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Team SlasheR wins Hitch’s MW2 Throwback tournament: Final placements

Published: 3/Oct/2020 10:37 Updated: 3/Oct/2020 10:39

by Daniel Cleary

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Popular NRG streamer and Team Summertime founder Davis ‘Hitch’ Edwards hosted yet another throwback tournament on Modern Warfare 2, featuring plenty of top Call of Duty stars. We’ve got everything you need to catch up on the action.

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare’s competitive season coming to a close, many fans are patiently waiting for the release of Black Ops Cold War, following the success of the Alpha on September 18.

While the Call of Duty League and many other tournaments have slowed down in Modern Warfare following the conclusion of the CDL Playoffs, Hitch decided to fill the time with competitive action on a classic Call of Duty title.

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While he has hosted numerous throwback tournaments before, on games like Black Ops 2 and, more recently, Black Ops 4, this time around he decided on bringing back Modern Warfare 2 for the top pros and personalities to compete on. This tournament was the first in the Elgato Off-Season Series that was recently announced.

highrise map from modern warfare 2
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Those competing will get to return to classic MW2 maps like Highrise.

MW2 Throwback Tournament Recap

With many of the former Call of Duty pros making their return for the throwback event, the tournament saw plenty of interesting clashes between the new and old players.

However, it was the roster of Happy, SlasheR, Classic, and Temp that proved themselves on the classic title and came away with the victory, in the end, winning the first of the Elgato Off-Season Series tournaments.

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They defeated the likes of Team Summertime and Scump in an impressive winner’s bracket run before completing the 3-0 sweep against Clayster’s squad in the grand final.

Final Placements

Although there were plenty of entertaining matches, the MW2 tournament saw plenty of notable names such as Pamaj, Aydan, and more drop out in the early stages of the tournament.

However, there were quite a few former pros that made a deep run, with the likes of BigTymer and Rambo’s squad finishing in fourth, after picking some entertaining wins as well.

You can find the final placements for the MW2 Throwback event below.

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Placement Team
1st Temp, Classic, SlasheR, Happy
2nd Clayster, Karma, Josh, Ritual
3rd Scump, Hitch, Blake, Jorge
4th Merk, BigTymer, Rambo, Aches
5-6th TcM, Twizz, General, Envoy
5-6th Xotic, Sharp, MoTi, Rights
7-8th AaronCreate, Juken, Beattie, Garren
7-8th Nelson, Johnny, Deluxe, Kenny
9-12th Forrest, VMO, Tvoor, Ploreye
9-12th Xposed, Aydan, Steve, Jay
9-12th Fortunatefl, Foxy Grandpa, Dysmo, 63rd
9-12th Pamaj, Impulse, Dirty, Rated
13-16th Cheeto, Crimson, Dramatic, Joe
13-16th Dylanseek, Lunchtime, Proreborn, Boop
13-16th Wildcat, Prospect, Jay, Kick
13-16th Bloo, Kekoa