The Call of Duty League begins on Feb 11 with Stage 1, here’s the complete schedule and groups.
Last night we saw the conclusion of the Call of Duty League Kickoff Classic. A small preseason event which saw some of the communities favourite matchups played, including the highly anticipated OpTic Chicago vs LA Thieves. Just before that game however, the Call of Duty League revealed the schedule and groups for Stage 1 of the 2021 season. Here’s everything you need to know.
Also Read: CDL Kickoff Classic – Day 1 Recap
CDL Stage 1 Groups
- Dallas Empire
- Los Angeles Thieves
- Minnesota Rokkr
- London Royal Ravens
- New York Subliners
- Seattle Surge
Group A seems to have a clear winner, Dallas Empire. However, when it comes to that second place team, the LA Thieves vs Minnesota Rokkr will be a vital match for seeding. Beneath them, the London Royal Ravens, Toronto Ultra and Seattle Surge will be battling it out for the bottom three spots.
- Atlanta FaZe
- OpTic Chicago
- Florida Mutineers
- Toronto Ultra
- Los Angeles Guerrillas
- Paris Legion
Group B seems to be the more competitive group of the two, with Atlanta FaZe and Florida Mutineers seemingly fighting for that second place spot behind OpTic Chicago. However, with Toronto Ultra, Los Angeles Guerrillas and Paris Legion all putting out a good showing at the Kickoff Classic, who knows what may happen.
Stage 1 Schedule
Stage 1 of the 2021 Call of Duty League season will see three back to back weeks of four days full of matches. Starting Feb 11, there will be 10 matches across Thursday to Sunday; resulting in each team playing everyone in their group by Feb 28. The week of March 1 will then see the Stage 1 Major, where teams will compete based on their seeding form the Home Series’ with $200K going to the winners.
You can find the full list of matches here.