The Chicago Fire are Chicago, Illinois's Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise. The Fire won the MLS Cup in 1998, their's first season in the league. They also won the 1998, 2000, and 2003 editions of the US Open Cup. The Fire played at Soldier Field from 1998-2001. They have played at North Central College's Cardinal Stadium from 2002, moving back to Soldier Field late in October 2003.