Overwatch League

Overwatch League

Prize Money Awarded:
$12,725,000.00 From 15 Tournaments
Recorded Date Range:
2018-01-10 to




The Overwatch League (abbreviated as "OWL") is the primary league for Overwatch esports owned and operated by Blizzard Entertainment. The league debuted in 2018 with 12 city-based franchise teams competing for $3.5 million in prize money, and a $1 million grand prize in the playoffs at the end of the season.

The 12 inaugural teams of the 2018 season were the Boston Uprising, Florida Mayhem, Houston Outlaws, London Spitfire, New York Excelsior, and Philadelphia Fusion in the Atlantic Division, and the Dallas Fuel, Los Angeles Gladiators, Los Angeles Valiant, San Francisco Shock, Seoul Dynasty, and Shanghai Dragons in the Pacific Division.

Eight more expansion teams were added in the 2019 season: the Atlanta Reign, Paris Eternal, Toronto Defiant, and Washington Justice in the Atlantic Division, and the Chengdu Hunters, Guangzhou Charge, Hangzhou Spark, and Vancouver Titans in the Pacific Division.



Top Players


 Player IDPlayer NameTotal (League)
1.Korea, Republic of StrikerKwon, Nam Joo$326,944.44
2.Korea, Republic of RascalKim, Dong Jun$312,777.77
3.Korea, Republic of ChoiHyoBinChoi, Hyo Bin$308,611.11
4.United States MothGrant Espe$308,611.11
5.United States superMatthew DeLisi$308,611.11
6.Korea, Republic of smurfYoo, Myeong Hwan$304,444.44
7.Korea, Republic of Viol2tPark, Min Ki$304,444.44
8.Korea, Republic of BdosinChoi, Seung Tae$263,281.38
9.Korea, Republic of GestureHong, Jae Hee$263,281.38
10.Korea, Republic of ProfitPark, Joon Yeong$263,281.38
11.Korea, Republic of TwilightLee, Joo Seok$255,000.00
12.Korea, Republic of FuryKim, Jun Ho$218,008.65
13.Korea, Republic of birdringKim, Ji Hyuk$193,281.38
14.Korea, Republic of NUSKim, Jong Seok$185,281.38
15.Korea, Republic of SLIMEKim, Sung Jun$176,888.89
16.Korea, Republic of CloserJung, Won Sik$163,235.93
17.Korea, Republic of JJoNakBang, Sung Hyeon$158,907.83
18.Korea, Republic of LiberoKim, Hye Sung$158,907.83
19.Korea, Republic of ManoKim, Dong Gyu$158,907.83
20.Korea, Republic of SaebyeolbePark, Jong Yeol$158,907.83
21.Korea, Republic of ANSLee, Seon Chang$156,111.11
22.Korea, Republic of ArchitectPark, Min Ho$152,500.00
23.Sweden NevixAndreas Karlsson$152,500.00
24.United States sinatraaJay Won$152,500.00
25.Japan ta1yoSean Henderson$150,000.00


Top Games


 Game NamePrize Money
1.» Overwatch$12,725,000.00


Online/LAN Breakdown


LocationPrize Money% of Total
Online Only$4,225,000.0033.20%
Offline/LAN$8,500,000.0066.80%

Top Countries


 Country NamePrize Money
1.Korea, Republic of Korea, Republic of$9,550,767.58
2.United States United States$1,241,051.80
3.Finland Finland$282,055.55
4.Sweden Sweden$240,000.01
5.United Kingdom United Kingdom$223,945.69
6.Canada Canada$209,589.64
7.France France$170,997.49
8.Japan Japan$150,000.00
9.China China$148,497.45
10.Russian Federation Russian Federation$99,027.77