Call of Duty League

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Call of Duty League (CDL) is the premier franchise esports league for Call of Duty, organized by Activision.

The league began with 12 teams for the Inaugural Season, which started on January 24th, 2020. [1]


The current teams in Call of Duty League are:

Location Team Name Owner Team Announced First Season Links
United States Atlanta Atlanta FaZe Atlanta Esports Ventures & FaZe Clan 2019-05-02 [2] 2020
United States Chicago OpTic Chicago NRG Esports 2020-11-11 [3] 2021
United States Dallas Dallas Empire Envy Gaming, Inc. 2019-05-02 [2] 2020
United States Florida Florida Mutineers Misfits Gaming 2019-08-20 [4] 2020
United Kingdom London London Royal Ravens ReKTGlobal 2019-09-13 [5] 2020
United States Los Angeles Los Angeles Guerrillas Kroenke Sports & Entertainment 2019-08-20 [4] 2020
United States Los Angeles Los Angeles Thieves 100 Thieves 2020-11-07 [6] 2021
United States Minnesota Minnesota RØKKR WISE Ventures, LLC 2019-07-01 [7] 2020
United States New York New York Subliners Andbox 2019-05-02 [2] 2020
France Paris Paris Legion c0ntact Gaming, LLC 2019-05-02 [2] 2020
United States Seattle Seattle Surge Aquilini Investment Group & Enthusiast Gaming 2019-09-13 [5] 2020
Canada Toronto Toronto Ultra OverActive Media 2019-05-02 [2] 2020

Defunct Brands[edit]

These following brands no longer exist in Call of Duty League:

Location Team Name Owner Team Announced First Season Dissolved Links New Team
United States Chicago Chicago Huntsmen NRG Esports 2019-09-13 [5] 2020 2020-11-11
Chicago OpTic
United States Los Angeles OpTic Gaming Los Angeles Immortals Gaming Club 2019-07-01 [7] 2020 2020-11-07
Los Angeles Thieves


Season Date Prize Pool Champion Runner-Up Regular Season Winner
2020 2020-01-24 - 2020-08-30 $6,000,000 Dallas Empire Atlanta FaZe Atlanta FaZe
2021 2020-02-11 - 2020-12-?? $5,000,000 TBA TBA TBA



ID Name Position Join Date
United States Johanna Faries League Commissioner
Canada Xav Xav de Matos Head of Player Relations
United States Spencer Peterson Player Relations