The Call of Duty League is set to officially get underway on January 24, 2020. There will be 12 city teams competing, hailing from four different countries. \n \nRepresenting the Northwest corner of the United States, the Seattle Surge is prepared to bring glory to their city. \n \nHere is the team breakdown: \n \nTeam Name: Seattle Surge \n \nCity: Seattle, Washington, USA \n \nRoster: \n \n• Damon “Karma” Barlow \nBirthplace: Napanee, Ontario, Canada \nBorn: July 17, 1993 \nTeam Role: Flex \nAccomplishments: Competing since 2011. Won 24 major championships. Only player ever to win three World Championships (2013, 2014, and 2017). \n \n• Bryan “Apathy” Zhelyazkov \nBirthplace: Miami, Florida, USA \nBirthdate: April 15, 1994 \nTeam Role: Main SMG \nAccomplishments: Nine-year Call of Duty Pro. Competed in over 40 events. Competed in last three World Championships, winning in 2016 and 2018 \n \n• Ian “Enable” Wyatt \nBirthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA \nBorn: January 20, 1994 \nTeam Role: Flex \nAccomplishments: Over a decade of experience as a Call of Duty pro. One of only two players to win a major LAN tournament in both Call of Duty and Halo. \n \n• Sam “Octane” Larew \nBirthplace: Richmond, Virginia, USA \nBorn: June 23, 1997 \nTeam Role: Main AR \nAccomplishments: Six major event wins and a second-place finish at the 2019 World Championships. MVP at multiple CWL events. One of only two players to win an event every year for the CWL (the other being Slacked). \n \n• Josiah “Slacked” Berry \nBirthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, USA \nBorn: May 20, 1997 \nTeam Role: Support SMG \nAccomplishments: Eight years of online competition experience. One of only two players to win an event every year for the CWL (the other being Octane). \n \n• Joey “Nubzy” DiGiacomo \nBirthplace: Ashtabula, Ohio, USA \nBorn: April 21, 1998 \nTeam Role: Head Coach \nAccomplishments: Coached an amateur Call of Duty: WW2 team to a top-eight finish at the World Championships. This year, Nubzy coached Gen.G to a second-place finish at CWL Anaheim and CWL Pro League. \n \nhttps:\/\/www.youtube.com\/watch?v=qSQDH4Tforg \n \nBranding: Their logo’s main feature is the forks of a trident with eyes, and the colors used are different shades of blue. The logo symbolizes the Greek god Poseidon and features the famous top of the Seattle Space Needle. \n \n“The Seattle Surge brand was developed to harness the electric energy of an ocean storm. With our brand, we emphasize the Pacific Northwest’s natural surroundings by highlighting colors, geographical elements, and folklore associated with the Emerald City and Pacific Ocean.”4 \n \nOwners of the Seattle Surge: Aquilini Investment Group (Owner of Overwatch League’s Vancouver Titans, as well as the Vancouver Canucks) and Enthusiast Gaming (Parent company of Luminosity Gaming) \n \nOfficial Website: seattlesurge.gg \n \nSocial Media Handles: \n \n• Twitter: @SeattleSurge \n• Instagram: @SeattleSurge \n• Facebook: Seattle Surge \n• YouTube: Seattle Surge \n• Discord: Seattle Surge \n \nThe inaugural season of Call of Duty League will start on January 24, 2020, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Minnesota Røkkr will host the first event.