The highly anticipated Open Bracket for MLG’s CWL Dallas event has been released by the tournament organiser.
They were published on Thursday March 16th, one day before the tournament starts on Friday March 17th.
The $200,000 event taking place at the Forth Worth Convention Center will see up to 160 teams in the Open Bracket compete for just 4 spots in pool play and 4 spots in the championship loser bracket.
With only 9 North American and 5 European teams making it into pool play, there is a number of heavy hitter teams such as Evil Geniuses and Epsilon lurking in what can only be described as a gauntlet.
The results of the tournament will decide who makes it into the CWL Global Pro League, meaning every win equals more vital CoD World League points.
Seedings have been based off of the current standings for each region, with the British squad of Epsilon taking the top spot.
In a change to previous MLG events, the deciding rounds of the Open Bracket (WBR5 and LBR8) will be best of 5, instead of best of 3.
Teams will require a flawless run to make it to pool play, with only 4 spots available. We’ve highlighted the big name teams in each section below. You can also view the full bracket at the MLG website.
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