The groups have recently been announced for Gfinity's first Spring Masters Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare event! 16 teams are congregating on London from all corners of the globe, to battle it out with one another in the hopes of attaining the title of Gfinity Champions as well as a slice of the $25,000 prize pool on offer. Tickets are available now to catch the event live this weekend in London, at Gfinity's own arena.
Group C consists of some of the very best in Call of Duty eSports. Looking at the other groups in the tournament, this is probably one of the more straightforward groups to predict. The top 2 teams from each group will advance into bracket play with a chance of winning the coveted Gfinity Trophy and a share of $25,000. Let's have a look at the teams.
Teepee - Proofy - Merk - Loony
Recently on form, the Team EnVyUs consisting of Teepee, Proofy, Loony and Saints are currently sitting in 3rd place in the MLG Pro League after a slow start in the early stages. The major shake-up of the team is just what what was needed. With Merk moving to a coaching role within the organisation and Nameless being traded to Team Kaliber for Loony, the boys in blue are looking to make a statement in London this weekend coming off a disappointing result at the Call of Duty Championship in March. They're utilising coach Merk as a fill-in for the event, due to Saints being unable to attend.
Killa - MiRx - MBoze - Ricky
The other half of the Green Wall join the boys in blue in Group C with the exact same roster which took home 4th place at G3 last August at the Copperbox Arena. The solid team chemistry from former World Champions Killa and MiRx combined with the long time partnership of MBoze and Ricky make this team a tough opponent for any team. Often considered a pioneer in Search and Destroy alongside Phizzurp, Killa may use some unorthodox strategies that we have never seen before, making this half of the Green Wall very entertaining to watch.
Tommey - Joshh - MarkyB - Reedy
The first of the European teams in Group C contains some of the longest standing veterans within the European scene in the form of Joshh, (Recently joining from Epsilon) Tommey, MarkyB and Reedy. This team could be the dark horse of the group and the overall competition due to their recent formation and sheer talent from within the team. MarkyB and Reedy are two of the most explosive players in Advanced Warfare and have the ability to drop huge numbers in the respawn game modes and clutch up in when the pressure is on.
GunElite - GearKivi - Rushh - Torres
Last but not least is FabE.Germany. A team which contains some of the most underrated players within the European scene. GunElite has attended the Call of Duty Championship in previous years. Rushh and Torres have teamed together many times, most notably in Black Ops 2 when playing for Fariko Allstars and are widely considered to be the two best players in the Benelux region. GearKivi is a player with a lot of potential to become one of the best slayers in Europe if not the world.
With only two places to advance the bracket play, teams will have to be at their best right from the start. Team EnVyUs are favourites to take the first place in Group C. The objective work of TeePee combined with the sheer slaying power of Loony make the team a match for anyone. The reigning Gfinity champions are coming into the Spring Masters with good form in the Pro League and definitely have a chance of making it into the money.
The second team to make it out is a close call between OpTic Nation and Vitality.Storm. If Nation perform at their best they should comfortably make it out but if they underperform, Storm certainly have the ability to cause an upset and sneak out of the group. As for FabE.Germany, they certainly have the potential to take some maps off their opponents but I can't see them perfoming at a consistent level to get a victory.
Team EnVyUs | 1st | 3-0
OpTic Nation | 2nd | 2-1
Vitality.Storm | 3rd | 1-2
FabE.Germany | 4th | 0-3
The best Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare teams from around the world are set to compete at the Gfinity Spring Masters I, May 8-10th. You can grab tickets to spectate the entire thing live, or read up on additional information here.
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