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DreamHack TF2 Community Clash TeamFortress Blog
2 months ago

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Community Clash is coming to North America! EssentialsTF is hosting an online TF2 tournament on the 8th & 9th of May, with a prize pool of $2,400 up for grabs! Partnering with DreamHack, the tournament will feature an open bracket from which teams can progress to compete against the best teams in the world for their chance at glory.


If you're new to competitive or don't have a lot of experience, try their Newcomer Clash! The smaller newcomer tournament is solely for new players to try competitive for their chance at a $90 prize pool.


The event begins on Saturday, May 8th, at 13:00 EDT, and will feature the group stages. Sunday, May 9th, will include the elimination playoffs starting at 13:30 EDT, leading to the grand finals where a champion will be crowned!


Signups for both the main and newcomer tournaments will end on Thursday, May 6th, at 18:00 EDT. You can watch the tournament live on the EssentialsTF Twitch channel, and you can get more information about the event, such as the full schedule, on Clash.TF.







Fat Scout Shootout Tournament TeamFortress Blog
2 months ago

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Suns out, guns out! Put on your flip-flops and fire up the grill, the Fortress Faceoffs group is here with an upcoming community event to spice up the summer season!* *(Their lawyers require them to state: This message is not applicable to mercenaries in the southern hemisphere.)


The Fat Scout Shootout event is a 6v6 tournament featuring the Heavy and his wide array of firearms, food scraps, and fists! Gather your most competent comrades for this bolshevik brawl against other competing teams in order to reign supreme! Visit a variety of official and workshop maps chosen with close-quartered combat in mind, where players of any skill level may face off! Watch all the action live on the Fortress Faceoffs Twitch channel!


Make sure to sign up by June 5th to reserve a spot in the tournament bracket! Read up about the rules of the event in finer detail on the Fortress Faceoffs Discord server! The event begins June 19th, so put on your gloves and run urgently!* *(Their lawyers also request they apologize for this pun.)





RGL.gg Grand Finals TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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The Grand Finals are already on their way for RGL.ggâs Spring 2021 events. Teams have fought hard all season to earn their spot in the playoffs brackets, and only two teams now remain in the 6v6 format. Finalists Froyotech and GlobalClan Ice will be facing off for $12,000 on April 22nd at 11 PM EDT. You can watch the match live on RGL.ggâs official Twitch channel.


Are you eager to know more about the competitive scene? Don't have enough time to catch up on all the news through multiple sources? RGL.ggâs video team has recently launched a new series called The Dispatch on the leagueâs YouTube channel. Tune in to the weekly show to learn more about league standings, community news from all across Team Fortress 2, and much more.


The Spring 2021 events might be coming to an end, but donât worry! If you're looking to join the fun, it will resume in May for off-season cups, which are one-time events hosted by the league for testing purposes and to promote new content. Keep an eye out for an announcement on The Dispatch or through RGL.ggâs website.







Operation: Digital Directive TeamFortress Blog
3 months ago

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Whatâs better than shooting mercenaries in the face? Cream donuts? No! Insane riches? Youâve gotta be kidding me. A feeling better than killing mercenaries in cold blood is killing ROBOTS in UBER-filled revenge!


Introducing Operation: Digital Directive, a community-made Mann vs. Machine campaign created by Creators.TF and Potatoâs Custom MvM Servers. With 30 new missions across 22 maps, plus some brand new gameplay additions, this is gonna be one hell of a campaign across the world!


What are you waiting for? Get into the briefing room and check out the Day 1 page!


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