eUnited wins 2019 Call of Duty World League Championship
After five days of competition and the head-to-head battles between 32 teams, it all came down to the grand final on Sunday August 18 in this season’s Call of Duty World League Championship featuring Call of Duty: Black Ops 4.
eUnited came out victorious defeating 100 Thieves in a tense and close competition. eUnited’s Chris ‘Simp’ Lehr earned the MVP title due his numerous clutch plays throughout the tournament. OpTic Gaming and Enigma6 rounded out the top four teams in the tournament.
eUnited took home $800,000 for their win while 100 Thieves earned $260,000 for second place. OpTic Gaming walked away with $140,000 while Enigma6 was awarded $110,000.
“Congratulations to eUnited for their victory at the 2019 Call of Duty World League Championship,” said Johanna Faries, Commissioner of Call of Duty Esports. “Thank you to the teams at Activision and Treyarch as well as our league sponsors for helping us deliver an incredibly competitive and entertaining season of gameplay for our fans around the world.”
The 2020 season of the Call of Duty esports scene is changing. The league will move to city-based franchises, similar to the Overwatch League. Teams representing Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, Minnesota, New York, Paris, and Toronto have already been announced. Look for the new season to begin early next year.
Watch the final battle below: