2018 Call of Duty World League Championship is on this weekend

The Call of Duty World League Championships are on this weekend. Taking place in Columbus, Ohio and presented by PlayStation, the World League Championships are a five-day event to find the best Call of Duty team in the world.

Playing Call of Duty World War II, the teams have already played three-days of competition. The top 16 teams of the original 32 have now been decided and have moved onto the knockout stage.

The winning team will walk away with a share of $1.5 million USD and the title of Call of Duty World League Champions. 

Call of Duty World League Championship

Initially, the 32 teams competing were;

Team Kaliber Rise Nation Red Reserve eUnited
Epsilon Esports Tainted Minds Mindfreak Splyce
Team Heretics Lethal Gaming Ghost Gaming EZG Esports
Lightning Pandas Brash ZoneGG Team Sween
FaZe Clan Unilad Echo Fox OpTic Gaming
Complexity Team Envy Luminosity Evil Geniuses
Enigma6 Prismatic Team Vitality Elevate
Morituri Esports Mentality Esports Havok Esports Supremacy

As of today, the teams remaining are;

  • Lightning Pandas
  • Lethal Gaming
  • Evil Geniuses
  • Team Vitality
  • FaZe Clan
  • Team Envy
  • Team Sween
  • Ghost Gaming
  • Red Reserve
  • EUnited
  • UNILAD Esports
  • CompLexity Gaming
  • Luminosity Gaming
  • Elevate
  • Rise Nation
  • Team Kaliber

Lightning Pandas, Evil Geniuses, Team Envy, Ghost Gaming, EUnited, UNILAD Esports, Elevate and Team Kaliber have all advanced to round 2 of the knockout stage. The losing teams move into the losers bracket with the chance to claim victory if they win every match.

Day Four of the Call of Duty World League Championships is due to commence in 13-hours. There’s still plenty of Call of Duty World League Championship to be played so make sure your tune in.

Adam Apicella, Vice President, Event Operations, Activision Blizzard Esports Leagues said of the event;

The 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship is the culmination of an unbelievably competitive season.

This year has been a record-setting season for the CWL, which has seen online and offline participation grow, while viewership has topped last year. And it all comes down to this, let’s see who is the best Call of Duty esports squad in the world.

You can watch the action at either MLG or Twitch.

Leo Stevenson
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