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Team Simp wins $40K CoD Vanguard Community Showdown: Final results

Published: 16/Nov/2021 0:55 Updated: 16/Nov/2021 0:58

by Brad Norton

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Another huge CoD Vanguard tournament is already in the books as Team Simp claimed the top spot in the $40,000 Community Showdown event. If you missed any of the action, we’ve got you covered with a full recap of how it all unfolded.


  • Simp, Newbz, Rated, & aBeZy closed out top spot.
  • 2 CDL pros & 2 non-CDL pros per team.
  • $40,000 prize pool.

With Vanguard launch week now behind us, the hype train kept on rolling with another $40,000 tournament hosted by eFuse. The Community Showdown event featured a mix of CDL talent alongside many of CoD’s most popular streamers.

While it was ultimately Team Simp that secured the win, here’s a complete overview of how the event played out.

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CoD Vanguard $40K Community Showdown: Final Placements

Placement Team
1st Team Simp
2nd Team Envoy
3rd Team Methodz
4th Team Scump
Top 6 Team Kenny
Team Crimsix
Top 8 Team SlasheR
Team Cammy

CoD Vanguard $40K Community Showdown: Results & Recap

Now that everyone CoD pro has had a few days to grind Vanguard, tournaments are getting even more competitive. With the best weapons already locked in, strategies mapped out, and maps prioritized, teams can focus up on frying now.

That’s exactly what happened in this $40K Community Showdown as every opening series was a total sweep. For some, like Team Cammy and Team SlasheR, their runs came to an end without a single map win. Meanwhile, it was Team Envoy that made it all the way through to the Grand Finals without dropping a single map.

The final matchup of the day saw them facing off against Team Simp after three consecutive wins in the lower bracket. While it was a closely contested series, it was ultimately Simp, Newbz, Rated, & aBeZy who got the job done and closed out the win.

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CoD Vanguard $40K Community Showdown: Streams & Schedule

The $40K Community Showdown tournament kicked off with the first batch of games at 1PM ET on Monday, November 15. As expected, the official eFuse Twitch channel hosted the event throughout the day, serving as a hub stream to keep fans on top of every match.

Moreover, individual players also streamed their own POVs during their run as well. All up, the Community Showdown ran for just under six hours.

CoD Vanguard $40K Community Showdown: Format & Prizing

Eight teams were locked into this $40K Community Showdown. These squads were all dropped into a standard double-elimination bracket while playing a mix of maps and modes.

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Top CDL pros and popular streamers clashed in one of the biggest Vanguard events yet.

Each roster consisted of two current Call of Duty League pros alongside any two players not in the CDL. This ranged from Challengers stars to Warzone streamers.

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$40K was on the line throughout with only the top three squads taking home cash for their efforts.

CoD Vanguard $40K Community Showdown: Players & Teams

The $40K tournament certainly brought out at the big guns as all eight teams were packed full of elite talent.

From Scump reuniting with Karma to Simp & aBeZy teaming with Warzone’s Newbz & Rated, squads were stacked across the board.

Below is a full look at every team that competed in the event.

Tommey, Envoy, Almond, Drazah Kenny, JKap, Temp, TTinyy Crimsix, ScummN, HyDra, UnRationaL Cammy, Fukluvey, FaZe Bloo, TBC (Team Forfeited)
SlasheR, Huke, Apathy, Reedr Simp, Newbz, Rated, aBeZy TJHaLy, Venom, Methodz, Blazt Scump, Shotzzy, Karma, Hamza