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Overwatch World Cup Representatives Selected!

Votes for the Overwatch World Cup Competition Committees have been tallied and the results are now live at worldcup.playoverwatch.com. On Thursday, April 27, players were given an opportunity to vote for their country’s representatives to form each Competition Committee, which is responsible for selecting and recommending the strongest team from that nation. You can download the document here for the full list of committee members for all 32 countries.

We’re also excited to announce the groups and city locations for the four live events in which the group stages will be played out this Summer. Each group is comprised of four national teams that will play a full round-robin series of matches. From each group, the top two teams will advance to the single-elimination playoffs. The top two finishers from each of the four group stage events will qualify for the Overwatch World Cup finals at BlizzCon 2017. Venue, dates, and ticket information will be announced soon.

Group Stages:

Shanghai, China – Group A and B

Sydney, Australia – Group C and D

Katowice, Poland – Group E and F

Burbank, California – Group G and H

Groups:

Group A (Shanghai, China)

1 – China

16 – Hong Kong

17 – Norway

32 – Romania

Group B (Shanghai, China)

8 – France

9 – Denmark

24 – Thailand

25 – Argentina

Group C (Sydney, Australia)

4 – Sweden

13 – Australia

20 – Italy

29 – Portugal

Group D (Sydney, Australia)

5 – Finland

12 – Japan

21 – Spain

28 – Vietnam

Group E (Katowice, Poland)

2 – South Korea

15 – Netherlands

18 – Poland

21 – Austria

Group F (Katowice, Poland)

7 – Canada

10 – Russia

23 – Singapore

26 – Turkey

Group G (Burbank, California)

3 – United States

14 – Chinese Taipei

19 – Brazil

30 – New Zealand

Group H (Burbank, California)

6 – United Kingdom

11 – Germany

22 – Israel

27 – Belgium

Stay tuned to XboxSector for more info on the fixtures, results and news from the World Cup later in the summer.

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