Overclocking World Championship – Moscow 2017 Qualifier: Contest Details Confirmed

Although the HWBOT World Tour visit to Russia is still a few months from now, today we are able to confirm many of the specific details of the Overclocking World Championship Moscow 2017 Qualifier contest. Kicking off on September 28th at IgroMir Expo, the Semi-Finals and Final of the contest will involve 1v1 matches on October 1st. Let’s take a look at the specific hardware requirements and rules that will be implemented for the contest.

Overclocking World Championship – Moscow 2017 Qualifier

The HWBOT Tour will arrive at IgroMir Expo on September 28th hosting an Overclocking Gathering, Overclocking Workshop and of course the OCWC Moscow Qualifier contest. Qualifier contests are held at every location on the HWBOT World Tour map, inviting extreme overclockers based in the region to compete for the ultimate prize; a ticket to the HWBOT World Championship Final at the end of the year. There will also be additional hardware prizes for the top three (TBC).

September 30th – Qualification Round (1pm – 4pm)

A qualification round to decide which four overclockers proceed to the Semi-Finals, will be held on September 30th. Here are the details:

  • 3 benchmarks in 3 hours (benchmarks to be confirmed).
  • Any Z170 or Z270 platform motherboard manufactured by ASUS can be used.
  • Intel Core i7 7700K processors will be provided. Drawn at random.
  • Memory kits will be provided.
  • No OS limitations (free to use any adapated OS)

October 1st – Semi Finals (10am – 12pm), Finals (1pm – 3pm)

  • 1v1 30 minute elimination matches
  • Motherboards provided by ASUS (model TBC)
  • Processors will be provided (model TBC) and drawn at random.
  • Memory kits will be provided.
  • OS provided (Win 10)

Important Note: Overlockers must provide their own equipment e.g. keyboard, mouse, monitor, PSU, flasks etc. We are currently reaching out to potential sponsors to provide equipment. Watch this space for updates.

You can learn more about the HWBOT World Tour Moscow 2017 event here.

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