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DreamHack Winter 2016: Battle for the North, commonly refered to as DreamHack Winter 2016 or simply DHW 2016, is the 4th edition of Team Fortress 2 competition a DreamHack event. It will be held in Jönköping, Sweden at the Elmia Conference Centre in late November. Unlike previous events, DHW 2016 will feature four national teams as opposed to Premiership ETF2L teams:

Denmark Denmark Finland Finland Norway Norway Sweden Sweden

Boasting a €1500 prize pool and the first ever inter-Scandinavian Team Fortress 2 tournament, tune in at Twitch icon.png teamfortresstv to catch all the live action!

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DreamHack Winter 2016: Battle for the North

DreamHack Winter 2016: Battle for the North, commonly refered to as DreamHack Winter 2016 or simply DHW 2016, is the 4th edition of Team Fortress 2 competition a DreamHack event. It will be held in Jönköping, Sweden at the Elmia Conference Centre in late November. Unlike previous events, DHW 2016 will feature four national teams as opposed to Premiership ETF2L teams:

Denmark Denmark Finland Finland Norway Norway Sweden Sweden

Boasting a €1500 prize pool and the first ever inter-Scandinavian Team Fortress 2 tournament, tune in at Twitch icon.png teamfortresstv to catch all the live action!



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Insomnia58 Team Fortress 2 Open

The Insomnia58 Team Fortress 2 Open, commonly referred to as Insomnia58 or simply i58, is the successor to i55 and part of the Insomnia Gaming LAN Series hosted by Multiplay. It is considered to be the premier Team Fortress 2 tournament for the calendar year, featuring the best teams from across the globe in a head-to-head tournament. The event was held at The NEC in Birmingham, England from the 26th to the 28th of August 2016. An initial £5,000 prize pool was confirmed in mid-April 2016, and this was expanded to £8,500 after contributions from scrap.tf and OCZ



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Team Fortress 2 DreamHack Summer 2016 Invitational

The Team Fortress 2 DreamHack Summer 2016 Invitational, commonly refered to as DreamHack Summer 2016 or simply DHS 2016, is the 3rd edition of Team Fortress 2 competition a DreamHack event. DreamHack Summer 2016 is the only international European LAN in 2016 alongside Gamers Assembly 2016 and Insomnia58, and is considered to be one of the most premier events for Team Fortress 2 in the calendar year. It is currently being held in Jönköping, Sweden from 18 June to 19 June 2016.

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Comp.tf - Remodeled, Revamped, Revitalized

We are extremely excited to announce the launch of a new hub website for the wiki itself! We intend this new streamlined site to be a platform for all things competitive Team Fortress 2, although we are planning to cover more of the competitive scene such as the scene from the far east of Asian TF2, more coverage from the down under scene that is Australian TF2, and also some coverage for the lower level scenes of EU and NA, also keep on the lookout for news from different gamemodes scenes such as 4v4, Bball, Ultiduo, and such. If you have any burning thoughts, you can always contact us here, here or here! ComptfSITE.png

ESEA Season 22 Offseason Roster Changes

ESEA Season 21 may have finished, but the Invite division is currently experiencing one of its biggest roster changing off-seasons to date, with teams emerging and players being recruited faster than a yomps backcap on Gullywash.

Can't keep up? Comp.tf has you covered with our hot-of-the-plate ESEA Season 22 Offseason Article, detailing all the team transfers and lineup switchups for the entire offseason. From the adjustments to the -bird noises- roster to the complete revamp of EVL Gaming, the dubious yet undeniably-legendary team of FROYO BLACK to their eponymous counterparts froyotech and their reunition with -blaze; everything there is to know about the concurrent Season 22 Offseason is featured in our newly-formatted article!

