Empire, FaZe reach CDL Championship winners-bracket final

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Field Level Media
21 Aug 2021, 12:05 GMT+10

The Dallas Empire rallied for a triumph and the Atlanta FaZe swept to a triumph Friday to beforehand to the winners-bracket last astatine the Call of Duty League Championship astatine Galen Center successful Los Angeles.

Dallas downed the Toronto Ultra 3-2, and Atlanta defeated the New York Subliners 3-0.

The FaZe and Empire volition quadrate disconnected Saturday for a berth successful the expansive last connected Sunday.

The Ultra stayed live aboriginal Friday by beating OpTic Chicago 3-1 successful a losers-bracket match. The Subliners were eliminated erstwhile they fell 3-1 to the Minnesota Rokkr successful losers-bracket action.

Minnesota and Toronto volition conscionable successful the losers-bracket 3rd circular connected Saturday.

The $2.5 cardinal tourney features a $1.2 cardinal prize for the winning team. All matches successful the double-elimination lawsuit are best-of-five.

The apical 2 teams from the Call of Duty League regular season, the FaZe and the Ultra, earned first-round byes and opened play Friday.

The teams that finished 3rd done sixth successful the regular play opened play Thursday successful the winners bracket, portion the seventh- and eighth-place squads began Thursday successful the losers bracket.

On Friday, the Empire opened with a 250-183 triumph connected Raid Hardpoint earlier the Ultra captured Express Search and Destroy 6-4 and Checkmate Control 3-1. Dallas prevailed 250-118 connected Moscow Hardpoint and 6-4 connected Raid Search and Destroy to bargain the match.

The FaZe topped the Subliners 250-149 connected Raid Hardpoint, 6-3 connected Miami Search and Destroy and 3-0 connected Garrison Control.

In the losers bracket, the Ultra jumped connected apical of OpTic with a 250-176 triumph connected Checkmate Hardpoint and a 6-3 determination connected Moscow Search and Destroy. Chicago extended the bid with a 3-2 triumph connected Raid Control earlier Toronto closed it retired by taking Raid Hardpoint 250-230.

The Rokkr captured Garrison Hardpoint 250-122 earlier the Subliners drew level with a 6-4 triumph connected Raid Search and Destroy. Minnesota precocious by taking Garrison Control 3-2 and Checkmate Hardpoint 250-218.

Saturday schedule:

--Winners-bracket final: Dallas Empire vs. Atlanta FaZe

--Losers-bracket 3rd round: Toronto Ultra vs. Minnesota Rokkr

--Losers-bracket final: Teams TBA

Call of Duty League Championship prize pool:

1. $1,200,000

2. $650,000

3. $300,000

4. $150,000

5-6. $75,000 -- OpTic Chicago, New York Subliners

7-8. $25,000 -- Florida Mutineers, Los Angeles Thieves

--Field Level Media

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