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Team Kaliber’s Kenny Explains Why the Team Doesn’t Need a Coach

Published: 18/Jun/2018 15:51 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:05

by Ross Deason


Team Kaliber’s Kenny ‘Kenny’ Williams has shared his thoughts on coaches in competitive Call of Duty and explained why his team doesn’t need one.

Team Kaliber had a stellar start to the Call of Duty: WWII season, surprising everyone except themselves by claiming the title at the first event of the year, CWL Dallas.

The team went on to back that performance up with yet another win at CWL New Orleans but other teams gradually started to catch up and TK was eventually forced to make changes as they tried to stay in touch.

CWL Anaheim took place from June 15th – 17th and was the first open event that TK played at with Ian ‘Enable’ Wyatt. A 9th – 12th finish left them scratching their heads and Kenny soon took to Twitter to discuss potential role swaps within the team (some more serious than others).

This sparked a conversation about coaches that included Anthony ‘NAMELESS’ Wheeler and eUnited’s Matthew ‘Burns’ Potthoff, but Kenny made it clear that getting a coach on TK isn’t a current consideration.

Responding to NAMELESS’ question about whether the team is against having a coach, Kenny said that they aren’t but that they don’t see “what a coach can do that the players shouldn’t already be doing”.

The 18 year old went on to explain that the team already rewatch all of their VODs and discuss what they are doing right or wrong.

He also comments on some of the criticism that Enable receives for his Search and Destroy play, saying that he doesn’t see what a coach could tell him that would improve it.

Kenny goes into more detail in a later response, saying that Enable’s struggles in Search and Destroy are not down to skill and that the former FaZe and Evil Geniuses star listens and gives his input when it comes to the team’s tactics.

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CDL Challengers Cup #4 final placements: WestR’s reign continues

Published: 18/Jan/2021 3:01 Updated: 18/Jan/2021 3:02

by Brad Norton


WestR, House Tarth, and Renegades have all come away as champions in their respective regions as the fourth Black Ops Cold War Challengers Cup event is now in the books. 

  • WestR continues to be the most dominant force in NA, taking home their fourth consecutive Challengers Cup victory.
  • House Tarth finally get back atop the EU region with an impressive upper bracket run over former champions.
  • Renegades reclaim the throne in APAC, taking down VOID Collective in the Grand Finals.

Final placements

Just under 1,000 teams competed around the world as the weekend-long event offered up pro points alongside the standard prize pool. No different from earlier Challengers Cups, $2,500 was on the line across NA and EU while APAC battled it out for a share in $1,500. 

Placement Team Prize
1st WestR $2,000
2nd NYSL Academy $500
3rd Built By Gamers
4th Triumph
Top 6 Slammed Strikes Back
Bean Squad
Top 8 wambyyyybambyy
Placement Team Prize
1st House Tarth $2,000
2nd Connect 4 $500
3rd RAMS
4th Gangsterz
Top 6 Obtained Esports
Team Singularity
Top 8 Orgless
Team Sween
Placement Team Prize
1st Renegades $1,000
2nd VOID Collective $500
3rd Chiefs Esports Club
4th Vertex Gaming
Top 6 Next Up
Top 8 Team Handsome

Challengers Cup #4 Results & Recap

The fourth Challengers Cup event kicked off on January 16 and came to a close just one day later. Hundreds of teams duked it out though a number of familiar names topped the pack once again across all three regions.

WestR once again proved to be an unstoppable force in NA. The reigning champs cruised through this week’s upper bracket without much difficulty. Despite a remarkable showing from NSYL Academy on their way through the lower bracket, they couldn’t quite matchup in the Grand Finals.

On the EU side, House Tarth climbed their way back to the top spot after two weeks of finishing in the Top 6. They took down Connect 4 in back to back matchups, winning 3-2 in the Winner’s Finals and then 3-1 in the Grand Finals.

Similarly, Renegades pushed back to the top of the APAC region after their extraordinary winning streak came to an end in Challengers Cup 3. They took down VOID Collective 3-1 in the final series.