The 2016 Call of Duty Championship Event to have a $1.6 Million Prize Pool

A press release has been issued from Activision Europe regarding the upcoming 2016 Call of Duty Championship Event.

Moving up from the usual $1 million prize pool, this year’s event will have a first ever $1.6 million prize pool, the biggest in the history of the event.

Collectively, the Call of Duty World League and Championship will hand over a staggering $3 million throughout 2016.

The Championship will held later this year with the dates still to be announced, however the World League Stage 1 finals kick off this weekend, and you can find all the details below.



For the relegation tournament, the bottom four teams in the Pro Division will play against one of the four Challenge Division teams. Four Challenge Division teams qualified for this through Online Qualifiers last weekend.

Here are the four Challenge Division teams that qualified for relegation:

  • Supremacy
  • Exertus
  • Rampage Tempo
  • faBE

They will play one of the bottom four Pro Division teams, which are Vitality, Giants Gaming, Team LDLC, and PuLse Gaming. Match ups for the relegation to be announced. Stay tuned.

The relegation matches will begin at 6AM Eastern Time on Friday, March 25th.



Here are the six teams competing in the Stage 1 finals:

  • Team Infused
  • Millennium
  • Epsilon eSports
  • Splyce
  • exceL
  • TCM Gaming

Match-Ups for Saturday, March 26th:

  • GAME 1: Splyce vs. exceL eSports
  • GAME 2: Epsilon eSports vs. TCM Gaming

Match-Ups for Sunday, March 27th:

  • GAME 3: Team Infused vs. Winner of GAME 1
  • GAME 4: Millenium vs. Winner of GAME 2
  • Championship Match: Winner of GAME 3 vs. Winner of GAME 4

All of the matches at the event will be best of seven, in a single bracket elimination.


Tune in March 25th at 6:00 AM ET via: