CDL Major 1 qualifiers - Where to watch, schedule, and more

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December 5, 2022: Ahead of the second batch of qualifiers, we've updated the guide with a full list of results from a controversial opening week.

Following a lengthy off-season, the CDL Major 1 qualifiers are here. The competitive Modern Warfare 2 season sees 12 of the best teams in the world battle it out to win Majors and ultimately become the CDL Champion at the end of the season.

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Just like last season, three weeks of online qualifiers will determine seeding for Major tournaments. The first of the 2023 season takes place in Raleigh, North Carolina and is the first time MW2 appears on LAN. With huge amounts of prize money up for grabs, beginning the year on the front foot is key.

Before we share more about the CDL Major 1 qualifiers, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 guns you can use and the latest intel on Season One Reloaded.

Where to watch CDL Major 1 qualifiers

Previous CDL seasons were available to watch exclusively on YouTube but for 2023, things are slightly different. You can watch the Major 1 qualifiers on Call of Duty's Twitch channel, a place where competitive Call of Duty blossomed before the franchising of the league took place.

We've embedded the stream above so you don't miss a single second of the action.

CDL Major 1 qualifier schedule

From December 2 until December 11, all 12 teams are in action to earn seeding points ahead of the LAN tournament. So you can keep track of your favourite teams , here's the full schedule of matches:

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Week one

Date Match GMT CEST PST
December 2Boston Breach v Atlanta FaZe8PM9PM12PM
December 2OpTic Texas v Minnesota ROKKR9.30PM10.30PM1.30PM
December 2Vegas Legion v LA Thieves11PM12AM3PM
December 2LA Guerrillas v Seattle Surge12.30AM1.30AM4.30PM
December 3Minnesota ROKKR v Toronto Ultra8PM9PM12PM
December 3New York Subliners v London Royal Ravens9.30PM10.30PM1.30PM
December 3Seattle Surge v Boston Breach11PM12AM3PM
December 3Florida Mutineers v Vegas Legion12.30AM1.30AM4.30PM
December 4London Royal Ravens v LA Guerrillas8PM9PM12PM
December 4Florida Mutineers v OpTic Texas9.30PM 10.30PM1.30PM
December 4Atlanta FaZe v LA Thieves11PM12AM3PM
December 4New York Subliners v Toronto Ultra12.30AM1.30AM4.30PM

Week two

Date Match GMT CEST PST
December 9Seattle Surge v London Royal Ravens8PM9PM12PM
December 9Florida Mutineers v Minnesota ROKKR9.30PM10.30PM1.30PM
December 9New York Subliners v LA Thieves11PM12AM3PM
December 9Toronto Ultra v Atlanta FaZe12.30AM1.30AM4.30PM
December 10Atlanta FaZe v Vegas Legion8PM9PM12PM
December 10OpTic Texas v London Royal Ravens9.30PM10.30PM1.30PM
December 10New York Subliners v Boston Breach11PM12AM3PM
December 10Florida Mutineers v LA Thieves12.30PM1.30AM4.30PM
December 11Minnesota ROKKR v Vegas Legion8PM9PM12PM
December 11Seattle Surge v Toronto Ultra9.30PM10.30PM1.30PM
December 11OpTic Texas v LA Thieves11PM12AM3PM
December 11Boston Breach v LA Guerrillas12.30AM1.30AM4.30PM

Once the two qualification weeks are done and dusted, we'll know the seeding ahead of Major 1 taking place from December 15-18. We'll update the guide with all the intel when all the action is completed.

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Credit: Activision

CDL Major 1 teams

A total of 12 teams will compete over the course of the CDL Major 1 qualifiers. Here's a full list of the starting line-ups:

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  • Atlanta FaZe - Slasher, Simp, aBeZy, Cellium
  • London Royal Ravens -Zer0, Nastie, Asim, PaulEhx
  • Florida Mutineers - MajorManiak, Vikul, Brack, Havok
  • Boston Breach - Vivd, Owakening, Nero, Methodz
  • LA Thieves - Octane, Drazeh, Kenny, Envoy
  • LA Guerrillas - Huke, Arcitys, Neptune, Spart
  • New York Subliners - Priestahh, Skys, HyDra, Kismet
  • Minnesota ROKKR - Afro, Cammy, Bance, Attach
  • Toronto Ultra - Scrappy, CleanX, Insight, Standy
  • OpTic Texas - Shotzzy, iLLeY, Scump, Dashy
  • Vegas Legion - Prolute, Clayster, Temp, TJHaly
  • Seattle Surge - Accuracy, Mack, Sib, Pred

CDL Major 1 qualifier results

Week one

Team Score Team
Boston Breach 3-1Atlanta FaZe
OpTic Texas 1-3Minnesota ROKKR
Vegas Legion 1-3LA Thieves
LA Guerrillas 3-2Seattle Surge
Minnesota Rokkr 3-1Toronto Ultra
New York Subliners 0-3London Royal Ravens
Seattle Surge 1-3Boston Breach
Florida Mutineers 3-2Vegas Legion
LA Guerrillas 2-3London Royal Ravens
OpTic Texas 3-0Florida Mutineers
LA Thieves 2-3Atlanta FaZe
Toronto Ultra 3-1New York Subliners

That's all there is to know about the CDL Major 1 qualifiers. Before you go, check out our guides showcasing the best Modern Warfare 2 SMG and all there is to know about Modern Warfare 2 ranked play.