Gfinity have announced today the complete 16 team lineup attending their Spring Masters event in London, over the weekend of May 8-10. It will be held at the Gfinity Arena in Fulham Broadway, the same location as Championship Sunday during the Gfinity Open not long ago. The teams will be competing for their share of the $25,000 prize pool alongside 25,000 pro points that are also up for grabs. Gfinity did announce previously that OpTic Gaming, OpTic Nation and Denial eSports would be attending so here is the full lineup:
OpTic Gaming | Scumpii – Crimsix – Formal – Enable
OpTic Nation | Killa – MBoZe – Ricky – Mirx
Denial eSports | Clayster – JKap – Replays – Attach
Team EnVyUs | ProoFy – Loony – Saints – TeePee
Strictly Business | Phizzurp – John – Twizz – Sinful
Team Kaliber | Parasite – Nameless – Sharp – Goonjar
FaZe Clan | Slasher – ZooMa – Huke – TBC
Prophecy | Censor – Aches – Apathy – AquA
TCM Gaming | Shane – Jurd – Gunshy – Moose
Epsilon eSports | Joshh – Swanny – MadCat – TBC
Vitality Storm | Tommey – MarkyB – Reedy – TBC
Aware Gaming | Peatie – Rated – Watson – Joee
Team infused | QwiKer – MeLoN – JTee – Lewis
HyperGames | Maxxie – Riskin – TonyJS – VZkingzR
Gamers2 | TojoR – MethodZ – Lgnd – JK7
Australia & New Zealand
Plantronics Mindfreak | BuZZo – Fighta – Shockz – Denz
Image from Gfinity.net
Teams to look out for:
OpTic Gaming with their new and improved squad, replacing Karma with Enable for this event and ESWC only. They’ll be looking to reassert the dominance they experienced prior to the Call of Duty Championships after a disappointing seventh place finish.
Denial eSports are another big contender to take home first place; they had a hugely successful weekend at CoD Champs, winning the whole event and being crowned Call of Duty World Champions. They’ll want to prove that wasn’t just a fluke so keep an eye out for them.
Team EnVyUs started off this season of the MLG Pro League poorly with just a 4-8 Win/Loss record prior to Champs. Obviously some change was needed so they replaced MerK, Nameless and ZooMa with ProoFy, TeePee and Loony and so far it’s paid off. Their overall record in the league is now 17-11 as of April 28 and they’ll be hoping to re-establish themselves as the top team EnVyUs used to be.
Prophecy have recently undergone some major roster changes including their latest addition, AquA, one of the youngest players in the scene. Recently of Team Revenge, AquA was part of the squad that placed second at CoD Champs and will hope to use that experience to place highly in London.
TCM and Epsilon eSports will be looking to improve upon their CoD Champs performances. They’re known as the two teams to regularly fight it out for the number one spot in Europe however both squads bowed out of the competition in the group stages. Aware Gaming instead were the only European squad to make it to the knockout rounds, finishing in 9-12 place. All three European teams will want to come out on top to be classed as unofficial European champions.
Plantronics Mindfreak is the final team to watch out for at the Gfinity Spring Masters and the only team attending from Australia & New Zealand. They shocked everyone with a sixth place finish at CoD Champs as nobody expected them to finish in the money, everyone expected Exile.T5 to come out as the top ANZ team.
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