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Symfuhny’s duo wins $15k TeeP’s Trials Warzone tourney: final results

Published: 12/Aug/2020 3:05 Updated: 12/Aug/2020 3:08

by Albert Petrosyan

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Popular Twitch streamer and Call of Duty World Champion Tyler ‘TeeP’ Polchow continued his streak of weekly tournaments with another one of his ‘TeeP’s Trials’ Warzone competitions, and we’ve got everything you need to catch up on the action.

Warzone tournaments have become a fixture in the Call of Duty battle royale community since the game’s release back in March, and TeeP, as one of the title’s biggest streamers, plays a central role in that.

TeeP’s Trials have been very popular among fans so the 2014 World Champion has returned with another running of the competition. The event featured big-name content creators battling it out for a slice of the $15,000 prize pool.

Teep’s Trials Warzone event recap

No different from earlier weeks in Teep’s massive Warzone event, some of the most popular streamers matched up early with veteran CoD competitors. Upsets came through from the opening rounds as the likes of Tfue and Cloakzy along with Nadeshot and exzachtt were knocked down to the lower bracket early. Even the $100K Toronto Ultra event winner NICKMERCS found himself in the losers bracket after falling short in the very first round of action.

Many former Warzone champions couldn’t quite keep up on Verdansk today as the Season 5 competition seemed more fierce than ever. Scorelines were neck and neck for most duos but no matchup was closer than Karma & ScummN vs Symfuhny & HusKerrs. These two teams squared off in the winners finals before eventually matching up once again in the grand finals.

Karma’s duo had to fight their way back through to the lower bracket after falling short in the first outing. Once they dropped into battle again in the closing round of the day, however, the difference between the teams was razor-thin. Just two kills separated the pairs after the first map and revenge was exacted in the second. Karma’s team narrowly secured a lead and reset the bracket. Ultimately, in the second grand final series, it was Symfuhny and HusKerrs who closed out the overall event win with a crazy 46 kill second map.

Teep’s Trials Warzone event placements (Top 8)

Place Team $ Prize Money
1st Symfuhny & HusKerrs $7,000
2nd Karma & ScummN $5,000
3rd Bobbypoff & SuperEvan $2,000
4th Rated & TheDezmond $1,000
Top 6 Vikkstar & itzwarsz
Top 6 Newbz & metheadzerby
Top 8 Tommey & AlmxndTV
Top 8 DougisRaw & Bronana

When was the TeeP’s Trials Warzone event?

The latest of these tourneys took place on Tuesday, August 11. It all kicked off at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET and ran for a few hours. TeeP and the Call of Duty League’s Joe ‘MerK’ DeLuca were casting the event live on the former’s own Twitch channel, which we’ve included below.

Additional streams:

Live bracket

Here is the final bracket for today’s tournament. This was updated live throughout the day as the results of the matches came in. For future tournaments, you can stay up to date with the bracket thanks to the official TeeP’s Trials website.

TeeP's Trials bracket
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A full look at the bracket from the latest TeeP’s Trials tourney.

Players and teams

As with a lot of top Warzone tournaments, today’s competition was as star-studded as it gets. Featuring some of the biggest names in gaming content creation, from within the Call of Duty community and beyond.

Participating today were the likes of NICKMERCS, Symfuhny, Tfue, Cloakzy, TimTheTatman, Aydan, Karma, and plenty more. Last week’s winners, TheDezmond and London Royal Ravens substitute Rated, were back again to defend their crown.

  • Symfuhny & HusKers
  • KingRichard & Jukeyz
  • Rated & TheDezmond
  • Tommey & Almxnd
  • Tfue & Cloakzy
  • DougisRaw & Bronana
  • BobbyPoffGaming & SuperEvan
  • Vikkstar123 & ItsWarsZ
  • Nadeshot & Exzachtt
  • TimTheTatman & Frozone
  • Maven & AverageJoeWo
  • Aydan & MuTeX
  • NICKMERCS & Swagg
  • Karma & ScummN
  • Clutchbelk & Royalize (qualifier)
  • Newbz & Meatheadzerby (qualifier)
BoomTVRated and TheDezmond, the duo that won TeeP’s Trials on August 4, were back to defend their crown.

