Four teams sweep to upper-bracket semis at OWCS Major Dallas

Spacestation, Team Falcons, Crazy Raccoon and Toronto Defiant all posted 3-0 victories in the upper-bracket quarterfinals on Friday at the Overwatch Champions Series 2024 Major in Dallas.

In Round 1 of the lower bracket, M80 earned a 3-0 victory and ENCE advanced with a 3-1 win.

All matches in the double-elimination playoff bracket are best-of-three, and the grand final is scheduled for Sunday.

The prize money ($200,000) will be spread among the participants. The top two teams will qualify for the Esports World Cup 2024 this summer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Spacestation advanced to the upper-bracket semifinals by sweeping NRG Shock 2-0 on Antarctic Peninsula, 3-0 on Midtown and 3-1 on Watchpoint: Gibraltar.

Next up for Spacestation will be Team Falcons, which beat ENCE 2-0 on Antarctic Peninsula and 3-2 on Circuit Royal before tying 3-3 on Numbani. Team Falcons sealed it with a 3-1 victory on Suravasa.

Crazy Raccoon had little trouble getting past M80, posting two shutouts (2-0 on Antarctic Peninsula and 1-0 on Havana) before finishing it with a 2-1 triumph on King’s Row.

In the upper-bracket semifinals, Crazy Raccoon will oppose Toronto Defiant, which rolled past Twisted Minds. Toronto followed a 2-0 win on Antarctic Peninsula with a 142.41m-48.19m victory on Esperanca, then closed with a 3-2 victory on Suravasa.

ENCE bounced back in the lower bracket, winning the first two games over NRG Shock (2-1 on Busan, 3-1 on Midtown) before NRG Shock rebounded with a 2-1 win on Watchpoint: Gibraltar. However, ENCE finished it on Suravasa, winning 3-0 to reach the lower-bracket quarterfinals.

M80 also rebounded to advance to the lower-bracket quarters, sweeping Twisted Minds (2-0 on Busan, 142.41m-2.64m on Esperanca and 1-0 on King’s Row).

ENCE and M80 await the losers of Saturday’s upper-bracket semifinals and will play in the lower-bracket quarters later Saturday.

Saturday’s schedule:
Spacestation vs. Team Falcons (upper-bracket semifinal)
Crazy Raccoon vs. Toronto Defiant (upper-bracket semifinal)
Team Hydron vs. Team Danteh (FACEIT Showmatch)
ENCE vs. TBD (lower-bracket quarterfinal)
M80 vs. TBD (lower-bracket quarterfinal)

OWCS Major Dallas prize pool:
1. TBD
2. TBD
3-4. TBD
5-6. TBD
7-8. NRG Shock, Twisted Minds

–Field Level Media