BoomTV hosted the first-ever $10,000 Escape from Tarkov edition of their fan-favorite Code Red tournament series, featuring some big-name streamers like Dr Disrespect, summit1g, xQc, DrLupo, and more.
Escape from Tarkov has undoubtedly become one of the hottest games over the past couple of months as more and more top streamers have started playing the game regularly.
Naturally, online tournament hosts BoomTV have added EFT to their popular Code Red series - and considering that the first-person multiplayer shooter is known for its hardcore, complex, and very detailed gameplay, it was fascinating to see how the competition played out.
Who won the Code Red Escape from Tarkov tournament?
While the leaderboards ebbed and flowed throughout the seven-hour event, Dr Lupo led the pack in terms of overall Rouble count at the end of the seven-hour marathon. However, as each streamer sold their acquired loot and the final standings were updated, the gap closed at the top and it seemed as though his winning efforts might have been in jeopardy.
As final results were unveiled Pestily clinched the top spot while Klean fell into second place and Dr Lupo dropped all the way to third.
Code Red Escape from Tarkov tournament final standings
|PLACING||STREAMER||FINAL ROUBLE COUNT||PRIZING (USD)|
|3||Dr Lupo||₽ 12,020,000||$2,000|
|7||Dr Disrespect||₽ 8,060,000||-|
When was the Code Red Escape from Tarkov tournament?
The tournament took place on Tuesday, February 25, having kicked off at 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET and lasted for seven hours, until 7 PM PT / 10 PM ET.
It was livestreamed on BoomTV's official Twitch channel, which we've included below for your convenience.
We've also provided the personal streams for all of the players in a separate section below this one so that you can catch up on individual VODs.
Who played in the Code Red Escape from Tarkov tournament?
Eight players competed in the popular tournament, all of them well-known streamers who have been enjoying EFT in recent weeks.
Code Red Escape from Tarkov tournament format & rules
Each of the eight players competed for seven hours, after which they had up to one hour to sell all of their items to Dealers. After all of the items were sold, the number of Roubles each player earned is what determined the final placements, with the highest-earning streamer taking home the victory.
Players start on new (level 40) accounts with ₽1,000,000 (1M) Roubles, 1 Labs keycard, 1 Gamma container and 1 dogtags case.
All Dealers except Jaeger are unlocked by default. Player can unlock Jaeger during the event.
Players can PMC & Scav raid.
Players CANNOT do “Hatchling” raids.
Players CANNOT raid on Factory.
Players CANNOT buy and sell on “Flea Market”, but they can use the “Flea Market” menu for Dealers.
Dog tags value: ₽200,000 per tag (regardless of level)
Players cannot sell dog tags to Dealers. They must keep them.
Dog tags will be counted at the end of playtime (7pm PST). The number of dog tags will be multiplied by ₽200,000.
Dog tags’ value will be added to each players’ Roubles value.
For example, if a player sells all their items and has ₽10,000,000 (10M) Roubles, if they have 10 dog tags, it will be 10*₽200,000 = ₽2,000,000 (2M). Therefore, ₽10M + ₽2M = ₽12M Roubles.
Code Red Escape from Tarkov tournament prizing
This tournament featured a $10,000 prize pool, which was split between the top-three players based on this breakdown:
Total: $10,000 USD
1st Place: $5,000 USD
2nd Place: $3,000 USD
3rd Place: $2,000 USD