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Popular YouTubers 'Typical Gamer' and 'SoaR Thief' Have Won the KEEMSTAR 'Friday Fortnite' $10,000 Tournament - Recap and Final Placements

by Albert Petrosyan

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YouTuber 'Typical Gamer' and SoaR Gaming Twitch streamer and YouTuber 'Thief' have won the second running of the KEEMSTAR 'Friday Fortnite' celebrity tournament.

They beat the Team SoloMid professional Fortnite player duo of 'Daequan' and 'Hamlinz' in an epic, two-game Grand Final, securing the entirety of the $10,000 prize.

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Since Typical Gamer and SoaR Thief had made it to the Grand Final having won the Winners Bracket, they only needed to win one match to become champions. However, Daequan and Hamlinz won the first match handedly, resetting the bracket for a second match.

The winner-take-all match was a slow but very tight affair, as both teams kept getting clutch kills and keeping the pressure on each other.

Thief and Daequan got eliminated at the same time, putting Hamlinz and Typical Gamer in a head-to-head for the final few kills. 

However, the early lead in kills that Typical Gamer and Thief had gotten was just enough to push them over the top and give them the 'Friday Fortnite' championship.

Sponsored by popular YouTube Daniel 'KEEMSTAR' Keem and UMG, the second running of the 'Friday Fortnite' tournament on May 18th featured some of the biggest names of the online gaming and content creation communities.

Members of FaZe Clan, Team SoloMid, The Sidemen, OpTic Gaming, 100 Thieves, and a host of other big YouTubers and Twitch streamers such as Ninja, MrBeast, Logan Paul, and more all competed for a piece of the massive $10,000 prize pool. 

Last week's 'Friday Fortnite' champions, 100 Thieves streamer 'Nickmercs' and Luminosity Gaming's 'SypherPK,' were back to defend their title but were shockingly eliminated in the first round.

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Here are the final placements for 'Friday Fortnite' #2, followed by the finalized bracket of the entire tournament.

Place Team Prize
1 Typical Gamer & SoaR Thief $10,000
2 TSM Daequan & TSM Hamlinz
3 NoahJ456 & Avxry
4 FaZe TFUE & FaZe Cloakzy
5/6 Akademiks & BChillz
5/6 Ninja & KingRichard
7/8 GhostNinja & Chica
7/8 Pamaj & Salty
9/12 Fousey & coL Hogman
9/12 Chance & JoshOG
9/12 OpTic CouRage & OpTic TeeP
9/12 Nick Eh 30 & One_shot_Gurl
13/16 KYR SP33DY & SideArms
13/16 Muselk & Prestige Clips
13/16 Mr Beast & Kewbbbelkop
13/16 OpTic Hitch & OpTic Maniac
17/24 Summit1g & Shroud
17/24 Tanner Fox & SSG GONE
17/24 Svennoss & Tinny
17/24 Nick28T & NepentheZ
17/24 Wroetoshaw & TheBurntChip
17/24 Dr DisRespect & Timthetatman
17/24 Dolan Dark & Nopeify
17/24 ComedyShortsGamer & Wizz
25/32 JoogSquad & Edwin Meza
25/32 Anything4views & Zuckles
25/32 NICKMERCS & SypherPK
25/32 Diss God & YourRage
25/32 Bryson Hutchinson & Brett P
25/32 Ice Poseidon & Mitch Jones
25/32 Nadeshot & OpTic BigTymer
25/32 Logan Paul & Dwarf Mamba