ESL AU & NZ Championship now features Overwatch with $12,000 prize pool

Monthly open cups with an offline LAN final

ESL Australia has announced that Overwatch has joined the ESL AU & NZ Championship alongside Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Rocket League. The Overwatch ESL AU & NZ Championship features two open online cups per month over March and April with a monthly $1,000 AUD Prize Pool that will lead into an offline final ($10,000 AUD Prize Pool).

Here’s the schedule:


  • Sunday, 12th March – Overwatch Cup #1
  • Saturday, 18th March – Overwatch Cup #2
  • Sunday, 19th March – Overwatch March Monthly Final ($1,000 AUD prize pool)


  • Sunday, 2nd April – Overwatch Cup #3
  • Sunday, 9th April – Overwatch Cup #4
  • Sunday, 23rd April – Overwatch April Monthly Final ($1,000 AUD prize pool)


  • TBA – Overwatch ESL AU & NZ Championship Final ($10,000 AUD prize pool)

ESL Australia will release more information on the forma, schedule, venue location and much soon. For more information, check out the main site here.

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