Another weekend of CWL 2K action has taken place. With now less than a month left until CWL Las Vegas, teams are utilizing these online tournaments for practice. This weekend, like the week before, saw teams from Europe, APAC and North America go head to head in their regions.

APAC CWL 2K

Once again, the two powerhouse teams from the APAC region went head to head in this weekend’s 2K. Tainted Minds and Mindfreak. Last week saw Tainted Minds claim the victory with a 3-1 map count. This weekend, Mindfreak got their revenge and they did so with same map count 3-1.

Much like previous years this matchup has been very consistent in the APAC region finals and it doesn’t look likely to be different for Black Ops 4. Throughout this year, Call of Duty fans will expect to see both Tainted Minds and Mindfreak come up against one another in APAC tournaments. The real test for both will be whether or not they can battle it out with the best of NA and EU, starting with Vegas next month.

APAC CWL 2K Top 8 Placings
Place Team Roster
 1  Mindfreak BuZZO • Shockz • Fighta • Louqa • Excite
 2  Tainted Minds Nimble • Damage • Swifty • Swiftazor • Setzyy
 3-4  AAARM Immense • Killerpie • Eminence • Zepa • Zeuss
 Team Obsidium Tyson • Bacabec • Cruze • Dean • Lakie
 5-8  Sleeper Gaming Mifzor • Middoh • Entice • Flanners • Rorgh
 Rexona Astatiix • Fate • Liaym • Sizzie • ZeroMyGoodness
 FuryAU Trent • Lexxen • Zoox • ManOfChicken • Danelkoo
 Winning Formula Claw • Riqz • FierceJZ • McKenna • Jazhn

European CWL 2K

Last week saw quite a bit of controversy and some surprise placings in the European CWL 2K tournament. Going into this one, it was noted that Red Reserve would not be competing due to players having other commitments. Other talented squads such as Team Reciprocity also failed to make their mark in the previous tournament. This lead to ‘Team Sween’ taking the W for the first European CWL 2K. Unfortunately for QuiKeR and co. they could not manage the same result again, placing outside Top 8 this time round.

This weekend saw ‘Team Heretics’ or Heretics KFC claim the second EU CWL 2K crown. The team from Spain with a current roster of; Alejandro ‘Lucky’ Lopez, Juan Antonio ‘JurNii’ Gonzalez, Jorge ‘MethodZ’ Bancells, Endika ‘Sukry’ Andres and Adrian ‘MeTTalZz’ Serrano were able to beat Team Reciprocity in grand finals. Heretics convincingly beat wuskin and Co. 3-0.

Heretics placed a respectable Top 24 at the WWII World Championships last season and will be looking to improve on this throughout Black Ops 4. Claiming the second European CWL 2K tournament is a very good start.

EU CWL 2K Top 8 Placings
Place Team Roster
 1  Heretics KFC Lucky • MethodZ • Sukry • JurNii • MeTTalZz
 2  Team Reciprocity wuskin • Tommey • Zed • Seany • Denz
 3-4  T32 Legends Piero • Kivi • Cookie • Sharko • Phantom
 Team Stanley Cammy • Defrag • Chain • Maple • SunnyB
 5-8  Need An Org Bidz • Colgate • Detain • Insight • Revolt
 Movistar Riders PuNi • Sammy • peLukaa • Supraaz • Oney
 EU CWL 2000 MadCat • Dqvee • Alexx • Peatie • Joshh
 Team 3G Niall • Braaain • Creza • Keza • Skrapz

 

North America CWL 2K

In APAC and EU we had new winners. In North America however, OpTic Gaming once again took the win. Last weekend the Greenwall went through the tournament without dropping a single map. This time, they only dropped 2. Going 52-2 across both tournaments. Impressive.

Last week, during their semi-final, there were some words exchanged between the players of OpTic and eUnited. It was only right that this week, they met in the final. OpTic emphatically took the series 3-0. At this moment in time, the new look OpTic roster looks a real force but there are many CWL 2Ks to play and the real test will be in Las Vegas on LAN.

So far the most consistent organisations have been OpTic Gaming, eUnited and Splyce. All 3 have been able to achieve Top 8 finishes consistently. This week saw FaZe again take a top 16 place whilst 100 Thieves did too. Kenny ‘Kenny’ Williams was unable to compete due to his commitments in London for the Esports awards. It was a big miss for the rest of his 100 Thieves squad.

NA CWL 2K Top 8 Placings
Place Team Roster
 1  OpTic Gaming Scump • Crimsix • Karma • Dashy • TJHaLy
 2  eUnited Arcitys • Prestinni • Clayster • JKap • aBeZy
 3-4  Splyce Jurd • Accuracy • Loony • AquA • Temp
 UYU Spoof • Skyz • Proto • Mayhem • Nova
 5-8  orgless 2kk Envoy • Charullz • GodFormz • Remedy• Performal
 Excelerate Gaming Beehzy • FA5TBALLA • MRuiz • Believe• ProFeeZy
 YERRR KiLLa • TcM • TwiZz • SupremeAgility • Legal
 Orgless 2k Havok • SpaceLy • MajorManiak • Nagafen • Maux

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Born in Birmingham, UK, I have always had a passion for sports, especially football (soccer); following Birmingham City Football Club across the country and around Europe from a very young age. Acquiring Call of Duty 4 at age 12 (thanks to my older brother) I began to play the game religiously, becoming a pro was never really an option (due to poor gun skill!) but I fell in love with the Call of Duty competitive scene, its community and esports because of it. Seeing esports grow every day is incredibly exciting and I look forward to being a part of it, especially through Call of Duty where there is never a dull moment competitively. You’ll never see me on Main Stage turning on people but I’ll definitely be watching, writing and providing updates on the pros that do. You can contact me through email or Twitter.
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Born in Birmingham, UK, I have always had a passion for sports, especially football (soccer); following Birmingham City Football Club across the country and around Europe from a very young age. Acquiring Call of Duty 4 at age 12 (thanks to my older brother) I began to play the game religiously, becoming a pro was never really an option (due to poor gun skill!) but I fell in love with the Call of Duty competitive scene, its community and esports because of it. Seeing esports grow every day is incredibly exciting and I look forward to being a part of it, especially through Call of Duty where there is never a dull moment competitively. You’ll never see me on Main Stage turning on people but I’ll definitely be watching, writing and providing updates on the pros that do. You can contact me through email or Twitter.

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