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The first match of the Call of Duty League Week 2 Major III qualifiers concluded with the Boston Breach defeating the London Royal Ravens by a score of 3-1. London looked to be in control of the series after the first match, dominating the opening Hardpoint over Boston. The next map on Berlin Search and Destroy seemed to be the same story, as the Royal Ravens went up by a commanding round count of 5-0. However, then magic struck, and the Breach pulled off an improbable map win that changed the entire series.
In Call of Duty vernacular, the Breach pulled off a “full sail” on Map 2 Search and Destroy. This term applies when a team has gone down 0-5 in round count but then wins six straight rounds to win the map. It rarely happens in Call of Duty but actually did take place at Major II, with the LA Thieves getting full sailed by the New York Subliners. Kenyen “Capsidal” Sutton was the catalyst for Breach’s comeback, securing a Glide Bomb along the way to help his team win the final round.
It's Full Sail Friday for the @BostonBreach as they even the series ⛵️
— Call of Duty League (@CODLeague) May 20, 2022
The Royal Ravens fell apart after the Map 2 loss and were dominated in the following Control on Berlin. While they made some rounds close, Boston’s Dylan “Nero” Koch was unstoppable at times. He made play after play to keep the Breach’s live count above London’s. The Control map ended with Boston winning 3-1.
This set up the final map on Tuscan Hardpoint, where once again Boston was in control for a majority of the time. The Royal Ravens did manage to pull within striking distance near the end of the map but it was too little, too late. The Boston Breach ended up winning by a few dozen points.
Boston is now 1-1 in the Major III qualifiers while London drops to 1-2. The Breach play Atlanta FaZe later this weekend and the Ravens play again in one week.
Joey Carr is a full-time writer for multiple esports and gaming websites. He has 6+ years of experience covering esports and traditional sporting events, including DreamHack Atlanta, Call of Duty Championships 2017, and Super Bowl 53.