4 May 2016 - 15:53
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ESWC Event Preview

With only two days to go until ESWC kicks off, here is the rundown on all you need to know.
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At the Zenith in Paris, France, 16 teams from across the globe have been invited to take place in the world class event that is, the eSports World Convention. Each year has been increasingly impressive and 2016 is sure to raise the bar.

 

First off, you will need to know who is attending. The seeds are based on the Season 1 Call of Duty World League regular season and playoffs results, the Season 2 CWL first results, and the Challenge Division tournaments from Europe and North America:

  1. OpTic Gaming
  2. Rise Nation
  3. FaZe Clan
  4. Team Infused
  5. Millennium
  6. Splyce
  7. Epsilon eSports
  8. Hypergames
  9. Giants Gaming
  10. Team LDLC
  11. Exertus eSports
  12. Vitality
  13. Supremacy
  14. Killerfish eSport
  15. Pulse Gaming
  16. WySix Team

 

The tournament has been divided into four groups. Two wins sends you through to the playoffs and two loses sends you home. The groups for this event are:

 

Group A

OpTic Gaming vs. Supremacy

Millenium vs. Giants Gaming

 

Group B

Team Infused vs. WySix Team

Hypergamers vs. Team Vitality

 

Group C

Rise Nation vs. Killerfish eSports

Splyce vs. Team LDLC

 

Group D

FaZe Clan vs. Pulse Gaming

Epsilon vs. Exertus eSports

 

All main stage matches will be streamed on Twitch.tv in both French and English. The other match ups will be featured on a secondary stream, also on Twitch, as well as for those attending the event.

 

It is not too late to grab a ticket, so if you would like to spend an action packed weekend in France and enjoy all the Call of Duty action live, make sure you check out the ESWC website.


Who do you think will take home the ESWC trophy? Let us know in the comments below and for live updates of the matches as they happen, make sure you follow us on Twitter @eSportsNation.

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