Chapter 2 Season 1 introduced Fortnite Battle Royale again to fundamentals and stripped it clear of the shiny new toys. Epic Games laid off adjustments which we’ve hardly ever seen earlier than and what got here of it was arguably probably the most aggressive season in a very long time. Although the Fortnite aggressive group didn’t host any official tournaments exterior the Fortnite Champion Series, gamers nonetheless had the chance to compete in DreamHack Winter, Anaheim, AO Summer Smash and a slew of Cash Cups. Fans skilled extra solo play than ever earlier than. Some skilled gamers rose to the event whereas others struggled fairly a bit. 

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Overall it was an interesting season of aggressive Fortnite. We took the freedom of narrowing down an inventory of the ten finest particular person gamers of Chapter 2 Season 1. However, earlier than entering into the record, we needed to acknowledge all the Fortnite Champion Series winners from Chapter 2 Season 1.

This record contains gamers like wak1e and znappy, UnknownMilitary, Kyzui, and plenty of others from the seven totally different areas. Now let’s dive into the highest ten gamers from Chapter 2 Season.

Mr. Savage

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 1 was arguably the very best but for Martin “MrSavage” Foss Andersen. Despite not performing exceptionally effectively within the Fortnite Champion Series, MrSavage put in work as a solo participant. He achieved placements of second, third and twelfth within the Cash Cups main as much as the primary offline occasion of the 12 months at DreamHack Winter. MrSavage went by way of the rigor on the occasion and got here out with a 14th place end amongst a number of hundred opponents. That was solely the start for MrSavage as he continued a brand new chapter of Fortnite with much more success.

The 15-year-old Norwegian picked up his first Solo Cash Cup victory on December fifth and went on to win one other on January 22nd. The post-Fortnite Blackout period proved profitable for MrSavage as he capped it off with a victory at DreamHack Anaheim. The occasion housed 1,200 opponents, together with a number of the very best throughout the globe. Just mere days after signing with esports group 100 Thieves, MrSavage executed an excellent Grand Finals efficiency to assert USD 30Okay. His consistency and resilience shined regardless of a poor FNCS exhibiting and the world bought to see the expertise of MrSavage.


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Benjy “benjyfishy” Fish of NRG had a busy season between October and February. He participated in all three third-party offline occasions, the Fortnite Champion Series and nearly each Solo Cash Cup that Fortnite needed to provide. Overall, he compiled some glorious outcomes all through the prolonged season. First and foremost, Benjy’s Solo Cash Cup document was excellent. He received two tournaments in Chapter 2 Season 1 and completed prime three in lots of others. Benjyfishy joined forces with fellow Euros Mongraal, Nayte and Wolfiez and took second within the Fortnite Champion Series Grand Finals. 

The excellent England-native additionally competed at DreamHack Winter, the place he completed in 11th place amongst most of the finest gamers from Europe and North America. Benjy journeyed to Australia for the AO Summer Smash, the place he achieved one other spectacular 13th place end. DreamHack Anaheim successfully ended Chapter 2 Season 1, and benjyfishy matched his DreamHack Winter efficiency with one other 11th place end. Many followers and viewers opened their eyes to only how insanely gifted Benjy with a keyboard and mouse. He is a workhorse and continues to enhance with every new season.


Chapter 2 Season 1 continued the rise of the younger NA East celebrity, Leon “Khanada” Khim. He burst onto the scene as part of Tfue’s trio again in Season X and maintained a excessive stage of play all through Chapter 2. To kick off the brand new season, Khanada joined Cloakzy, Fiber, and Tfue for the Fortnite Champion Series. The foursome performed effectively and managed a seventh-place end within the Grand Finals. The spotlight of Chapter 2 Season 1 for Khanada was his distinctive gameplay in Solo Cash Cups. He received three Cash Cups in complete and positioned effectively in lots of others. 

Khanada additionally made his offline debut on the DreamHack Anaheim Fortnite Open. He was simply considered one of 100 gamers to succeed in the Grand Finals, he earned a Victory Royale on the occasion and took 12th place general. He went on to signal with TSM, which places him in an excellent place as he continues to compete in Fortnite. Khanada’s shined in almost each event so far since Season X, and we are able to count on him to enhance and compile much more spectacular outcomes sooner or later.


Most folks is not going to be aware of Merijn, contemplating he’s a European participant and solely not too long ago discovered success in aggressive Fortnite. Hailing from the Netherlands, Merijn shocked the world together with his efficiency on the DreamHack Winter Fortnite Open in Sweden. It was the primary offline occasion of Chapter 2 Season 1, and Merijn made it depend. He made his means by way of the primary two heats and reached the Grand Finals. Despite matching up in opposition to gamers like benjyfishy and MrSavage, Merijn saved his composure. 

Although he didn’t earn a Victory Royale, he performed his sport to perfection and in the end received the event. This victory transpired regardless of Merijn lacking the queue for sport eight of the Grand Finals. It was a Cinderella story as nearly nobody predicted the younger Dutch participant to carry out in addition to he did. Merijn moreover made the journey to DreamHack Anaheim, the place he reached the ultimate warmth, however might solely handle a 61st place end. He proved himself as an offline competitor which can bode effectively down the road. 


Alexandre “Andilex” Christophe of Team MCES got here out of nowhere in Chapter 2 Season 1 of Fortnite. In a sea of gifted European gamers, Andilex set himself aside with a mix of spectacular offline and on-line performances. Alongside DRG, Noward, and 4zr, Andilex received two qualifying weeks in the course of the Fortnite Champion Series. They wound up inserting 11th in Grand Finals, and Andilex went on to compile fairly a observe document on his personal. 