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ESEA Season 21 Invite Playoffs

The ESEA Season 21 Invite Playoffs have begun, and over the next two weeks the top 4 teams in North America North America will duke it out in a best of three double-elimination bracket to decide who can lay claim to being the best in the region.
The participants for the playoffs, in seeding order, are:
RONIN gg Icon.png RONIN ggFroyotech icon.png froyotechEVL Gaming Icon.png EVL GamingStreet Hoops eSports Icon.png Street Hoops eSports
Boasting a $14,000 prizepool, including $5600 for the overall champions, check out our ESEA Season 21 and ESEA Season 21 Invite articles for more info and make sure to tune in at Twitch Logo.png TeamFortressTV to catch all the live action! {{#ev:twitch|teamfortresstv}}

Semi-finals
RONIN gg Icon.png RONIN gg
2
April 5, 2016 - 22:00 EDT
Street Hoops eSports Icon.png Street Hoops eSports
0
Froyotech icon.png froyotech
2
April 4, 2016 - 22:00 EDT
EVL Gaming Icon.png EVL Gaming
0
Winners' Finals
RONIN gg Icon.png RONIN gg
2
April 6, 2016 - 22:00 EDT
Froyotech icon.png froyotech
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Losers' Round 1
EVL Gaming Icon.png EVL Gaming
0
April 7, 2016 - 22:00 EDT
Street Hoops eSports Icon.png Street Hoops eSports
2
Losers' Finals
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W
April 19, 2016 - 22:30 EDT
Match was forfeited by Street Hoops eSports
Match Page
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Grand Finals
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0
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Place $ USD Team
First Place 1st $5600 Froyotech icon.png froyotech
Second Place 2nd $3500 RONIN gg Icon.png RONIN gg
Third Place 3rd $2800 Street Hoops eSports Icon.png Street Hoops eSports
Fourth Place 4th $2100 EVL Gaming Icon.png EVL Gaming

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ETF2L Season 23 Playoffs

This week features EU's top 4 teams facing it down in a single elimination bracket. As always, you can keep up to date with scores and map picks on our ETF2L page, and you can watch the game live on teamfortresstv! The schedule:

Date Team 1 Team 2
16.03.16 @ 21:15 CEST dd+5f TF icon.png Publiclir icon.png Publiclir
20.03.16 @ 19:00 CEST Publiclir Publiclir icon.png Perilous Gaming Icon.png Perilous
20.03.16 @ 21:15 CEST Perilous Perilous Gaming Icon.png Nerdrage Icon.png nR

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DreamHack Winter 2015

DreamHack Winter 2015 is a tournament hosted by DreamHack in collaboration with teamfortress.tv. The event will be held at the Elmia Conference Centre in Jönköping, Sweden, commencing on the 27th November, 2015 and concluding the following day.

DreamHack, considered to be one of the biggest names in eSports, will be running a four team TF2 invitational tournament featuring:

Boasting a $4000 prize pool courtesy of Marketplace.TF and esportunited, a Bo5 Grand Finals and the ever-hyped return of cp_gravelpit, tune in at Twitch icon.png TeamFortressTV to catch all the live action!

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Backcap - A New Video Series by Comp.tf


Comp.tf is reasonably excited to assist in bringing you a new series on our YouTube channel called "Backcap". If you've been too busy living under a rock or too busy playing your own games and placing people under rocks, there's a now a perfect video to summarise the important details and highlights revolving around the 6v6 comp scene from last week.

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The weekly video series is produced by Shounic, voiced by Sideshow, and micromanaged by a few others. If there's something you'd like to see, not see or see changed, feel free to leave your opinion in the comments section on YouTube or on our tf.tv thread, here.

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Challengers Cup hosted by teamfortress.tv


TFTV_-_Challengers_Cup.jpg | text = European teams get their chance to try their luck at fighting one of the EU's current top four teams in the Challengers Cup, hosted by teamfortress.tv and sponsored by Razer! The top 4 teams of the open applicants will qualify to fight in at least one Bo3 series of maps against a Premiership tier team. Stealing a whole match from one of these teams would guarantee the winners $100.
Whoever does steal first place will receive the larger share of $900 and second best will score $400

The top teams from the EU are Epsilon icon.png Epsilon eSports, Full Tilt Full Tilt, Reason Gaming-icon.png Reason Gaming and The Last Resort Icon.png The Last Resort.

