London, UK ? 3rd March, 2014 ? The best Call of DutyŽ players from across Europe descended on London this past weekend to battle it out in the Call of DutyŽ European Championships. 26 teams from the UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and the rest of Europe went head-to-head for a chance to represent their country at the Call of DutyŽ Championship, presented by Xbox being held 28th-30th March 2014 in Los Angeles for a share of the tournament?s $1 million total prize purse.
Hosted by Activision Publishing in partnership with Gfinity, TCM Gaming from the UK & ROI were crowned the Call of Duty European Champions, picking up the ?15,000 prize pot in a tense final match with Epsilon eSports.
In addition to TCM Gaming and Epsilon eSports, TEC: Intensity and Team Orbit made up the top four teams from the UK & ROI to qualify for the global Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox ? the first competitive prize tournament to be held on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft ? at the end of March in Los Angeles.
Over the last month, more than 500 teams across Europe competed for a spot in the European Championships. The best teams from the Call of Duty European Championships will face-off against the world?s best players in California at the global Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox.
Congratulations to TCM Gaming and good luck to all the European teams who successfully qualified for the global Call of Duty Championship, presented by Xbox.
The full list of teams to qualify from Europe are:
? TCM Gaming ? UK/ROI
? Epsilon eSports ? UK/ROI
? TEC: Intensity ? UK/ROI
? Team Orbit ? UK/ROI
? Vitality Rises ? France
? Vitality Returns ? France
? SK Gaming ? Germany
? Killerfish ? Germany
? Real Allstars ? Benelux (Netherlands)
? Wizards ? Spain
? Lightning Pandas ? Rest of Europe (Russia)
? Sublime ? Italy
? Reign Mix ? Nordic (Sweden)