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Black Ops 2 $1 million tournament taking place in April

Activision has announced the Call of Duty Championship featuring a $1 million Black Ops 2 tournament, which will take place in Hollywood, CA April 5-7.

The tournament is sponsored in part by Xbox 360, Major League Gaming, and the Electronic Sports League.

It will bring together 32 of the "world's most skilled multiplayer teams" in order to compete head-to-head in Black Ops 2, which will be live-streamed.

Starting today, players interested in participating in the tournament can register here, and once registered, teams of four try out foer the championship by competing in the February season of League Play in Black Ops 2 on Xbox Live.

Following the close of the February season, the top eight eligible teams will earn spots, as well as a trip to Hollywood this April to compete for the $1 million tournament purse.

Additionally, teams competing in the recently announced MLG 2013 Pro Circuit for Black Ops 2 will also be vie for a chance at the Championship. At the MLG Winter Championship, March 15-17, in Dallas, Texas, the top eight teams will earn a spot.

Joining them will be eight winning teams from the ESL's European Finals taking place March 16-17 in Cologne, Germany.

Remaining seats in the 32-team tournament will be made available internationally across Asia, Australia, and Brazil, with territory-specific qualification details to be revealed locally as they become available.

Further details can be found through the link, and a video is below.

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