Teams from across Europe will battle it out for a shot at the $1million prize
London, UK - 27 th February, 2014 - The best Call of Duty® players from across Europe are descending on London this weekend to battle it out in the finals of the Call of Duty® European Championships. 26 teams from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and the rest of Europe will go head-to-head for a chance to represent their country at the Call of Duty® Championship, presented by Xbox being held from 28 th March to 30 th March in Los Angeles for a share of the tournament’s $1 million total prize purse.
Hosted by Activision Publishing in partnership with Gfinity, the Call of Duty® European Championships will take place from 1 st March to 2 nd March in one of England’s most iconic sporting venues, Twickenham Stadium, where teams will compete for a €15,000 prize pot in the Twickenham Live Room. The top eight teams will then qualify for the global Call of Duty ® Championship, presented by Xbox – the first competitive prize tournament to be held on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft – at the end of March in Los Angeles.
Over the last month, more than 500 teams across Europe competed for a spot in London this weekend. Eight UK teams qualified for the Call of Duty® European Championships and will face-off against each other, with the top four teams heading to California for the global Call of Duty ® Championship, presented by Xbox.
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