OpTic Texas have won their first CDL Major since 2022!

OpTic Texas and the Greenwall are once again Call of Duty League (CDL) Major Champions following their victory at CDL Major 3. Heading into the weekend, OpTic was the consensus second-best team, behind only the Major 2 Champions Atlanta FaZe. After dropping down the Elimination Bracket at the hands of the home team, Toronto Ultra, OpTic Texas rallied dominantly to claim their first Major win since the 2022 season.

The Tale of the Tape at CDL Major 3: OpTic Texas vs. Toronto Ultra

The Atlanta FaZe, OpTic Texas, and Toronto Ultra were among the top teams heading into Major 3. Many had two of these three squads meeting in the Grand Finals, one surely being the Atlanta FaZe. However, a pair of Atlanta FaZe losses set up a showdown between the two fan-favorite teams. Ultimately, OpTic Texas and Toronto Ultra would meet in the Grand Finals in a series that saw Shottzy, Dashy, Pred, and Kenny dominate the home team.

OpTic Texas vs. Toronto Ultra: Recap and final scores

OpTic Texas and Toronto Ultra squared off in the CDL Major 3 Grand Finals in a best-of-seven series that only needed four maps. Despite riding the home crowd's support, Ultra had nothing to counter OpTic's relentless pace.

Shotzzy and company took care of business in four consecutive maps to upset the home team. Although Ultra looked competitive in the Control on Invasion, OpTic still managed a 3-1 victory before dominating Hardpoint on Vista to win the tournament.

Final Score (OpTic Texas 3-0 Toronto Ultra)

  • Map 1(Hardpoint on Sub Base): OpTic Texas over Toronto Ultra 250-145
  • Map 2 (Search & Destroy on Invasion): OpTic Texas over Toronto Ultra 6-3
  • Map 3 (Control on Invasion): OpTic Texas over Toronto Ultra 3-1
  • Map 4 (Hardpoint on Rio): OpTic Texas over Toronto Ultra 250-118

For OpTic, it breaks an 805-day winless drought dating back to CDL Major 1 during the Call of Duty: Vanguard season. After finishing second at Major 2, OpTic Texas are again CDL Champions.

Shotzzy crowned CDL Major 3 MVP

After defeating Toronto Ultra, Shotzzy was declared the CDL Major 3 MVP. He finished the 4-0 sweep with 104 kills and an impressive 1.37 kill/death ratio. Although all four players did their part, Shotzzy shined through with consistent clutch plays and the second-most damage dealt.

The road to Call of Duty Champs 2024 continues with Stage 4, the final stretch before the World Championship.

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