Tommey’s team wins $20k Warzone Wednesday Week 5 – placements, recap

Daniel Cleary
Infinity Ward / Keemstar

KEEMSTAR’s Warzone Wednesdays came back for its fifth week, as many of the top content creators fought it out on Call of Duty’s battle royale for the $20k top prize.

Warzone has experienced massive success since its launch on March 10, with millions of players and many of the top streamers jumping into Verdansk. 

Following the success of his events in other titles, such as Friday Fortnite and Minecraft Monday, KEEMSTAR has put together another tournament series for many of the top Warzone creators, offering up $20,000 as the weekly prize. The fifth week of the tournament just rolled around, and here’s everything you need to know about the latest Warzone Wednesday.

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$20K Warzone Wednesdays Week 5 recap

Week 5 of Warzone Wednesday featured all the big names you’d come to expect from KEEMSTAR’s event. From the duo of Ninja and Dr Disrespect to NICKMERCS and Swagg, 16 star-studded teams dropped into battle on April 22 until there was only four players left.

Many big names were forced out of the competition early as the likes of H3CZ and Castro1021 dipped into the lower bracket after falling short in the very first round. Conversely, Dallas Empire’s Tommey and Warzone content creator Bobby Poff fought all the way through the winner’s side of the bracket until the finals.

In the grand final matchup that saw Tommey and Bobby Poff square up against NoahJ456 and Merk, the former came away with an early lead and snowballed from there. After a long day of Warzone, Tommey’s team took out the win in impressive fashion. “This is my first major tournament win,” Bobby Poff said immediately after finishing their final game.

Warzone Wednesdays Week 2 Placements (Top 10)

Place Team Eliminations Prize Money
1st Tommey, Bobby Poff  193 $20,000
2nd NoahJ456, Merk 221
3rd Symfuhny, DougisRaw 229
4th Trainwrecks, Felo 147
5th Crowder, Speros 112
6th Ninja, Dr Disrespect 75
7th NICKMERCS, Swagg 75
8th Diegosaurs, HusKerrs 54
9th TypicalGamer, TeePee 26
10th Vikkstar123, Itz_WarsZ 26

When did Warzone Wednesdays, Week 5 start?

Warzone Wednesdays Week 5 was scheduled to start at 1PM (PT) / 4PM (ET) / 9 PM (BST) and went on for several hours until the final winners were crowned.

The event was broadcasted live on KEEMSTAR’s Twitch channel and each of the creators involved also streamed their point-of-view on their individual channels as well.

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Prize pool and format

The competition featured 16 teams in total, with each team consisting of a duo. These duos faced off against each other in double-elimination bracket play.

As with KEEMSTAR’s previous events, the prize of $20,000 all went straight to the winners of the tournament which often makes for a high-stakes and entertaining Grand Final.

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Players and teams for Warzone Wednesday

Week five of the Warzone event was as stacked as ever, with many previous winners looking to double up on their victories.

You can find the full list of the players and teams for KEEMSTAR’s Warzone Wednesday Week five below.

  • KYR SP33DY and SideArms
  • Ninja and DrDisrespect
  • Crowder and Speros
  • Tourva and Censor
  • GreekGod and LyndonFPS
  • Trainwreckstv and Felo
  • Classy and Froste
  • Symfuhny and DougIsRaw
  • Diegosaurs and HusKerrs
  • Vikkstar123 and Itz_WarsZ
  • NoahJ456 and Merk
  • Nadeshot and Cloakzy
  • NICKMERCS and Swagg
  • FuzWuz and Hambinooo
  • Aydan and TeePee
  • Castro1021 and Hecz

Warzone Wednesday rules

  • In Warzone Wednesday, two players form a four-player squad, invite the opposing pair of players, and both teams duke it out to see who can rack up more kills over the course of two standard squads game of Warzone.
  • Whichever team has the most kills will go onto the next round.
  • The losing team is sent to the loser’s bracket for a second chance at getting into the finals. If they lose a match there, they’re out of the tournament for good.
  • If a team of two plays and loses in the first round of the normal bracket, they’re automatically out of the tournament.