The Call of Duty League is gearing up for the postseason with the Call of Duty League Championship 2021.
The top eight teams of the CDL 2021 season will now fight for the title of Call of Duty League champion.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Call of Duty League Championship 2021, including its schedule, results, and where to watch the tournament.
What is the Call of Duty League Championship 2021?
The CDL Championship 2021 is the final tournament of the Call of Duty League season.
The tournament bracket will feature the eight best teams of the CDL 2021 season, where only one squad will rise to become this year’s CDL champion.
Call of Duty League Championship 2021 schedule and results
The CDL Championship 2021 begins on August 20. The final Championship match takes place on August 23. (All times and days are in GMT+8).
|WINNERS ROUND 1|
|Minnesota RØKKR||0 – 3||Dallas Empire|
|New York Subliners||3 – 2||OpTic Chicago|
|ELIMINATION ROUND 1|
|Minnesota RØKKR||3 – 2||Los Angeles Thieves|
|OpTic Chicago||3 – 1||Florida Mutineers|
|WINNERS ROUND 2|
|Dallas Empire||3 – 2||Toronto Ultra|
|New York Subliners||0 – 3||Atlanta FaZe|
|ELIMINATION ROUND 2|
|OpTic Chicago||1 – 3||Toronto Ultra|
|Minnesota RØKKR||3 – 1||New York Subliners|
|Dallas Empire||0 – 3||Atlanta FaZe|
|ELIMINATION ROUND 3|
|Minnesota RØKKR||2 – 3||Toronto Ultra|
|Toronto Ultra||3 – 2||Dallas Empire|
|Atlanta FaZe||5 – 3||Toronto Ultra|
Tournament format of the Call of Duty League Championship 2021
The Call of Duty League Championship 2021 follows a double-elimination format.
Each match is a best-of-five series until the final Championship match, which will be a best-of-nine series.
The top two seeds will get a by, and will face the Winners Round 1 victors in Round 2. The 7th and 8th seeds will start in the elimination bracket, and will face the Round 1 losers.
Teams will play on select maps on the game modes of Hardpoint, Search & Destroy, and Control.
- Hardpoint: Apocalypse, Checkmate, Garrison, Moscow, and Raid
- Search & Destroy: Express, Miami, Moscow, Raid, and Standoff
- Control: Checkmate, Garrison, and Raid
- All 5 new multiplayer maps in Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Season 5
- Call of Duty Season 5’s new Double Agent game mode is social deduction with guns
Call of Duty League Championship 2021 prize pool
The CDL Championship 2021 has a US$2.5 million prize pool that will be shared amongst all participating teams in the tournament.
The champions will take the largest share of the prize pool at 48%.
- 1st: US$1.2 million
- 2nd: US$650,000
- 3rd: US$300,000
- 4th: US$150,000
- 5th-6th: US$75,000
- 7th-8th: US$25,000
Teams participating in the Call of Duty League Championship 2021
Now that all five CDL Majors have concluded, the CDL Championship 2021 will include the top eight teams with the most CDL points.
- Atlanta FaZe (525)
- Toronto Ultra (415)
- Dallas Empire (400)
- OpTic Chicago (360)
- New York Subliners (340)
- Minnesota RØKKR (305)
- Los Angeles Thieves (240)
- Florida Mutineers (210)
Where to watch the Call of Duty League Championship 2021?
You can watch the Call of Duty League Championship 2021 live on the official Call of Duty League YouTube channel.
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