Minnesota Røkkr vs Toronto Ultra
Call of Duty League Champs
CDL Championship Weekend, Day 3: Minnesota Røkkr eliminated by Toronto Ultra in 3-2 win
Minnesota Røkkr faced Toronto Ultra once again and this time the stakes were even higher. We all know that this matchup has had an intense history and things had to be settled one last time. Røkkr fought hard but unfortunately, they couldn’t close it out. This wasn’t the outcome Røkkr and fans wished for, but we tip our hats off to an amazing team with a tremendous run in Champs.
Map 1: Checkmate Hardpoint
This map didn’t go as planned for Røkkr. The match was 74-2 after the first hardpoint. Ultra was dominant. Cleanx had a 6 kill streak and was on a roll. The lead grew even further apart. The score was 94-6 after P2. Røkkr just couldn’t get to the points and Toronto’s defense and offense were too strong. Ultra took this map at a shocking 250-83.
Map 2: Standoff Search and Destroy
Røkkr took round 1 on offense with ease and Ultra answered with an early bomb plant play that lured Minnesota into a trap. Now tied 1-1, Ultra came out aggressive in the third round. After back and forth rounds and tied at 3-3, Ultra took advantage of some mistakes that were made on Røkkr’s end and took the lead. Fast forward and we find ourselves at round 11. Røkkr clutched up and got the job done, winning 6-5.
Map 3: Raid Control
Røkkr ran out of lives on their first attacking round and put Ultra up one point. Round two came down to final lives and Ultra were on track to capture both points. Røkkr couldn’t get there in time and lost the round. Minnesota bounced back and won the following two rounds, pushing the match to a round 5. Røkkr managed to capture point A but couldn’t get B in time. Ultra won this one, 3-2
Map 4: Raid Hardpoint
This time around, Røkkr had a much better start on Hardpoint. They were up at 68-28 after P3. The score and lead flip flopped but things pulled away after Standy got a 10 kill streak and gained an artillery, closing the game out at 250-188. Standy finished at 24/17.
Map 5: Moscow Search and Destroy
Round one and two went to Røkkr after they showed early aggression and picked Ultra off quickly. Ultra grabbed a round but Minnesota responded with a great bomb plant play. Now 3-1, the victory was in sight for Røkkr. Something changed within Toronto and they went on a stunning 4 round win streak. With round six almost guaranteed for Ultra, MajorManiak clutched up and got an insane triple kill and bomb defuse. Even with that momentum, Ultra still managed to win the next round. The score was 6-4.