With the start of the fifth and final stage of the 2021 Call of Duty League (CDL) season on the horizon, Activision Blizzard has unveiled details surrounding the season-ending playoffs that will crown the second CDL champion. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the majority of the Black Ops Cold War season has taken place online but Playoffs will take place in front of a live audience, much to the delight of the competitive community.
Championship Weekend will see the top eight teams from the regular season of competition battle it out for millions of dollars in prize money alongside the chance to be crowned champion. In this article, find absolutely everything you need to know about Championship Weekend including the total prize pool and all the teams competing.
How To Watch CDL 2021 Championship Weekend
As always, the action will be shown exclusively live on the Call of Duty League YouTube channel. As soon as information surrounding the streams goes live, we will embed the stream below so you don't miss a single second of the action.
CDL 2021 Championship Weekend Dates
Championship Weekend begins with the Playoffs that will take place from August 19th until the 21st. Following on from Playoffs, Championship Sunday will take place on August 22nd where the two remaining teams will face off against each other.
CDL 2021 Championship Weekend Venue
With the event taking place on LAN and in front of a live audience, Champs returns to Los Angeles and will be held at the Galen Center. Previous COD Champs events have taken place in LA in front of a capacity crowd and after nearly a year of world-class COD esports with no crowd, it's going to be great to see them back in attendance.
CDL 2021 Championship Weekend Teams
As of writing (July 7th), there are a total of five teams that have qualified for Playoffs. Find out which teams have made it into the post-season below!
- Atlanta FaZe
- Dallas Empire
- Toronto Ultra
- New York Subliners
- OpTic Chicago
CDL 2021 Championship Weekend Bracket
Even though the eight teams have yet to be finalised, the CDL has released the official bracket that will show where each of the teams slot in.
CDL 2021 Championship Weekend Schedule
The full schedule for Championship Weekend has yet to be revealed but we can expect it to be announced in the days leading up to the biggest event on the competitive Call of Duty calendar. As soon as the schedule is revealed, we will update this page with all the latest information.