Photo by Robert Paul via Blizzard Entertainment, Riot removes ARAM's Oracle's Extract to open up "more fun play and counterplay" for invisible and trap champs in League's preseason PBE, TSM Doublelift: "The entire Worlds experience after the first week, we probably had a 10-percent win rate in scrims", League of Legends pros react to Bjergsen's retirement announcement, Riot reveals top 100 VALORANT players in NA and EU with ranked leaderboard, Respawn stands by suspension of Apex Legends player who claimed "killing streamers" got them banned. Grand Finals Weekend | Seoul Dynasty vs San Francisco Shock | Day 1 13 days ago Full Match | San Francisco Shock vs Philadelphia Fusion | Overwatch League 2020 | Playoff Weekend 2 | Day 2 After the conclusion of the regular season, Dynasty and San Francisco Shock had the exact same record and map differential; by rule, the teams had to face each other in an offline tiebreaker match to determine seeding for the Stage 1 Playoffs. The 2019 Seoul Dynasty season was the second season of the Seoul Dynasty's existence in the Overwatch League and is the team's first under head coach Kim "KDG" Dong-gun. (Atlantic South) Atlanta Reign, 10-10, 41-32-0, +9, 11. Now, I am not saying that these players are bad. After the halftime break, Seoul took Numbani 3-2 to force match point, but London responded in kind with a 2-1 win on Temple of Anubis. In a rematch of the Stage 1 Semifinals, Seoul faced Vancouver Titans in week two. “I’m so proud of the entire Overwatch League staff who worked incredibly hard to put on a great show for our fans,” Jon Spector, Blizzard Entertainment’s vice president of esports said in a statement. On Oct. 10 at 8am CT, the two teams will compete in a first-to-five match to crown the 2020 Overwatch League champion. The final day in the Asian-Pacific region of the Overwatch League saw the Seoul Dynasty record a 3-2 series win over the scrappy London Spitfire on Sunday. Just when it looked like the Shock could clean sweep Shanghai, something in the Dragons’ ranks shifted. This page was last edited on 7 March 2020, at 12:19. For their quarterfinals match, the team took on the fourth-seeded San Francisco Shock on July 12.  Three days later, Dynasty acquired Baek "Fissure" Chan-hyung from Los Angeles Gladiators. Saturday’s Overwatch League final between the San Francisco Shock and Seoul Dynasty was the most watched OWL match in its three season history, Activision Blizzard My best guess would be a 4-1 win for the Titans, but the Dynasty, led by Fleta, are a dangerous looking team. All quotes delayed a minimum of 15 minutes. said Tuesday. Lijiang Tower and Ilios are the Titans 2 best Control maps. You can view the revised policy here. After going up 2–0 going into halftime, the Dynasty fell apart, allowing the Charge to take the next three straight maps, and fell 2–3. The Dynasty started with a 2-1 win on Ilios, then the Spitfire responded with a 1-0 full-hold of Route 66. Seoul struggled in Stage 4, which included the implementation of an enforced 2-2-2 role lock; a 1–3 loss to the Philadelphia Fusion in the final match of the regular season took the team out of the top six in regular season standings. (Pacific East) Shanghai Dragons, 27-2, 59-15-1, +44, 2.  Needing a win in at least one of their final two matches of week five to realistically keep their Stage 2 Playoff hopes alive, Seoul was set to face Vancouver Titans for the third time this season and Hangzhou Spark. Their tank duo never seemed to be the same two players throughout the stage, which eventually led to the infamous change of Ryujehong from support to the main tank. This led to them being knocked out of both the stage playoffs and the overall playoffs, ending in eighth place. On August 31, before Dynasty released any of their players, Heo "Gambler" Jin-Woo retired from professional play and became a streamer for Gen.G Esports, the team's parent organization. After a win on map one and a draw on map two, Seoul secured a win with a map three win. Horizon: Lunar Colony is the Dynasty’s best Assault map, but they would have benefited from having Paris in the rotation. The league had to fully move to online play the rest of the season, but found a routine with three in-season tournaments and some regular season weeks leading into the playoffs. , All non-expansion teams could not enter the free agency period until October 8, 2018; they were able to sign members from their respective academy team and make trades until then. There are too many one off maps where the Dynasty have a fighting chance though. After four maps, the series was tied up, forcing the match to a fifth tiebreaker map; the Dynasty fell on the fifth map to lose the match, 2–3. @ProfitOW is just unfair. Seoul lost the match and was placed in the seventh seed in the playoffs. An … @STRIKER_OW is solidly in Map Five mode. But this was supposed to be the best team in the league. While they were enthusiastic to change their ways, they ended up with a very similar stage to Stage 2. Seoul Dynasty is the team representing Seoul, South Korea, in the Overwatch League. . While it was London that went into Oasis with momentum, Seoul’s clutch factor shined on map five. The team is owned by Kevin Chou, co-owner of Gen.G. On August 21, the team announced the acquisition of the players and coaching staff of Korean Overwatch esportsteam Lunatic-Hai. Seoul selected Volskaya Industries for map three, but the Shock secured a map victory after the map went to overtime rounds. Shlomo Sprung is a senior contributing writer at Forbes SportsMoney. After two days of competition in the double-elimination bracket, the San Francisco Shock and Seoul Dynasty are moving on to the final match. Their strategies would vary differently from game to game, and Stage 2 was the start of parity becoming very visible in the league. The Titans can’t afford to start slow.  In week four, Seoul defeated Washington Justice in a match that was delayed 25 minutes due to a power surge. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. The Spitfire will go into the playoffs as the seventh seed, where they will take on the sixth-seeded Chengdu Hunters (8-14) in the first round of the single-elimination play-in bracket. An average global audience of 1.55 million saw San Francisco capture its second straight championship with a four maps to two victory, a 38% increase from the Shock’s 2019 win over the Vancouver Titans in last year’s final. (Atlantic North) London Spitfire, 6-15, 26-51-0, -25, 18. Profit, in particular, looked like he was back in the 2018 Grand Finals, winning entire teamfights on his own. On the first map, Oasis, and second map, Hollywood, the Shock leaned on the talents of DPS Kwon “Striker” Nam-joo on Tracer and tank Matthew “Super” DeLisi on Roadhog. Very unluckily for them though, the Stage 1 playoffs weren’t the same as later on in the year. (Pacific West) Dallas Fuel, 9-11, 34-41-0, -7, 14. The Dynasty took Oasis 2-0 to secure the series win. ♀️#WINNABLE #OWL2020 https://t.co/tbTGBrUfiE pic.twitter.com/fBuWx0bqBi. , With a 5–2 record in Stage 3, the Dynasty claimed the fifth seed in the Stage 3 Playoffs. . For months, Overwatch League fans have eagerly awaited the showdown between the top team in the Asia-Pacific region and the 2019 champions. The Titans again have 3/4 of their best Escort maps in the map pool but this is the Dynasty’s worst map type by a lot. (Pacific West) Los Angeles Gladiators, 10-10, 40-37-5,+3, 12. I know the easy counter to that point was that if the four-team playoff format was incorporated from the start, Seoul would have made it … #TigerNation #OWL2020 https://t.co/tbTGBrUfiE pic.twitter.com/ivZRQCsX5n. Categories: Overwatch League, Vancouver Titans, Tags: Overwatch League, Seoul Dynasty, Vancouver Titans, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window). After defeating the Guangzhou Charge 3–1 in the tournament, the Dynasty claimed the final spot in the season playoffs.