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Ultra move to 2-0 in CDL Major II qualifying

Players from around the globe participate in the Call of Duty League Pro-Am Classic esports tournament, livestreamed on YouTube, at Belong Gaming Arena in Columbus on May 6, 2022.

Call Of Duty Esports Tournament
Credit: Adam Cairns/Columbus Dispatch / USA TODAY NETWORK

The Toronto Ultra became the first team to reach 2-0 in qualifying for Major II by beating the Florida Mutineers on Sunday.

Toronto won 3-1, while the Los Angeles Guerrillas beat the Los Angeles Thieves 3-1 and OpTic Texas outlasted the Boston Breach 3-2.

Major II, which will include all 12 Call of Duty League teams, is scheduled to be played in Boston from Feb. 2-5. Qualifying for the event continues through Jan. 29.

The Ultra opened with a 250-165 victory on Mercado Hardpoint, but Florida countered with a 6-1 trouncing on El Asilo Search and Destroy. Toronto then swept Fortress Control 3-0 and clinched the win with a 250-191 result on Hotel Hardpoint.

The Guerrillas took a 2-0 edge on their L.A. rivals by winning 250-153 on Embassy Hardpoint and 6-4 on El Asilo Search and Destroy. The Thieves got on the board with a 3-1 decision on Fortress Control, but the Guerrillas cruised to a 250-199 clinching win on Fortress Hardpoint.

Texas and Boston traded blows, with OpTic starting out with a 250-180 win on Hotel Hardpoint and the Breach countering 6-2 on Embassy Search and Destroy. OpTic earned a 3-1 victory on Hotel Control and the Breach tied it by eking out a 250-244 win on Embassy Hardpoint. It came down to Mercado Search and Destroy, where Texas pulled away for a 6-3 result.

Action resumes Friday with three matches:
–New York Subliners vs. Florida Mutineers
–Seattle Surge vs. OpTic Texas
–Los Angeles Thieves vs. Toronto Ultra

Call of Duty League Major II qualifying, with match win-loss record and game winning percentage:
1. Toronto Ultra, 2-0, 85.7 percent
2. Atlanta FaZe, 1-0, 100 percent
3. New York Subliners, 1-0, 75 percent
4. Boston Breach, 1-1, 62.5 percent
T5. Vegas Legion, 1-0, 60 percent
T5. OpTic Texas, 1-0, 60 percent
7. Los Angeles Guerrillas, 1-1, 55.6 percent
8. Florida Mutineers, 1-1, 44.4 percent
9. Minnesota Rokkr, 1-1, 37.5 percent
T10. London Royal Ravens, 0-2, 25 percent
T10. Los Angeles Thieves, 0-2, 25 percent
T10. Seattle Surge, 0-2, 25 percent

–Field Level Media