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ESN Daily Brief - Thursday, April 9, 2015

This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Thursday, April 9, 2015
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This is your eSportsNation Daily Brief for Thursday, April 9, 2015


The Lead - Things You Need to Know

UMG California Prize Pool Increased to $35,000

https://twitter.com/eSportsNation/status/585997881162608641

 

New Call of Duty Hints On The Call of Duty Snapchat

https://twitter.com/eSportsNation/status/585975366700949505

 

Prophecy Roster

https://twitter.com/eSportsNation/status/585914289380335616

 

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MLG Season Two

Standings Coming Into Today

https://twitter.com/eSportsNation/status/585996309145849856

 

Tonight’s Schedule

7:00 PM EST Set

  • Team JusTus vs. Team Kaliber
  • Prophecy vs. OpTic Nation
  • FaZe vs. Team EnVyUs
  • Team eLevate vs. Rise Nation

8:30 PM EST Set

  • OpTic Nation vs. Team Kaliber
  • Team EnVyUs vs. Rise Nation
  • Prophecy vs. FaZe
  • Team JusTus vs. Team eLevate

 

Results From Wednesday

7:00 PM Set

  • Prophecy 3-0 Automatic Reload
  • eLevate 3-1 JusTus
  • OpTic Gaming 3-0 Team EnVy
  • TCM Gaming 3-2 Team Kaliber

8:30 PM Set

  • OpTic Gaming 3-0 Automatic Reload
  • Prophecy 3-1 JusTus
  • eLevate 3-0 TCM Gaming
  • Team EnVy 3-1 Team Kaliber

 

On The Site

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Check back regularly to see what’s been announced.

 

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Operation Supply Drop has announced the details for its next major event. Their 8-Bit Salute event will see its fourth year in a row, scheduled for May 16-17.

 

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…so here’s a helpful summary for all of the major team changes so far.

 

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Matthew ‘NaDeSHoT’ Haag has officially announced that he will be taking a “leave of absence” from competitive Call of Duty.

 

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OpTic Gaming has officially announced their newest addition to the team, Damon “Karma” Barlow.

 

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This past weekend we saw the first ever Call of Duty event hosted at Gfinity’s very own arena, the Gfinity Open.

 

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Right when you think you’ve seen it all something just a little more crazy happenings.

 

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Photos taken by Todd Gutierrez

 

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There have been many upsets throughout the past Call of Duty World Championships…

 

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To get a different perspective on what the World Championship is like for people that aren’t in the eSports industry, we interviewed two prominent YouTubers that have based their channels off Call of Duty.

 

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As the 2015 Call of Duty Championship has come to an end, a new team has been crowned the best in the world.

 

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…Team Revenge, found themselves in the Grand Finals for the chance at $400,000 and the World Championship title.

 

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 …but people expected more competition from European teams at the World Championship

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UPDATED: Major League Gaming announced earlier today that they will be returning to Austin, Texas from June 4-7 to host the playoffs for the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Pro League and the joinDota Pro League.

 

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Halo Championship Series Rundown

Final Placings

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Events & Tournaments 

  • Gamers for Giving 2015 Platinum LAN Winner: Evil Geniuses
  • Halo Championship Series Season One Finals Winner: Evil Geniuses

 

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Events & Tournaments

  • ESL One Katowice Winner: Fnatic
  • Gfinity Spring Masters Winner: EnVyUs

On The Site

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After two successful events in a row for Counter Strike:Global Offensive, OXENT and Mondial des Jeux Loto Québec have announced…

 

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Here are the final placings for Counter Strike Masters I.

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