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H3CZ and Hitch debate the best snipers in OpTic Gaming history

Published: 14/Jul/2019 15:30 Updated: 14/Jul/2019 15:52

by Marcus Banks

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OpTic Gaming’s Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodriguez and Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards sparked debate on Twitter, after giving their ranking for who they believe are the best snipers to ever represent the organization.

Sniping is synonymous with professional Call of Duty teams, as many organizations rose to prominence on the basis of their montages that were uploaded to their YouTube channel.

To do this day, sniping remains one of the most an important factor in content creation, not only in CoD, and OpTic stars HECZ and Hitch debated on Twitter who was the best ever sniper to represent the Greenwall.

INFINITY WARDSniping montages were extremely popular on YouTube.

To celebrate the birthday of James ‘Spratt’ Spratt, H3CZ posted his list on Twitter, claiming the birthday boy was the best sniper in OpTic history in terms of content creation, ahead of the likes of FaZe star Austin ‘Pamaj’ Pamajewon.

The OpTic CEO listed Dashy as his number one sniper, followed by Spratt, and then himself. In H3CZ’ list, Hitch ranked above Pamaj and there was no place for FormaL, despite his achievements during his time on the team.

Eager to weigh in, Hitch himself dropped his own list, splitting into ‘content creators’ and professional players.

In terms of competitive play, the 26-year-old handed the number one spot to CS:GO professional Oscar ‘Mixwell’ Cañellas, as well as giving the edge to Luminosity Gaming star Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper over current OpTic star Brandon ‘Dashy’ Otell in terms of Call of Duty.

For content creators in the team, Spratt ranked number one, followed by DTreats, Pamaj and Predator. Nadeshot also got a mention, challenging for 5th.

With H3CZ tagging the Twitter handle ‘@Whocares’ at the end of his list, self-proclaimed ’39-year-old phenom’ seemingly ran out of ideas – although missing FormaL wasn’t missed by the Luminosity player.

The OpTic founder is yet to update fans on the future of their Call of Duty roster after a set of cryptic tweets seemed to confirm they wouldn’t be competing for the recently purchased Los Angeles franchise next year.

Disclaimer: Hector ‘H3CZ’ Rodriguez is a minority shareholder in Dexerto Ltd.

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How to watch Hitch’s $20K Black Ops 2 Invitational: Teams, schedule, more

Published: 28/Oct/2020 5:49 Updated: 28/Oct/2020 5:50

by Brad Norton

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Returning for his final event of the Call of Duty League offseason, Team Summertime’s Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards is hosting an enormous Black Ops 2 Invitational featuring former champions and popular content creators.

Throwback tournaments have been all the rage throughout the 2020 offseason and no one has been leading the charge quite like Hitch. Outside of hosting Warzone comps, his unique tournaments have spanned from Modern Warfare 2 to Black Ops 4. This time, his sights are set on 2012’s Black Ops 2.

Despite hackers ruining an early test for this particular event, the kinks have all seemingly been worked out. From former championship-winning teams to some of the biggest content creators, Hitch’s final event is set to be the biggest yet.

From how you can tune in, to every player joining the all-star Call of Duty event, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything there is to know about the Black Ops 2 Invitational.

How to watch the Black Ops 2 Invitational

The final event of the offseason is set to kick off on Wednesday, October 28. Opening matchups will be going live at 3PM EST (12PM PT) and the broadcast will likely run for most of the day.

As per usual, it’s all expected to be featured on Hitch’s own Twitch stream which we’ve embedded below. A majority of the players and creators will likely be sharing their own perspectives throughout the event as well.

Teams competing in the Black Ops 2 Invitational

Some squads feature some of the most successful Call of Duty veterans while others consist of popular streamers. Regardless, every team is stacked with FPS talent so expect some close matchups.

Standing out among the eight rosters is a true throwback. The 2014 world championship team of Crimsix, Karma, TeePee, and ACHES, will be reuniting. Formerly representing Complexity and then Evil Geniuses, these four players haven’t been on the same team since 2014.

The full list of teams competing in the Black Ops 2 Invitational can be found below.

  • Team Dr Disrespect: Dr Disrespect, ZLaner, StoneMountain64, & KingRichard
  • Team CouRageJD: CouRageJD, Parad12e, LEQIQN, & MLGImpulse
  • Team The Mob: Classify, Mako, Froste, Flyroh
  • Team Scump: Scump, Envoy, Merk, & Rambo
  • Team Aydan: Aydan, Ritual, Kismet, & Parasite
  • Team Luli: Lulu, Blazt, Frozone, & Almxnd
  • Team Pamaj: Pamaj, Rated, JHaZe, & Exodass
  • Team TeePee: TeePee, Karma, Crimsix, & ACHES

Not much else is known regarding a specific schedule or format just yet. We’ll be sure to keep you updated when brackets are available.

Keep your eyes peeled for highlights and final results as the Black Ops 2 Invitational gets underway.