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San Francisco Shock Wins The Overwatch League Season 2 Grand Finals

Category: Overwatch, Date: 29/9/2019

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Credit: Blizzard Entertainment

The San Francisco Shock has been crowned 2019 champions of the Overwatch League today, after defeating the Vancouver Titans in Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia.

The San Francisco Shock won the Overwatch League Grand Finals, with a score of 4-0 in a best of 7 series, winning the Overwatch League trophy and a $1,100,000 prize.

The first map, Lijian Tower, a control map. The San Francisco Shock won the map 2-0, an outstanding performance by both teams. Sinataraa came out on top over Haksal, managing to pick up early picks with Doomfist giving his team an edge over the Vancouver Titans.

The second map, Eichenwalde, a hybrid map. The San Francisco shock won the map. Sinatraa and striker were subbed out, Rascal and Architect subbed in. Both teams managed to push the payload in their first attacking rounds till the end with a similar time to spare 2:50. Titans manage to only reach 54% of the first point on their second attack round, while the Shock barely able to clutch the win at overtime.

The third map, Temple of Anubis, an assault map. The San Francisco shock managed to win the game. Sinatraa and striker back in. Both teams manage to capture point A and B on the first round, Titans having 1:34 to spare while the Shock had 2:12 left. Titans managed to capture point A only, as for shock they managed to win the game capturing point A and first tick of point B.

The fourth map, Gibraltar, an escort map. Sinatraa and Striker were subbed out again, Rascal and Architect subbed in. Shock dominated the game with a double shield (Orisa, Sigma) and Bastion on attack. Titans fell off short not able to push the payload till the end.

The Vancouver Titans came out second with a prize of $600,000.

 

Hyobin “Choihyobin” Choi won the “most valuable player” (MVP) award presented by T-mobile.