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2018 Overwatch League Grand Finals

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The 2018 Overwatch League Grand Finals was the first championship series of the Overwatch League (OWL), which took place July 27–28, 2018. The series was the conclusion of the 2018 Overwatch League playoffs and was played between the London Spitfire and the Philadelphia Fusion at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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2018 OWL Grand Finals
DatesJuly 27–28, 2018
VenueBarclays Center,
Brooklyn, New York, US
Purse$1.4 million
Attendance22,434 (11,217 per match)
MVPPark "Profit" Joon-yeong
(London Spitfire)
Live Broadcast
Viewers10.8 million (worldwide)

London qualified for the playoffs as the fifth seed and defeated the fourth-seeded Los Angeles Gladiators and second-seeded Los Angeles Valiant in the playoffs. Philadelphia qualified for the playoffs as the sixth seed and defeated the third-seeded Boston Uprising and top-seeded New York Excelsior in the playoffs.

London Spitfire defeated Philadelphia Fusion in the first and second matches by scores of 3–1 and 3–0, respectively, to claim the title of Overwatch League Grand Finals Champions before a two-day attendance of 22,434 spectators.