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Team USA are the 2019 OWWC Champions

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One of the focal points of Blizzcon is the Overwatch World Cup (OWWC) where countries from all over the globe come to compete for national pride on a huge stage. But, when all the dust settles and the lights dimmed for the final time, only one team stood. The red, white and blue of Team USA, the 2019 OWWC Champions.

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After taking down the reigning champion and bronze medal finishers, South Korea, in the semi-finals, all that was left was Team China. In a 3-0 series that wasn’t even all that close, Team USA dispatched of Team China and claimed the gold medal for the first time in OWWC history.

Now, after such an impressive 2019 performance, the only question is: Can they do it again next year? With reigning OWL and OWWC MVP, Jay “sinatraa” Won likely returning for the 2020 OWWC team, anything is possible.

What’s Next?

After Blizzcon, Overwatch esports fans experience a small dry spell of competitive action, with the OWL 2020 season starting in February. In the meantime, be sure to check out may of the other exciting news coming from this Blizzcon weekend, including images of new Overwatch 2 mapsupdates to the appearances of several heroes, in-game items to be used in PvEa new PvP game mode and an updated look to the Overwatch website.


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