Totino’s Invitational: Event Recap

The Totino’s Invitational, an eight-team single-elimination tournament, proved to be a captivating one with a shared prize pool of $50,000 on the line.

After spectating the first-ever Call of Duty®: Black Ops III event this weekend, the community got a sneak peek of what’s to come for the competitive season. The Totino’s Invitational , an eight-team single-elimination tournament, proved to be a captivating one with a shared prize pool of $50,000 on the line.

Bracket Play


The one-day tournament commenced on Saturday, featuring eight of Call of Duty eSports’ most promising teams. Here’s how the knockout bracket panned out: Quarterfinals (best-of-three)

Semifinals (best-of-three)

  • OpTic Gaming (2-1) compLexity Gaming
  • Rise Nation (2-1) Team Kaliber

Grand Finals (best-of-five)

  • Combine – Hardpoint: 250-136 | Rise Nation
  • Evac – Search and Destroy: 6-1 | OpTic Gaming
  • Stronghold – Uplink: 9-4 | OpTic Gaming
  • Fringe – Capture the Flag: 3-1 | Rise Nation
  • Breach – Search and Destroy: 6-5 | Rise Nation

Rise Nation won 3-2 against OpTic Gaming.

Rise Nation was able to showcase their talent as a newly-formed team, after defeating Luminosity Gaming, Team Kaliber, and now OpTic Gaming. This team secured a well-deserved championship, along with $20,000 in cash prizes. Congratulations to your Totino Invitational Champions:

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Will OpTic Gaming continue to dominate going into the Call of Duty World League ? Let us know. Stay up-to-date with future major events over at our Twitter – @eSportsNation .