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MrSavage wins $250,000 DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite: final placements

by Albert Petrosyan
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100 Thieves' new Fortnite superstar MrSavage took home first place at the massive DreamHack Anaheim ft. Fortnite event.

Following the recent launch of Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 2, a $250,000 solos tournament took place at this year's DreamHack Anaheim event, featuring some of the esport's biggest names.

Played from February 21-23 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, this $250,000 competition saw Fortnite players from around the world, both known and unknown, face off for the ultimate prize.

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$250,000 is on the line at Dreamhack Anaheim 2020 ft. Fortnite.

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DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite final placements

The Grand Final was the third stage of this tournament, featuring the 100 players who managed to survive the gauntlet of qualifiers in the first two stages.

After eight matches, World Cup qualifier MrSavage, who recently signed with 100 Thieves, finished in first place, taking home $35,000. He was followed in second by Ghost Gaming's Bizzle, who won $15,000, and free agent player Nanolite, who claimed $13,750

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The top-10 final placements at the $250,000 DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite event.

The competition wasn't without some late drama, as MrSavage actually had to pull off an incredibly epic clutch to win the final match, which gave him just enough points to sit atop the leaderboard once it was all said and done.

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DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite structure

The tournament is split into three stages to be played across the three days. Stage 1, which is open to all players who sign up that are 13 years of age or older, is composed of two separate heats – Blue Heat and Yellow Heat.

Blue Heat takes place on Friday, February 21 at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET while Yellow Heat will be played Saturday, February 22 at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET.

The top 200 players from each heat, based on their scores after 10 matches, advance to the Grand Final Qualifying Round on Saturday, February 22 at 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET. After 10 more matches in this round, the top 100 players advance to the Grand Final on Sunday, February 23 at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET. The Grand Final features eight matches that will determine the winner and final placements.

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Dreamhack Anaheim Fortnite results

Stage 1 - Blue Heat 

Top 200 players from Blue Heat advance to Stage 2 - Grand Final Qualifying Round. (Top 10 pictured below)

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Top 10 placements from Stage 1 Blue Heat at the $250,000 DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite tournament.

Stage 1 - Yellow Heat

Top 200 players from Yellow Heat advance to Stage 2 - Grand Final Qualifying Round. (Top 10 pictured below)

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Top 10 placements from Stage 1 Yellow Heat at the $250,000 DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite tournament.

Stage 2 - Grand Final Qualifying Round

Top 100 of the 400 players advance to Stage 3 - Grand Final (Top 10 pictured below)

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Top 10 placements from Stage 2 Grand Final Qualifying Round at the $250,000 DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite tournament.

DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite scoring format

This tournament uses a scoring system that takes both match placements and eliminations into account. The same format is used for all three stages of the competition.

Position
Points
1st 60
2nd 53
3rd 49
4th 47
5th 46
... ...
50th 1
  • Elimination gives 5 points

DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite prize pool breakdown

All players who manage to qualify for the Grand Final stage of this tournament will earn a share of the $250,000 prize pool. The winner will get $30,000 while those who finish in the lowest bracket (76-100th) will go home with $500.

Position
Prize (USD)
1st 30,000
2nd 15,000
3rd 13,750
4th 12,500
5th 11.250
6th 10,000
7th 9,250
8th 8,500
9th 7,750
10th 7,000
11th 6,250
12th 4,750
13th 4,500
14th 4,250
15th 4,000
16th 3,750
17th 3,500
18th 3,250
19th 3,000
20th 2,750
21-30th 2,500
31-35th 2,000
36-40th 1,750
41-50th 1,000
51-75th 750
76-100th 500

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