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CDL Champs 2020 Hub: Bracket, Prize Pool, Teams, and More

CDL Champs 2020 Hub: Bracket, Prize Pool, Teams, and More
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Find everything you need to know about the final tournament of the Call of Duty League season in this handy hub!

CDL Champs 2020 Hub: Bracket, Prize Pool, Teams, and More

The regular season of the Call of Duty League has concluded. After 12 Home Series events, plenty of action, and a wealth of new talent emerging into the top level of Call of Duty esports, only one tournament remains and it's the biggest of the season - The Call of Duty League Championship.

In this article, find everything you need to know about the tournament, including prize pool breakdown, the format of the tournament and more.

Teams

For the first time this season, all 12 franchise teams will be competing in the same tournament.

Format

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Image courtesy of COD Gamepedia

Since the switch to online competition, teams have been competing for CDL points to determine their starting position in the bracket for Champs.

The top seeds begin the tournament further into the bracket while the lower seeded teams have to make the run from further back.

For the first time this season, a double-elimination bracket will be used to determine the inaugural champion of the Call of Duty League.

Prize Breakdown

There is a total of $4.6 million USD on the line at CDL Champs, the largest prize pool for a competitive Call of Duty tournament.

Find out how the money is split throughout the final placements:

  • 1st: $1.5 million
  • 2nd: $900,000
  • 3rd: $600,000
  • 4th: $450,000
  • 5th/6th: $300,000
  • 7th/8th: $175,000
  • 9th/10th: $100,000
  • 11th/12th: $0

Schedule

The schedule for the final tournament of the season has been revealed. Find a full schedule for the tournament below.

Championship Weekend Day 1 - Saturday August 29th

11AM PST

-

Loser's Semi-Final

1-3

12.30PM PST

-

Winner's Final

3-2

2.30PM PST

-

Loser's Final

1-3

Championship Weekend Day 2 - Sunday August 30th

The match format for the Grand Final differs from the best-of-five format. The team from the winner's bracket receives a 1-0 lead heading into the Grand Final, which will be contested in a best-of-nine format (First team to win five maps)

1PM PST

5-1

Final Placements

Find the final placements of CDL Playoffs ahead of Championship Weekend:

1st

Dallas Empire

$1,500,000

2nd

Atlanta FaZe

$900,000

3rd

Chicago Huntsmen

$600,000

4th

London Royal Ravens

$450,000

5th/6th

Toronto Ultra & OpTic Gaming Los Angeles

$300,000

7th/8th

Florida Mutineers & New York Subliners

$175,000

9th/10th

Paris Legion & Minnesota RØKKR

$100,000

11th/12th

Seattle Surge & Los Angeles Guerrillas

$0

Wednesday August 19th - Day 1

12PM PST

3-0

1.30PM PST

3-2

Thursday August 20th - Day 2

12PM PST

1-3

1.30PM PST

3-1

Friday August 21st - Day 3

12PM PST

3-2

1.30PM PST

1-3

Saturday August 22nd - Day 4

10AM PST

3-1

11.30AM PST

0-3

1PM PST

3-2

2.30PM PST

3-2

Day 5 - Sunday August 23rd

10AM PST

2-3

11.30AM PST

0-3

1PM PST

3-2

2.30PM PST

0-0

Stream

As always, the final tournament of the season will be streamed exclusively live on YouTube. Find the stream for each day below:

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
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