CWL Fort Worth gets underway in just over two weeks on March 15 and the Call of Duty World League have officially announced the pools for the pro tournament.
While fans have been enjoying plenty of CWL action with the Pro League over the last four weeks, it’s just about time to turn our sights to CWL Fort Worth as 16 teams will battle it out at the second LAN event of the Black Ops 4 season.
Just moments after the first block of the Pro League concluded on February 28, the CWL gave fans a taste of what’s to come by announcing the pools for the pro tournament that’s made up of the 16 Pro League teams.
We might have seen stacked pools at previous CWL events, but surely these pools are some of the most stacked we’ve seen in quite some times.
All eyes will certainly be trained to Pool D where OpTic Gaming and eUnited are gearing up for a rematch of the CWL Vegas grand finals that saw OpTic walk away with the title after a 3-0 sweep. If that wasn’t enough, the defending CWL Champion Team Envy are also in the same pool, setting up for an absolute bloodbath once things get underway on March 15.
Many will also have their eyes on Pool B where 100 Thieves will contend with the likes of Red Reserve, Enigma6, and Evil Geniuses after managing to finish at the top of Division B despite struggling in the first week.
As is the case with every CWL event, the top two teams from each pool will move directly into the Winners Bracket, while the bottom two teams will have a much longer road to travel in the Losers Bracket.
The one major difference with CWL Fort Worth, however, will be the removal of the traditional Open Bracket, as the event will feature two separate tournaments: a pro tournament and amateur tournament.
The pro tournament will be made up of the 16 Pro League teams, while the amateur tournament will function like the traditional Open Bracket but will stay completely separate with no way to move into the pro tournament bracket.
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With the first roster period set to begin on March 1, there’s no telling what these rosters might look like by the time CWL Fort Worth kicks off on March 15.