MLG have announced the 16 teams directly seeded into pool play at the 2017 CWL Atlanta Open on social media. They will face off against the four teams that manage to rise to the top of the Open Bracket.
The invited teams include Cloud9, Elevate, The Enigma 6 Group, eUnited, Evil Geniuses, FaZe Clan, Fnatic, Luminosity Gaming, OpTic Gaming, Orbit eSport, Rise Nation, Splyce, Team 3G, Team Allegiance, Team EnVyUs and Team Infused.
Notably, the tournament will be the first major showing for Fnatic's newly re-formed COD roster, made up of ex-Team Epsilon players.
The exact groups for the event have yet to be drawn, but MLG's announcement say they will be announced later this week.
The CWL Atlanta Open will take place Feb. 10-12 with a $200,000 prize pool.
Sasha Erfanian is a news editor for theScore esports. Follow him on Twitter, it'll be great for his self-esteem.