Call of Duty League Adjusts Its Schedule Owing to the Weather Situation in the USA

Published 02/18/2021, 7:06 AM EST


The world is still going through an outbreak of the coronavirus virus, and nature is also adding to the existing problems. Covid-19 compelled every industry to come to a standstill, including Call of Duty League (CDL). However, late in 2020, things took a positive turn for Call of Duty fans, as CDL announced its return in February 2021.

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Staying true to its word, the Call of Duty community stepped into the exciting week of the world series, but sadly things have turned for the worse yet again. According to a recent announcement by CDL, the tournament is making adjustments to its schedule. Through a Twitter post, the league has confirmed that it is going to reschedule the dates of the competition because of adverse weather condition across the United States.

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Call of Duty League to assign new dates soon

Matches like Toronto Ultra vs OpTic Chicago, Los Angeles Guerrillas, vs Florida Mutineers were supposed take place on 19th Feb. However according to the latest development these teams will now receive a new date. It is likely that the entire schedule of week 2 and week 3 will see slight changes.

Although CDL has kept that information confidential, it is safe to to assume that its implications could affect upcoming games. This news might disappoint Call of Duty fans, as the situation with the pandemic already prevented the tournament from taking place last year. Now that things were looking up, another obstacle has hindered the progression of the championship league.

Highlights of the first week of CDL

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OpTic Chicago saw a rather turbulent first week, as the green wall managed to win 1 game out of 2. They were set to go up against a strong, undefeated side of Toronto Ultra. This would have served as an exciting series for the fans, as team OpTic is looking to get back to win column following a loss to Atlanta FaZe in a close series.

The first week of the tournament saw many exciting games taking place. The newly formed Call of Duty roster, LA Thieves saw a strong showing on the first day. It got past Minnesota Rokkr dominantly, cementing its position as one of the surging contenders. It will be great to see how things unfold, as the tournament barely completed its first week’s schedule.

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Ayank Chourasia

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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports and has been professionally writing since 2016 and has worked across many fields. He regularly keeps tabs on a wide range of professional esports like Dota 2, Valorant, CS and fighting games. He has been an ardent gamer since his childhood, and became a defender of the ancients in Dota 2 during his college days.

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