Over 19,000 Call of Duty players – the world’s largest console esport – competed throughout the year and only 32 teams have emerged to face off at the 2017 Call of Duty World League (CWL) Championship, Presented by PlayStation®4, beginning today at the Amway Centre in Orlando, Florida. Hosted by Major League Gaming Corp. (MLG) in partnership with Activision Publishing, Inc., the world’s best teams from North America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region (APAC) will compete for their share of the $1.5 million event prize pool, the title of 2017 CWL Champions and to be named the best Call of Duty esports team in the world. This week’s championship also completes the biggest yearly prize pool in Call of Duty history with $4 million in total prize pursing.
Marking the first time that this event for the world’s largest console esport takes place on the East Coast, the 2017 CWL Championship features all of the top qualifying teams across the world based on CWL Pro Points, including CWL Global Pro League Stage 1 Playoffs winner Splyce and CWL Anaheim Open Champions Luminosity. CWL Global Pro League Stage 2 Playoffs winners, OpTic Gaming will also take the stage in an all-out clash for the championship.
Here are the groups for the 2017 CWL Championship:
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