The June 7 running of Friday Fortnite has now wrapped up, with FaZe Clan pro players Jarvis and Tilt beating their org teammate NICKMERCS and his duo Nio in the grand final to take first place.
After nearly a full year of absence, the popular Friday Fortnite tournament series returned on May 31 for three $20,000 competitions, thanks to a generous $60,000 donation from FaZe Clan.
The June 7 running was the second of the three tournaments, and you can find everything you need about the results of the tournament below, including a recap of the grand final, updated list of final placements, the lucky viewer who won $10,000, and the finalized bracket.
Grand Final recap
Jarvis and Tilt came into the Grand Final having won the Winner’s Bracket, meaning that they had to only win one of two series to clinch the championship.
NICKMERCS and Nio, on the other hand, had two win two straight matches, as they had been relegated to the Loser’s Bracket during the sixth round of the tournament.
— UMG Gaming (@UMGGaming) June 8, 2019
The first map of match one started off well for the FaZe duo, as they took advantage of their opponents falling early to rack up some eliminations and take a 27-18 lead going into the second map.
With their backs against the wall, Nick and Nio came out hot in the map two, coming all the way to get within one of the leaders, but ultimately being unable to take the lead and force a second, do-or-die series.
Thanks to their 26-18 margin in the second map, Jarvic and Tilt won the match with an overall score of 53-36, clinching their first ever Friday Fortnite championship.
Friday Fortnite final placements
Here is the updated list of the final placements for the June 7 running of Friday Fortnite.
Half of the $20,000 overall prize pool will be going to the team that finishes first, while the other half will be going to a random viewer (details below).
|1||FaZe Tilt & FaZe Jarvis||$10,000|
|2||NICKMERCS & Nio|
|3||grandmateets & deez of out|
|4||FaZe Dubs & FaZe Megga|
|5-6||TSM Myth & Liquid Poach|
|5-6||Ghost Kamo and Ghost ISSA|
|7-8||FaZe Sway and Valkyrae|
|7-8||Typical Gamer & FaZe Thiefs|
|9-12||Aydan & Gorb|
|9-12||NRG MrSavage & NRG Benjy|
|9-12||Ninja & Timthetatman (subbed in for Pewdiepie)|
|9-12||Natehill & FaZe Funk|
|13-16||SypherPK & HighDistortion|
|13-16||Lachlan & mrfreshasian|
|13-16||FaZe Replays & Nick Eh 30|
|13-16||lazarbeam & x2twitchTwitch|
|17-24||Dr Disresepct & Arkhram|
|17-24||100T Noah & FaZe Avxry|
|17-24||Secret Mongraal & Mitr0|
|17-24||Reverse2k & KingRichard|
|17-24||FaZe Highsky & TSM Slappie|
|17-24||Gotaga & Mickalow|
|17-24||x2twinsJesse & Mccreamy|
|17-24||Granday & Nopeify|
|25-32||LOLiTOFDEZ & Giants xisma|
|25-32||Nick28T & Nepenthez|
|25-32||Svenosss & Vikkstar|
|25-32||LosPollos & Mopi|
|25-32||MrBeast & ExilityTM|
|25-32||TSM Chica & Dellor|
|25-32||LuzuGames & Fernanfloo|
|25-32||Ceeday & NoahsNoah|
$10,000 prize winner
Half of the $20,000 prize pool will be going to a random viewer who was “actively participating” in either the central UMG stream or one of the personal streams of this week’s competitiors.
The lucky winner, chosen by FaZe Clan’s Banks, is @GiiZTV, whose reaction was recorded live as he was streaming.
— Kristian (Fortnite esports) (@FortniteBRLive) June 8, 2019
Friday Fortnite bracket (June 7)
Here is the entire live bracket for Friday Fortnite on June 7, including both the Winners and Losers Brackets. Keep in mind that YouTube star Pewdiepie, who was playing with Ninja, had to leave midway through the tournament, and was substituted for Timthetatman.
How Friday Fortnite works
Friday Fortnite is a weekly tournament that brings together some of the biggest content creators and pro players of the online gaming community, sometimes even featuring celebrities.
The tournament is double-elimination, and uses the exciting ‘total of two’ and ‘bot race’ format. In each round, the teams that get matched up queue into a public Squads lobby together, where they try to get as many eliminations as possible.
After two Squads matches, the team with the most combined eliminations gets to advance, while a third match is played if the two teams end up tied.