxing Threats

The Overwatch Contenders team Second Wind has announced that their female player, Ellie, has stepped down from the team just weeks after signing As reported by Variety, her decision to back out of the team comes in the wake of doxxing threats and harassment from members of the Overwatch community.https://twitter.com/SecondWindGG/status/1080613513792548864Ellie signed on to the team of aspiring pro Overwatch players[...]

Blizzard Is Launching A Minor League For Overwatch called Overwatch Contenders

Blizzard Is Launching A Minor League For 'Overwatch' called "Overwatch Contenders"

Multiple reports have been coming from pro teams that they're not happy with the way the new league is being developed, and now we've learned from Blizzard today that they're launching a new program called "Overwatch Contenders," which is essentially a minor league compared to the players who will be signed up for the official[...]