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Published: 30/Jun/2018 13:11 Updated: 7/Oct/2018 10:34by Calum Patterson
TSM Player Daequan “Daequan” Loco took top 12 in the most recent Fortnite Friday tournament with his duo and fellow TSM teammate Juan “CaMiLLs” Camilla, and is considered one of the top players in the game.
However, that didn’t stop him being fooled by a player camping in a building with nothing but a trap – as Daequan was hit with instant karma after he danced on his opponents body.
The duo are one of two teams from the Team SoloMid lineup taking part in the weekly tournaments, with Ali “Myth” Kabbani and Darryle “Hamlinz” Hamlin also partnering up.
In addition to the popular content creators, there are a number of these ‘professional’ Fortnite players competing in the tournament, partly as practice for the upcoming Fortnite World Cup which is set to focus on duo and solo matches, rather than squads (teams of four).
But what makes Fortnite so popular is its accessibility to players of varying skill levels, and this clip from one of Daequan’s matches in the June 29th tournament exemplifies this perfectly.
Feeling extra confident, Daequan spots an enemy cowering in one of the small shelters dotted around the map and decided to execute the spike move, laying the floor of the shelter with the deadly item.
Feeling rather chuffed with his ingenuity, Daequan performs a smug dance for his thousands of viewers before moving in to loot his fallen foe – who has a trap of their own laying in wait.
Thankfully CaMiLLs was nearby to immediately revive his teammate, and the duo did go on to win the match and send their opponents AlmightySneaky and Pack A Puncher to the losers bracket.
The pair went on to win their next match before falling to eventual runners up, FaZe Clan players Turner “Tfue” Tenney and Dennis “Cloak” Lepore, and were then surprisingly beaten in the losers bracket by YouTubers Kwebbelkop and LDYoung.
You can watch Daequan streaming professional level Fortnite almost daily on his Twitch Channel.