A new Fortnite: Battle Royale Code Red Tournament is set to take place today on Twitch. The tournament will be hosted by BOOM.TV, perhaps best known for its association with Guy “DrDisrespect” Beahm, who serves an advisor.
This Code Red Tournament will field 50 duos in a custom server, unlike some old editions of the tournament that instead followed other formats in public servers. Several duos are well-known Fortnite streamers who played qualifiers to participate in today’s edition.
Here’s everything you need to know about this new Fortnite Code Red Tournament.
There are several professional Fortnite players and streamers among the participants of the Code Red Tournament.
The most notable ones are ESL Katowice Royale solo tournament champion Vinny “Vinny1x” Gerald and duos tournament champions Rocco “Saf” Morales and Williams “Zayt” Aubin. Among famous streamers, fans will be able to watch Nick “NICKMERCS” Kolcheff, Jimmy “HighDistortion” Moreno, Ali “SypherPK” Hassan, and Trevor “FunkBomb” Siegler.
All duos are listed at BOOM.TV’s website.
All participants of the Fortnite Code Red Tournament must be streaming their matches, and there must be a delay of 120 seconds.
All 50 duos will be pitted against each other in six rounds, three in NA West servers and three in NA East servers. Duos will get six points for each elimination and additional points based on their final placement. The table below shows the full breakdown of the placement points system for this tournament.
The Fortnite Code Red Tournament will award $10,000 distributed as shown below.
- First place: $5,000
- Second place: $2,500
- Third place: $1,250
- Fourth place: $750
- Fifth place: $500
The first match of the tournament will start at 4pm CT. There’s no estimated time of conclusion, but all matches will take place today.
Fortnite fans will be able to watch the Code Red Tournament in the livestreams of any competitor. Fans can just choose their favorite streamer to watch their matches, or go directly to the BOOM.TV website to watch the main stream.