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Are you American and jealous? Good news, there is an NA equivalent tournament and you can sign up: here. Spaces are limited, so sign up quick!

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Tip of the Hats 2015


Tip of the Hats is an annual charity event which occurs within the TF2 community which benefits the One Step Camp by the Children's Oncology Services. The stream features a mixture of popular competitive Team Fortress 2 players, production crew and personalities, playing various different modes of the game. These game modes include surfing, MvM, rocket jumping, 6v6, Dota Fortress (a combination of Dota and Team Fortress 2) and MGE.

The stream will be running from September 19th, 2015 - 12:00 EDT until September 21st, 2015 - 00:00 EDT at Twitch icon.png tipofthehats. Donations, although can happen during the event, are accepted all year long. Donations can take place in the form of TF2 or CS:GO items, cash donations to Tip of the Hats, subscribing to the twitch stream or direct donations to the One Step Camp donation page, which won't however be counted towards the TF2 event ticker.

More information about the event, such as prizes to win and sponsors, can be found at the Tip of the Hats website: TipoftheHats.org

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DeutschLAN 2015


DeutschLAN 2015 is the first Team Fortress 2 LAN dedicated to the Highlander gamemode. The event will be held at MTA in Nieheim, Germany. It will commence on the 11th September, 2015 and will conclude on 13th September, 2015. This LAN event will place Europe's Highlander teams head-to-head for the first time in a LAN-style setting where lag and ping factors are removed. The event is being primarily sponsored by TF2Pickup as the main contributor to the prize pool.

Attending Teams

The event's main games will be streamed on Twitch icon.png BlackOutTV. Deutschlancomptf.png

Insomnia55


Insomnia55, or i55, is part of the Insomnia Gaming LAN series hosted by Multiplay and is considered one of the biggest events for competitive TF2. The event was held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry, England. The event commenced on the 28th August, 2015 2015 and concluded on the 31st August, 2015. This LAN event placed Europe's and America's finest teams head-to-head with part of the travel costs for some teams covered by the community donations.

Attending Teams

North American Teams
Ascent Icon.png - Ascent
Froyotech icon.png - Froyotech
European Teams
Danger Dogs Icon.png - Danger Dogs
Nerdrage Icon.png - nerdRage.tf2
Reason Gaming-icon.png - Reason Gaming
The Last Resort Icon.png - The Last Resort

The event's main games were streamed on Twitch icon.png TeamFortressTV and Twitch icon.png TeamFortressTV2. Many of the players can be followed on various media sites such as Snapchat, YouTube and Twitter. Click "Continue Reading" to check out each and every match's results and the final placings.

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theGXL Invitational


theGXL Invitational was the largest North American TF2 LAN tournament to date. It took place on October 11th, 2014 at the GXL Universe 2014 LAN held in Oaks, Pennsylvania. This event included twenty teams, including the top four teams from CEVO-P Season 5 and sixteen other community teams, including TEZC, a European team.

Setup

Prizes

eXtv and GXL contributed a base prize pool of $2,000, and each team participating contributed $60 to the prize pool, bringing it up to a cash prize pot of $3,200 in total. In addition, Corsair Gaming sponsored the tournament and provided a wide variety of hardware prizes. While the vast majority of prizes were allocated to the top 4 finishers, each player participating was guaranteed some type of prize from the tournament.

Format

The following four teams were the top four teams in CEVO-P Season 5 and were automatically seeded into the elimination bracket based on their performance at the LAN from the day before:

The other sixteen teams competed in a round-robin group stage of four groups, of which the top three teams advanced to the elimination bracket.

Each match in the entire tournament (except for the grand finals) was conducted as a single-map series and played with the ETF2L ruleset, with the map decided based on a pick-ban stage in which the final map remaining was played after each team eliminated three maps from the following map pool:

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Insomnia52


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Insomnia52 is the 52nd installment of the Insomnia Gaming Lans. The event will start on August 22, 2014 with the group stages and conclude on August 24, 2014 with the Grand Finals.

