Online esports platform BoomTV are hosting a $25,000 Modern Warfare 2v2 Gunfight tournament featuring some of the biggest content creators and pro players in the Call of Duty community.
With the Call of Duty esports season still over a month away, the community has been starving to see some competitive action, and BoomTV are providing just that with another running of their popular Code Red Gunfight tournaments.
The tournament doesn’t just feature pro players either. Some of the world’s biggest streamers and YouTubers of all games are participating, with Gunfight being a mode that a lot of variety content creators have taken a liking to.
You can find everything you need to know about this competition below, including the full schedule, how to watch, the teams and bracket, format, and more.
Code Red Gunfight tournament streams
The competition is taking place on Friday, December 20, starting at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET, expected to last about five hours and end at 5 PM PT / 8 PM ET.
It’s being centrally live-streamed on BoomTV’s official Twitch channel, which we have included below for your convenience.
Many of the participants will also be broadcasting their respective POVs on their personal streaming channels, which we’ve also included in a separate section below.
December 20 Code Red Gunfight tournament bracket
The official bracket for this Code Red competition is managed by the hosts BoomTV, who will be updating it live throughout the day as results pour in from all of the matches.
You can find an up-to-date live version of this bracket on the official Code Red page at all times.
December 20 Code Red Gunfight tournament players & teams
Most Code Red tournaments usually attract the biggest names of the online gaming world, and this December 20 running is no different.
There is a healthy mix of star content creators and professional players, some teaming up while others facing off against each other.
Here are all 16 2v2 teams that are competing in this tournament:
- Dr Disrespect & FormaL
- Shottzy & Crimsix
- Scump & 2Pac
- TeePee & Dougisraw
- iLLeYY & Clayster
- Aydan & TBA
- Hitch & Jorge
- shroud & bnans
- m0e_tv & Sliker
- Attach & Censor
- Xposed & Pamaj
- Slacked & Classic
- LyndonFPS & Shaffer
- Speros & Gangstazsalute88
- TBA & TBA
- SandyRavage & xCaliz0rz
December 20 Code Red Gunfight tournament format
The format of this tournament is very simple. The 16 teams are placed in a double-elimination bracket with both winners and losers brackets. Each match is a best-of-three, meaning the team that wins two maps first wins the match.
As for each map, the winner is the team that reaches six-round victories first, as this running isn’t using the win-by-two rule in order to make the proceedings go faster.
Here are the map rotations that are in place for each round:
- Winners R1: Winter Docks, King, Pine
- Winners R2 & Losers R1: Stack, Speedball, Docks
- Winners R3 & Losers R2: Winter Docks, King, Pine
- Winners Final & Losers R3: Stack, Speedball, Docks
- Losers R4: Winter Docks, King, Pine
- Losers R5: Stack, Speedball, Docks
- Losers Final: Winter Docks, King, Pine
- Grand Finals: Stack, Speedball, Docks
- Grand Finals (reset, if necessary): Winter Docks, King, Pine
December 20 Code Red Gunfight tournament prize breakdown
The overall prize pool of this competition is set at $25,000, which will be split accordingly between the top three teams based on the following breakdown:
1st Place: $13,000
2nd Place: $8,000
3rd Place: $4,000