World class showdown at the Call of Duty Championship

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In just nine days the top 32 Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 teams from around the world will compete in the inaugural Call of Duty Championship in Hollywood for a share of the $1 million prize purse.

Teams competing qualified through tournaments including Major League Gaming’s Winter Championship in Dallas, TX, Electronic Sports League’s Call of Duty: Black Ops II European Championship in Cologne, Germany, and the Australian Cyber League’s tournament in Sydney. Team XtaZ from South Africa will face off against teams from countries such as Germany, France, Sweden, UK and the USA and is doing everything they can to be prepared for the event.

“We are going on what we call “a heavy grind”. We will be trying to fit in as much practice as possible before we leave. On the weekend just before our departure, Frostbite and I will be flying down to Cape Town so we can meet up with the Eos and Hazardz to do some LAN practice, as well as possibly using the Mcave to play against Europeans on a decent connection.” said Gregory “Ph0bia” Dutche in an interview.

If you’d like to follow and support the team, check out their website and social media pages:

Facebook | Twitter | Website | Youtube

And here’s a pretty cool montage video.

Also check out the full list of teams who qualified for the event:
In-game Qualifiers:
• Rage
• Vintage
• Phoenix
• Curse.NA
• Quantic
• compLexity
• Awe_Sports

MLG Dallas Qualifiers:
• Fariko.Impact
• EnVyUs
• vVv Gaming
• OpTic Gaming
• SoaR Competitive
• FeaR
• Donut Shop

ESL Qualifiers:
• Epsilion.IRL (Ireland)
• Fariko.Dragons (UK)
• Millenium (France)
• Killerfish (Germany)
• Pain Gaming (Spain)
• eNigma.Sweden (Sweden)
• Rapid.BreakYourLimits (Italy)
• Fariko.Allstars (Benelux)

ACL Qualifiers:
• Team Immunity
• Mindfreak eSports

Southeast Asian Qualifiers:
• Raven
• InFiDream

Brazilian Qualifier:
• SSoF

Mexico and South American Qualifiers:
• Team Rising Mx (Mexico)
• The Stand (Puerto Rico)

South African Qualifier:
• XtaZ

Last Updated: March 26, 2013

  • Admiral Chief Erwin

    Even thought its a silly game, GO BOYTJIES GO! Make us proud!

    • AndriyP

      Go kiddies have fun!

  • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

    Clearly those guys were all playing as host…. 😛 #DailyCODTroll

  • Deon Steyn

    I hope this is the ugly part of competitive gaming and it’s not like this everywhere.

    • its just like that in the UK.
      English gamers are the worst people to play with.
      theyr like that in every game, not just CoD.

      the funny thing about that vid though, is its all game hype, amp the team up, distract the other team etc.
      outside of the competition, theyr all friends.

    • OVG

      To much testosterone for my liking, and Bobby Kotick knows it. Great strategy team over at Activision. They know that every male has to deal with raging hormones so Harmonix went ROCK n Roll with Guitar Hero but it was short lived.

      So SHOOTING SHIT was the next best thing and it rakes in 1billion in 15days.


  • OVG

    They should be playing A TRUE SINGLE PLAYER ART GAME not this poppy cock :p


  • Kingkappie

    that is not a cool vid bunch of ass***** quick scopers

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