Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney’s lawsuit against FaZe Clan blew up the internet on May 20 when it was reported by the Hollywood Reporter that the Fortnite star would be suing the esports organization over an “oppressive” contract.
Tfue’s lawsuit against FaZe Clan sent ripples across the esports and entertainment industries on May 20 when the Hollywood Reporter’s article was released.
FaZe Clan founder and owner Banks went on a rapid-fire tweet spree sharing his raw, unfiltered emotions while personalities from around the industry shared their own.
A few days later, the young Fortnite star finally shared his thoughts on the matter and released a video on his YouTube begging FaZe Clan to release his contract or at least allow him to talk about it publicly.
Tfue’s contract was later leaked to The Blast which showed horrendous splits, with some providing 80% to FaZe Clan and only 20% to the personality.
FaZe Clan and allegedly illegal contracts
On June 14, theScore esports published a YouTube video which included new details regarding the lawsuit and an exclusive interview with Tfue’s lawyer, Bryan Freedman.
According to Freedman, Tfue’s team offered FaZe Clan a new contract but the esports organization’s own legal team offered illegal revisions in return.
“Those contracts provide for illegal procurement with a talent agency license. Even worse, those contracts attempted to get Turner [Tfue] to waive the California Talent Agency Act. No one could possibly sign something like that because it would be so illegal.”
Tfue’s lawyer is standing by the fact that FaZe Clan is acting illegally by running like a talent agency company without owning the proper license. The Fortnite star’s legal team has already filed with the California Labor Commission.
“We presented FaZe Clan with a contract that Turner would accept. It was as close to a legal contract as you could get. But that wasn’t good enough for them, they got rid of half of it and made it illegal once again.”
It seems like the fight is still ongoing, but Freedman believed that Tfue’s contract with FaZe Clan will be “void” one way or another.
Fortnite Season 4 FNCS Week 2 final results
Week 2 of the Season 4 FNCS has concluded. Take a look at all of the teams who qualified in EU, NA-East, and NA-West.
The Season 4 FNCS Week 2 tournament has wrapped up, bringing us some newly qualified teams along with some who are padding their season point total and trying to enter the tournament that way.
Every time a team qualifies for the finals more than once, they add another spot to the “series point total” qualification method. NA-East, in particular, had a ton of double qualifiers in week 2. With this being such a stacked region, we expect to see this happen again in Week 3.
Ahead, we’ll take a look at the final placements of the three most popular regions in Fortnite esports: NA-East, NA-West, and Europe.
Europe FNCS Week 2 results
Rams KeziixZ, Grizi 4zr, and GRIZI Nayte won the European region of the FNCS Week 2 for the second week in a row. They finished with 239 points, 31 points above EP Queasy, GXR Milаn, and сhapix 74 in second.
Mongraal, Mitr0, and Tayson showed early consistency, finishing third in the event after a top-three finish last week, as well. Some first-time qualifiers include Teeq’s, Kubx, and Setty along with Flikk, Аnas, and Th0masHD.
- Rams KeziixZ, Grizi 4zr, GRIZI Nayte
- EP Queasy, GXR Milаn, сhapix 74
- FaZe Mongrааl, f1-f2-f3-f4, deal with tayson
- Spectrum Setty, Spectrum Kubx, GXR teeq
- SF Rakso, Gamma Kami, artör
- BL Hеn, GO Decyptos, NaVi Putrick
- GODSENT znap1e, MichaelFindSMZ, GODSENT wkey
- SNAPEMON, MIROOOOOOOOOOOO., wаve swag
- Safik ., VP Siberiajkee, lREZUMl
- Flikkㅤ, BL Аnas, Gamma Th0masHD
- TrainH Umplify, Adnsoefy, TrainH Matsoe
- E11 Refsgaard, vitality stompyx, SkraminatorHD
- MCES and1zr, Wave JannisZ, MCES duckontop
- ATX BlastR, Vitаlity Nikof, TrainH Alphaa
- snaggedemon, yztaeh, wave steeli
NA-East FNCS Week 2 results
One of the longest-running duos, Zayt and Saf, took home first place in week 2 with fellow teammate Stretch – landing at Doom’s Domain without using their favorite weapon – Doom’s Mystical Bomb. They won with a whopping 227 points – 30 points above Jamper, Bugha, and Avery in second place.
