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International fans of the Overwatch League are winning once again in 2023, riding the high of a massively successful Midseason Madness tournament in South Korea straight into another global event.

Eight qualifying teams will be heading to Toronto, Ontario for the 2023 Grand Finals, which will take place from Sept. 28 to Oct. 1. This will be the league’s second large-scale event in Toronto, following last year’s Summer Showdown series. With a grand prize of $1 million USD on the line, teams will be vying for more than a free vacation to the Great North.

Getting to the big stage is the real challenge, though. The Overwatch League postseason is always guaranteed to be a little chaotic, but new format changes are guaranteed to spice things up, for better or worse.

Five teams from the West Region and three teams from the East Region will head to Toronto after each region’s respective play-in tournament concludes. These teams will then be drafted into groups of four. Two double-elimination brackets will play out over the course of three days in Toronto; though these brackets are separate, the broadcast will hop back and forth to get full coverage of all the action.

The top two teams from each bracket will then enter into a four-team, single-elimination Grand Finals bracket. All three high-stakes matches will take place on Oct. 1 with one winner standing tall at the end of the day.

The 2023 Overwatch League champion goes home with a sparkling trophy and $1,000,000 USD in prize money. Even second and third places are lucrative, with teams taking home $400,000 and $225,000, respectively. There are monetary rewards all the way down to sixth place, so even making it into the room where it happens is a worthy goal.

All the action will go down at the Mattamy Athletic Centre in the heart of downtown Toronto, which has a 2,500-guest capacity. Preferred ticket presales for Grand Finals begin on July 21 at 9 am PT and general admission sales kick off on July 28 at 9 am PT.