The Call of Duty Championship comes back to California in March


The top Call of Duty teams in the world will gather in Los Angeles on March 28 to battle in this year's Call of Duty Championship. The tournament, sponsored by Xbox, has a $1 million prize pool and is centered around this year's game, Call of Duty: Ghosts.

The top teams will be chosen from qualifier rounds in North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. The preliminary rounds begin this month – a full list is available over on MLG – with a total of 32 teams being chosen to go on to LA for the finals after the qualifiers.

The road to the finals will be broadcast on both Xbox Live and MLG.tv, as will the finals themselves. Last year's winner, Fariko Impact, walked away with $400,000.
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London, UK – 9th January, 2014 – The 2014 Call of Duty® Championship, presented by Xbox, will take place 28th-30th March, 2014 in Los Angeles, California, where 32 of the best teams from around the globe will compete in an attempt to claim the title of World Champion and the lion's share of the tournament's $1 million prize pool.

Check out the Call of Duty® Championship trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mcw1BPsGXg

To find out more go to: www.callofduty.com/esports

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This article was originally published on Joystiq.