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We have a large number of double-qualifiers in week two, already, meaning that more spots will be added to the total series point leaderboard at the end of the tournament. People like Clix, Bugha, Demonspect, Az, and Reverse qualified in week 1, but are showing consistency with their double qualifications.
Noteworthy teams who have qualified fort the first time include Zexrow, Calc, and MackWood along with Chap, Coop, and Whofishy. Here’s the top-15 finishers for the week.
- Zayt at Dooms, TSM saffy, Liquid STREMON
- LG Jampеr ψ, bughа, C9 Avery
- XSET Knight, XSET Shark, XSET Av
- NRG Unknown_OW, casqer, smqcked 〆
- NRG СІіх, illеst, FаZe Bizzle
- TNA Deyy, TNA Mero., Reverse2k
- TSM_Comadon, Liquid ilililil, NRG Edgey
- v0iL, Rocаine, vsB TеeJay
- 100T Ceice, Furiouѕ., Ghоst Blаke
- BBG Ajay, roqz, vух.
- C9. Chap, Alt acc coop, OA Whofishy
- TNA OliverOG, pulseonix, Lаrson
- TSM_Zexrow, BBG Calc, TSM MackWood1x
- france ., fillipisasian, Vaghue
- SEN DEMONSPECT, Xoonies, OA npen
NA-West FNCS Week 2 results
It should come as no surprise to learn that Arkham, Rehx, and EpikWhale took the second straight week of NA-West FNCS qualifiers. It’s their region to lose, right now, and they took first with 236 points – 32 above Reet, WavyJAcob and FavsFN in second.
The NA-West region might be the most top-heavy in all of Fortnite, with the top two teams finishing in their positions two weeks in a row. Apart from them, however, we have more new qualifiers in NA-West than any other region in week 2. Here’s how the top 15 looked when the two-day qualifiers ended.
- 100T Arkhram., 100T rehx, NRG EpikWhale
- XΤRA Reet, wavydfavs13, EP wavy
- clg sym 神, NorCal Mony, jayrosez
- Dex 神, Pure Kono, sаlvo.
- TRNL Beast, XTRA Tautai., TRNL Wheels
- kenshiǃ, mаken, TD Poodle
- XTRA caleb, BumHuevos, XTRA verT
- pure spideyy, 50cal blizy, nаtеXX.
- skіpperXX, egirl slayer7642, zinqxzǃ
- Pure FJAA, Coach Chad., QZC Extinct.
- Outcast Frap, dice2005 iwnl, Toffle Waffle
- ThaiTanks, 5G KADENOX, vanish sake
- NorCal defiable, Apex Nuqlo, NorCal Brycee
- 1Tidal, Skillz eVe, RBK Mechton
- drеwo, 5G Tricks, E11 Agholor
With so many double qualifiers in each region, it’s going to be difficult to keep track of everyone who will qualify through season points. Epic are going to have to do a lot of tracking when these qualifiers end, as it seems like we have the same group of teams finishing in the top-15 in the “Big 3” regions of NA-East, West, and Europe.
The last FNCS Season 4 qualifier will wrap up next week, with the Wild Card round and Season Finals following it. We’ll keep you posted with all of the updates, so stay tuned for more competitive Fortnite news.
DreamHack Open ft. Fortnite October results
Demonspect wins the NA-West region of the DreamHack Open featuring Fortnite.
Another month, another DreamHack Solo competition to help carry us through a week of competitive Fortnite. On October 8, the NA-West region completed its stage of the tournament to kick things off for the month. Last night, October 16, NA-East joined them.
So far, the tournament has showcased some household names, some off-ping warriors, and some rising stars that call North America home. Here are the entire results of the NA-West and NA-East DreamHack competitions, so far.
NA-West DreamHack Open results
The NA-West region is, as always, the first to wrap up the DreamHack October tournament. Players on NA-West finished the tournament on October 8, with Demonspect taking home first place. He finished six points higher than 77 Xarez in second.
Rising star in the region, Reet, came in third and one of the established juggernauts in NA-West, EpikWhale, finished in fifth. Nosh and Maken rounder out the top ten. Other noteworthy finishes outside of the top ten include WHofishy at 12, VerT at 14, Marzz_Ow at 20, Jamper playing off-ping at 25, Skqttles at 26, Wavy Jacob at 36, MackWood at 45, and H1ghSky1 at 47.
