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ex-CoL reverse swept in Hitch’s Black Ops 2 tournament – results

Published: 30/Sep/2019 11:25 Updated: 30/Sep/2019 16:12

by Connor Bennett

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Members of the former Complexity Call of Duty dynasty suffered a reverse sweep defeat in the grand finals of Team Summertime’s Movemeber Invitational Black Ops 2 throwback event. 

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As is tradition with the conclusion of a Call of Duty season, players flock to older games that they enjoy in a bid to create content, win some money, and relax during the off-season. 

The return to these titles has prompted throwback tournaments, with former OpTic Gaming member Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards usually in the middle of proceedings. The content creator took things up a notch this time around though, linking up with Movember and the EsportsStadium in Arlington, Texas to run a charity event on a massive different scale. 

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ActivisionCall of Duty: Black Ops 2 was the throwback of choice this time around.

Running through September 28-29, eight teams competed for a portion of the $10,000 prize pool, as well as putting on a show to help raise some funds for Movember

When things got down to business on “Championship Sunday,” only two teams remained, with 6 out of 7 – a team made up of Crimsix, Karma, ACHES, and Clayster – and a name referencing their CoD Champs dominance over the years, facing off against the RodSquad of TCM, Twizz, Nelson, and Tsunami. 

Twitter: MutexInstead of being online, teams competed at the EsportsStadium in Arlington.
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After falling to the eGirl Slayers in round one, the former Complexity members had to battle through a losers bracket run just to get into the Grand Finals. On the other side of things, the RodSquad cruised through the winner’s bracket to gain a series advantage in the final match-up, with 6 out of 7 needing a bracket reset.

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The former Complexity stars managed to do so, though, taking the first series in a convincing 3-0, before jumping into a 2-0 lead in the second set of matches.

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Even though they appeared to have one hand on the trophy, they let it slip through their fingers as RodSquad completed the reverse sweep with a 6-3 win on Raid Search and Destroy – bagging themselves the tournament victory and the biggest chunk of the $10,000 prize pool.

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Aside from that, though, the generosity of the CoD Community was on show, as Hitch revealed that they had raised over $25,000 by the end of the day to benefit the Movember cause. 

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Hitch’s Black Ops 2 throwback event final placements

Place Team Roster
1 RodSquad

Tsunami, Twizz, Nelson, TcM

2 6 out of 7

ACHES, Crimsix, Clayster, Karma

3 J4L Org

Realize, Gucci, Remy, Equuip

4 eGirl Slayers

Xotic, Mochila, 2Pac ThuGLorD, TTinyy

5/6 YKTV

Gunless, Arcitys, Prestinni, Envoy

5/6 R&L

Parasite, KiLLa, MBoZe, Mosh

7/8 Retirement Home

Burns, Sender, Blfire, FoRePLayy

7/8 Charlie’s Angels

Kenny, Rallied, Blazt, MuTeX