ESTNN’s Matt Pryor takes fans through the regional competition of September 5th’s Fortnite Solos Clash Cup.
The September 5th playing of the Solos Cash Cup yielded some appealing results for fans of professional Fortnite. Each participating region saw some of the top names in all of Fortnite Esports finishing high on the leaderboard. With fifteen matches to work with, these players are free to hold W for eliminations or take a conservative route for placement. We have compiled the top five finishers of each region.
first thursday i play btw pic.twitter.com/40Hu1fNQdN
— E11 Grazca (@GrazcaFN) September 6, 2019
The top of the leaderboard for NA East produced a who’s who of the best Fortnite players. Grazca of Eleven Gaming took first place with 106 points, which included two Victory Royales and fifty-two eliminations. Second place went to clean tigers, won the September 4th iteration of the Solos Cash Cup. He matched Grazca with 106 points, but failed to earn any Victory Royales.
Popular streamer and top player, FaZe Mongraal, played on a European connection and finished in third place. On Twitter, Mongraal stated he played on a consistent ping of over 100 and still managed mind-boggling performance. He won four matches altogether and put up fifty-three eliminations. Quite an impressive showing out of Mongraal given the circumstances.
Rounding out the top five is FaZe Dubs and Ghost Assault. These two respectively earned 102 and 98 points through thirteen matches. Their efforts were enough to sneak into the top five. The NA East, as usual, featured highly recognizable names on top.
|$5,500||14 matches||106 points||52 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$4,000||14 matches||106 points||53 eliminations||0 Victory Royales|
|$2,500||15 matches||102 points||47 eliminations||4 Victory Royales|
|$1,750||13 matches||102 points||44 eliminations||3 Victory Royales|
|$1,500||13 matches||98 points||49 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
the stream was nuts thanks for all the love....;) pic.twitter.com/XpEMIYuYOE
— Thomuss (@Thomuss_) September 6, 2019
Thomuss_ took home first place for the NA West region. He and 4DRStorm were neck and neck, but Thomuss’ fifty-five eliminations proved the difference-maker. On top of those eliminations, he also managed two Victory Royales over thirteen matches. Coming up just short of first was Fortnite World Cup participant, 4DRStorm. He matched Thomuss_ with 102 points, but came up short on eliminations.
Frapai, CLG Symetrical and DomoFN complete the top five providing solid gameplay. DomoFN snuck into the top five with forty-three eliminations. Frapai and CLG Symetrical each completed two Victory Royales over thirteen and fifteen matches respectively.
|$2,500||13 matches||102 points||55 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$2,000||15 matches||102 points||39 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$1,500||13 matches||100 points||39 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$1,250||15 matches||96 points||37 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$800||14 matches||94 points||43 eliminations||1 Victory Royale|
Benjyfishy of NRG Esports finished in first place for the Europe region. With fifty-one eliminations and two Victory Royales, benjyfishy earned no points during his last match. The fate of the tournament laid in the hands of the other players, but benjyfishy ultimately eeked it out. This adds another victory to the impressive resume composed by the young European player.
Misfits Gaming saw two of their players, Osmo and Endretta, finish inside the top five. Osmo did not earn a Victory Royale, but put up forty eliminations and 95 points in total. Endretta had forty-one eliminations of his own and had two Victory Royales. No more than three points separated the European region's top five finishers. The talent at the top of this scene is undeniable.
|$7,000||15 matches||98 points||51 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$5,000||15 matches||95 points||40 eliminations||0 Victory Royales|
|$3,500||15 matches||93 points||48 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$2,250||14 matches||92 points||41 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$1,750||15 matches||92 points||37 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
2 semanas seguidas top 1 😉 pic.twitter.com/CbEBCj188K
— KING (@k1nGOD) September 6, 2019
The young Argentinian phenom k1ng took first place in the Solos Cash Cup. K1ng solidified himself in history for lighting up the scoreboard at the Fortnite World Cup. During this tournament, he blew the competition away with seventy-two eliminations and one Victory Royale. The young player possesses proven raw talent in a region short on high-level players.
Fellow Argenian, xOwN, finished just behind k1ng in second place. He amassed forty-eight eliminations of his own with two Victory Royales. XOwN and k1ng consistently hang around the top of the Brazilian region leaderboards.
|$2,500||15 matches||108 points||72 eliminations||1 Victory Royale|
|$2,000||13 matches||106 points||48 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$1,500||15 matches||103 points||57 eliminations||3 Victory Royales|
|$1,250||13 matches||99 points||47 eliminations||2 Victory Royale|
|$800||15 matches||96 points||49 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
Asia Solo Cash Cup #1 pic.twitter.com/VNmGF1E7g1
— T1 Hood.J🇰🇷 (@HoodJ_FN) September 5, 2019
T1 Hood.J finished in first place for the Asia region. He played thirteen matches and managed 104 points. This performance included fifty-six eliminations and three Victory Royales. CR Ruri finished two points behind Hood.J with 102 of his own. With forty-two eliminations and one Victory Royale, Ruri earned $750 USD after playing just eleven matches.
|$1,000||13 matches||104 points||56 eliminations||3 Victory Royale|
|$750||11 matches||102 points||42 eliminations||1 Victory Royales|
|$550||13 matches||99 points||39 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$400||14 matches||97 points||34 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$300||14 matches||94 points||34 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
The winner of the Middle East Solos Cash Cup was DS H.man. He put up fifty-two eliminations and three Victory Royales en route to a 105 point performance. H.man narrowly edged out 1TAP NotSai, who had forty-four eliminations and four Victory Royales. The ultimate deciding factor came down to the eliminations.
|$1,000||13 matches||105 points||52 eliminations||3 Victory Royales|
|$750||11 matches||104 points||44 eliminations||4 Victory Royales|
|$550||12 matches||99 points||40 eliminations||3 Victory Royale|
|$400||15 matches||92 points||43 eliminations||1 Victory Royales|
|$300||14 matches||90 points||36 eliminations||3 Victory Royale|
dont land frosty 😈😈😈 pic.twitter.com/Rc34vSRUtU
— slaya (@slaya) September 5, 2019
With 114 points in total, slaya separated himself from the field in the Oceania Solos Cash Cup. This showing included forty-eight eliminations and two Victory Royales. He had eight more eliminations than second place. This showing earned him $1K USD. Slaya handily took down the Oceania region for this iteration of the Cash Cup.
|$1,000||10 matches||114 points||48 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$750||11 matches||101 points||40 eliminations||3 Victory Royales|
|$550||13 matches||96 points||33 eliminations||2 Victory Royales|
|$400||13 matches||94 points||39 eliminations||1 Victory Royales|
|$300||15 matches||93 points||51 eliminations||2 Victory Royale|
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