NA-East DreamHack Open results
Furious, one of the top controller players in any region, walked away with the win in NA-East with a score of 307 points – 7 points higher than skqttles in second. Furious padded his victory by winning two out of the six games.
After Skqttles was Degen in third and Okis in fourth. Other noteworthy finishes include Paper at 10, MackWood at 16, Zexrow at 17, Slackes at 18, and Th0masHD competing off-ping at 19. Here’s a look at how the top 15 looked at the end of the tournament.
We’re still waiting on the results of EU, which is set to take place next week. We’ll update this post when the final region completes their DreamHack October tournament.
Fortnite Season 4 FNCS: dates, scoring, Twitch Drops & more
The Fortnite Season 4 FNCS is coming soon! Here’s everything you need to know.
The Fortnite Season 4 FNCS is right around the corner, which means players and fans are gearing up to see how the latest season of competitive Fortnite will shake out. Will the mythic items play as much of a role as they have in past seasons? Only time will tell.
We’re content to sit back and watch the action unfold in front of us. Ahead, we’ll tell you everything you need to know to enjoy the event along with us, including the scoring format, how to watch, how to earn Twitch Drops, and more.
Format & Scoring
The Format for the Season 4 FNCS will be Trios, which is the favorite mode of many of the top competitors. Some teams have already developed while others will undoubtedly make some last-minute adjustments.
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The point system has already been praised by a lot of the top pros in the Fortnite scene. All teams who place within the top half in each game will receive at least one point. They will gain another point for every placement position after that until they reach the top three, where the points go up a bit. Eliminations are also worth one point each and don’t have a cap.
- Victory Royale: 25 Points
- 2nd: 20 Points
- 3rd: 16 Points
- 4th: 14 Points
- 5th: 13 Points
- 6th: 12 Points
- 7th: 11 Points
- 8th: 10 Points
- 9th: 9 Points
- 10th: 8 Points
- 11th: 7 Points
- 12th: 6 Points
- 13th: 5 Points
- 14th 4 Points
- 15th: 3 Points
- 16th: 2 Points
- 17th: 1 Point
Each Elimination: 1 Point
The official Fortnite FNCS broadcasts will return for Fortnite Season 4, featuring some of our favorite personalities and broadcasters bringing us several days worth of content.
The FNCS begins on October 9 with the Open Qualification stages of the tournament, but the broadcasts will cover the second stages of qualifications on Saturday and Sunday. Every week for the next three weeks, qualification tournaments take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
This season, for the first time, Epic are breaking up the tournament into two days. This gives players a lot more rest in between their sessions. Here’s a list of the broadcast schedule for every Saturday and Sunday (all times are in EST):
- 1:00pm – Broadcast begins
- 1:15pm – Live EU coverage
- 5:15pm – Live NAE coverage
- 8:30pm – Approximate end
The finals will take place through October 29 – November 1. You can watch all of the action on the Fortnite YouTube or Twitch channels or on watch.fortnite.com.
Twitch drops are returning for this season, as well, which means the most rewarding way to watch the FNCS will be on Twitch. The drops will feature the same cosmetics as the ones from Season 3 – only this time in fuchsia rather than cyan. With the new customizable skins and back bling, these cosmetics are more valuable than ever.
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If you want to earn Twitch drops, the method is the same as it’s always been: you need to link your Epic and Twitch accounts to one another. It’s also important to note that you have to have linked your accounts within the last six months to receive Twitch Drops. If you linked your accounts over a year ago, you’ll have to do it again.
While watching one of the verified FNCS streams, you’ll see a prompt at the bottom of the video, telling you to link your account for Twitch Drops. All you need to do is click this link, sign in to your Epic account, and keep watching. Eventually, after watching for a bit, you’ll earn the in-game Fortnite cosmetics.
That should be everything that you need to know to enjoy the Fortnite Season 4 FNCS. Of course, we’ll update this post with any additional information or changes that come to light before the event starts on October 9.
We’ll be covering all of the qualifications, the finals, and everything in between here and on Twitter, @FortniteINTEL, so make sure to follow us there to stay up to date with everything. Enjoy!
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