Day four of week three for Stage 4 in the Overwatch League saw two huge upsets that can have serious Stage 4 Playoff repercussions for all teams involved. Check out the recap to see what you may have missed…
The champions return for Season Two. After winning the Season One Championship at the sold-out Barclays Center, the London Spitfire are ready to go again. Known for having a stellar tank line and terrifying DPS in birdring and Profit, this is a class-A roster looking for more success. London Spitfire is built around a mix of players from GC Busan and KongDoo Panthera, formerly playing as Cloud9.
|Seung-tae “Bdosin” Choi||London Spitfire||Support, Support/Flex|
|Lee “Guard” Hee-dong||London Spitfire||DPS|
|Jun-ho “Fury” Kim||London Spitfire||Tank/Flex|
|Joon-yeong “Profit” Park||London Spitfire||DPS|
|Jong-seok “NUS” Kim||London Spitfire||Support|
|Ji-hyuk “birdring” Kim||London Spitfire||DPS/Flex|
|Jae-hee “Gesture” Hong||London Spitfire||Tank|
Stage Four continues as teams fight for final maps to make the playoffs. While NYXL maintains their lead, it is a close match up between teams trying to make the cut. Here is how the night went down.
An exciting day for Dallas Fuel fans, a strong 3-1 win against one of the Stage 4 favorites, the Philadelphia Fusion. After the roster changes, the London Spitfire seem on the up, and defeated the Seoul Dynasty in a very close series, that went all the way. And even though the Shanghai Dragons looked good, no one expected them to win against the New York Excelsior.
What a stage it’s been so far, huh? I kinda (and by kinda I mean definitely) regret missing Watch Out last week, but final exams wait for no man, even if there were amazing Overwatch games to cover. With those finals now totally (hopefully) passed, it’s time to take a look at this week’s matches!
Week One of Stage Four came to a close with a bang. Philadelphia cemented themselves in the playoff conversation, Shanghai continued their winless season (extended their record of worst streak in all of esports), and the NYXL stayed atop the table with a convincing victory over those rivals from across the pond the London Spitfire. Read more …
Stage 4 is starting today, which means it’s time for new predictions! It feels like with every stage it gets harder and harder to predict which teams will find their way to the top of the leaderboard. Some teams are improving, some are in a slump. With a new patch, and most likely a completely new meta, we could see a lot of changes.
The day of the Contenders EU semi-finals is finally here. The first match started with the favorites British Hurricane against CIS Hope. Prior to the match, the British Hurricane have spent one week in Sweden in a boot camp. CIS Hope put up a fight in the first two maps, managing to take a map off their opponent. In the end, it was not enough and the British Hurricane could secure their spot in the finals with a solid 3-1.
It seemed that both teams have decided to prepare for a triple tank line-up as this dominated all maps played. Overall, a lot of different heroes have seen some playtime, so let’s dive into a quick recap for the different maps.
London Spitfire took on the Seoul Dynasty this past weekend to end Stage Three. Neither team had any hopes in the Stage Finals, but both teams are on track for the League Finals this summer. Here is how the match went.
The Shanghai Dragons are already on a 29 match losing streak, now the longest in pro sports to date. It will be a tough match against the London Spitfire, who currently seem on the up. The Shanghai Dragons have managed map wins against some of the top Overwatch League teams though, and have definitely improved since the roster overhaul. Will the London Spitfire lose a map or even the series against the Shanghai Dragons, or will the Shanghai Dragons make it a 30 match losing streak? Let’s find out. Read more …