Today we can announce several important details in relation to the Overclocking World Championship Final 2017. The contest will take place at the Caseking HQ in Berlin on December 9th and 10th and is the climax of a year-long campaign to discover this year’s Overclocking World Champion. Today we can reveal some details about the general schedule the contest will follow, the overclockers that will compete and the cash prizes that we have lined up for the winners. It’s certainly shaping up to a really exciting end to the most comprehensive global overclocking contest ever conceived.
Overclocking World Championship Final 2017: December 9th and 10th, 2017
The HWBOT World Tour 2017 visited ten countries around the world this year. At each stop an Overclocking World Championship Qualifier contest was held, an extreme overclocking contest where the region’s most talented overclockers went head to head to compete for a seat in the Final. Let’s first take at the what these finalists have in store in Berlin in terms of schedule:
- December 9th – Day 1: Qualification Day (to determine rankings for Day 2)
- December 10th – Day 2: 1v1 Matches + Award Ceremony
OCWC 2017 Final Contestants
At the end of the year we find the following nine Overclockers have been invited to Berlin, Germany for the OCWC 2017 Final having each qualified at different Qualifier contest:
- steponz (US) – Las Vegas 2017 Qualifier
- PXHX (Brazil) – Sao Paulo 2017 Qualifier
- Dancop (Germany) – Poitiers 2017 Qualifier
- rsannino (Italy) – Taipei 2017 Qualifier
- Drweez (S. Africa) – Cape Town 2017 Qualifier
- Bluefiber (Indonesia) – Yogyakarta 2017 Qualifier
- wizerty (France) – Moscow 2017 Qualifier
- Lucky_n00b (Indonesia) – Taipei II 2017 Qualifier
- jordan.hyde99 (Australia) – Melbourne 2017 Qualifier
OCWC Final Cash Prizes
This year we are very happy to announce that there will be cash prizes for the top five placed overclockers at the end of the contest.
- 1st Place: $1,500 USD
- 2nd Place: $1,000 USD
- 3rd Place: $750 USD
- 4th Place: $500 USD
- 5th Place: $250 USD
We will return with more details in the coming days outlining specific details about the hardware that will be used in the contest, the specific rules and contest format and more.