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Majority-UK CDL team Toronto Ultra eliminate OpTic Chicago from Champs, Scump out despite strong performances, team achieves at least top four

Image credit: Toronto Ultra Twitter Majority-UK Call of Duty League (CDL) team Toronto Ultra last night eliminated fan-favourite squad OpTic Chicago, guaranteeing them at least a top-four finish at Champs. Toronto won 3-1, closing out the tie on Raid Control. Going into this weekend, Toronto Ultra — comprising three top UK players in Benjamin Bance, Jamie ‘Insight’ Craven and Cameron ‘Cammy’ McKilligan — was second favourite on Sky Bet to become world champion behind only Atlanta FaZe. Continue reading Majority-UK CDL team Toronto Ultra eliminate OpTic Chicago from Champs, Scump out despite strong performances, team achieves at least top four

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Call of Duty star Cammy: “Whatever happens at Champs, I’m proud of my team”

Back in April, Cameron ‘Cammy’ McKilligan, a professional Call of Duty player from Scotland, was reprimanded by his organisation, Toronto Ultra, for writing the word ‘c**t’ in a tweet. To the surprise of British folks the world over, what to many Scotsmen and women is standard vernacular was taken to mean something far worse than was likely intended. “We’re building an inclusive culture,” Toronto Ultra said in a statement. “Our players and staff have the responsibility to meet those standards and live out the values of our organisation.” Cammy, the Scot, had to undergo ‘sensitivity training’ for using the word…

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Looking ahead to Call of Duty Champs, CoD: Vanguard, and the implications of CoD’s yearly release cycle for its esports scene

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War’s competitive season is coming to a close this weekend with the World Championships — or ‘Champs’ for short — taking place from Thursday 19th to Sunday 22nd August, with some of the event’s top players hailing from the UK. Toronto Ultra, a team owned by esports conglomerate OverActive Media, has three British players in its starting roster of four and has been one of the best teams all season, winning the Stage 2 Major, placing second in the Stage 5 Major, and placing third at the Stage 3 and 4 Majors. Continue reading…