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How to Watch the 2018 Call of Duty Championships

by Vincent Genova

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The Call of Duty Championships are right around the corner, learn how and when to watch CoD Champs 2018.

The 2018 CoD Championship features the 32 best teams in the world competing for $1,500,000 and will be available on multiple streaming services and platforms.


When will the Call of Duty Championships start?

CoD Champs will start on August 15 at 9:00 AM PDT with four matches from Groups A and B.

The matches are then scheduled to start in groups of four every hour and a half until the final matches of the day at 4:30 PM PDT.

The Call of Duty Championships will follow the same schedule for August 16, starting at 9:00 AM and the final group of matches will start at 4:30 PM PDT.

The Champs playoff bracket will start on August 17 at 9:00 AM PDT and continue on August 18 with the same start time.

Finally, Championship Sunday will be August 19 and the stream will start at 9:00 AM PDT. The Call of Duty Championship Grand Finals are scheduled to start at 1:30 PM PDT, August 19.

All stream times are tentative for CoD Champs and largely depend on the length of the preceding match.


Where to Watch the 2018 Call of Duty Championships

CoD Champs will be streaming live on MLG.com and on the MLG app.

You can also watch Champs on Twitch through the official Call of Duty Channel.

Both platforms will have multiple streams, known as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie and Delta. The main broadcast on MLG and Twitch is known as Alpha and tends to feature the more popular Call of Duty teams.

Since the Call of Duty Championships will have four matches going on simultaneously, your favorite team may appear on the Bravo, Charlie or Delta streams.

Finally, the Call of Duty: World War II in-game Theater will also be streaming the 2018 Call of Duty Championship. Sledgehammer Games has offered Armory Credits for watching Theater content in the past. It can be accessed by going into the Headquarters mode in multiplayer.

Those who want to catch the action in person can travel to the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio for the bracket portion of CoD Champs on August 17. A ticket will be required for entrance to the arena and can be purchased at the MLG Store. The Group Stage matches on August 15 and 16 take place at a different venue and are closed to the public, but will be streamed live.