CDL Minnesota Challengers Open: How to Watch, Prize Pool, Teams, More

With the world slowly returning to normality following the pandemic, esports events are beginning to allow spectators and competitors to play once again.

Alongside CDL Major 2, Minnesota is also playing host to the CDL Minnesota Challengers Open, the first amateur Call of Duty event backed by the CDL to take place in 24 months. With the competition at an all-time high, nearly 100 teams from across the world have descended on the event in a bid to claim the top prize.

Find all there is to know about the CDL Minnesota Challengers Open in our dedicated hub.

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How To Watch CDL Minnesota Challengers Open

Just like the Major, the Challengers Open will be shown on YouTube. Rather than the main CDL channel, the Call of Duty Challengers channel will play host to the action. Once a stream appears, we will embed it above so you can keep track of the entire tournament.

CDL Minnesota Challengers Open Teams

As expected, there's a wealth of talented players taking part in the Challengers event. With teams travelling from Australia, Europe, and elsewhere, it looks to be a hugely competitive tournament.

The likes of Texas Nation and UYU head into the event leading the charge for North America while Minnesota ROKKR's European Academy team will also take part.

The Australian region will feature three teams in the passion pit. Mindfreak, Renegades, and PointBlank have all made the trip.

CDL Minnesota Challengers Open Prize Pool and Schedule

A total of $75K in prize money is up for grabs in addition to four places at the CDL Pro-Am Classic tournament taking place in May. The Pro-Am will see the best Challengers teams taking on all 12 CDL franchises. Find a full prize breakdown of the event below:

  • 1st – $24,000
  • 2nd – $12,000
  • 3rd – $7,500
  • 4th – $6,000
  • T6 – $3,750
  • T8 – $2,250
  • T12 – $1,875
  • T16 – $1,500

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