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How to watch Dr DisRespect’s November 1 Code Red Blackout tournament

Published: 1/Nov/2018 11:35 Updated: 1/Nov/2018 12:11

by Matt Porter

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Dr DisRespect preaches that the only way to win matches on video games is by using “violence, speed and momentum”, and there is sure to be plenty of that during this week’s Call of Duty: Blackout Code Red tournament.

As always, the tournament will be hosted by The Doc, and will see 16 duos break out their wingsuits and head into the map as they battle for a share of the $20,000 prize pool.

This week’s tournament features a double-elimination bracket, but unlike previous Code Red tournaments, does not have a preliminary stage, meaning there is no official tournament seeding for this event.

Teams will join squad games of Blackout together, and compete against each other to get the most kills. Duos have will have two games to out-frag their opponents, with the winning duo moving on to the next round, while the unsuccessful pair drop into the Loser’s Bracket.

The tournament is set to begin at 1PM PT / 4PM ET / 8 PM GMT on Thursday, November 1, and will be streamed live on Dr DisRespect’s own Twitch channel, alongside the channels of the other competitors in the tournament.

There are some big name duos competing in this week’s tournament, including two former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive stars in shroud and Skadoodle, Summit1g teaming up with JoshOG, TSM Viss and Halifax and OpTic duo CouRage and TeePee.

You can see the full list of squads competing, along with their first round match-ups, on the BoomTV website.

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NICKMERCS rates the best Warzone players from to Scump to HusKerrs

Published: 24/Oct/2020 1:06

by Theo Salaun

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Tasked with drafting a team for a Call of Duty: Warzone tournament, NICKMERCS went through some of the game’s biggest names, ranking them while determining who he would most want to duo with.

To start Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards’ $10,000 “Cracked Creators” Warzone tournament, 16 creators were tasked with drafting their duo from 16 “cracked” streamers.

As one of the creators allowed to select their tandem, NICKMERCS sifted through 16 of the game’s best to determine who he would prefer to play with.

Ultimately, the FaZe streamer ended up putting his decision to a poll among his fans. But, before doing so, he originally went through all 16 and gave thoughts on how each of them ranks. And the options were varied, but all shared one thing in common: talent.

With professional Call of Duty League players like Matthew ‘FormaL’ Piper and Seth ‘Scump’ Abner available, as well as Warzone streamers like Aydan and HusKerrs, the candidates were excellent. Still, NICKMERCS sifted through and broke down who he truly believes ranks as the battle royale’s best.

Segment begins at 00:20:45.

NICKMERCS starts by going through the list and just expressing what an absolute struggle it will be to pick from such a talented crop of peers: “Oh, it’s going to be so hard to pick man … No matter what, everybody that I would pick from is cracked.” But, after going through and complimenting practically everybody, he starts the process of elimination.

Since Nick chooses second after DrDisrespect, he immediately eliminates Zlaner as Doc’s likely first pick. Then, he eliminates JoeWo with two simple reasons: “I’ve never played with him and every time I play against him, I beat that little ass.”

Then, BobbyPoff is gone: “BobbyPoff, I love the guy, but take him off the list.” And the “Scarf Lord” is followed quickly by the Chicago Huntsmen’s FormaL and Scump: “Love ‘em, love ‘em. But I feel like there’s better BR players.” After that, things start getting complicated.

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The list of “cracked” players in Hitch’s Cracked Creators Warzone tournament.

Similar to Zlaner, Nick decides to sacrifice Merk so that he can play with his longtime duo, Maven. Then, recognizing that all of these remaining players are absolute menaces on Verdansk, he goes with two simple metrics to determine his personal preference. He immediately prioritizes controller players and the highest earners in Warzone tournaments.

That eliminates stars like HusKerrs and Symfuhny for their mouse and keyboard usage, while also eliminating Crowder and DougIsRaw for their low earnings. Finally, he eliminates Jukeyz because of his struggles understanding the UK maestro’s accent and decides to put the decision to a poll.

 

Ultimately, it’s between Aydan and Tommey, with Cloakzy popping on to let NICKMERCS know that Aydan’s been playing some Fortnite recently. That leaves the FaZe star choosing Tommey, noting that “he’s got great communication, phenomenal player, guaranteed to get some chopper kills off rip.”

Despite going through full rankings for his options and landing upon an excellent duo, the decision-making process proved to be futile. NICKMERCS and Tommey could only end in the Top 12 for the tournament, while the easily dismissed BobbyPoff actually came in first place.