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SANTA MONICA, Calif. – December 11, 2017 – The CWL Dallas Open culminated with Team Kaliber claiming the top-place finish during a fiercely competitive tournament in Call of Duty®: WWII. Teams Splyce, OpTic Gaming and FaZe Clan rounded out the top four spots to conclude the three-day competition at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
CWL Dallas Open Champs Team Kaliber claimed the largest piece of the event’s $200,000 prize pool, as part of the new season’s $4.2 million prize pool, the largest in Call of Duty esports history.
”Team Kaliber winning CWL Dallas means everything to me. We’ve all been putting a lot of hard work in the last few years and I’ve had a chance to watch all my friends succeed in that time. I relive this moment through their eyes and now I’ve had my chance to win,” said Team Kaliber’s Lamar “Accuracy” Abedi after being named CWL Dallas Open MVP. “Thanks for all the fans in the crowd and watching online. This has been unbelievable.”
The enormous open bracket of more than 200 teams proved to be the largest CWL open event competition ever, where they faced-off over the weekend in front of live fans and online at MLG.com/CallofDuty.
Here are the final rankings for the CWL Dallas Open:
1st – Team Kaliber
2nd – Splyce
3rd – OpTic Gaming
4th – FaZe Clan
5th/6th – Echo Fox / eUnited
7th/8th – Luminosity / Team EnVyUs
Team Kaliber established themselves as the early team to beat in the new Call of Duty World League season. The focus now shifts to New Orleans, the site of the season’s second open event. CWL New Orleans Open will take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on January 12-14, 2018.
CWL New Orleans Open tickets are available now in multiple varieties. General admission passes for the event are available for $59.99 (plus applicable fees and taxes). A Premium Pass for the event is also available for $89.99 (plus applicable fees and taxes) and includes an event t-shirt and one month of MLG GameBattles Premium. A $299.99 (plus applicable fees and taxes) VIP ticket is also available and includes an event t-shirt, event jacket, one-hour early entrance to the venue, access to the VIP Lounge and more. For tickets, visit MLG.com/CWLNOLA.
Visit CallofDuty.com/esports and follow the Call of Duty World League on Twitter and Instagram for the latest CWL updates. For live broadcasts and Video on Demand, visit MLG.com/CallofDuty.