Format, rules, & prize breakdown

TeeP’s Trials is a 16-team, double-elimination Duos tournament that features the popular ‘kill-race’ format used for most 2v2 competitions. The teams matched up against each other in each round of the bracket must queue into a Quads match together, meaning they’re opponents for the purposes of the event even though they’re technically teammates in-game.

In the Winners Bracket, matches are two games of Warzone each, with the duo that gets the more eliminations through both games advancing to the next round. The same concept applies for the Losers Bracket, except those matches are only a single game.

The winners of the Winners Bracket and Losers Bracket then meet in the Grand Final, but the latter needs to win two separate matches (four games total) to be crowned champions, while the former needs only one victory.

In case of any ties, one additional game is played where the first duo to hit 10 kills is the winner, and if no one manages to get that many, the team that ends up with the more eliminations advances.

Infinity WardThe August 11 TeeP’s Trials tournament was the first one in the series to be played in Warzone Season 5.

There’s also this major rule in case Jailbreak in-game event occurs:

If a duo is fully eliminated and have no Gulag attempts left and the in-game event “Jailbreak” occurs. Upon re-deploying because of this event, the duo who was fully eliminated before this event was initiated in-game must immediately eliminate themselves. Players that have been re-deployed because of this CANNOT float around in their parachutes or accumulate or attempt to accumulate further eliminations. Doing so may result in a forfeit. Any eliminations accumulated by the eliminated team will not count.

To eliminate yourself upon re-deploy due to “Jailbreak” being activated, open your parachute and immediate cut the cord to your parachute. Doing this will cause your character to fall straight to the ground and eliminate yourself.

As for the prize breakdown, the $15,000 prize pool will be split between the top-four placing teams, with the winner receiving a whopping $7,000!

  • 1st Place: $7,000
  • 2nd Place: $5,000
  • 3rd Place: $2,000
  • 4th Place: $1,000
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Black Ops Cold War already set new Call of Duty player record in the Beta

Published: 23/Oct/2020 6:20

by Brad Norton

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The Call of Duty franchise is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon as Treyarch’s recent Black Ops Cold War Beta went above expectations and shattered records.

Ever since the release of the first CoD title in 2003, the franchise has only continued to grow. Year after year more players hop on board to see what the latest title has in store. Whether fans gravitate towards single-player campaigns, cooperative experiences, or classic multiplayer competition, there’s something for everyone.

2020 is shaping up to be no different as Treyarch is firing on all cylinders for the Black Ops Cold War release. Everything from Zombies to Warzone will be on offer and it’s already clear that the community is hungry for it all.

After an impressive Alpha test on the PlayStation 4 that became the biggest in franchise history, that record has once again been broken. This time, by the Black Ops Cold War Beta that followed just weeks later.

Having kicked off exclusively for PS4 users on October 8 before jumping to all platforms on October 15, the Black Ops Cold War Beta was played by a staggering number of people. In fact, it was “the most downloaded [Beta] in Call of Duty history,” the developers revealed on October 23.

No exact figures were revealed for the history Beta. Though it being publicly available across Xbox One, PS4, and PC over the final days was sure to have helped boost the figures.

Not only is this a hugely positive sign before the launch of Black Ops Cold War, but it continues a trend from previous iterations. 2019’s Modern Warfare also broke records with its early access Beta period. 

Last year’s records also didn’t come with any specific numbers, though Activision assured the Modern Warfare Beta attracted more players than ever before.

Also of note, those players logged more hours played than any Beta in franchise history. It’s now clear that Black Ops Cold War has been yet another step up in terms of early engagement.

Black Ops Cold War gameplay
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The Black Ops Cold War Beta was live across Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

It’s obviously too early to tell just how this might indicate sales for the release come November 13. However, to get into the Beta early, a majority of players needed to preorder on their platform of choice. So that’s certainly a good sign just weeks out from launch.

2019’s Modern Warfare topped over $600 million in sales across its first three days on the market. That instantly made it the highest-selling CoD of the generation. Though Black Ops Cold War could be on track to go even further this year.