CDL Champs 2022: Results, recap, and more

Image showing main stage of Call of Duty League event
Credit: Activision

Image showing main stage of Call of Duty League event
Credit: Activision

Although there's still one more Major to take place, the attention of the competitive Call of Duty scene is already turning toward the season-ending Championship Weekend event. CDL Champs 2022 will see the top eight teams from the regular season battle it out for a championship ring and huge amounts of prize money.

With teams continuing to secure their place in the tournament, the CDL has unveiled a wealth of information about Champs much to the excitement of fans.

With that said, find absolutely everything there is to know about CDL Champs 2022 including dates, ticket information, and all of the teams competing in the biggest event of the Vanguard season.

When is CDL Champs 2022?

Champs took place on August 4-7, 2022 at the Galen Center in Los Angeles, California.

CDL Champs 2022 Results

After four days of exciting action, only one team managed to stand on the top step of the podium and get their hands on the trophy:

  • 1st - LA Thieves - $1.2m
  • 2nd - Atlanta FaZe - $650K
  • 3rd - Seattle Surge - $320K
  • 4th - OpTic Texas - $160K
  • 5th/6th - New York Subliners - $80K
  • 5th/6th - Toronto Ultra - $80K
  • 7th/8th - London Royal Ravens - $30K
  • 7th/8th - Boston Breach - $30K

CDL Champs 2022 format

Champs 2022 features a slightly different format from previous CDL seasons. Rather than the top two seeds earning byes into the next round, all eight teams will begin the tournament in the winner's bracket.

If a team loses their winner's bracket match, they drop into the elimination bracket where they have another shot at making the finals. If they lose the elimination match, they are out of the tournament.

CDL Champs 2022 teams

So far, only one of the eight slots in the tournament is filled by a team, with the other seven still up for grabs depending on the result of Major 4.

Here's a full list of confirmed CDL Champs 2022 teams:

  • Atlanta FaZe
  • OpTic Texas
  • LA Thieves
  • London Royal Ravens
  • Seattle Surge
  • New York Subliners
  • Boston Breach
  • Toronto Ultra

CDL Champs 2022 bracket

With all the teams confirmed, the CDL has released the official bracket heading into the tournament. Here are all the opening matches:

Image showing bracket for 2022 CDL Championship
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Credit: Activision

How to watch CDL Champs 2022

All of the action is available to relive on the Call of Duty League YouTube channel. Select individual matches or watch the whole broadcast again.

That's all there is to know about CDL Champs 2022 so far. Be sure to check back regularly for all the latest intel on the biggest competitive Call of Duty tournament of the year. For more Vanguard, check out our page for the latest news, leaks, and guides.

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