Call of Duty: Global Pro League Groups Drawn

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The groups for the inaugural season of the Call of Duty World League's Global Pro League were drawn today and it's time to get excited.

The Global Pro League will give out $700,000 in prize money and features representation from three regions. North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific with representation being nine, six, and one team apiece respectively.

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The top team in the world currently, OpTic Gaming was placed into the green group, which is rather fitting if you are familiar with the green walls branding. They are heavily favored in that group.

Group Red is quite a bit more competitive with the likes of Team EnVyUs, Splyce, Cloud9, and Mindfreak, the first three all having various successes from the close of 2016 to present.

eUnited and Luminosity are poised to take Group Yellow although the European squads may be able to provide some upsets.

FaZe is favored in Group Blue but not as much as OpTic is in its group. Fnatic, Evil Geniuses, and Rise Nation are all capable squads looking to get their break.

Group Red – Week One (April 20-23)

  • USA Team EnVyUs: JKap, Apathy, Slasher, John
    • Qualified ranked 4th in North America
  • uk flag Splyce: Jurd, Madcat, Bance, Zer0
    • Qualified ranked 1st in Europe
  • USA Cloud9: Aches, Lacefield, Assault, Ricky
    • Qualified ranked 8th in North America
  • australia Mindfreak: Buzzo, Fighta, Shockz, Excite
    • Qualified ranked 1st in Asian-Pacific

Group Blue – Week Two (April 27-30)

  • USA FaZe ClanClayster, Attach, Zoomaa, Enable
    • Qualified ranked 3rd in North America
  • USA Rise Nation: Loony, Felony, Aqua, Faccento
    • Qualified ranked 6th in North America
  • uk flag Fnatic: Tommey, SunnyB, Skrapz, wuskinz
    • Qualified ranked 4th in Europe
  • USA Evil Geniuses: Nameless, Studyy, Nagafen, Havok
    • Qualified ranked 9th in Europe

Group Yellow – Week Three (May 4-7)

  • USA eUnited: Arcity, Prestinni, Silly, Gunless
    • Qualified ranked 2nd in North America
  • USA Luminosity Gaming: Octane, Classic, Saints, Slacked
    • Qualified ranked 5th in North America
  • uk flag Millenium: MarkyB, Moose, Peatie, Nolson
    • Qualified ranked 3rd in Europe
  • uk flag Epsilon: Dqvee, Joshh, Hawqeh, Vortex
    • Qualified ranked 6th in Europe

Group Green – Week Four (May 11-14)

  • USA OpTic GamingScump, Karma, Crimsix, Formal
    • Qualified ranked 1st in North America
  • uk flag Red Reserve: Joee, Niall, Seany, Urban
    • Qualified ranked 2nd in Europe
  • USA Enigma6: General, MRuiz, Kade, Proto
    • Qualified ranked 7th in North America
  • uk flag Elevate: Reedy, Rated, Zed, Watson
    • Qualified ranked 5th in Europe

Steven Cropley

Esports Staff Writer

Steven Cropley has followed and competed in the Counter-Strike franchise since 2003. Having worked for UBINITED prior to their move to Counter Logic Gaming, Steven brings a deep background in competitive first-person shooters with a focus on professional CS.

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