Dreamhack has announced they will be hosting an Overwatch championship with a $50,000 prize pool
Have you bought a table seat for #DHW16? Then you can also sign up for the $50,000 Overwatch Championship!
— DreamHack (@DreamHack) September 29, 2016
The Overwatch championship will feature 8 teams who made it through NA and EU online qualifiers along with the “huge BYOC qualifier”. The online qualifiers will be open to any team and take place from the 9th-10th of October for EU teams and 11th-12th for NA teams. The BYOC qualifier is open to anyone who attends the LAN qualifier.
The Overwatch championships will be held from the 25th-26th of November, a mere 2 day event for DreamHack attendees
The main Overwatch Championships event prize pool distribution :
1st – $30,000
2nd – $10,000
3rd/4th – $5,000
This means there is nothing install for the bottom 4 teams.
Online qualifier sign-ups.