MLG Columbus Preview

With MLG Columbus right around the corner, we’ve decided to put together a small preview for the upcoming event.

The MLG Columbus Open – 25K Series tournament is taking place at the Hyatt in downtown Columbus, Ohio on November 28-30. This will be the first major event for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, where teams will be able to compete for $25,000 in cash prizes, 25,000 Pro Points, and a spot in the MLG Pro League Season 1.

Bracket Information

There will be a total of 144 teams competing at the event, 16 of which will start in Pool Play to play onto the Championship Winner’s and Loser’s Bracket. The Pool Play teams have be determined by the top 16 teams with the most amount of Pro Points accumulated from MLG and UMG online tournaments held prior before the event.

The remaining 128 teams will be competing in the Open Winner’s and Loser’s Brackets. These teams will be fighting for an opportunity to place Top 4 in order to proceed to the Championship Bracket. Lets not forget the possibility of getting a guaranteed spot in the MLG Pro League Season 1.

Pool Play Groups

The top two teams from each of the four pools will have a guaranteed spot in the Championship Winner’s Bracket. The other eight remaining teams will be dropped down into the Championship Loser’s Bracket, to fight for a chance into the Grand Finals.

Pool A

  • OpTic Gaming
  • Team Kaliber
  • Prophecy
  • Team ESPORT

Pool B

  • JusTus Pro
  • Rise Nation
  • OpTic Nation
  • Automatic Reload

Pool C

  • Denial eSports
  • FaZe Pro
  • Stunner Gaming
  • Clan Lucky Strike

Pool D

  • Team EnVyUs
  • Aware Gaming
  • Carnage
  • Strictly Business

Prize Pool

The Prize Pool for MLG Columbus has been released to a grand total of $25,000 in prize money and 90,000 Pro Points.

  • 1st: $10,000 – 25,000 PP’s
  • 2nd: $6,000 – 15,000 PP’s
  • 3rd: $4,000 – 11,000 PP’s
  • 4th: $2,000 – 9,000 PP’s
  • 5th/6th: $1,000 – 8,000 PP’s
  • 7th/8th: $500 – 7,000 PP’s

The top four teams from the overall event will receive a guaranteed spot in the MLG Pro League Season 1 along with the other top eight teams from the MLG Pro League Season 3 Playoffs for Call of Duty: Ghosts.

The event will be livestreamed via Major League Gaming’s streaming outlet,

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