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Benzinga NFT Madness 2022 Tournament

NFT Madness 2022” is a one-of-a-kind NFT tournament where 64 NFT Collections are competing against each other for the crown of Benzinga‘s “Fan-voted Best NFT Collection“. Running from March 19 to April 14, 2022, the championship features 64 NFT Heavyweights, divided into four groups of sixteen each.

Participating NFTs in the tournament includes – “High seeded NFTs“, based on the all-time sales volume, along with a set of collections that have appeared on Benzinga’s NFT show “The Roadmap.” There are a total of 12 High seeded NFTs in the contest: BAYC, Axie Infinity, CryptoPunks, Art Blocks, NBA Top Shot, VeeFriends, CloneX, MAYC, Cool Cats, Meebits, Bored Ape Kennel Club & Doodles.

NFT Madness 2022 TournamentVoting Period
Round 1March 19-March 22, 2022
Round 2March 23-March 26, 2022
Round 3March 27-March 30, 2022
QuarterfinalsMarch 31-April 3, 2022
SemifinalsApril 4-April 8, 2022
ChampionshipApril 9-April 14, 2022
Vote Now For your Favorite NFT Collection on the Official Benzinga's NFT Madness 2022 Tournament Page Here.

ROUND 3 VOTING – MARCH 27-30, 2022

GROUP 1 – Round 3GROUP 2 – Round 3
BAYC Vs AzukiCryptoPunks Vs The Sandbox
Starcatchers Vs The Doge PoundDoodles Vs VeeFriends
GROUP 3 – Round 3GROUP 4 – Round 3
Art Blocks Vs RobotosCreature World Vs CryptoDads
mfers Vs Lazy LionsCool Cats Vs MAYC

Voting for Round 2 of all four groups concluded on March 26, 2022 and following 16 NFTs made their way into Round 3:

Group 1 Round 2

NFT Madness Tournament Group 1 Round 2 Result

Group 2 Round 2

NFT Madness Tournament Group 2 Round 2 Result

Group 3 Round 2

NFT Madness Tournament Group 3 Round 2 Result

Group 4 Round 2

NFT Madness Tournament Group 4 Round 2 Result

Voting for Round 1 of all four groups concluded on March 22, 2022 and following 32 NFTs made their way into Round 2:

Group 1 Round 1

BAYC, NFT Worlds, Cryptoadz, Azuki, Sneaky Vampire syndicate, Starcatchers, The Doge Pound and NBA Top Shot NFTs from group 1 secured their place for Round 2 of the championship. While many of the fan-favorites easily qualified for the next round, there were some upsetters; Like “Cryptoadz” NFTs, which gained a massive win over renowned women-led NFT project “Boss Beauties“.

Crabada”, a play-to-earn NFT game on “Avalanche” blockchain lost to the ETH based “The Doge Pound NFT”, while in a neck-and-neck competition “NBA Top Shot” NFTs built on “Flow” blockchain, won the round over “Wall St Bulls” NFTs on the Ethereum blockchain.

NFT Madness 2022 Group 1 Round 1 Results

Group 2 Round 1

The 8 Winners from Group 2 after round 1 includes: Cryptopunks, Degen Ape Academy, CyberKongz, The Sandbox, Sappy Seals, Doodles, 0N1 Force & VeeFriends. One noteworthy result in this group was the win of Solana based NFT Collection “Degen Ape Academy” (minted 14 Aug 2021) over old Ethereum based NFT Project “Curio Cards“, which was launched on May 9, 2017.

Also, another “Women-led NFT project” – Flower Girls didn’t make the cut, though in all fairness it does had a tough competitor in “The Sandbox“. “Farmers World” NFT game built on the Wax blockchain platform was also voted less than ETH based “Sappy Seals“.

NFT Madness 2022 Group 2 Round 1 Result

Group 3 Round 1

The 8 Winners from Group 3 after round 1 includes: Art Blocks, Zed Run, Robotos, Loot, Mfers, BAKC, Lazy Lions & CloneX. Both Solana based NFT Collection in this group, i.e. “Solana Monkey Business” & “Photo Finish” lost to their ETH competitors.

NFT Madness 2022 Group 3 Round 1 Result

Group 4 Round 1

The 8 Winners from Group 3 after round 1 includes: Axie Infinity, Creature World, World of Women, Cryptodads, Deadfellaz, Cool Cats, Punks Comic & Mutant Ape Yatch Club. There were no major upsets in this group, with renowned projects like MAYC even amassing 100% of the fan votes. Also, finally a women-led NFT Project “World of Women” won and moved forward in the competition.

NFT Madness 2022 Group 4 Round 1 Result

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