We start the week with the WoW MDI heading into its Spring Final. Then we check in with the Call of Duty Pro league as it heads into the final few weeks of the regular season. Lastly, we join the Overwatch League as they head into the first week of Stage 3.
Mythic Dungeon International 2019 – Spring Finals
The Mythic Dungeon International heads down under as the top sides from each region battle it out to take the MDI Spring Split crown. Four teams from the MDI West & East regions have made it to the event, Method EU & NA, Abrakeydabra and Forty K from MDI West. MDI East will be represented by Team D, Black Mamba, BUFF WAR NERF ROGUE and Battle for Champion.
Blizzard provided the above chart to show how the MDI will go down. They also announced one major change for the regional league MDI events with the Spring Finals, allowing players to change any members race/class combination after each map. Previously this was restricted to one change per dungeon, which caused some rather stale matches with every team running the same comp 90% of the time. All matches will be played in Bo3, with the Grand Final being a Bo5.
Stream: Warcraft – Location: Sydney, Australia – Date: 6/6 – 9/6 – Sponsors: N/A – Organiser: Blizzard – Prize pool: $12,000 (£9,000)
CWL 2019 Pro League – Week Ten
We head back to Call of Duty this week to check in on the Pro League. As of publishing, we’ve had two games of week seven already as Team Heretics took the series 3:2 against Elevate and eUnited swept 100 Thieves 3: 0, which secured their spot at the top of Division B with two weeks of play left.
Splyce, Team Envy, Denial Esports and Enigma6 Group make up the remainder of Division B that will take to the stage later this week. All games played in a Bo5 series, the top four after the 12 weeks will advance, while the bottom four will drop into a play-in bracket.
Stream: CallofDuty – Location: Columbus, USA – Date: 5/6 – 7/6 – Sponsors: ASUS, Scuf Gaming, ASTRO Gaming Mtn Dew AMP – Organiser: MLG, Treyarch, Activision – Prize pool: $710,000 (£530,000)
2019 Overwatch League Stage Three – Week One
Season 2, stage 3 of the Overwatch League is now upon us. Right now the San Francisco Shock and new side Vancouver Titans lead the pack to take the crown off the London Spitfire. Alongside the season 1 teams, Atlanta Reign, Paris Eternal, Toronto Defiant, Washington Justice, Chengdu Hunters, Guangzhou Charge, Hangzhou Spark and the previously mentioned Vancouver Titans will all be looking to gain points and take down season 1 champions London Spitfire.
That’s a wrap on this week’s picks, be sure to check back next week for another edition of the What’s on this week.