July 5th marked the second day of the final week of action for Division A teams at the CWL Pro League Stage 2, after everyone had the day off on July 4th in honor of Independence Day.
With a full slate of five matches on the schedule, a series of intense matchups and wild upsets gave further clarity to the Playoff picture heading into the final day.
The CWL Pro League features a total of 16 teams divided into Divisions A and B, with the 8 teams of each group playing each other twice.
While every team receives a base cash prize for participating, the top four teams of each Division qualify for the Playoffs, where a whopping $500,000 prize pool will be up for grabs.
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The day started off with Playoff-bound Red Reserve clinching the top seed of Division A with a 3-2 victory over Team EnVy, who had a day to forget at the Pro League.
That was followed by a meeting between two already eliminated European squads purely playing for pride as Splyce took care of Epsilon eSports 3-0.
After a brief power outage, Team Kaliber got their fourth win in a row and secured their ticket to the Playoffs with a 3-0 demolishing of Evil Geniuses.
After coming in to Week 6 in third place, EG now find themselves under real risk of missing out on the postseason.
Perhaps the biggest upset of Stage 2, the 0-12 Epsilon got their first win and eliminated EnVy all at once via a swift, 3-1 shocker. With EnVy out of Playoff contention, Echo Fox automatically clinched a spot.
Perhaps that was for the best as Echo Fox then got dismantled 3-0 by FaZe Clan to finish off the day. The win gave FaZe a solid chance of sneaking in as the fourth Playoff team, a prospect which many have seemed unrealistic several weeks ago.
— Call of Duty esports (@CODWorldLeague) July 6, 2018
A victory in their Day Three match against tK, or an Evil Geniuses loss against EnVy, would ensure FaZe a spot in the postseason.
Below you can find all of the scores for the Day Two matches, along with a live look at the Division A standings. For all scores, schedules, rosters, standings, and live-stream, make sure to visit our dedicatedCWL Pro League Stage 2 hub.
Thursday, July 5th Scores
|Team 1||vs||Team 2||PST||EST||BST||AEST|
|Red Reserve||3-2||Team EnVy||11:00 AM||2:00 PM||7:00 PM||4:00 AM|
|Splyce||3-0||Epsilon||12:30 PM||3:30 PM||8:30 PM||5:30 AM|
|Team Kaliber||3-0||Evil Geniuses||2:00 PM||5:00 PM||10:00 PM||7:00 AM|
|Epsilon||3-1||Team EnVy||3:30 PM||6:30 PM||11:30 PM||8:30 AM|
|FaZe Clan||3-0||Echo Fox||5:00 PM||8:00 PM||1:00 AM||10:00 AM|
Division A Standings After Day Two of Week Six – Top Four Teams Advance to the Playoffs
|1st||Red Reserve||10||3||77%||35 – 21||63%|
|2nd||Team Kaliber||9||4||69%||31 – 20||61%|
|3rd||Echo Fox||8||5||62%||28 – 26||52%|
|4th||FaZe Clan||7||6||54%||27 – 23||54%|
|5th||Evil Geniuses||7||6||54%||27 – 21||56%|
|6th||Splyce||5||8||38%||21 – 30||41%|
|7th||Team EnVy||5||8||38%||25 – 26||49%|
|8th||Epsilon eSports||1||12||8%||10 – 37||21%|