The Top Eight Teams Took Home Their Share of the $200,000 Prize
Pool After a Hard-Fought Three-Day Competition
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The CWL Dallas Open, hosted by Major League Gaming Corp., has concluded
after a nail-biting competition with OpTic Gaming claiming the top place
finish. Teams eUnited, FaZe Clan and Splyce rounded out the top four
spots at the end of the three-day tournament at the Fort Worth
Convention Center in Fort Worth, TX. OpTic Gaming claimed the largest
piece of the prize pool, while securing their spot in the inaugural Call
of Duty World League Presented by PlayStation®4, Global Pro League,
beginning April 20.
Here are the final rankings for the CWL Dallas Open:
1st - OpTic Gaming
2nd - eUnited
3rd - FaZe Clan
4th - Splyce
5th/6th - Red Reserve & Team EnVyUs
7th/8th - Evil Geniuses & Luminosity Gaming
15 additional teams will join OpTic Gaming as part of the CWL Global Pro
League with a total of nine teams representing North America, six from
Europe, and one team from Asia-Pacific. These teams will compete for a
chance at their share of the $1.4 million CWL Global Pro League prize
pool as part of the total $4 million prize pool for the 2017 CWL season.
Here are the teams that will participate in the CWL Global Pro League,
with team members noted in parentheses:
Cloud9 (Assault, Aches, Lacefield, Ricky)
eUnited (Silly, Prestinni, Arcitys, Gunless)
Enigma6 (General, Prodo, Kade, MRuiz)
Evil Geniuses (Studdy, Nameless, Negafen, Havok)
FaZe Clan (Clayster, Attach, Zoomaa, Enable)
Luminosity Gaming (Saints, Octane, Slacked, Classic)
OpTic Gaming (Scump, Formal, Karma, Crimsix)
Rise Nation (Faccento, Felony, Aqua, Loony)
Team EnVyUs (Jkap, John, Apathy, Slasher)
Elevate (Rated, Reedy, Zed, Watson)
Epsilon (Dqvee, Vortex, Hawqeh, Joshh)
Fnatic (SunnyB, Scrapz, Wuskin, Tommey)
Millenium (Nolson, MarkyB, Moose, Peatie)
Red Reserve (Seany, Niall, Joee, Urban)
Splyce (Zero, Bance, Madcat, Jurd)
Mindfreak (Buzzo, Shockz, Fighta, Excite)
Be sure to check out https://www.callofduty.com/esports
and follow @CODWorldLeague on Twitter
for the latest CWL updates.
For the latest intel on the Call of Duty World League Presented by
PlayStation®4 and for live broadcasts check out: http://www.callofduty.com/cwl,
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