Danish esports org Team Singularity, who have a team in the UK/Nordics League of Legends NLC, are fielding Toronto Ultra Call of Duty Challengers teams.
These teams have got off to a strong start and qualified for Stage 2 Challengers in their regions.
The news comes following a partnership with OverActive Media, the parent company of LEC team Mad Lions. The partnership brings with it two Toronto Ultra branded Call of Duty Challengers teams for the 2022 season, Toronto Ultra Academy and Toronto Ultra Academy EU, with the latter featuring an all-UK roster.
Both teams competed in their latest scheduled tournaments on Saturday February 26th 2022.
The team rosters are as follows:
Toronto Ultra Academy
- Charlie ‘Hicksy’ Hicks (England)
- Thomas ‘Scrappy’ Ernst (USA)
- Mohak ‘MohaK’ Kumar (Canada)
- Javier ‘Vikul’ Milagro Caro (Spain)
- Coach TBC
Toronto Ultra Academy EU
- Stephen “Vortex” Rae Allan (England)
- Liam “Furiious” Osborne (Scotland)
- Ben “Beans” McMellon (England)
- Harry “Harry” William Payne (England, contracted with London Royal Ravens)
- Coach: Joshua-Lee ‘Joshh’ Sheppard
“OverActive Media is committed to winning and we win by developing great players. Our partnership with Team Singularity allows us to continue to build competitive teams by accessing some of the best talent available,” said Adam Adamou, chief strategy officer at OverActive Media.
“As an organisation with roots in Canada and Europe, supporting Call of Duty’s path to pro system with teams in both markets is an important step for us and for the Challengers ecosystem.”
“Team Singularity is focused on talent scouting and development, creating the esports stars of tomorrow with our path2pro ecosystem,” added Atle Stehouwer, chief revenue officer and founder of Team Singularity.
“We have a great relationship with Toronto Ultra and have previously transferred two Team Singularity Challenger players to the Ultra team, Tobias ‘CleanX’ Jonsson and Jamie ‘Insight’ Craven.”
Call of Duty Challengers is the official path to pro circuit for Call of Duty esports players around the globe. There’s more info on the Call of Duty League/Challengers website.
Dom is an award-winning writer who graduated from Bournemouth University with a 2:1 degree in Multi-Media Journalism in 2007.
As a long-time gamer having first picked up the NES controller in the late ’80s, he has written for a range of publications including GamesTM, Nintendo Official Magazine, industry publication MCV as well as Riot Games and others. He worked as head of content for the British Esports Association up until February 2021, when he stepped back to work full-time on Esports News UK and as an esports consultant helping brands and businesses better understand the industry.