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How to watch CWL Finals 2019: Multi-stream, Playoff bracket, Amateur Finals, schedule and more

by Marcus Banks

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With the regular season of the CWL Pro League now wrapped up, it's time to decide which professional Call of Duty team stands above all others at the CWL Finals in Miami, Florida.

CWL Finals is the fifth major Call of Duty tournament to take place in the 2019 season, and it is split into two parts - a $1.25 million Playoffs for the CWL Pro League, and the final $150,000 amateur open bracket tournament of the Black Ops 4 season. 

It's also the last opportunity for teams to qualify for CWL Championships, with the top 16 teams from the amateur bracket guaranteed a spot at the $2 million tournament. 

Additionally, prior to the start of the Playoffs, the eight Pro League teams that failed to qualify via the regular season will compete in a Play-In, from which two more teams will be added to the postseason pool. 

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100 Thieves reigned supreme at CWL Anaheim.


General Info

  • Location: Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami, FL
  • Dates: July 19-21, 2019
  • Prize Pool: $1,250,000
  • Total Teams: 10
  • Game Types and Maps:
    • Hardpoint: Arsenal, Frequency, Gridlock, Hacienda, Seaside
    • Search and Destroy: Arsenal, Frequency, Gridlock, Hacienda, Payload
    • Control: Arsenal, Frequency, Gridlock, Seaside


How to watch the Call of Duty CWL Finals

The CWL finals will be streamed on the official Call of Duty Twitch channels, which have all been included below for your convenience.

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CWL Finals schedule & results

Friday, July 19

ROUND MATCH STREAM PST EST BST AEST
Play-In QF Units 1-3 Luminosity Alpha 11 AM 2 PM 7 PM 4 AM
Play-In QF Midnight Esports 3-2 Elevate Bravo 11 AM 2 PM 7 PM 4 AM
Play-In QF Evil Geniuses 3-0 Enigma6 Group Alpha 12:30 AM 3:30 PM 8:30 PM 5:30 AM
Play-In QF Team Envy 0-3 UYU Bravo 12:30 AM 3:30 PM 8:30 PM 5:30 AM
Play-In SF UYU 0-3 Evil Geniuses Alpha 2 PM 5 PM 10 PM 7 AM
Play-In SF Luminosity 3-1 Midnight Esports Bravo 2 PM 5 PM 10 PM 7 AM
Playoffs R1 Team Heretics 2-3 Luminosity Alpha 3:30 PM 6:30 PM 11:30 PM 8:30 AM
Playoffs R1 Team Reciprocity 3-0 Evil Geniuses Bravo 3:30 PM 6:30 PM 11:30 PM 8:30 AM
All-Star Match Division A vs Division B Alpha 5 PM 8 PM 1 AM 10 AM

Saturday, July 20

ROUND MATCH STREAM PST EST BST AEST
WB R2 100 Thieves 0-3 FaZe Clan Alpha 10 AM 1 PM 6 PM 3 AM
WB R2 GenG 3-1 Splyce Bravo 10 AM 1 PM 6 PM 3 AM
WB R2 OpTic Gaming 0-3 Luminosity Alpha 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 7:30 PM 4:30 AM
WB R2 eUnited 3-0 Reciprocity Bravo 12:30 AM 2:30 PM 7:30 PM 4:30 AM
LB R1 Splyce 3-1 Heretics Alpha 1 PM 4 PM 9 PM 6 AM
LB R1 100 Thieves 3-2 Evil Geniuses Bravo 1 PM 4 PM 9 PM 6 AM
LB R2 Reciprocity 3-0 Splyce Alpha 2:30 PM 5:30 PM 10:30 PM 7:30 AM
WB R3 eUnited 3-1 GenG Bravo 2:30 PM 5:30 PM 10:30 PM 7:30 AM
WB R3 Luminosity 1-3 FaZe Clan Alpha 4 PM 7 PM 12 AM 9 AM
LB R2 OpTic Gaming 0-3 100 Thieves Bravo 4PM 7 PM 12 AM 9 AM
LB R3 Luminosity 2-3 Reciprocity Bravo 5 PM 8PM 1 AM 10 AM
LB R3 GenG 3-2 100 Thieves Alpha 5 PM 8 PM 1 AM 10 AM

Sunday, July 21

ROUND MATCH STREAM PST EST BST AEST
Losers Semi Reciprocity 1-3 GenG Alpha 10 AM 1 PM 6 PM 3 AM
Winners Final FaZe Clan 1-3 eUnited Alpha 11:30 AM 2:30 PM 7:30 PM 4:30 AM
Losers Final GenG 3-0 FaZe Clan Alpha 12:30 PM 3:30 PM 8:30 PM 5:30 AM
Grand Final eUnited (0-3) 3-0 GenG Alpha 2 PM 5 PM 10 PM 7 AM


CWL Finals Playoff Bracket

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The CWL Finals Playoff bracket is stacked with some top teams.

The Pro League Playoffs at CWL Finals features 10 teams that competed in this year's professional circuit - the top four of both Divisions, and two more that qualified via that Play-In tournament. 

OpTic Gaming and eUnited both secured top spot in Division A and B respectively, with FaZe Clan, 100 Thieves, Gen.G, Splyce, Team Reciprocity, and Team Heretics also qualifying directly.

The Playoff bracket itself is of the double-elimination variety, with Reciprocity and Heretics forced to play an extra match against the Play-In winners after finishing the Pro League as the fourth seeds.

CWL Finals Play-In

The Play-In bracket was comprised of the eight teams that finished in the bottom four spots of either Division during the Pro League regular season, meaning that they did not qualify for the Playoffs directly.

Only two Playoff spots were on offer from this stacked bracket, with teams such as Envy and Luminosity Gaming viewed as favorites to clinch those spots. Unlike most tournaments, this bracket was single elimination, meaning there was no room for error.

Once the dust of the tournament settled, the final two teams remaining were Luminosity Gaming and Evil Geniuses, who advanced to join the rest of the pack in the $1.25 million Playoffs.

You can check out a recap of the Play-In HERE

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LG and EG were the last two standing from the Play-In tournament.

CWL Finals - Amateur Finals bracket

CWL Finals will also play host to the Amateur Finals - the final amateur open bracket tournament of the season. The competition features a whopping $150,000 prize pool and, more importantly, 16 spots to the upcoming CWL Championship in August.

All of the open bracket action will be livestreamed on a special Twitch channel, which we have included below. You can keep up with the entire bracket itself by clicking the link above. 

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CWL Finals Playoffs Rosters

Team Roster
OpTic Gaming Scump, Crimsix, Karma, Dashy, TJHaly
Gen.G MajorManiak, Spacely, Havok, Maux, Envoy
FaZe Clan ZooMaa, Cellium, Asim, Skrapz, Zer0
Team Reciprocity wuskin, Zed, Denz, Dylan, Alexx, ShAnE
eUnited Arcitys, Prestinni, Clayster, aBeZy, Simp
100 Thieves Kenny, Octane, SlasheR, Enable, Priestah
Splyce Jurd, Loony, AquA, Temp, Huke
Team Heretics Lucky, JurnNii, MethodZ, MeTTalZz, Wartex
Luminosity Gaming FormaL, Skyz, Brack, John, Slacked
Evil Geniuses Attach, JKap, Apathy, Accuracy, Xotic

This article was last updated at 7:47 PM EST on Friday, July 21, 2019.