Toronto Esports Club in fleeting tweets explained that they would be leaving Overwatch immediately and “Good riddance.” The decision came because Blizzard has sold exclusive naming rights of “Toronto” to the Toronto Defiant one of the new Teams coming to the Overwatch League next season. With this conflict Blizzard asked Toronto Esports Club to change its banding in 6 weeks mid season 3 contenders. Players and staff will be under contract will continue to play under a new Boston Uprising academy team but Toronto Esports has pulled out of Overwatch.
Source: Dot Esports
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