The 2017 rendition of the ESWC has gotten underway and there are some key dark horses that you should keep a watch out for as they try to cause some upsets in the early stages of the event and make an extended run into the tournament.
This event is one in a number of events that make up the COD World League for Infinite Warfare.
There will be a total of 62 teams in the event, with an amazing 24 of these teams being from North America. 20 of these teams have been added into the Open category.
There is a total prize pool of $100,000 and it will take place over this weekend in Paris.
The big names of OpTic Gaming, FaZe Clan, Cloud9 and Rise Nation were all extended pool play invitations thanks to the pro point positions that they hold in the North American league. There will as be 8 European teams featuring the pool pay.
Here are some of the dangerous teams you need to look for:
This squad has one new member in their team standing in for the usual roster member Renato “Saints” Forza. They had a great event at MLG Atlanta. The main portion of this side have been teaming together for more than a year and each of them are near the bets of the best in the game today.
The reigning world champions are trying to get to grips with this year’s game and will be battling in the loser bracket. After a poor start to the calendar year, the managed a respectable 3rd place finish in Atlanta, mainly thanks to the efforts of their leading star Bryan ‘Apathy’ Zhelyazkov