The MESF 2019 - COD:MW EEG 3.0 Starts Tomorrow! Here's all you need to know.

December 13th, 2019 marks the official kickoff of the 7th edition of the Malta Esports Festival. This year, 24 European teams will be competing in a Call of Duty: Modern Warfare tournament with a grand prize of 5,000 Euros. Best of 3 Group stage starts on Friday, where six groups of four each will battle it out on PS4. The top two teams will immediately advance to the bracket stage (best of five), and third place in groups will be moved to a single-elimination bracket that will be played on Sunday (also best of five).

The tournament will be held at the Malta Fairs and Convention Centre (MFCC). Doors open at 10:30 am on all three days and games will be played almost all day, all weekend.

Now Let's Talk Teams

Below you find a list of all the teams competing at the COD MW The Malta Esports Festival 2019 - EEG Malta 3.0.

The Malta Esports Festival 2019 EEG 3.0 Participants

Assessing the Situation

On December 8th, when the seeding for the tournament took place, we have to say that Electrify completely dominated the competition. Out of the five matches in the seeding tournament, they only lost FOUR maps to opponents in the whole tournament and swept their opponents in both the semi-finals and the finals. If Electrify plays in the tournament as they did in seeding they might just walk away with the grand prize.

That is not to say that the competition is lax, either. Team ETERNAL from Spain is also looking very good, dropping the same number of maps as Electrify did, except for the finals in which Electrify swept ETERNAL. ETERNAL ended up shutting down team Luxor, who before that match in the semi-finals had not dropped a single map to an opponent (We must add that Luxor did not have a single map win against ETERNAL).

For the simple fact that Electrify and ETERNAL both put on such a show against the competition, we would not be surprised to see both of them in the finals on Sunday. Seeing these two teams in an all-out brawl for 3500 Euros is sure to be a spectacle that everyone wants to see.

With that being said, we would love to see an underdog Cinderella story this weekend. Nothing celebrates esports more than a ragtag team of gamers making it all the way to the top.

For Those Who Are On the Couch

Can’t make it to Malta this weekend? Fear not, all games will be streamed right to your computer so that you don’t miss out on a second of the action here. On a final note, you can get all of the information that you need right here on our website.

Come celebrate esports with us, and we hope to see you in the stream chat!

Posted by Michele Schembri on 12th December 2019, 20:44

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