Setup

Schedule
  • Group Stages — Friday, August 22, 2014. 15:00-23:00 BST
  • Elimination Stages — Saturday, August 23, 2014. 10:00-21:00 BST
    • Winner Bracket Final - 16:30 BST
    • Consolation Final - 21:00 BST
  • Grand Final — Sunday, August 24, 2014. 10:00 BST
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InfoShow LAN


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InfoShow 2014 is the first installment of the InfoShow LAN Series, the event is hosted in Kaunas, Lithuania. It is a one day event and is set to start and end on April 5, 2014. It will be a Bo3 Double Elimination Tournament of 8 european teams.

Schedule

  • Elimination Stages - Round 1 - Saturday, April 5, 2014. 11:00 – 13:00 CEST
  • Elimination Stages - Round 2 - Saturday, April 5, 2014. 13:00 – 15:00 CEST
  • Upper Bracket Final - Saturday, April 5, 2014. 15:00 - 17:00 CEST
  • Lower-bracket Final - Saturday, April 5, 2014. 17:00 – 19:00 CEST
  • Grand Final - Saturday, April 5, 2014. 19:00 – 21:00 CEST

Teams

  1. Russia ISIS
  2. Lithuania Tavo tėvas
  3. Lithuania Mamka
  4. Europe AYOGURL
  5. Europe TEZC
  6. Lithuania IsF: Lithuania
  7. Lithuania 403
  8. Lithuania Juura records
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Insomnia49


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Insomnia49 is the 49th installment of the Insomnia Gaming Lans. The event started on August 23, 2013 with the group stages and concluded on August 26, 2013 with the Grand Finals. The tri-annual event usually features the top of Europe's TF2 teams and many other gaming events. In the same manner as for Insomnia46, the community fundraised to send non-European teams to compete, in this case being, High Rollers Gaming — the winners of ESEA Season 13 and Season 14, and an Australian team, Team Immunity, who have been a dominant force in the Australian TF2 scene.

Schedule

  • Group Stages - Friday, August 23, 2013. 20:00 – 01:00 CEST
  • Elimination Stages - Saturday, August 24, 2013. 11:00 – 21:00 CEST
  • Lower-bracket Final - Sunday, August 25, 2013. 11:00 – 13:00 CEST
  • 3rd Place Game - Sunday, August 25, 2013. 13:00 – 15:00 CEST
  • Grand Final - Sunday, August 25, 2013. 17:00 – 19:00 CEST

Top Seedings

  1. Europe Epsilon eSports
  2. Australia Team Immunity
  3. United States High Rollers Gaming
  4. Europe TCM
  5. Europe Team Infused
  6. France Bulle
  7. Europe d-d-Did I Stutter?
  8. Europe Elemental Violence
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Medic (Highlander)


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The Medic is generally considered the most unique and one of the most important classes in Team Fortress 2. His ability to negate damage with his healing and usage of the ÜberCharge mechanic make him the core part of the team and led the development of the metagame based around ÜberCharges, pushing, holding and defending points.

In all gamemodes, the Medic's main job is to keep his team in shape, by healing hurt teammates, allowing them to rejoin the fight and turn the tides of the battle in their favour. Usually, the Medic will prioritize some classes over others. The privileged classes are commonly referred to as the combo, which consists of the Heavy, the Demoman, and the Pyro. As for the other classes, some will sometimes receive just an overheal (such as the Scout), and some are required not to be healed at all (such as the Soldier or the Spy).

On maps without set-up time (such as King of the Hill or 5CP maps), in the beginning of each round the Medic will give the Demoman an overheal, to enable him to rollout to the middle point. After that, he will give overheals to all players, and in the end, just before arriving on the point, will give a full overheal to the Heavy, bringing him to 450 HP.

On maps with set-up time, the gameplay varies, depending on which side the Medic is on. In both cases, during set-up time, the Medic will prepare an ÜberCharge, that will be used later during a round. On attack, the Medic sometimes waits in spawn, not to risk losing (dropping) the Über by dying, while the team goes out without him, trying to get an important kill or force the enemy Medic to activate his Über, so that the attacking Über's importance rises.

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