The France-native competed in each DreamHack Winter and DreamHack Anaheim with distinctive outcomes. At DreamHack Winter, Andilex was on the verge of victory earlier than happening early within the ultimate match. He in the end completed second behind solely event winner Merijn. Andilex adopted up that efficiency with a sixth place end at DreamHack Anaheim, exhibiting simply how excellent he’s in an offline setting. The future is shiny for Andilex who is prepared for much more LAN occasions sooner or later.


If there’s one participant who had a breakout season, it was Dominick “Unknown” Green. The controller king dominated NA East Cash Cups with 4 victories in complete. Not many might rival these performances contemplating the unpredictability of Solos Cash Cups. He additionally managed a slew of excessive placements exterior of the 4 victories. Unknown’s unprecedented accomplishments in Chapter 2 Season 1 speaks to his uncooked expertise and simply how effectively he can carry out on the highest stage of aggressive Fortnite. 

On prime of his solo observe document, Unknown joined KEZ, Stable Ronaldo and Avery to win the Fortnite Champion Series for Chapter 2 Season 1. These 4 gamers flew underneath the radar all season and clutched up when it mattered most. The younger controller participant was a quintessential piece of their FNCS championship run. Unknown not too long ago signed with NRG and competed at DreamHack Anaheim, however failed to succeed in the finals. Nevertheless, Unknown stepped up and proved precisely how dominant he could be together with his controller in hand.


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With so few LAN occasions in Chapter 2 Season 1, every one carried far more weight than ever earlier than. Breso is an Australian participant who matches the invoice of a relative unknown who got here to play in considered one of these beforehand talked about LAN occasions. The AO Summer Smash 2020 invited a handful of gifted opponents from throughout the globe to compete. Most of those gamers hailed from the Oceania area, however stars like benjyfishy, EpikWhale and Symetrical attended with their sights set on a win. Breso had different plans as he quietly crept up the leaderboard all through the occasion. 

Breso earned his stripes within the ultimate match of the AO Summer Smash 2020 the place he earned a number of eliminations and the Victory Royale to seal the victory. The Queensland-native caught your complete Fortnite neighborhood off guard and cemented himself as a prime controller participant no matter area. Despite competing out of Oceania, Breso confirmed that every area possesses expertise able to successful high-profile occasions. In addition to his Summer Smash victory, Breso earned a number of excessive finishes in Solo Cash Cups and had a win and two extra prime threes within the Winter Royale occasion. Hopefully, we are going to see extra from Breso sooner or later. 


100 Thieves’ latest member, Brodie “Rehx” Franks, is arguably the very best participant out of the NA West area. People typically overlook NA West regardless of their dedication and apply regiment. In phrases of event success, Rehx might rival nearly each different participant on this record. He joined Cented, Edgey and EpikWhale to finish an FNCS squad for the ages. Rehx and his squadmates went on to position no decrease than third in any of the FNCS qualifiers with two wins and a third-place end within the Grand Finals. These accomplishments solely scratched the floor as Rehx emerged as one of many world’s finest solo gamers as effectively. 

Rehx performed a number of Cash Cup tournaments throughout Chapter 2 Season 1 and got here out on prime in three of these. In addition to these victories, Rehx additionally managed a number of top-fifteen finishes, additional emphasizing his consistency as a solo competitor. He participated within the Winter Royale alongside the beforehand talked about EpikWhale, reaching as excessive as second-place on day three. The season ended on a excessive observe for Rehx with a strong exhibiting within the DreamHack Anaheim occasion, the place he completed in 19th place. He’s undoubtedly a participant to look out for sooner or later after an outstanding season of Fortnite. 

Duo World Cup Champion David “aqua” Wang lived as much as expectations but once more throughout Chapter 2 Season 1. The Season X Champion was flying excessive heading into an entire overhaul of aggressive Fortnite. Aqua handed the true check of a champion by adapting to a special meta which included new sport mechanics and a recent map. Throwing out his unlucky end result within the Fortnite Champion Series, aqua continued to placed on a clinic in solo tournaments. 

The Austrian received three Solo Cash Cups and achieved excessive placements in a number of others. Considering the quantity of expertise within the European area, Aqua’s victories are nearly arduous to imagine. There are solely a handful of gamers able to sustaining consistency in Solo Cash Cups, particularly in that area. Aqua rightfully earned his place on that record. In addition to his on-line event success, aqua additionally journeyed to Sweden for the DreamHack Winter occasion. He certified for the Grand Finals and achieved a sixth-place end. Aqua’s success each on and offline makes him a menace to all opponents. 


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Many informal Fortnite followers will acknowledge some names on the record, however most are doubtless not aware of Volx. This Raised by Kings member competes out of the Oceania area that many individuals typically overlook. Despite not having as deep of a expertise pool, Oceania nonetheless possesses a number of the world’s finest gamers. Volx isn’t any exception and had a breakout interval in Chapter 2 Season 1. One of his crowning achievements was a win within the Fortnite Champion Series alongside X2Twins Jordan and Jesse in addition to Gheez. Volx’s solo efforts, nevertheless, elevated him above his OCE counter-parts. 

The younger Aussie received a powerful 4 Solo Cash Cups in Chapter 2 Season 1. He had a pair of third-place finishes and a runner-up as effectively. Volx displayed fairly an effort in solos and did the identical with Parpy in the course of the Winter Royale. Although this duo didn’t earn a win over the three-day event, they managed again to again seventh-place finishes and a 3rd place. Volx has a affluent profession forward of him in Fortnite if he can preserve this stage of momentum. 

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