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Team DougisRaw wins NICKMERCS $20K MFAM Warzone event: Results & recap

Published: 23/Jul/2020 3:50 Updated: 23/Jul/2020 3:57

by Albert Petrosyan


Star Twitch streamer Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff hosted another run of his popular MFAM Gauntlet Warzone tournament series on July 22, this time for Duos, and we’ve got everything you need to catch up on all the action.

Thanks to backing from Activision, NICKMERCS has been able to turn his fan-favorite MFAM Gauntlet Warzone competitions from a monthly event to a weekly affair.


Following the Trios tournament that took place on July 14, this next one focused on Duos, once again featuring some of the biggest names in both gaming and other areas of entertainment.

MFAM Gauntlet July Warzone Duos tourney recap

From Call of Duty League pros to UFC Champions, teams were stacked in the Duos competition but only the best could advance to the finals bracket. Many of the biggest names were knocked out contention early as they failed to find a huge amount of opening points. Even Call of Duty veteran and popular Warzone streamer TeePee and Bobbypoffgaming missed out on the bracket by just five points.


Brothers and Royal Ravens teammates Wuskinz and Skrapz both found themselves in the final leg of the event. However, they appeared on separate teams and were forced to square off in the first round of bracket play. Ultimately, Tfue and Wuskinz trumped Vikkstar and Skrapz to advance into the semifinals.

While results were extremely close throughout the final matchups, it was Team DougisRaw and Team HusKerrs that made it through to this week’s grand final series.  The first game was extremely close with both teams finding a ton of kills. It was the second round where DougisRaw and UnRationaL pulled away with the lead, however. Doug managed to secure the most kills of the event in order to give his team the edge and win the final series in impressive fashion.

MFAM Gauntlet July Warzone Duos tourney placements (Top 8)

Place Team Points $ Prize Money
1st DougisRaw & UnRationaL  57 (in the finals) $9,000
2nd HusKerrs & JarrodFPS 54 (in the finals) $4,500
3rd Tfue & Wuskinz 287 $3,000
4th LEGIQN & Gangstaz 285 $1,000
5th DougisRaw & UnRational 246 $800
6th Vikkstar123 & Skrapz 241 $700
Top 8 MVS & Clutchbelk 236
Top 8 Timthetatman & Frozone 231

Schedule and stream

The Duos MFAM Gauntlet Main Event kicked off at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET on Wednesday, July 22. It was streamed live on the tournament’s main channel (included below), featuring Call of Duty League casters Clint ‘Maven’ Evans and Joe ‘Merk’ DeLuca.


Live leaderboard and bracket

The full standings and final bracket for this tournament can be found on the official MFAM Gauntlet website and was updated throughout the event as results came through.

Teams and players

There were a total of 22 teams of two competing in this week’s tourney, including star streamers, YouTubers, Call of Duty pros, and athletes.


NICKMERCS himself was participating, playing alongside longtime teammate and friend NioRooch, while an additional slot was also reserved for the winner of the qualifier tournament that took place on Monday.

  • JKap & John
  • Symfuhny & Bloo
  • Trainwrecks & FeLo
  • UnRational & DougisRaw
  • HusKers & JaredFPS
  • TimTheTatman & Frozone
  • SypherPK & SuperEvan
  • LEGIQN & Gangstaz
  • MVS & ClutchBelk
  • TeePee & BobbyPoffGaming
  • Censor & ItsWarsZ
  • Kyle Van Noy (NFL) & Bartonologist
  • KingRichard & Royalize
  • Max Holloway (UFC) & Honokai
  • Vikkstar & Skrapz
  • Stipe Miocic (UFC) & Aleksa Camur (UFC)
  • Swagg & Dashy
  • C9 EmZ & Angel
  • Smitty Barstool & MRagsTV
  • AverageJoeWo & Exzachtt (Qualifier)
  • Tfue & Wuskinz
FaZe ClanAs one of the biggest streamers on Twitch, NICKMERCS is able to attract a lot of big-name content creators for his MFAM Gauntlet Warzone events.

Format & prize breakdown

The MFAM Gauntlet is split into two halves – the first is a timed portion in which teams race to score as many points as possible, and the second is a knockout bracket that determines who is the overall winner and which Duos end up placing in the money.


In the kill-race phase, teams earn points based on a scoring system that’s based on both eliminations and placement, with each kill being worth one point.


Once the three-hour time limit is reached, everyone submits their five best games and the top eight teams in the leaderboard then get seeded into a single-elimination bracket for the knockout phase, which will be a head-to-head matchup between two Duos in the same Quads lobby.

So, while they may be teammates in-game, for the purposes of the tournament, the matched-up teams go against each other, with the objective of trying to get more eliminations than their opponents.

The bracket portion determines the champions and overall final placements, with the $20,000 prize pool being split between the top six duos and an additional $1,000 going to the individual player who had the most eliminations.

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Call of Duty Mobile adds Blackout map Alcatraz to battle royale mode

Published: 15/Oct/2020 6:06 Updated: 15/Oct/2020 6:37

by Brad Norton


Call of Duty Mobile’s Anniversary update is in full effect to celebrate the launch of Season 11 and a few big surprises are on the way, including a limited time second map for the battle royale mode.

It’s the one year anniversary of CoD Mobile and the developers are celebrating in a big way. The full Season 11 patch notes outlined a bunch of new content on the horizon. From new rewards and weapons to a full Battle Pass and plenty more, there’s a ton to play for amidst the festivities.


However, there’s also plenty more excitement set to carry the hype through the entire season. Chief among the additions is a special, limited-time map coming just for the battle royale playlist. If you’re a long-time Call of Duty player, you’ll know the location all too well.

Blackout’s Alcatraz map will be available to play alongside the standard Isolated battle royale map you know already. 

Blackout map
Blackout’s Alcatraz map is making a return for a limited time in CoD Mobile.

“For our Anniversary Season we’re adding a limited time second map with Alcatraz,” the developers revealed on October 14. This location hasn’t been seen in Call of Duty since Black Ops 4’s take on the battle royale genre with Blackout.

If you weren’t around for its original run, Blackout is a considerably smaller map than what you might be used to in CoD Mobile. “Keep your head on a swivel and take advantage of the map’s verticality,” they advised. “Get up high and rain destruction on your enemies below.”

Similar to Warzone for PC and console players, plenty of vehicles were scattered around the original Blackout map. Expect to see some of those make a return, though every other gameplay element will play exactly the same as you’re used to.


It’s worth noting, however, that this map won’t be a permanent addition to the mobile experience. Alcatraz is included for the Anniversary celebration before it disappears again. Though given how much effort would have been required to port the map to CoD Mobile, it’s likely not the last time we see it.

CoD Mobile Alcatraz
Keep on high alert at all times as Alcatraz is a much smaller battle royale map than Isolation.

Expect to see plenty of surprises in the battle royale playlist throughout the next month. From new weapons to mods and a ton of balance updates, it’s easily one of the biggest patches to date.

Get caught up to speed before dropping in with a full rundown on the Season 11 patch notes here.